The Charger Connection

December 2, 2016 vol. 3 issue 5

Important Information

Central is a Title-I School. Parents of students in Title 1 schools have the right to know the status of their child’s teacher(s) in relation to being Highly Qualified.

Office Hours

Central's office hours are 7:00 am – 3:00 pm. No one is available to receive calls before or after this time. If you have an emergency after 3:00, please call the district's switchboard at 478-765-8711.


Parent Visitation Policy

State law requires that all persons visiting the school at any time and for any reason MUST report to the office to receive a visitors’ pass before entering a classroom. Visitors are required to show identification to the office staff. This is not to discourage visitation, but is a safety measure. Forgotten books, assignments, lunches, etc., may be left at the office for delivery to the classroom. If you desire to visit a classroom, we ask that you notify us 24 hours in advance, so that arrangements can be made with staff. All classroom visitors must be escorted by a school staff member.

Calendar Adjustment

In order to facilitate the administration of midterm exams, and to conduct necessary end of semester activities, students will be released at 11:30 December 16, 19, and 20. It is imperative that all students are present these three days so that they can complete their midterm exams.
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College of the Month

Our GEAR UP College of the Month is Clayton State University. Clayton is located in Morrow, GA which is 71 miles or 1 hr. and 15 minutes from Macon, GA. This school ranks among the top 25 Atlanta colleges student enrollment. Some of their popular degrees include: Administrative Management, Accounting, Computer Science, Criminal Justice, Dental Hygiene, Biology, and Nursing. If you are interested, go to www.clayton.edu
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Class Dojo

If any parent/guardian needs a parent code for Class Dojo please email our media specialist Dr. Gray at Sheree.Gray@bcsdk12.net with your child's name.

Introducing the Central Ambassadors!

This school year scholars in the junior and senior class at Central High School, Macon, GA were selected to represent Central as ambassadors. The Ambassadors will work to serve in any capacity that is necessary so that the school's creed "READY, RESPONSIBLE, and RESPECTFUL" is always evident. The Ambassadors of Central High will work to be a positive light for the school and community.


Visit their GoFundMe page here or by clicking the button below

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SAT Day Results are In!

Results from the October Schoolwide SAT Day for the Class of 2017 are back. Please be sure that you have reviewed your child's results with them, and are planning a plan to improve them moving forward.

Scholarship Information

https://www.scholarsapply.org/axa-achievement/ The AXA Achievements Scholarship provides over $1.4 million in scholarships to young people throughout the nation representing all 50 states, Washington DC and Puerto Rico. Students have the opportunity to receive a $2,500, $10,000 or $25,000 scholarship. In addition, for every student who wins a scholarship, a grant in the amount of $1,000 will be made to the winner’s school. What does it take to become an AXA Achiever? Our scholarship winners are known as AXA Achievers. They are ethnically and economically diverse, but they share these qualities: Ambition and drive Determination to set and reach goals Respect for self, family and community Ability to succeed in college Who is eligible? Applicants to the AXA Achievements Scholarship must: Be United States citizens or legal residents living or claiming residency in one of the 50 united states, Washington, D.C. or Puerto Rico Be current high school seniors who plan to enroll full-time in an accredited two-year or four-year college or university in the United States for the entire 2017-2018 academic year Demonstrate ambition and self-drive as evidenced by outstanding achievement in school, community or work-related activities *Special consideration is given to achievements that empower society to mitigate risk through education and/or action in areas such as financial, environmental, health, safety and/or emergency preparedness The application deadline is 11:59 pm on December 15, 2016.


Become a BURGER KING SCHOLAR!

https://bkmclamorefoundation.org/who-we-are/burger-king-scholars-program/


DEADLINE DECEMBER 15 .

What's Happening at C's House

Dec. 2 - Central @ NE (JV@4, Varsity @7)

Dec. 3 - Central vs SW (JV@12, Varsity @2)

Dec. 6 - Central @Peach (JV@4:15, Varsity @6)

Dec. 6 - Fine Arts Holiday Concert @7:00

Dec. 7 - Winter EOC Milestones (Economics)

Dec. 8 - Winter EOC Milestones (Economics-Make Up)

Dec. 8 - Parent Learning Session

Dec. 9 - Central @ Westside (JV @3:30, Varsity @6)

Dec. 12 - Social Studies/Science Benchmark Exams

Dec. 13 - Social Studies/Science Benchmark Exams

Dec. 14 - Math/ELA Progress Assessments

Dec. 15 - Math/ELA Progress Assessments--5th Period Midterms

Dec. 16 - Midterm Exams (Early Release Day)

Dec. 19 - Midterm Exams (Early Release Day)

Dec. 20 - Midterm Exams (Early Release Day)

Jan 6. - 1st Day of Second Semester

Jan. 9 - IB Internal Assessments Begin

Parent Learning Session

Thursday, Dec. 8th, 7:30am-2:30pm

2155 Napier Avenue

Macon, GA

Central High School is hosting a “Parent Learning Session” on Thursday, December 8th from 7:30AM-2:30PM. During the Parent Learning Sessions, parents will attend classes with students to get a more personal classroom experience and witness the level of engagement, practice, and content skills needed to be successful at the high school level. In addition, Parents will have an opportunity to get feedback from teachers in a face-to-face setting and attend sessions with counselors and administrators. There will be representatives from the Move On When Ready Program to give parents more information, as well as a college representative that will present information about financially preparing for college and scholarships. Light refreshments will be served for breakfast, and a Chick-fil-a lunch will be provided to all parents that attend.

If interested in attending full or half a day you can still register. Please contact Daphne Brown at 478-779-2354 to register.

RSVPs are enabled for this event.