Avon High School Guidance

February and March 2020

Scheduling Updates

Counselors are meeting with students individually to review their courses for next year as well as to check their credit status and diploma track. Students will receive a Course Request Verification Sheet after spring break at which time there will be a short period allowing them to make changes to their course requests.
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ISTEP Part 1 Graduation Qualifying Exam

1) The ISTEP Part I Graduation Qualifying Exam will be administered to all sophomores in their English 10 class and math class between the dates of February 24-March 13. Please stress the importance of this exam to your students. A passing score in Math and English Language Arts must be achieved in order to receive a diploma from Avon High School.

Upcoming Events

8th Grade Information Night

Tuesday, Feb. 4th, 7pm

Avon High School Auditorium

8th Grade Parent Night is a great opportunity to get familiar with the high school and meet your student's counselor. We are excited to meet parents and students for the upcoming school year.

Junior Parent Night

Monday, Feb. 24th, 7pm

Avon High School Auditorium

Junior Parent Night is a great opportunity where you and your student can attend breakout sessions to help your child prepare for what comes after high school. Breakout sessions include: Financial Aid, the 4 year college process, 2 year colleges, and more.

Hendricks County College and Career Fair

Thursday, March 5th, 6:30-8:30pm

8 West Main Street

Danville, IN

The Hendricks County College & Career Fair will be held on Thursday evening, March 5, at the Hendricks County Convention Center & Complex in Danville. The fair is from 6:30-8:00 pm with workshops starting at 5:30 pm. Workshops will include topics on financial aid, scholarships, admissions, and careers. This is a wonderful opportunity to visit with many colleges & universities in Indiana and surrounding states.

Test Dates and Test Preparation

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SAT Test Dates

March 14, 2020
  • Registration Deadline: February 14, 2020
May 2, 2020
  • Registration Deadline: April 3, 2020
June 6, 2020
  • Registration Deadline: May 8, 2020

For more information please visit https://collegereadiness.collegeboard.org/sat/register/dates-deadlines

ACT Test Dates

April 4, 2020
  • Registration Deadline: February 28, 2020
June 13, 2020
  • Registration Deadline: May 8, 2020
July 18, 2020
  • Registration Deadline: June 19, 2020

For more information please visit http://www.act.org/content/act/en/products-and-services/the-act/registration.html

Guidance Podcasts

Check out the Guidance Podcast to learn more about events, information, and relevant parent and student topics.