AHS Counseling Update

March - April 2020

Dual Credit Enrollment for 2020-2021

Students interested in taking online dual credit courses for the 2020-2021 school year will begin meeting with counselors in April to enroll. Here are some important dates to remember:



  • Crowder College - a representative will be here to enroll students on April 8th
  • Missouri Southern State University - a representative will be here to enroll students on April 15th
  • Drury University - students will meet one on one with their counselor to enroll in late April


Be reminded that there are some ACT admissions requirements for dual credit courses. If you would like to start taking dual credit classes and have not taken the ACT we encourage you to get registered for the June 13th test date by registering prior to the deadline on May 8th. You can register for the ACT by visiting actstudent.org.


Students who will be taking seated dual credit courses for next year will enroll when we return in August.


We are very excited to begin a partnership with Missouri Southern for next year. Not only are their fees per credit hour ($50 per credit hour) and textbook rental ($14 per credit hour) very reasonable but they are also very generously offering classes to our students who qualify for free or reduced lunch at NO COST! You read that correctly! Students who qualify for free or reduced lunch may take up to 6 hours per semester (summer, fall and spring) at no charge for the coursework.


If you would like to pick up a free and reduced price meals application, please contact the office.

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Chad Cargill ACT Workshop - March 24

Mr. Glaser will be taking students to the Chad Cargill ACT Workshop on March 24th. This will be held at Missouri State University. The cost for attendance is $30. Students may sign up to attend HERE. The form will close on March 20th, so if you want to go make sure you register before then!


For more information about Chad Cargill and the workshop, please visit this website.

End Of Course Testing Information

Our high school students who are currently taking English II, Algebra I, American Government and Biology will be taking their End of Course (EOC) exams between April 20 and May 1. Please make sure to mark these dates on the calendar so that you do not miss out on testing days. An official testing schedule will be shared closer to testing time. As a reminder, these tests are required to graduate from Aurora High School.

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Feel free to contact us at anytime if you have any questions.

AHS Counseling Department

Mrs. Manuel - 11th/12th Counselor

dmanuel@aurorar8.org


Mrs. Millington - 9th/10th Counselor

mmillington@aurorar8.org