Tucker Tigers

Volume 1, Issue 6 (May 2020)

2020-21 Schedule Changes Coming to an End!

Hello Tucker High School Community,

We hope all is well with you and your family during this time and staying safe.


The end of the school year is fast approaching and the closing window to request a schedule change is TODAY, Friday, May 1, 2020. Please follow the steps below to view your schedule and make changes IF needed:

1. Log into your student's portal in Infinite Campus.

2. On the left side, go down to "MORE" and click.

3. Look on the right side of screen and click "COURSE REGISTRATION."

4. Now click the "2020-21 Schedule" to review with your parent/guardian.


If you see a course that NEEDS a change for meeting state graduation requirements, email your school counselor:

A. Your First and Last name.

B. Your Student ID#

C. The course you want to drop/add, please provide (2) alternate replacement courses.


THESE ARE THE ONLY REASONS A REQUEST FOR A COURSE CHANGE WILL BE HONORED:

  • Taken the listed course before and successfully passed.
  • Currently, registered for the course in Credit Recovery or FLEX Online.
  • Currently, registered for the course in DUAL Enrollment.
  • Desire to move up a level academically.
  • Desire to drop down a level academically.

Tucker Middle School Parents/Guardians/Students

If you are still having difficulties understanding the steps, please contact Dr. Brittany Aarestad (Assistant Principal of Instruction) at Tucker High School via email: Brittany_Aarestad@dekalbschoolsga.org.

SENIOR SURVEY

Class of 2020 students and parents,

As part of the senior checkout process, seniors must complete the Naviance Senior Exit Survey.

This information will ensure your final transcript is sent to the correct location. Surveys can be completed on a computer or phone. Click on the link provided https://forms.office.com/Pages/ResponsePage.aspx?id=iiMrMYPAwUGhi3NrAmlveWo62GFfLUFCkfOY1k25VWBURVJKSU81U1czOTVaUTRXTEJUTFk0Q0hSUS4u.


Once a student logs in, they need to:

  • Click "My Planner"
  • Click "Tasks"
  • Click "Complete Senior Exit Survey/Next Step"
  • Complete Survey
  • Click "Save and Submit"

Once you log in and submit your senior survey, please contact your assigned school counselor via email by visiting our school counseling web site below, for your personal registration code to complete this process.


If you are still having trouble starting your "Senior Survey", please attend this virtual seminar to help you get on the right tract, to complete this quick task needed for graduation requirements. Click the link to view the flyer information: Senior Virtual Naviance Flyer.

School Counseling Web Site

Click: Who's My Counselor? All counselors are assigned 9-12th grades and students divided based on last names.

NAVIANCE LOG IN- SENIOR SURVEY

If you personally want the instructions, you can download them on the tabs listed below.

You can also visit our school counselor web site above and click on the bottom posts: Naviance: Parent/Student Log-In Instructions and How to Match Common App with Naviance; step-by-step instructions to get your student on the road to applying to colleges accurately.


ADDITIONAL HELP:

Post Secondary Options or College Acceptance Letter

ALL SENIORS LAST NAMES (A-Z), if you have (1) acceptance letter from your college or post secondary option; please email your letter to Mrs. Williams (School Counselor): Angela_Y_Williams@dekalbschoolsga.org.


The DEADLINE to submit your acceptance letter is: SUNDAY, MAY 10, 2020.

School Counselor Virtual Office Hours

Beginning, Monday, April 20- Friday, May 15, 2020, all Tucker High School Counselors are available to speak with you via email, phone or ZOOM Virtual Online.


Please email your child's School Counselor to make an appointment, along with the date/time of your choice to discuss your student's final graduation progress. Emails of School Counselors can be found on our School Counseling web site listed above under the tab, "Who's My Counselor?"


Each Counselor's individual time for scheduling: (A-C) Dr. Walker {9:30-11:30AM}, (D-I) Mrs. Bodiford {2:00-4:00PM}, (J-M): Mrs. Williams {1:30-3:30PM}, (N-P): Mr. Jackson {10:00AM-12:00noon}, and (S-Z): Ms. Currie {10:30AM-12:30PM}.

2020 Summer School has been Approved!!

Tucker High School will have online virtual classes (Edgenuity), beginning June 1-25, 2020, Monday-Friday. Contracts to sign up for summer school can be found on our Tucker High School's main web page and on the School Counselor's web page as well.


You will need to download the forms below, fill out the contracts, and email a scanned photo of the completed forms to your student's assigned high school counselor. Please make sure your email and phone numbers are added for contacting you about courses selected.


The summer school parent letter/contract; can also be found on the Tucker High School's main web page and on the school counselor's web page as well.