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Counselors available by email during school closure

Please contact your grade level counselor by email should you have questions or concerns during the school closure. School Counselors will return on April 6th. See contact information below as well as on the Baker Staff Page.

Mon Mar 23 11:52 AM

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Important Resources

Helpful Information for Parents and Students

Mon Mar 23 11:41 AM

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Counseling Resources for our Baker Family

Resources to help with anxiety, stress, boredom, and questions about COVID-19

Fri Mar 20 09:22 AM

2020-2021 Course Request Information

Due to the unexpected school break, the course registration process will look a little different this year. Grade Level Counselors will be working tirelessly over the break reviewing transcripts to ensure that students will be enrolled in the appropriate core courses for next school year. Students have the opportunity to choose electives as well as communicating with their counselors regarding course selection. Grade level specific course selection sheets can be found under 2020-2021 Course Selection Sheets. Students may submit courses by email to the appropriate counselor. Incoming Freshmen and Current 10th grade students can select online by clicking the respective link. 

 

Email requests as follows:

Current 8th grade students:            

  Contact Ms. Smith                        9th grade Counselor

Current 9th grade students:                                                     Contact Ms. Melton                       10th grade Counselor

Current 10th grade students:                                              Contact Ms. Weaver                      11th grade Counselor

Current 11th grade students:                                                 Contact Ms. Matthews                   12th grade Counselor

Incoming Freshmen Click Below
Class of 2024 Course Selection
Incoming Juniors Click Below
Incoming Junior Course Selection Sheet 2020-2021

Current 10th Grade students

Course Selection Link 

Class of 2022

Career Portfolio Completion
Don't Forget

ALL Juniors Must Complete The Kuder Navigator Career Portfolio (Career Interest Assessments, Cover Letter, And Resume) As Part Of Their Graduation Requirements. Instructions For Completion As Well As A Sample Cover Letter Are Included Below. Email Ms.Weaver With Any Questions Or Concerns. 

Career Portfolio Directions

Grade Level Counselors
Kristie Matthews, 12th Grade
Heather Weaver, 11th Grade
Christy Melton, 10th Grade
LeAnne Smith, 9th Grade
Jennifer Lee, Testing
251-221-3000 Ext. 10006
251-221-3000 Ext. 10005
251-221-3000 Ext. 10051
251-221-3000 Ext. 10008
251-221-3000 Ext. 10061
Community Service/College Experience Opportunities
ACT Boot Camp Information
Testing Information

Baker High School's Code for ACT/SAT/AP testing is 012525.

  • The April 4th ACT National Test has been moved to June 13th.
  • Visit act.org for more information.

SAT

Click this link to CollegeBoard.org for more information about SAT and AP Testing

ACT

Juniors State-wide ACT/with Writing will be administered on March 10, 2020.

Make-up Day for Juniors ACT/with Writing is April 21st, 2020. 

***A Limited number of Fee waivers available to those who qualify for National ACT test dates.  These are only for Juniors and Seniors.  See your grade level Counselor.  


ACT Work Keys

Seniors who have not yet earned a credential for graduation will take the ACT Work Keys exam during the month of October and April.  

ASVAB  - Administered each year at Baker High School during 1st semester.  


Important Links

Fast Web Scholarship Search

ACT  

College Board 

FAFSA   

Two ways to complete the FAFSA:

ONLINE: http://www.fafsa.ed.gov/ 

(you will need a pin; www.pin.ed.gov ) 

HARD COPY: Download a PDF version

(Visit http://www.federalstudentaid.ed.gov/ to print)

 

**Opens October 1st for seniors and their parents to complete. This must be completed in order to qualify for scholarships and/or financial aid.** 

 

 

 Senior Information

  • If you have not taken the ACT or SAT college entrance exam, please register as soon as possible. 
  • If you have not taken these tests required for admission to 4 year colleges/universities, you probably need to check calendar for dates! 
  • Important Update: Those students interested in applying to Auburn University must have your official ACT/SAT scores sent directly from the testing agency to Auburn University. ACT/SAT scores from your transcript will not be accepted.   
  • ASVAB Minimum Scores Needed for High School Graduates: The scores listed below are just averages and achieving one of the scores below does not mean you will automatically be able to enlist into that Branch of the Military.  To find out more, it is best for you to meet with a Recruiter.  Coast Guard - 40 (very competitive)    Air Force - 36 (average score of enlistee is 50)  Navy - 35 & Navy Reserves - 31   Marines - 32     Army - 31

ATTENTION STUDENTS:

When applying for scholarships, please be aware that you should not give out any financial information regarding credit card numbers or bank accounts. Any scholarship requesting such information is a scam! If you are concerned with possible scams, visit http://www.nasfaa.org/ or www.ftc.gov/scholarshipscams for signs of fraud.