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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

2021-2022 Course Request Information

ONLINE COURSE SCHEDULING

Incoming Freshmen, Sophomore, Junior, and Senior students can select online by clicking the respective link below. Please refer to the video directions, if you need additional explanations for each area of course selections. You can also contact your grade-level counselor by clicking their email to the right. Please also view the MCPSS Diploma Requirements and check off the courses you have successfully completed/passed before scheduling for the new year.

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

2020-2021 COURSE SELECTIONS

Incoming Seniors (CLICK HERE TO SCHEDULE)
Incoming Sophomores (CLICK HERE TO SCHEDULE)
Incoming Juniors (CLICK HERE TO SCHEDULE)
Incoming Freshmen (CLICK HERE TO SCHEDULE)
Class of 2024 Course Selection

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.

  • Visit act.org for more information.

SAT

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

ACT

***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  - update will be posted soon


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.