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Counselors
Latoya Cameron cameronl@scsk12.org
9th Grade Counselor
Lacrecia Brasher brasherlw@scsk12.org
10th Grade Counselor
Linda Louks louksle@scsk12.org
11th Grade Counselor
Margaret Carroll carrollmb@scsk12.org
12th Grade Counselor
Kimberly Durham durhamke@scsk12.org College & Career

General Announcements
  • Job List -provided by SCS as a resource for parents
  • FAFSA - The new 2018-2019 FAFSA (including the ready-to-use IRS Data Retrieval Tool) is here! FYI: Some states and schools have limited funds, so don’t delay! To begin your application, click Start A New FAFSA.
  • AP Credit Policies - AP students can use this site to search AP credit policies of different universities.
  • NCAA Eligibility Center - initial-eligibility academic standards are changing for student-athletes enrolling at an NCAA Division I university on or after August 1, 2016 (this year’s high school sophomore class and younger). A brief summary of the changes can be found here.  Also, check out the Initial-Eligibility Resource Index, a new electronic tool that contains links to the NCAA Eligibiltiy Center's resources and presentations available free of charge.
  • 2017-18 Guide for the College-Bound Student Athlete
  • Tutoring Schedule - Several Cordova High teachers offer before and/or after school tutoring opportunities in a variety of subject areas. Schedules will be posted as they are made available. If there is not a schedule for a particular subject you need help with, check with individual teachers.
  • Selective Service Online Registration - According to the law, all 18 year-old males  (including U.S. citizens living abroad and non-citizen immigrant males 18-25 residing in the U.S.) must register for selective service.  The only young men exempt from registration are non-citizen males who are in the U.S. temporarily as tourists, diplomats and their family members, foreign exchange students, incarcerated or institutionalized men, men on active duty in the Armed Forces, or students at U.S. Military Academies . To find out more information and to register, log on to http://www.sss.gov .

Test Dates

2016-2017 Shelby County Schools Testing Calendar

 
2017-2018 AP Test Dates TBA
Date
Morning Session - 8:00 AM
Arrive By 7:45
Afternoon Session - 12:00 PM
Arrive By 11:45
May 7, 2018

Chemistry

Psychology
     
May 8, 2018 Spanish Language  
     
May 9, 2018

English Literature & Comp.

     
May 10, 2018

US Government and Politics

 
     
May 11, 2018

US History

Computer Science Principles
     
May 9, 2018  
     
May 14, 2018

Biology

 

     
May 15, 2018

Calculus AB

 
     
May 16, 2018 English Language and Composition Macroeconomics
     
May 17, 2018 World History
     
May 18, 2018 Human Geography European History
 
2017-2018 ACT Test Dates and Deadlines
Test Date
Registration Deadline
  • September 9, 2017
  • August 4, 2017
  • October 28, 2017
  • September 22, 2017
  • December 9, 2017
  • November 3, 2017
  • February 10, 2018
  • January 12, 2018
  • April 14, 2018
  • March 9, 2018
  • June 9, 2018
  • May 4, 2018
 
 
2017-2018 SAT Test Dates and Deadlines
Test Date
Online Registration Deadline
  • October 7, 2017
  • September 8, 2017
  • November 4, 2017
  • October 5, 2017
  • December 2, 2017
  • November 2, 2017
  • January 21, 2018
  • December 21, 2017
  • March 10, 2018
  • February 9, 2018
  • May 5, 2018
  • April 6, 2018
  • June 2, 2018
  • May 3, 2018
 
SAT Test Taking Tips
These tips will work for ACT, too!

Career Info
  • Kuder Career Assessment
    Use the Edamerica College and Career Planning System to assess your interests, skills, and work values. Sponsored by Edamerica, every student in Tennessee is able to access this planning system free of charge. See your counselor to get your batch code.
  • O*Net Online - A full-access, online version of the occupational network database. Search occupations, match your skills to occupations. Provides easy access to the nation's primary source of occupational information, providing comprehensive information on key attributes and characteristics of workers and occupations.
  • What Do You Like?
    Exploring career information from the Bureau of Labor Statistics - 2006-07 Edition

Other Links
  • Online Test Preparation & Information Links - provides free information for both preparing  and registering  for the ACT and the SAT.   Also provided are free study guides and information to raise your scores .  More links can be found on the Student Resources page of this site.

  • College Quest - list of sites that offer a variety of links to help students in their quest for varied college-related information by providing resources that will prove to be extremely valuable as they prepare for the next phase of their educational journey.
  • COLLEGEdata - Choose, prepare, apply and pay for college with advice and tools from CollegeData. Get college admission help and search for colleges and scholarships.
  • Intervention Central - Intervention Central offers free tools and resources to help school staff and parents to promote positive classroom behaviors and foster effective learning for all children and youth. The site was created by Jim Wright, a school psychologist and school administrator from Central New York. Visit to check out newly posted academic and behavioral intervention strategies, download publications on effective teaching practices, and use tools that streamline classroom assessment and intervention.
  • Raise.me - 21 different micro-scholarships available to grades 9-12; create your own account and apply today!
 

 
Shelby County Schools does not discriminate in its programs or employment on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, handicap/disability, sex, or age.  For more information, please contact the Office of Equity Compliance at (901) 416-6670.
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