Ohatchee High School

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Past Events

Title Date Location
Donuts & Dollars for Seniors 10 Oct 2019 OHS Library
WorkKeys Exam for Seniors 08 Oct 2019
PreACT for 10th Grade 01 Oct 2019
ASVAB 18 Sep 2019 ACT Testing Room
Senior Class Meeting 28 Aug 2019 OHS

Awareness


Jason Flatt Act- Suicide Prevention

National Suicide Prevention HOTLINE: 1-800-273-8255 Suicide is one of the leading causes of preventable death in our nation today. We lose an average of more than 113 young people each week to this tragedy that can be prevented. How can it be prevented you may ask? The Jason Foundation, Inc. believes that education is the key to prevention. The Jason Foundation’s programs and services are in response to this belief. Our nation should be familiar with the warning signs associated with suicide, suicide facts & statistics, and how to find help for at-risk youth. Together, we can save lives! Remember: Never be reluctant to get involved and always take any child/adolescent’s desire or intent to harm themselves seriously. If you suspect a young person of suicidal ideation, get them to professional help immediately. Suicide is Preventable. National Suicide Prevention HOTLINE: 1-800-273-8255

Erin's Law- Prevention of Child Sexual Abuse

To make a report of this nature, please call: DHR (256)240-2050 or your local police department. In accordance of Erin’s Law (HB197) passed by the Alabama Legislature on June 11, 2015 the Alabama Governor’s Erin’s Law Task Force has established state guidelines for a child sexual abuse prevention instructional program for students in Grades kindergarten through 12 consistent with techniques to teach children to recognize child sexual abuse, equip them with skills to reduce their vulnerability, and encourage them to report the abuse. To make a report of this nature, please call: DHR (256)240-2050 or your local police department.

Jamari Terrell Williams Act- Student Bullying Prevention

National Suicide Prevention HOTLINE: 1-800-273-8255 The Jamari Terrell Williams Student Bullying Prevention Act has been signed into law by Governor Kay Ivey; it became effective on June 1, 2018. This new Act replaces the Anti-Harassment Policy that had previously been adopted by school systems throughout the state of Alabama beginning with the 2010-11 school year. The major change in this new Act is that it expands the current law to include student against student bullying, intimidation, violence, and threats of violence that occur off school property. In addition, the new Act specifically includes cyberbullying, which may also occur off school property. National Suicide Prevention HOTLINE: 1-800-273-8255

Coping with Traumatic Event Resources for Parents

Parents and caregivers play an essential role in helping children and teenagers recover from traumatic events. These resources are for parents, adoptive parents, resource/foster parents, grandparents, caregivers, and all others who care for children and teens. The more caregivers learn about how traumatic events affect their children (whether toddler, school-age, teen, youth, or adult), the more they understand the reasons for their children’s behaviors and emotions, and the better prepared they are to help them cope. When children know that caring adults are working to keep them safe and support them in understanding their reactions to trauma, most can recover and go on to live healthy and productive lives.

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Courses & Requirements


AL High School Graduation Requirements

Students must successfully earn a minimum of 24 credits to graduate and participate in state tests. Be sure to check your school handbook for updates.

Weighted Courses

Weighted Courses: Pre-AP Core, Honors Core, AP Core (no college credit earned), Medical Prep, and Drafting courses will be weighted an additional 5 points. AP (score of 3, 4, 5 on exam)/ Dual Enrollment Courses with college credit earned will be weighted an additional 10 points.

Dual Enrollment

Select the college that you wish to complete dual enrollment courses through and complete the proper steps. If you have any questions. Please see Mrs. Craig.

ACCESS

The goal of the distance learning plan is to create equity through additional educational offerings for all Alabama public high school students.The mission of the distance education program in Alabama is to provide an infrastructure that delivers equitable, quality learning opportunities for all citizens.The State of Alabama provides equal access to high-quality instruction to improve student achievement through distance learning.

Career Academy

Our school serves students from the seven high schools in the Calhoun County School System. Our mission is to prepare students for success in the workplace, in further studies, and in life. We focus on teaching our students responsibility, integrity, and teamwork. Please explore our website and let us know if we can be of assistance!

EXCEL Program

EXCEL is a free public accredited education with the flexibility to learn anywhere, anytime. EXCEL is planned to provide students and parents options to a personalized education plan that can be tailored to their interest and to expand learning opportunities beyond the traditional classroom setting.

Need Tutoring?

Homework Alabama offers FREE online tutoring and academic resources from Tutor.com for Alabama residents from kindergarten students through college, plus adult learners. Get help in math, science, English, social studies or writing from a live tutor. Tutors are available 3p.m. - 10 p.m., seven days per week. The Tutor.com SkillsCenter Resource Library is available 24/7. The services can be accessed from an Alabama public library, from your home computer or from your mobile device.

Test


Scantron

7th and 8th Grade Students will participate in this exam.

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ACAP

10th Grade Students will participate in this exam.

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PreACT

10th Grade students will participate in this exam.

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ACT with Writing

11th Grade students will participate in this exam.

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WorkKeys

12th Grade students will participate in this exam.

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ASVAB

Any student 10th-12th grade interested in joining the military are welcome to participate.

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PSAT

The PSAT/NMSQT can be taken by 9th-11th grade students.

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  • 100 Cherokee Trail, Ohatchee, AL 36271, USA

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