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Jennifer Martindale, Ed.S, NCSC

Phone: 662-286-1007      

Email: jmartindale@corinth.k12.ms.us

            


   

 

 

                                                                                    

 


 

Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) and MS State Aid Workshop on Tuesday, March 6, 2018- 2:00pm-6:00pm in the CHS Library. You must contact the counselor, Jennifer Martindale, at 662-286-1007 to schedule an appointment.

 

Request a Transcript - complete and return to counselor's office or if you need to fax the request our fax number is 662-286-1003 

Request a Letter of Recommendation- complete and take to the individual who you need to write the letter

National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Clearinghouse

  

Scholarships & Award Programs: 

 

MTAG, MESG, & HELP  (MS State Financial Aid)

 

Ole Miss AICE Diploma Scholarship Information
MSU AICE Diploma Scholarship Information 
MSU - ACT Scholarships & more
NEMCC Foundations Agency Scholarships- Deadline March 15, 2018
Tom Timms Memorial Scholarship- Deadline March 9, 2018
Kim Greene Educational Scholarship- Deadline March 9, 2018
Corinth Junior Auxiliary Scholarship- Deadline February 28, 2018
Harold Wesson Scholarship- Deadline May 1, 2018
Margie Timmons Gibbs Scholarship- Deadline May 1, 2018
Bea Hussey Memorial Scholarship- Deadline May 16, 2018

Get 2 College Scholarships- Select this link for lots of scholarship opportunities

 

Suntrust Off to College Scholarship Sweepstakes (Seniors and college undergraduates)- Two $500 winners will be randomly chosen every two weeks Oct. 30-May 14

 

 

Episcopal Diocese of Mississippi
Deadline: March
Various scholarships for students of the Episcopal or Greek Orthodox faith
http://www.dioms.org/scholarship/index.html

Mae Meriwether Zifcak Girl Scout Scholarship Fund
Award: $1,000
Deadline: March
Recipients: graduating senior registered with Girl Scouts of Greater Mississippi Council
Details:Items of importance reviewed by the committee will include Girl Scout award status (silver/ gold), academic merit, leadership potential, motivation (future goals), financial need and community involvement.
http://www.cfgj.org/scholarships.html

 Mississippi Council of the Blind James Doyle Case Memorial Scholarship

Award: $1500 per year for 4 years
Deadline: March
Recipients: applicant or applicant’s parent must be legally blind
Details: 3.0 GPA
http://mscounciloftheblind.org/node/3

 Mississippi Municipal League Scholarships

Award: $2,000
Deadline: May
Recipients: The MMLGeneral Scholarship is open to all high school seniors and is co-sponsored by Mississippi Power Company.The MMLLimited Scholarship is open to children or grandchildren of employeesor elected officials of Mississippi municipalities and to high school seniors working part-time for a member municipality of the Mississippi Municipal League and is co-sponsored by Phelps Dunbar.The Mississippi Municipal Service Company Limited Scholarshipis open to children or grandchildren of employees or elected officials of Mississippi municipalities that are members of the Mississippi Municipal Liability Plan or the Mississippi MunicipalWorkers’ Compensation Group.
Details: application and essay
http://mmlonline.com/dbfiles/youth/docs/Scholarshipapplication15.pdf

 Nissan Scholarship

Award: full tuition, fees, and book allowance
Deadline: March
Recipients: Seniors
Details: 2.5 GPA, 20 ACT, demonstrate leadership abilities thorugh extracurricular activities, financial need, essay
http://riseupms.com/state-aid/nissan/

 PHADA Scholarship- (Seniors who reside in Public Housing or Section 8)- Apply on line- Deadline to apply- Jan. 26, 2018

Regions Riding Forward Scholarship
Award: varies
Deadline: February
Recipients: grades 9-12
Details: essay competition
www.regions.com/ridingforward

 Swim with Mike

Deadline: May
Recipients: Seniors
Details: Student who have participated in organized competitive athletics and have sustained a life changing accident or illness (e.g. paralysis, blindness, cancer, amputation, head injuries).
www.swimwithmike.org

 

Young Farmers Scholarship Foundation
Award: $3000
Deadline: June
Recipients: 2 reserved for incoming freshmen
Details: Must attend a Mississippi college or university; show need for financial assistance, academic ability, and leadership qualities; Must be pursuing an agriculture related major
http://www.msfb.org/Member_Benefits/scholarships.aspx

 American College Foundation Visionary Scholarship- (grades 9th-12th)- $500 scholarhsip Deadline to apply: May 1, 2018 

Parents- Where are you employed? Check with your employer about scholarships for your child- Deadline: Varies, so check early

 

College- Where have you been admitted? Colleges and Universities have numerous scholarships- Apply with each individual college/university- Deadline: Varies, so check early

 

 

 


Colleges & Guides to College

College Application Fee WaiverIf you are a junior or senior who is eligible for an ACT waiver, you may be able to get a college application fee waived.

 

Fair Opportunity Guide- College admissions and Financial Aid Guide  

Getting Ready for College

More than 500 universities in the USA recognize Cambridge International AS and A Levels, including all Ivy League Universities 

Selective College Admission Information

Juniors Guide to College

Seniors Guide to College

Mississippi's 2 Year Institutional Information

Mississippi's 4 Year Institutional Information

North Carolina State- Paper Mill Engineering Program

NC Undergraduate Programs- Paper Mill Engineering Program

Choices Planner

March 2 Success

Career Interest AssessmentFree test to identify your strongest career interest among six occupational themes: Realistic, Investigative, Artistic, Social, Enterprising, and Conventional (RIASEC)

College Majors- What should I major in? MyMajors.com

Today's Military

College Planning - Great website to get you on the right path

 

 

 

 

College Visit Opportunities for Seniors & Juniors:

  

 

 Navigating Nursing at the W- Interested in learning more about nursing? Mississippi University for Women in Columbus, MS is offering an opportunity for a "hands-on" learning experience on Nov. 16, 2017 and March 1, 2018. Must have a min ACT of 21 and 3.0 GPA. See Mrs. Martindale in the counselor's office to register.

Junior/Seniors- If you would like to get an excused day to visit a college, you must pick up a form in the counselor's office and get is signed by your teachers 2 days prior to your schedule college visit. Keep this form and return it to Mrs. Kathi Irwin, along with a letter from the college stating that you were on their campus in order to get the day excused.

 

 Fall/Spring Days- Visit the website of the college that you are interested in attending. Most colleges offer special fall dates and spring dates for interested students to come visit their campus

 

 

Leadership Opportunities:

 

Mississippi Governors School- (Sophomores & Juniors)- a three-week residential collegiate experience that blends cultural, academic, social, and recreational components into a rich and natural learning environment. More information will be available in spring 2018. 

 

 

Boys State-  Information about the 2018 Session of Boys State will be posted spring 2018. Typically, the local American Legion sponsors/covers the registration fee for our boys who want to attend. 

 

Girls State- June 3-8, 2018 at University of Southern Mississippi

 

 

HOBY Leadership Programs (Juniors & Seniors):

 

 

 

Special Recognition/Award Programs:

MS Scholars & Tech Masters Scholars 

 

 

 

Community Service/Volunteer Opportunities: 

 

 

Community Service Log Sheetprint this form and keep up with your community service

Lighthouse Foundation-  (Grades 9-12) Tutoring Program. For more information, contact Taylor Combs at tcoombs@corinth.k12.ms.us
Legacy Hospice- Volunteer Program and Ambassador Program

Hospice Advantage  -(16 yrs and older)

Band-Aides needs help with concessions- Please see Mr. Dobbs, Mr. Ratliff or Strom to sign up to volunteer.

 

FEMA Recruiting for Youth Preparedness Council - Students in 8th, 9th, 10th or 11th grade who are engaged in community service or are interested in emergency preparedness may apply to serve on the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s (FEMA) Youth Preparedness Council.  Click here for more information. General Q&A

 

 

 

 

 

ACT, SAT & PSAT

Prep Factory - Free ACT + SAT prep website 

 Shmoop-ACT Prep- All CHS students have login information 

ACT- On-Line Prep- English- 2hrs -free tutorial video

ACT-On-Line Prep- Reading- 1hr- free tutorial video

ACT-On-Line Prep Science- 1hr free tutorial video

ACT-On-Line Prep- Math- 1.5hr free tutorial video

ACT-On-Line Prep-STEM- 1hr of Math concepts and 1 hr of Science concepts-

ACT Kaplan Online Prep Live Program

The official live, online classroom prep for the ACT test. $179 or free for students who get ACT waivers.

 

  • Live, interactive streaming video classes
  • Kaplan expert teachers available to answer your questions during or outside of class hours
  • Flexible scheduling
  • Official study resources and assessments from the ACT
  • Previously recorded sessions viewable anytime
  • Full access to all aspects of the current ACT Online Prep program

 

ACT Prep- 36 University- Motion graphic videos, mini quizes, immediate feedback, progress tracking. The cost is $15 per month and you can cancel anytime

 

ACT Practice Test- Practice taking the ACT on paper, contains practice test questions, starting on page 10. 

 

ACT Information

ACT Workshops & Tips- Get2College

ACT Math Strategies & Tips

ACT English Strategies & Tips

ACT Science Strategies & Tips

ACT Reading Strategies & Tips

ACT Writing Strategies & Tips

ACT Preparation- Score Plus

SAT Information

PSAT/NMSQT

Preparing for the New PSAT/NMSQT

SAT Practice Test & More-Khan Academy

SAT Practice

 

Financial Aid: 

Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) and MS State Aid Workshop on Tuesday, March 6, 2018- 2:00pm-6:00pm in the CHS Library. You must contact the counselor, Jennifer Martindale, at 662-286-1007 to schedule an appointment.

 

FAFSA Tool KitThe Financial Aid Toolkit provides federal student aid information and outreach tools

FAFSA 

What is MTAG, MESG, and HELP?

Mississippi Financial Aid

Finding Funds for College

Guide to Financial Aid for Online Distance Learning 


College & Career Readiness (CCR) Information 

ACT WorkKeys- Functional Work Skills

 

 

Graduation Information:

Differentiated Diploma Options

CHS Diploma Checklist

AICE Diploma Requirements

Cambridge Exam Results Transcript Application Form

CHS Graduation Requirements

Early Graduation Requirements

Mississippi Scholars Requirements

Mississippi Tech Masters Scholars Requirements

 

 

Cambridge- Corinth High School and Cambridge International Curriculum:  

Corinth High School Profile

More than 500 universities in the USA recognize Cambridge International AS and A Levels, including all Ivy League Universities 

Cambridge International Examination System

Cambridge IGCSE Curriculum (International General Certificate of Secondary Education)

Cambridge AICE Curriculum (Advanced International Certificate of Education)

Guide to AICE Global Perspectives

Cambridge Study Guides for Students

 


 Testing Calendar:

 

  Syllabus Component Title Exam Date   Duration
AICE Art and Design Controlled Test 01 Jan - 05 Jun  - 15h 
AICE Biology AS Level Structured Questions 23 16-May-18 PM 1h 15m
AICE Biology Advanced Practical Skills 35 24-May-18 PM 2h 
AICE Biology Multiple Choice 13 6-Jun-18 PM 1h 
AICE Chemistry AS Level Structured Questions 23 11-May-18 PM 1h 15m
AICE Chemistry Advanced Practical Skills 35 22-May-18 PM 2h 
AICE Chemistry Multiple Choice 13 7-Jun-18 PM 1h 
AICE English Language Passages 13 2-May-18 PM 2h 15m
AICE English Language Writing 23 14-May-18 PM 2h 
AICE General Paper Paper 13 8-May-18 PM 2h 
AICE Global Perspectives & Research Written Examination 11 10-May-18 AM 1h 30m
AICE Global Perspectives & Research Essay 31-May-18 - -
AICE Global Perspectives & Research Team Project 31-May-18 - -
AICE History Document Question 11 8-May-18 AM 1h 
AICE History Outline Study 21 14-May-18 AM 1h 30m
AICE Information Technology Practical 1-May-18 - 2h 30m
AICE Information Technology Theory 11 9-May-18 AM 1h 45m
AICE Literature in English Poetry & Prose 33 18-May-18 PM 2h 
AICE Literature in English Drama 43 25-May-18 PM 2h 
AICE Literature in English Shakespeare & Other Pre 20th Century Texts 53 29-May-18 PM 2h 
AICE Mathematics Pure Mathematics 11 9-May-18 AM 1h 45m
AICE Mathematics Pure Mathematics 21 16-May-18 AM 1h 15m
AICE Sociology The Family 11 15-May-18 AM 1h 30m
AICE Sociology Theory and Methods 21 22-May-18 AM 1h 30m
AICE Thinking Skills Critical Thinking 21 10-May-18 AM 1h 45m
AICE Thinking Skills Problem Solving M/C 11 29-May-18 AM 1h 45m
IGCSE American History (US) The Making of a Nation 9-May-18 AM 2h 
IGCSE American History (US) Depth Study 11-May-18 AM 1h 45m
IGCSE Biology (US) Multiple Choice (Extended) 23 22-May-18 PM 45m
IGCSE Biology (US) Theory (Extended) 43 22-May-18 PM 1h 15m
IGCSE Chemistry (US) Multiple Choice (Extended) 23 14-May-18 PM 45m
IGCSE Chemistry (US) Theory (Extended) 43 14-May-18 PM 1h 15m
IGCSE First Language English (US) Reading Passages (Extended) 23 9-May-18 PM 2h 
IGCSE History (US) Paper 11 2-May-18 AM 2h 
IGCSE History (US) Paper 21 21-May-18 AM 2h 
IGCSE Literature (English) (US) Prose and Poetry 22-May-18 AM 1h 30m
IGCSE Literature (English) (US) Drama 25-May-18 AM 45m
IGCSE Mathematics (US) Paper 21 (Extended) 4-May-18 AM 1h 30m
IGCSE Mathematics (US) Paper 41 (Extended) 11-May-18 AM 2h 30m
IGCSE Physics Alternative to Practical 63 10-May-18 PM 1h 
IGCSE Physics Multiple Choice (Extended) 23 23-May-18 PM 45m
IGCSE Physics Theory (Extended) 43 23-May-18 PM 1h 15m
           
    AM Key Time is 12:00pm      
    PM Key Time is 4:00pm