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10/31/2017 at 9:30am Apply Kansas:  College Application Month program to be held October 31st at Arkansas City High School.  As part of Kansas' college access initiative, Arkansas City High School will work with its seniors on October 31, 2017 to complete and submit at least one college application.  The goal of the event is to get more students applying to Kansas colleges early in their senior year.  During this event, students may apply to any of Kansas' institutions of higher education in which they are interested.  Michala Taylor, Senior Counselor for ACHS, expects 160 seniors to participate with the help of volunteers, including teachers, administration, counselors, college and community resources,  as well as retired teachers.  This initiative is part of the American College Application Campaign (ACAC), a national initiative that is an effort of the American Council on Education (ACE).  Kansas joined ACE in 2014.  For more information please contact Michala Taylor at 620-307-7110 or email her at

11/15/2017 at 3:30-7:00pm in the ACHS Computer Lab, room 249.  Southwestern College and Cowley College will be here to help students and their family members fill out FAFSA applications.

11/17/2017 during XLT, seniors will participate in their group photo.  Students must wear purple and report to the big gym.

02/15/2018 Financial Aid/Local Scholarship Instructions Meeting, 6:00pm-7:00pm in the auditorium.

03/15/2018 Local Scholarship applications due to Ms. Taylor by 3:15pm.

03/16/2018 Cowley College will be in Room 254 to provide the Accuplacer placement exam for graduating seniors only.

03/28/2018 & 03/29/2018 Cowley College Admissions and Financial Aid Reps will be in Room 254 to enroll graduating seniors.  In addition, they can check on the status of your financial aid.

04/13/2018 Senior Meeting in the ACHS Auditorium at 9:30am regarding graduation items: IT IS IMPORTANT TO BE THERE.

04/20/2018 Deadline for pictures for the senior slideshow to Mrs. Soule.

04/21/2018 Prom 8:00p.m. Cowley College Brown Center

04/27/2018 Deadline for Scholarship Information form to Ms. Taylor.

04/27/2018 Deadline for Graduation Registration form to Mrs. Trenary.

05/02/2018 Senior Awards Night at 6:00pm-7:00pm in the auditorium.

05/10/2018 Last day for seniors.  All failed courses must be in Powerschool by 3:30pm.

05/11/2018 8-11:30am MANDATORY practice for graduation, senior slideshow, last minute details, caps & gowns will be passed out at the end of the morning, but only if all financial obligations are paid. Students meet in the ACHS gym PROMPTLY at 8:00 am.  YOU CANNOT WALK THE STAGE IF YOU DID NOT ATTEND PRACTICE!!!

05/11/2018 11:45am (or immediately following practice)-1:00pm Senior Picnic

05/12/2018 at 6:00pm Graduation Ceremony at ACHS Bulldog Stadium.