Did you know?
- The latest National average on ACT tests was 20.8.
- The average for last year’s Kansas high schools was 21.7.
- MCA’s juniors and seniors that have taken the ACT tests this year are averaging 23.8!
So far this year, MCA is scoring 2 points above the State average and 3 points above the National Average!
Rigorous academic education, dual credit classes, outstanding teachers and dedicated students, along with our ACT boot camps, are paying off. Congratulations MCA!
Our next ACT boot camp is April 6th. Students have raised their previous ACT score up to 4 points after taking the Boot Camp! #workhard. #worksmart.
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Deadline to register for the February 9th ACT is Friday, January 11th, 2019. Make sure you get registered in order to take that test (especially seniors!)
The ACT test is a curriculum-based education and career planning tool for high school students that assesses the mastery of college readiness standards
Source: The ACT Test for Students | ACTRead More
Juniors and Seniors remember that registration for the February 9th ACT test is Friday, January 11th. Don’t miss this opportunity to improve your ACT score!
Registration information for the ACT Test.
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For both students and parents, it’s crucial to stay on top of college preparation during the 11th-grade year and the following summer.
Here’s what you should be doing—including looking into careers, searching for scholarships, and keeping the savings account on track.
12th grade is the time to apply for admission to college and to apply for federal student aid by filling out the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA®) form.
Here’s what students and parents should be doing throughout the year to stay on track at this busy time—including learning how to manage federal student aid.
Seniors, here is an an opportunity at a $10,000 scholarship through the JFK Profile in Courage essay contest. Click here for more information:
The Profile in Courage Essay Contest opens for submissions on September 1, 2018. The contest deadline is January 18, 2019.
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All MCA students grades 7-12 should have activated their Naviance account by now. There are tasks assigned to you for completion. Log in today using your student ID and your PowerSchool password.
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Seniors, here is a scholarship opportunity that expires soon. Get on this so you can be one of the first 10,000 to get your entries in:
The AXA Achievement(sm) Scholarship provides over $1.4 million in scholarships to young people throughout the nation representing all 50 states, Washington DC and Puerto Rico. Students have the opportunity to receive a $2,500, $10,000 or $25,000 scholarship. In addition, for every student who wins a scholarship, a grant in the amount of $1,000 will be made to the winner’s school.
Source: AXA Achievement ScholarshipRead More
2019–20 FAFSA® Form Available With More Mobile Options
The 2019–20 Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA®) form is available to students and parents to complete through the myStudentAid mobile app and the fafsa.gov website.myStudentAid Mobile AppNew! You can complete the 2019–20 FAFSA form using the myStudentAid app. Download the myStudentAid app in the Apple App Store (iOS) or Google Play (Android). The myFAFSA component—which is used to complete the FAFSA form—is the app’s featured function. Note: If you downloaded the app prior to Oct. 1, you must download an update to access the 2019–20 FAFSA form.