11th, 10th and 9th graders can purchase their PSAT/NMSQT ticket in the College & Career Center, room H208, beginning August 7, 2019. The PSAT is a practice to the SAT, which tests students on their reading, writing/language and math skills. It is offered only ONCE, each October. Juniors who take the PSAT/NMSQT will be entered into the National Merit Scholarship Competition based on their score and other eligibility criteria. The PSAT/NMSQT will be offered on Wed., October 16, 2019 at 8:00 am (testing start time). Cost to purchase the ticket is $17 CASH. DEADLINE to purchase a PSAT ticket is Sept. 17, 2019. No refunds offered.
Any 12th, 11th or 10th grader interested in taking the Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery (ASVAB) can sign up in the College & Career Center beginning Aug. 8. The ASVAB is the test needed to enlist with the military. It will be offered ONLINE on Sept. 10, 2019 at 8:45 am in the Kalaheo Library. Deadline to sign up is Sept. 4, 2019.
ACT and SAT Prep Classes for Fall 2019:
The Kalaheo PTSA will also subsidize the cost to offer both Fall 2019 ACT and SAT Prep classes, taught by Raymond Karelitz. Open to Kalaheo High School students ONLY. Cost of the ACT Prep Course is $60. Cost of the SAT Prep Course is $60. Pick up registration form and pay in the College & Career Center. Check payable to Kalaheo PTSA. Location and times to be announced.
ACT Prep Class:
Sept. 6 (Friday) - after school
Sept. 7 (Saturday) – 9:30 – 11:00 am
Sept. 13 (Friday) - after school
SAT Prep Class:
Oct. 18 (Friday) - after school
Oct. 19 (Saturday) – 9:30 – 11:00 am
Oct. 25 (Friday) - after school
CHANGES to the Advanced Placement (AP) Program for 2019-2020:
Beginning the 2019-2020 school year, the Advanced Placement (AP) Program is introducing new resources and processes designed to help students earn college credit and placement. Students will pay for AP exams in 1st Quarter of the school year. Throughout the year, students will be utilizing online resources and tools to get personalized feedback in each AP class. Teachers will be able to track and support students using an online bank of real AP questions and progress checks. More information will be distributed through the students’ AP teachers in August regarding AP fee collection and how students will sign up to use the FREE AP online resources.