Junior Horizons

Juniors and Families please check here for all things coming up and supporting you during this productive school year.  Your Amy Biehl Family is here to help.  

Please feel free to reach out:

Monica Maestas, Junior Seminar Teacher & Director of College Engagement mmaestas@abhs.k12.nm.us


TESTING/COLLEGE ENTRANCE EXAMS


NM-ASR

Science exam for Juniors only - Thursday, April 7th

SAT

Reading and Math exams for Juniors only (no essay)
Juniors have been practicing on Khan Academy through Junior Seminar and had a prep class with outside tutoring service on March 31
Wednesday, April 13th, 8:30 AM
Students can take SAT again on own and register/find out more at: https://satsuite.collegeboard.org/sat/registration (all Juniors have a College Board account)

ACT

Students can also take ACT by registering at: https://www.act.org/content/act/en/products-and-services/the-act/registration.html (students will need to create an account)
Difference from SAT: SAT has fewer but more complex questions; ACT has a Science section, follows common high school curriculum, and has more questions that cover basic information
Students practice at: https://my.act.org/account/signin?location=https://my.act.org

ACCUPLACER

Reading and Math placement exam to take dual credit Senior year at CNM or UNM (graduation requirement)
Tuesday, May 10 during Advisory, F Bock and Block
Placement exam for CNM dual credit courses Senior year
Students will be given study materials week before in Junior Seminar

EVENTS


STEPPING UP

Juniors only Thursday, April 21 6-7 pm
Juniors report to Indaba 5:30
Event will be livestreamed on YouTube for families to watch

11TH GRADE SEL RETREAT

Monday, April 11 8 am - 4 pm
Las Conchas Trailhead in Jemez Springs, NM
Students will be hiking, rock climbing and participating in team building activities
Contact Monico Candelaria  mcandelaria@abhs.k12.nm.us for more information

PROM

Saturday, April 30 6:30 -10:30 pm @ National Hispanic Cultural Center
Tickets $20 on sale in Simms Bldg. April 4-29
Email Paola Villalba (pviallba@abhs.k12.nm.us) for the form requesting to bring a guest from outside ABHS

SCHOLARSHIPS

Please join our ABHS Scholarship Google Classroom page and click on Classwork to find scholarships separated by monthly due dates: https://classroom.google.com/c/Mzc0OTgyMTA2NzUy?cjc=5zuqpce

INTERNSHIPS & APPRENTICESHIPS

Bank of America Student Leaders: https://about.bankofamerica.com/en/making-an-impact/student-leader-eligibility-criteria
NM Workforce Connections Apprenticeships: https://www.dws.state.nm.us/en-us/Job-Seekers/Explore-Career-Options/Apprenticeship/Current-Career-Pathway-Programs
NM Rocky Mountain Youth Corps: https://youthcorps.org/get-involved/recruitment-wizard-step-1/
Inspiring Girls Expeditions: https://classroom.google.com/w/Mzc1NDgzODI4MDU5/tc/MzkzNTM0MjkyMzQ1