4Agenda Admissions Testing College Applications & Deadlines Ordering TranscriptsCommunication
5College Admission Tests ADMISSIONS TESTSCollege Admission Tests*SAT I Reasoning TestOctober 11 January 24November 8 March 14December 6 May 2June 6*ACTSeptember 13 February 7October 25 April 18December 13 June 13
7Ordering Transcripts: Electronically thru:Parchment ExchangeFree to studentsMay be sent to colleges or 3rd party addresses
8CommunicationsScholarship information is updated on Edmodo.com by Mrs. Hinton. The group code is d6ank8Seniors can also receive messages via text or through Remind Please to (703) or send an to so that your name can be added to the list of recipients.s are also sent to caseload students directly from their counselor.
9Scholarship Announcement USDA 1890 National Scholars ProgramPays full tuition, fees, books, & room/boardApplication Deadline: Feb 1, 2015RequirementsU.S. Citizen with a 3.0+ GPAAttend 1 of 19 select HBCUsMajor in Agriculture, food, national resource science or related discipline
10Financial Aid Financial aid is based on need Must file a FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid)After January 1 of the senior yearFile EarlyHave tax return ready to goApplication Assistance will be February 19, :00-7:30pm in Banneker Café.Colleges typically develop individual aid packages around the first of April
12Banneker High School Counselors Shamona Harrell, M.EdCaseload: A-Gray(770) x137Malongo Mukenge, Ed. SCaseload: Green-O(770) x138Erick Lawrence, M. EdCaseload: P-Z(770) x135
13Senior Photos Picture Day Lifetouch Studios All yearbook portraits must be taken at Lifetouch Studios in Fayetteville.Yearbook Senior Ads (Final Day for Ads – 2/6/15 at 4pm.)**Full Page - $150.00**Half-Page - $125.00**Quarter-Page - $75.00**Business Card – $25.00
14**Students should pay Ms. Goodley in room 2663** Prom 2015Location: W Hotel Atlanta MidtownDate: April 17, 2015Time: 8:00 p.m.– 12 midnightTicket Price: until January 16, 2015(Ticket Prices Will Increase After This Date)**Students should pay Ms. Goodley in room 2663**For Any & All Additional Inquiries Pleasecontact Ms. Henderson
15Date: Friday, May 1, 2015 Talent for Grad Bash 2015: Trey Songz! Grad Bash is the ultimate graduation party! Your high school seniors will enjoy the world’s most thrilling rides and attractions, live music and non-stop excitement at both of Universal Orlando’s two amazing theme parks: Universal Studios® and Universal’s Islands of Adventure®. Plus, seniors will enjoy multiple dance parties; live DJs; video walls; karaoke; street performers and more.Talent for Grad Bash 2015: Trey Songz!Three-time Grammy® nominee Trey Songz performing his latest hitsFor more information and to volunteer on the planning committee please contact Glenda Shivers – or
16Baccalaureate Ceremony Need a Parent CommitteeCommittee ChairmanMr. Holland has agreed to allow the event to occur at Banneker High School – Auditorium and Cafeteriais the Committee Chairman
17Senior Fees - Itemized Benjamin Banneker High School Class of 2015 Fees/DuesPackage 1Venue/Programs/Decorations/Invites/Misc. –Graduation Regalia (Gown/Cap/Stole/Diploma Cover) – 60.00Senior T-Shirt/Hoodie/Senior Weeks/Breakfast – 45.00Yearbook – 80.00Total: $ 325 based on Bulk Purchases**Late fee will apply after – 2/1/2015.Package 2Venue/Programs/Decorations/Invites/Misc. –Graduation Regalia (Gown/Cap/Stole/Diploma Cover) – 60.00Total: $ – Discounted Price $ if paid by 1/10/2015**Late fee will apply after – 2/1/2015.
18Past/Future Events*Holiday Skate Night – Skate Towne – 5:00pm to 8:00pm Thursday December 18, 2014 – Will be a Faculty vs. Senior Class Skate Off. *Senior Night – 1/23/15 – Banneker Wrestling Team *Honda Battle of the Bands – 1/24/15 3:00pm Ga. Dome *Senior Night – 1/27/15 – Banneker Varsity Boys/Girls Basketball *Valentine Sadie Hawkins Dance – 2/6/14 – 4:00pm to 7:00pm Trojan Gym. (Sponsored by Class of 2015) *Spring Festival – Trojan Field – April of 2015 *College Tour of Kennesaw State University – March 2015
19Graduation Ga. State University GSU Sports Arena 125 Decatur Street VenueDatesGa. State UniversityGSU Sports Arena125 Decatur StreetAtlanta, GA 303035/24/2015 – 11:00am
20Senior Parent Night Meetings January 12, 2015February 2, 2015March 2, 2015April 13, 2015All meetings start at 6:30pm in the Auditorium
21Thank-YouUpdates Will Be Provided – via newsletters, twitter, robo calls, remindl101,morning and afternoon announcements.