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    Advanced Academics Night for Class of 2023

    If you missed the Advanced Academics Night informational event held at the WHS PAC on Thursday, 01/14/2021, the information shared is linked below. Topics covered were Advanced Placement (AP) and Dual Credit (DC) options beginning junior year, as well as considerations and procedures for both pathways.

    Should you have any further questions, please feel free to contact the persons listed below:

    Amy Rogers - District Advanced Academics Coordinator arogers@willisisd.org 936-890-6672

    Christina Henderson - Campus Dual Credit Coordinator, English 1301/1302 DC Instructor christina.henderson@willisisd.org

    Cameron Edgecomb - DC Outreach Coordinator Cameron.J.Edgecomb@Lonestar.edu http://www.lonestar.edu/dualcredit.htm

    Advanced Academics Night Presentation Slides

    Advanced Academics Night Presentation Slides (Spanish)

    Advanced Academics Night Zoom Presentation (Start Viewing @ 10:25 mark)

    AP Exam NEWS

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    Willis HS students REGISTER for AP Exams HERE:

    The deadline to register is 11/06/2020 for all full-year courses or first semester only course exams; AP Psychology & AP Macroeconomics (second semester only courses) have a deadline of 01/29/2021.  

    The deadline to pay for all exam fee balances is 04/01/2021; students enrolled in DC courses may also register and sit for a coordinating AP Exam, simply ask your instructor or Mrs. Amy Rogers in the WHS Library for the exam only join code.

    The cost per exam is $86, unless the student qualifies for free- or reduced-lunch, then the cost per exam is $53. If you have not completed your free- or reduced-meal application for the 20-21 school year to get this discounted rate, you can do so here.

    Earning a College Board Qualifying Score (generally a 3, 4, or 5) may earn you college credit while in HS, which saves you tuition in the long run, so register today.

    AP Classroom and AP Daily | AP Central — The College Board 

    All AP Course students at Willis High School must enroll in AP Classroom using the join code provided by their instructor no later than 09/11/2020. AP Classroom gives you access to access to College Board developed, course- and exam-specific curriculum. 

    help-button (1) - Cordova Telephone Cooperative, Inc. Should you have questions or need assistance with either connecting to your AP Classroom Portal or registering for your exam using Total Registration, please see Mrs. Amy Rogers in the WHS Library.

    Suggested Criteria for Student Success in AP and Pre-AP Courses

    The College Board maintains equitable access as a guiding principle for their AP programs by giving all willing and academically prepared students the opportunity to participate in AP. It is their policy that students should have access to academically challenging course work before they enroll in AP courses, which will help prepare them for AP success.

    Willis ISD echoes that policy, and has suggested criteria for success to support all students willing to partake in a Pre-AP or AP coursework:

    • Pass previous school year state assessment (STAAR or EOC)
    • Positive teacher recommendation
    • Read on grade-level or above
    • Meet 90%+ attendance requirement
    • Maintain 80-85% grade average in core content courses [High School 80%, Middle School 85% in core content courses]

    Pre-AP, AP, and DC Pathways for 2020-2021

    If you missed the WHS Advanced Academics meeting on 01/27/2020, here is the slideshow and contact information shared.

    Advanced Academics Update Newsletter; Secondary (Grades 6-12) Assessment Update Newsletter