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Herff Jones will be presenting the information on cap and gown ordering on Thursday, October 25th to all seniors. This will be a very informative meeting that all seniors need to attend regarding graduation!!
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Historical Black Colleges and Universities Fair

I bring you greetings on behalf of The Indianapolis Black Alumni Council, Inc. (IBAC). For over 39 years, one of the main goals of the Indianapolis Black Alumni Council, Inc. has been to promote and encourage local high school students to attend historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU's).We are inviting you and your students to participate in our 39th Annual Historically Black Colleges & Universities College Fair Program on October 4th & October 5th at Crispus Attucks High School, 1140 Dr. Martin Luther King Street, Indianapolis, IN 46202. Our 39th Annual HBCU College Fair is October 4, 2018 from 6:00pm - 9:00pm and our Scholarship Opportunity Network is October 5, 2018 from 9:00am - 12:00pm.

Kind Regards,

Lavonnya R. Mickens
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Indiana College Planning Guide

Dear AHS Parent/Guardian,

INvested Indiana is a free resource made available as you and your student plan to pay for college.

Click below on the link to access this great financial planning guide:
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Here is what you and your students need to know for this week's Homecoming activities.

1. Dance tickets for students who do not attend AHS were sold last week during lunches. Tickets cost $8
2. Dance tickets for AHS students can be purchased starting Monday, September 24 during lunches. Tickets cost $8.
3. Dance tickets can also be purchased at the door the night of the dance (September 29) for the same $8 price.
4. The Homecoming pep session will take place during the school day on Friday, September 28. Time TBA.
5. The carnival will take place on Friday, September 28 from 5:00-6:30. If you plan to have a booth at the carnival please let Alan Landes know before September 21.
6. The Anderson Indians will take the field against Arsenal Tech at 7:00 on September 28.

7. Spirit dress up days will be the week of September 24th.

Help generate enthusiasm and support for our Indians football team by sharing this information with everyone!

Thank you for your time,
Alan Landes
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Refer Top Students! - Application Closing Soon

Dear Colleague,

Reminder - The Gates Scholarship (TGS) needs your help in identifying America’s top minority students. Phase 1 of the application is due on Tuesday, September 18, 2018. Please click the link below and follow the instruction to refer a student in your area who may be eligible for this prestigious scholarship.

Refer a Student

You can also share this opportunity on social media by posting this image.

Eligibility Requirements:
A high school senior
From at least one of the following ethnicities: African American, American Indian/Alaska Native*, Asian/Pacific Islander American, and/or Hispanic American
A US citizen, national, or permanent resident
A minimum cumulative weighted GPA of 3.3 on a 4.0 scale
Additionally, a student must plan to enroll full-time, in a four-year degree program, at a US accredited, not-for-profit, private or public college or university.

*For American Indian/Alaska Native, proof of tribal enrollment will be required.

An ideal candidate will have:
An outstanding high school academic record (e.g., be in the top 10% of his/her graduating class)
Demonstrated leadership ability (e.g., as shown through participation in community service, extracurricular, or other activities)
Exceptional personal success skills (e.g., emotional maturity, motivation, perseverance, etc.)
For additional information, please visit our website and watch the video below.

We thank you in advance for helping us identify exceptional candidates, and we wish your students all the best in the application process!


The Gates Scholarship Team
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This past weekend, the Anderson High School Marching Highlanders competed at the 72nd Annual Indiana State Fair Band Day Competition. 43 bands from around the state competed in prelims and 16 advanced to the "Sweet Sixteen" night show finals. AHS earned 2nd place at both the prelims and finals. At the night show, they won the Visual General Effect caption. This makes the 61st time that the city of Anderson has had a band in the top 5 at State Fair Band Day. Congrats to the students for their hard work in the heat this summer and for representing our school and community with class and an excellent performance.
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Indiana University Preview Night

Indiana University Bloomington is coming to a location near you!

We know your students (and parents) have questions about Indiana University and we are bringing answers. The IU Office of Admissions will be hosting a Preview event in your area for seniors and juniors who are interested in applying to IU. We’ll answer questions like:

When should I apply?
What are the admission standards?
Can I get a scholarship?
Does IU have the major I’m interested in?
Students will also have the opportunity to connect with IU representatives, as well as other prospective students who may be their future IU classmates.
IU Preview Ft. Wayne
Wednesday, August 29, 2018
Grand Wayne Convention Center

120 W. Jefferson Boulevard

To register for this event, go to

Thank you for your support of Indiana University! We look forward to continuing to work with you and your students during the next school year and beyond. If you have any questions, please contact me at or (812) 855-5516.

Lauren Mixon

Assistant Director of Admission

Indiana University Bloomington
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