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Hello ETS students! We wanted to update all of you. While our office remains closed, we are continuing working together virtually from home and meeting with our students virtually. We have all adapted well to this new way of doing things. We are looking forward to our Virtual Summer Programs we have planned. A newsletter will be coming to your mailbox soon with details! We are so excited to stay in touch with all of you through the summer. Make sure to sign in to your DCS email and join our Talent Search Google Classrooms for details and information forms that we need filled out.


Updated: Apr 21


To help students achieve higher scores on the ACT/SAT, MasteryPrep will be hosting a free virtual ACT/SAT Boot Camp miniseries led by one of their top instructors.

  • Students and educators can register for any mini boot camp session they would like to attend by clicking the links provided at the site provided below. Each event runs 45 minutes.

  • Before the event begins, everyone who has registered will receive a slide deck of the presentation.

  • A phone dial-in option is also available.

  • A video recording will be available post-webinar.


Click the link below to take advantage of this wonderful opportunity!

https://masteryprep.com/mini-boot-camp-and-pd-series/

**This has already started but students can view past content.**


We are looking at getting access to practice testing and we will provide the link when we do.


For CURRENT Rising 10th, 11th, & 12th Graders (20-21 school year)

You have been invited to TruScore Testing & Analysis Online!


The purpose of this platform is to give access to MasteryPrep's ACT practice tests from home. On this platform, you will exercise your test-taking skills, time management, and overall performance on the ACT. Upon completion of the practice test(s), your results will post to your dashboard instantly.


Please follow this link below to create your account:

https://app.masteryprep.com/register/4f82d730-8401-11ea-879f-1d73facc67ef


You will receive an email to complete your account registration, so be sure to check your spam folder.


Refer to the "Help" tab to review the TruScore Online user guide.


Happy testing!


Updated: Apr 21


During this transitional time, please view these local and online resources below to see what is available to you and your families.


**This list will be updated as more resources become available.**


TUTORING

Alabama residents from kindergarten students through college, plus adult learners. Get FREE help in math, science, English, social studies or writing from a live tutor. Tutor.com Homework help is available from 8 a.m. – 10 p.m. daily through May 31. No appointments needed. For more information, please visit: www.dhcls.org/homework.

Dothan Public Library https://www.dhcls.org/resources/

Age of Learning https://www.ageoflearning.com/

Khan Academy https://www.khanacademy.org/

Achieve3000 https://www.achieve3000.com/

Alabama State Department of Education

https://aplsws1.apls.state.al.us/aplsnew/homework/

ACT TEST PREP

-Register for the ACT, GET YOUR SCORES, ACCESS TEST PREP https://www.act.org/

ACT PREP & COVID-19

https://www.saeoc.org/post/act-resources-for-k-12-educators-and-students-to-help-you-through-covid-19?fbclid=IwAR14K_3NTk92fkK9zkicj4g1BmGkEBmHrmTgusk9u8WiLzRZEOR_aw8Zh6k

-Mini ACT & SAT Boot Camps- MasteryPrep

To help students achieve higher scores on the ACT/SAT, MasteryPrep will be hosting a free virtual ACT/SAT Boot Camp miniseries led by one of their top instructors.

  • Students and educators can register for any mini boot camp session they would like to attend by clicking the links provided at the site provided below. Each event runs 45 minutes.

  • Before the event begins, everyone who has registered will receive a slide deck of the presentation.

  • A phone dial-in option is also available.

  • A video recording will be available post-webinar.

Click the link below to take advantage of this wonderful opportunity!

https://masteryprep.com/mini-boot-camp-and-pd-series/

**This has already started but students can view past content.**



For CURRENT Rising 10th, 11th, & 12th Graders (20-21 school year)

You have been invited to TruScore Testing & Analysis Online!

The purpose of this platform is to give access to MasteryPrep's ACT practice tests from home. On this platform, you will exercise your test-taking skills, time management, and overall performance on the ACT. Upon completion of the practice test(s), your results will post to your dashboard instantly.

Please follow this link below to create your account:

https://app.masteryprep.com/register/4f82d730-8401-11ea-879f-1d73facc67ef

You will receive an email to complete your account registration, so be sure to check your spam folder.

Refer to the "Help" tab to review the TruScore Online user guide.

Happy testing!



INTERNET RESOURCES

Comcast is offering two months of free service to TRIO (Talent Search) participants within their service area. Any TRIO student or client who is not currently a Comcast customer is eligible for this offer.

Internet Essentials is designed to be a wrap-around solution to directly confront every barrier to digital adoption by offering affordable Internet, subsidized computers, and free digital literacy training to eligible low-income families.

Interested households are asked to apply online at www.internetessentials.com. Please use the promo code TRIO2020. (Note that this offer is exclusively for TRIO participants.) The first two months of this service will be free. Afterwards, the monthly rate will be $9.95. However, participants may cancel this service at any time. Questions about signing up or using the service may be sent to internet_essentials_partner@comcast.com. Be sure to identify your TRIO program in such communications.


CONNECTING TO TALENT SEARCH

If anyone needs anything, please don’t hesitate to reach out to us! If we don’t have a solution, our staff will do our best to help with what we can. Below are the following ways to reach us during this time:


ETS DPA GOOGLE CLASSROOM: You must use student's DCS email to get into the classroom. Classroom Code: bbm3mde


ETS DHS GOOGLE CLASSROOM: You must use student's DCS email to get into the classroom. Classroom Code: 4wazgnv

ETS FACEBOOK PAGE https://www.facebook.com/SAEOC.TalentSearch

ETS WEBSITE https://www.saeoc.org/

ETS PRIVATE GROUP

If you are a high school student that would like to join our private Talent Search Group on Facebook, please reach out to us on Facebook to get an invite or message us through our chat box located on https://www.saeoc.org/



HEALTH & WELLNESS

Alabama Department of Public Health www.adph.org

Southeast Health https://www.southeasthealth.org/

Dothan Family Guidance Center https://familyguidancecenter.org/about/

Wiregrass Hope https://www.wiregrasshope.com/

Spectracare of Dothan https://www.spectracare.org/

Mental Health Hotline Get the care you need 24/7 by calling 800-951-HELP(4357)

You can also call SAMHSA's National Helpline for this information at 1-800-662-HELP (4357) or 1-800-487-4889 (TDD)

Food

Dothan City Schools Child Nutrition Program (CNP) will provide lunch and snack meals during the COVID-19 school closures. Meals will be served via a curb-side method at six locations throughout the district beginning Wednesday, March 18. Meals pick up will take place between 11:00 am and 1:00 pm.

Please continue to check Dothan City Schools Urgent Update Center at dothan.k12.al.us/covid19 for further information and resources as it develops.

Alabama SNAP Program https://www.benefits.gov/benefit/1578

OTHER RESOURCES

www.al.com

www.cdc.org

www.dothan.k12.al.us

www.dothaneagle.com

www.dothanhoustoncountyema.org

www.emmanuelchristian.org

www.flowershospital.com

www.hcboe.us

www.houstonacademy.com

www.nmacademy.net

www.providencechristianschool.com

www.southeasthealth.org

www.troy.edu/about-us/dothan-campus

www.wallace.edu

www.wtvy.com

https://stories.audible.com/discovery


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