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Welcome to the Bartlett High School College and Career page! I am excited about working with you and your student on preparing for your child's post-secondary plans. Along with the BHS grade level counselors, I strive to help all students reach their short and long terms goals, while reaching their full academic potential. 
 
In an effort to keep stakeholders informed, I send out a weekly newsletter to senior parents. If you would like to be added to my newsletter list, which includes information about dates/deadlines, scholarships/financial aid, college planning, and upcoming events, please email me at jradford@bartlettschools.org. Be sure to include your child's name, as well as your own, in the email. Additionally, I send out a monthly junior parent newsletter to assist our 11th grade families in preparing for senior year and beyond. Please email me at the email address above to be included. Newsletters will also be published to my webpage each week/month. You can also check the BHS calendar for information regarding college recruiter visits, graduation announcement order deadlines, and other important meetings.

Mark your calendars for these important events:
 
Monday, August 28th- Open House, 4:30pm-6:30pm
Thursday, September 14th- Parent/Teacher conferences, 3pm-6pm; Financial Aid Night, Auditorium, 5pm-6pm
Monday, September 25th- Memphis Area College Night at the Agricenter, 6pm-8pm
Tuesday, September 26th- Bartlett High School College and Career Night, Main Gym, 5pm-6:30pm; Financial Aid mini-workshop, Auditorium, 5:30pm-6pm
Tuesday, October 3rd- ACT for all 12th graders
Wednesday, October 18th- Balfour graduation announcement meeting with seniors, Auditorium, 12:30pm (boys), 1:10pm (girls)
Monday, October 23rd- Mandatory Tennessee Promise meeting for all seniors, Farley Gym, 12:30pm
Monday, October 23rd-Friday, December 15th- Dr. Gideon collecting optional $80 senior fees during lunch in his office
Wednesday, October 25th- PSAT for 10th and 11th graders; Balfour collecting money for graduation announcements during all lunches
Wednesday, November 8th- ASVAB testing for all seniors, 7am-10:30am
Monday, December 18th-Wednesday, December 20th- Semester exams
Tuesday, January 16th- Deadline to apply for the FAFSA for Tennessee Promise students 
Wednesday, February 7th- Balfour taking cap and gown orders during all lunches
Thursday, February 15th- Parent/Teacher conferences, Balfour taking cap and gown orders in the Main Lobby, 3pm-6pm
Tuesday, March 20th- ACT for all 11th graders; Pre-ACT for all 10th graders
Thursday, March 22nd- Mandatory meeting for all Tennessee Promise students, location TBD, 5:30pm
Monday, May 14th- Graduation at Bellevue Baptist Church- rehearsal at 9am, ceremony at 7pm
 
Feel free to contact me by email or at 901-373-2620 ext. 7016 with any questions or concerns. Let's work together to make this a great year! 
Jana Radford 
College and Career Counselor 
Bartlett High School