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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 during the 2018-2019 school year:
 
 
Tuesday, August 7th- "B" Ready Day
Monday, August 13th- First day of school
Wednesday, August 29th- 11th grade class ring meeting with Balfour, 1pm
Tuesday, September 4th- BHS Financial Aid Night, 5pm-6pm
Wednesday, September 5th- ring orders/money collected by Balfour during all lunches
Tuesday, September 11th- BHS Open House, 6pm-7:30pm (Balfour will also be available)
Friday, September 14th- Parent/teacher conferences, 11am-2pm
Monday, September 17th- Memphis Area College Night, Agricenter International, 6pm-8pm
Monday, October 1st- Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) opens- required for all Tennessee Promise applicants and the only application for federal grants, loans, work study, and the Hope Lottery scholarship; apply at www.fafsa.ed.gov
Tuesday, October 2nd- Tennessee Promise meeting for all seniors, Farley gym, 12:30pm
Tuesday, October 16th- ACT retake at BHS (free for all 12th graders)
                                        BHS College and Career Night, 5pm-6:30pm
Tuesday, October 30th- 12th grade class meeting regarding graduation announcements with Balfour, 1pm
Thursday, November 1st- deadline to apply for Tennessee Promise at www.tnpromise.gov
Tuesday, November 6th- graduation announcement orders/money collected by Balfour during all lunches
Friday, February 1st- deadline to apply for the FAFSA to remain eligible for Tennessee Promise
Wednesday, February 6th- 12th grade class meeting regarding caps and gowns with Balfour, 1pm
Thursday, February 14th- Parent/teacher conferences, 11am-2pm
Tuesday, March 19th- ACT at BHS for all 11th graders
Thursday, March 21st- mandatory Tennessee Promise meeting for all applicants, BHS location TBD, 5:30pm
Saturday, April 13th- Prom at FedEx Center/Shelby Farms
Monday, May 13th- Graduation practice, 9am
                                 Graduation ceremony, 7pm
                                 Bellevue Baptist Church
 
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