2019 ALANHS Application Period

Academy of Liberal Arts Program at Newton High School (ALANHS) Announces Application Period for 2019-2020 School Year
Posted on 02/01/2019
Academy of Liberal Arts at Newton High School logoThe Academy of Liberal Arts at Newton High School (ALANHS) is conducting registration for the 2019-2020 school year. Newton County School System students currently enrolled in the eighth grade whose parents reside in Newton County are eligible to apply. A link to the application, which must be submitted electronically by Tuesday, February 26, 2019, is posted on both the Newton County School System and the Newton High School webpages. All students and parents interested in learning more about the ALANHS Program are encouraged to attend the ALANHS Open House Night on Tuesday, February 5, 2019 at Newton High School. Open house begins at 6:00 p.m.; however, doors will open at 5:30 p.m.

The Academy of Liberal Arts at Newton High School is an intense four-year academic experience that prepares students for the rigors of university studies. It is distinguished from other academic environments by providing participating students with a rigorous, accelerated curriculum, four years of inquiry-based instruction, and sustained community involvement. The ALANHS program provides highly motivated college-bound students with the opportunity to pursue a rigorous liberal arts curriculum.

Once completed applications have been submitted, prospective students will be contacted to receive an ALANHS interview during the time period of March 9-March 16, 2019. The interview process will include an opportunity for the student to present a special talent to the panel. Presentations may be inclusive of, but not limited to: social science presentation, creative writing samples, oratorical speech, creative dance, visual arts, portfolio samples, musical selections, etc.

The total number of students being accepted into the 2019-2020 ALANHS Cohort has been limited to 56. Finalists will be notified on April 12, 2019, and must confirm acceptance no later than April 19, 2019 at 3:15 p.m. Waitlist finalists will be on standby until June 1, 2019.

Parents or students needing more information on the ALANHS program may contact Dr. Victoria Lockhart at lockhart.victoria@newton.k12.ga.us.

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