It's official! We have moved to our new District website, now located at acpsd.net. Please take a moment to visit and explore our new online home for updated information on all items related to Aiken County Public Schools.
As a reminder, our individual school web pages will continue to link back to School Fusion (hosted at this site) until the start of the new school year when all school-related pages will make the transition to our new web platform.
Thank you for your continued interest in and support of Aiken County Public Schools, and welcome to acpsd.net!
Election Day Job Opportunities
Attention All High School Juniors and Seniors
The State of South Carolina allows high school juniors and seniors who are sixteen and seventeen years old to assist at the polls on Election Day.
Aiken County Registrations and Elections are accepting applications for student workers. This is an excellent opportunity to learn about the election process and receive compensation of $120 -$180 in the process.
See Guidance, Ms. Mottel, or Mr. Saunders for an application.
Career Jump Start Employment
Several partners have expressed their commitment to our students by agreeing to participate in the Summer Career Jumpstart Program. Their responses represent the opportunity for a mutually beneficial relationship between our schools, community partners, and families throughout the county.
The Summer Career Jumpstart Program allows the student an opportunity to gain summer income and work experience. Other objectives during this time are for students to further develop soft skills and to become more focused on a career goal.
Students must submit two teacher references to participate in the Summer Career Jumpstart Program. Summer jobs will be available in the following areas:
Printed Material Production
Pay rate: $7.25/hr
Work hours: 25-40 hrs./week
Applications are located in the guidance office.
JustServe works with sponsors to make opportunities visible to the volunteer network. JustServe is a great way to promote volunteerism and connect people in faith, nonprofit, community, and government organizations with volunteers.
To find volunteer opportunities in our community, click on https://www.justserve.org/..
Connecting Volunteers with opportunities to care for others and improve our community. It is an easy way for volunteers to search for opportunities that resonate with their interests.
Sonic Drive-ins are currently hiring for part time and full time workers. Please see Mrs. Mottel in room 209 or Mr. Saunders to pick up an application.
Opportuntities-U.S. Congressman, Joe Wilson
HEALTH SCIENCE CLUSTER
AU Health After School Program
Volunteer Services after school program will not only give our high school students, ages 15-18 a change to give back to their community, but develop new skills, and acquire the knowledge to work in a professional environment. The After School program runs from September until May similar to the academic calendar. Teens selected to participate in the program through an interview process will have the opportunity to see one of a variety of departments throughout the health system. Apply today: www.augustahealth.org/volunteer
Interested in Health Science: Go to the following sites developed to promote careers in healthcare.
explorehealthcareers.org - Click here
www.besomething amazing.com - Click here
EXPLORE YOUR INTEREST, COLLEGES AND CAREER INTEREST
See sites below to research colleges and career options. You will find assessments, occupation profiles, colleges and much more.
You can see career specialists for additional information or assistance with your career interest.
Kathy Mottel - Ext. 33, Room 209
Shelby Saunders - Ext. 40, Nurses Office
South Carolina Universities Information Highway
A helpful alphabetical directory of South Carolina colleges and universities. Click HERE to access SCIWAY.
At EduTrek.com, they gather information on every American school including career-oriented trade and technical schools (also certification programs and other not-so-well-known schools), so that every student can find the right school for them. Click HERE to view site.
It’s a free site to use. Prospective students can search the database for schools by state, degree, and subject. They also offer a free matching service where prospective students can fill out some basic information about themselves and what they are interested in. The matching engine will take that information and return with a list of schools that match their needs. Using the matching service, kids can also sort and filter through schools based on whatever criteria they choose.
A FREE resource for South Carolina Students!!!! Log on to take career assessments, create resumes as well as portfolios. You can also research education requirements, salary information helpful high school out-look and more for for hundreds of careers.
Our User Name: naugusta Our Password: yellowjackets
PATHWAYS TO SUCCESS.
Empowering All to Shape Our Future
Click HERE to view site.
Discus - www.discus.com
This site is a great resource for research in just about every subject area as well as job and career resources.
Click here to view site.
Students can get user ID and pass word from their teachers, media center, or career specialists.
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