Wednesday, August 31, 2016

Voyager Academy High School
Standardized Testing
Testing Calendar 2016-17

TE21 Benchmarks
CCRA for 11th grade (practice ACT)
September 21
High School Midterms           
October 3-7
PSAT (optional 11th  grade)
October 19
Pre-ACT (required 10th grade)
October 25
High School EOC TE21 Benchmarks
Nov. 28 – Dec. 2
High School Final Exams/EOC/NCFE/CTE
December 12-16
ACT WorkKeys
February 15
ACT (req. 11th grade)
February 28
March 1-3
TE21 Benchmark
April 24-28
High School AP Exams
May 1-12
High School Final Exams/EOC/NCFE/CTE
May 18-24
*Some dates are subject to change
*All State and TE21 assessments in grades 6-12 will be administered on-line

ACCESS for ELLs—Assessment for English Language Learners
AP—Advanced Placement courses
TE21—Diagnostic benchmark assessments used to inform instruction.
CCRA—College and Career Readiness Assessment (measures career and college readiness)       
PSAT—Preliminary SAT
Pre-ACT—(formerly PLAN) Preliminary ACT test.
EOC—End of Course test (Math 1, English 1, Biology)

Friday, August 26, 2016

Durham College Fair

How many chances do parents and students have to meet with representatives of 100 colleges and universities without leaving Durham? The answer is ONE, and that's at the annual Durham College Fair! Come gather information about the right college for you!

The fair will be held at Northgate Mall on October 2nd from 1:00-3:00. 

Thursday, August 25, 2016

Volunteer Tutoring Opportunity!

The Durham Public library is looking for VHS students to tutor elementary school students after school. Volunteer tutors are needed to provide basic homework help and subject based tutoring. 

This is a wonderful opportunity to earn service learning hours. It is also a rewarding experience that can be included on college applications. 

For more information, call Molly Schafer at (919) 560-0299, email 
or visit 



Career and College Promise (CCP) provides seamless dual enrollment educational opportunities for eligible North Carolina high school students in order to accelerate completion of college certificates, diplomas, and associate degrees that lead to college transfer or provide entry-level job skills. 

Seniors who are interested in applying for second semester should contact Jill O'Kane in A-128   

Click the link below for more information

Monday, August 22, 2016

2016-2017 ACT Test Dates & Registration Deadlines
Test DateRegistration DeadlineLate Registration Deadline
June 11, 2016**May 6, 2016May 7-20, 2016
September 10, 2016August 5, 2016August 6-9, 2016
October 22, 2016September 16, 2016September 17-30, 2016
December 10, 2016November 4, 2016November 5-18, 2016
Below are SAT test dates for North Carolina high school students.
Table: 2016, 2017 SAT Test Dates and Deadlines
Test DateNormal DeadlineLate Registration
January 23, 2016December 28, 2015January 12, 2016
March 5, 2016February 5, 2016February 19, 2016
May 7, 2016April 8, 2016April 22, 2016
June 4, 2016May 5, 2016May 20, 2016