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Parents and Students,

Please enroll in my page "Class of 2017"  I have information about graduation requirements, diploma options, and other valuable resources.  The self-enrollment password is "OHS". 


Grady Lacher

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Your Life, Your Voice  

Your Life, Your Voice is a website that helps students who are depressed, contemplating suicide, being physically or sexually abused, on the run, addicted, threatened by gang violence, fighting with a friend or parent, or  are faced with an overwhelming challenge. Students can web chat, read stories from other students, or email counselors for free.

Students, both male and female, can contact the Boys Town National Hotline. It is a toll free number available to kids, teens and young adults at anytime. Please contact us if you're We can provide help and hope if you call our Hotline (1-800-448-3000).



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Website Links  

Please checkout the "Links" tab above for websites concerning teen issues, NCAA eligibility, and college and scholarship information.

Student Corner  
Much like the "Parent Corner," The Alabama State Department of Education provides a great tool to help students examine career paths and educational opportunities. Use this link to see the "Student Corner."
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Parent Corner  

The Alabama State Department of Education provides a great tool to help parents examine career paths and educational opportunities for their children. Use this link to see this "Parent Corner".

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Financial Aid Information  

As 11th grade students begin their college searches, it is also a good idea to begin examining financial aid information.  This "Financial Aid" link will help get you started. Remember that most scholarships are not available until a students is in 12th grade.  Be sure to check out the 7 Easy Steps to the FAFSA.

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Early College Enrollment Program  

The Early College Enrollment Program (ECEP) gives high school students an opportunity to work toward a technical college degree while completing their high school graduation requirements with free college tuition. ECEP is a partnership between The Alabama College System and the State Department of Education.


•Students in their junior or senior year of high school

•Students who have passed the Alabama High School Graduation Exam

•Students interested in enrolling in a technical college degree program

•Students who have a grade point average of 2.5 or above


Applications for ECEP are located in the high school counselor's office. In order to participate in ECEP, students must be referred by and receive a recommendation from the high school counselor and principal, as well as approval from the school system superintendent. Once applications have been completed, they must be returned to the high school counselor who will forward them to the Gadsden State Community College ECEP coordinator.