Learning new skills

Thursday, October 20, 2011
Sikeston High School Terrance Dorsey finishes an assignment in his DAWGs class Wednesday. The program for juniors and seniors replaced the traditional advisory period and was implemented this school year with the goal to give students all the tools and resources needed to be successful after high school. (Photo by Leonna Heuring, Staff)

New programs help SHS students transition to college


SIKESTON -- For just 24 minutes a day, Sikeston High School students are learning skills to transition them to college and work through new programs developed by their teachers.

Beginning this year, a Skills Hour is offered to freshmen and sophomores while juniors and seniors are taking part in D.A.W.G.S., replacing the students' advisory period.

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