PASS PALS ICARE PACE

To provide students with an educational foundation for life-long success

Principal's Message

In the years since the 1990-91 school year when PASS began, as high school
alternative programs coordinator, I have met many talented and promising
students who have attended PASS, PALS, PACE and I-CARE. For various reasons,
each one of them had been unsuccessful within traditional school settings and
had been considered high-need and at-risk. During the first 21 years of PASS,
1200 students earned their high school diplomas, ranging from 9 the first
year to 94 graduates our top year. These students are productive citizens in
Kingman as well as around the world, and I am proud to say they are teachers,
nurses, business owners, secretaries, servicemen in the Army, Navy and
Marines, as well as continuing students and parents of the next generation.
We see them working everywhere we shop, eat or do business in Kingman!

Our PALS, PACE, and I-CARE students go on to graduate from PASS or KHS. The
PACE program is for students who are significantly behind on credits who need
self-paced classes and extra help on core academics. PALS provides PACE and
PASS students who need more structure an opportunity to focus on academics and
learn skills needed upon return to PASS and PACE. I-CARE students have had problems
with following rules, but most who finish I-CARE go on to succeed at PASS or
KHS.

You might ask "Why?" We feel that it is because many students need a small,
intimate educational community that nurtures individual social, academic, and
personal growth. PASS, PALS, PACE and I-CARE offer a safe learning
environment for students to build skills and increase personal resiliency.
This increases the likelihood of success in society as young adults. I
appreciate our school staff who work diligently each day to meet student
needs and provide students with support and encouragement to realize their
full potential. With me, they welcome you to PASS, PALS, PACE and I-CARE and
hope you will have a successful and rewarding school year!

Sincerely,

Sandy McCoy
Alternative Programs Coordinator

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News and Announcements

Pass Grad: Brittany Hoyt
Brittany graduated just in time to begin Cosmetology School on Nov. 3rd. She is married, with children ages 1 1/2 and 5. She fell behind in school after the birth of her first child, then enrolled in PASS, where she attended for 3 1/2 years. She works at Gingerbread House and K-Mart. Brittany's middle name should be PERSEVERANCE because she never gave up her goal of graduation!
PASS Grad: Ashley White
Ashley persevered through serious health issues to graduate from PASS. She plans to attend California State University, Long Beach, and study Fire Science. We wish her the best and are proud of the efforts she made despite the pain!
First PASS Grad of 2014-15! Akayla Dorris
Akayla Dorris completed her high school requirements to graduate from PASS on 9/4/14. She is also working on an Associates Degree in Science at Mohave Community College, which she hopes to finish by May. She plans to attend Grand Canyon University next year. Congratulations, Akayla!
4 Day Week for 2014-15 Positive Alternative Campus Programs
The campus will be open from 7 to 4 Monday through Thursday, and closed on Fridays.
PACE/PASS Registration
Students who have interviewed and been accepted to PASS/PACE will receive registration materials in the mail after July 21st. Registration is Thursday, August 7 or Friday, August 8. All registration materials and information will be included in the mail.
I-CARE Registration
Students who were enrolled in I-CARE for the 2013-14 school year will receive letters inviting them to I-CARE Registration on August 6th 12-3:00. Students who have been referred, but did not enroll may call the Positive Alternative Campus, 753-8400, to enroll on August 6.
Flyer for Application
Alternative Program Application
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Upcoming Events

AIMS Writing: No ELT
Date: 10/28/2014
AIMS Reading: No ELT
Date: 10/29/2014
AIMS Math: No ELT
Date: 10/30/2014
KUSD Governing Board Meeting
Date: 11/11/2014, 5:30 PM
Location: District Office Board Room.
KUSD Governing Board Meeting
Date: 12/9/2014, 5:30 PM
Location: District Office Board Room.