Flyer gives eighth-graders tips about high school success

FRANKFORT, Ky. (April 25, 2016) —Kentucky eighth-graders headed for high school in the fall might find “High School Basics,” a four-page flyer, helpful. The free flyer can be ordered from the Kentucky Higher Education Assistance Authority (KHEAA).

“High School Basics” has sections about:

·         Credits and graduation requirements.

·         Calculating a GPA.

·         Reading a high school transcript.

·         The Kentucky Educational Excellence Scholarship (KEES).

·         Earning college credit while in high school.

Free copies are available by emailing [email protected]. Please remember to include a mailing address.

KHEAA is the state agency that administers KEES, need-based grants and other programs to help students pay their higher education expenses.

For more information about Kentucky scholarships and grants, visit; write KHEAA, P.O. Box 798, Frankfort, KY 40602; or call 800-928-8926, ext. 6-7214.