Hill Center Site Announcements
***All classes for Hill Center MECHS are canceled on Wednesday, March 1, 2017 due to the threat of severe weather. Classes will resume on Thursday, March 2, 2017.***

Hill Center MECHS Established January 25, 2016

Click here for Re-Registration Information.

CLICK HERE for the Hill Center Facebook Page for more information about Forsyth's newest MECHS site!

The Hill Center Facebook Page will provide you with information on:
     The newest graduates of the current school term
     Activities, events and more
     Additional Hill Center MECHS news

Hill Center MECHS School Calendar for 2017-18

July 3-7               July 4th Holiday
July 27                Summer School Ends
July 31-Aug. 4     Summer Break
Sept. 4                Labor Day Holiday
Sept. 25-28         Fall Break
Nov. 20-24          Thanksgiving Holiday
Dec. 22-Jan. 3    Christmas Holiday
Jan. 15                Martin Luther King, Jr., Holiday
Feb. 19 & 20       Presidents Holiday
April 2-6              Spring Break
May 28               Memorial Day
May 29               Summer School Begins

Mountain Education Charter HS Testing Schedule

July 17-20         EOC Summer Main Administration
                        July 17     Language Arts, Section 1
                        July 18     Language Arts, Sections 2 & 3
                        July 19     All Science and Social Studies
                        July 20     All Mathematics
August 14-17     EOC Fall Mid-Month
Sept. 11-14        EOC Fall Mid-Month
October 10-12    EOC Fall Mid-Month
Nov. 13-16         EOC Fall Mid-Month
December 4-7    EOC Winter Main Administration
January 22-25    EOC Spring Mid-Month
February 12-15   EOC Spring Mid-Month
March 19-22       EOC Spring Mid-Month
Apr. 30-May 9     EOC Spring Main Administration
                         April 30   ELA, Section 1
                         May 1     ELA, Sections 2 & 3
                         May 2     All Mathematics
                         May 3     Makeup Day for LA & Mathematics
                         May 7     All Science
                         May 8     All Social Studies
                         May 9     Makeup Day for Science and Soc. St.
July 16-19          EOC Summer Main Administration

Important Academic Information for Parents Students at Mountain Education Charter High school must have 23 credits to graduate. On average, students that attend school each night from Monday through Thursday while working 4 hours per night can earn one credit in approximately one month. Graduation occurs when a student earns 23 credits in their respective “Plan of Study,” which is developed by the school and approved by parents. Ask about your student’s “Plan of Study” when you attend any of the parent meetings offered at school Students actually “graduate” the day that their respective plan of study is completed. However, they may then choose to take part in the graduation ceremony, which is scheduled in late May.

Upcoming Events
An Academic, Individualized, Evening High School
Mountain Education Charter High School (MECHS) is a collaborative effort of Elbert, Fannin, Forsyth, Gilmer, Lumpkin, Pickens, Rabun, Towns, Union, and White County School Systems. The MECHS collaborative organization also operates sites in Habersham and Stephens Counties. We are an academic, self-paced, individualized evening high school that serves students who are seeking a non-traditional school environment and who desire a Georgia high school diploma.

MECHS also serves students who need to make-up missed credit from their regular high school, enabling them to stay on academic track and graduate with their peers. 

MECHS is a year-round high school that offers all Georgia required curriculum courses as well as a variety of vocational courses and state-mandated testing. 
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