Calhoun County Schools is offering a program to ensure non traditional high school students receive their diplomas. Calhoun County Alternative Education Program has partnered with schools, parents and the community to provide a quality education for at-risk students with the Positive Approach to Student Success, or PASS Program.
Created in 2012, the PASS Program expands academic and behavioral choices for students who might not be successful in traditional school settings. PASS Program Principal Julie Hood says they have had 135 students graduate so far. The next graduation is set for May 22nd.
Hood says she hopes to have 8 graduate on that day. The PASS program provides student opportunities to graduate and become college or career ready.