Upward Bound Math & Science
Published by Kenneth McKinnon on April 17, 2014
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The Upward Bound Math & Science (UBMS) Program at FSU is designed to strengthen the math and science skills of participating students. The goal of UBMS is to help students recognize and develop their potential to excel in fields in math and science and to encourage them to pursue post secondary degrees in science, technology, engineering and math.  Read more

        
Important AP Information
Published by Kenneth McKinnon on April 17, 2014
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Students and Parents,

In preparation for Advanced Placement (AP) exams, the Cumberland County Schools Secondary Education Department is organizing our first ever Cumberland County Schools AP Review Day. The AP Review Day will be held on May 3, 2014, at Douglas Byrd High School. Two review sessions will be facilitated by AP teachers representing many schools across the district.  Read more

        
Yearbook Sale
Published by Kenneth McKinnon on April 14, 2014
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Pre Order your Year Book in Room 205 or at catherineochoa@ccs.k12.nc.us

You still have time to purchase a page, the deadline is May 1,2014

Year Book Sale

        
B. Davis Scholarship
Published by Kenneth McKinnon on April 2, 2014
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The deadline is approaching for the 2014 B.Davis Scholarship. Please visit: http://www.studentawardsearch.com/scholarships.htm to apply. Applications must be received by May 26, 2014. Amount of Scholarship: $1,00

        
Bill Harrison Scholarship
Published by Kenneth McKinnon on April 2, 2014
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This $1,500 scholarship is a great opportunity for a senior looking to pursue a career in education. Please see Ms. Dixon for an application. The deadline for applications is April 29, 2014. Candidates for the Bill Harrison Scholarship must meet the following requirements:

1.      Must be a Cumberland County Schools graduating senior and have earned a cumulative grade point average of 2.5 or higher.

2.      Must be accepted and enroll as a full-time student at a private or public post-secondary institution in the coming school year.

3.      Must intend to major in Education and become a teacher

        
NC Community Development Initiative
Published by Kenneth McKinnon on March 11, 2014
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Attention Juniors: The NC Community Development Initiative presents it’s annual Summer Youth Leadership Program. The program is an eight-week, paid internship designed to help interested students explore the field of community economic development as well as gain excellent leadership training by engaging in seminars and discussions featuring community leaders, individual/group assignments, and field trips. Students must be at least 16 years old, a rising high school senior in good academic standing (no minimum GPA), and a North Carolina resident.

For more information and the application, please click on the attached link.

Youth Leadership Program

        
Discover Stanford University This Summer
Published by Kenneth McKinnon on March 11, 2014
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Online High School:

The Stanford University Online High School (OHS) is an independent school for academically talented and motivated students in grades 7–12.

Residential Summer Programs:

Stanford pre-collegiate residential summer programs offer students in high school and middle school the opportunity to explore their interests in an academically intensive environment among intellectual peers from around the world, while getting a taste of life on the Stanford campus.

Academic Year Programs:

Learn about a variety of online and on-campus programs in a range of subjects for students from elementary to high school level that enrich their academic experience.

Click the link to learn more http://spcs.stanford.edu/explore
        
Important Scholarships Information
Published by Kenneth McKinnon on March 6, 2014
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Students, click the links below to search for scholarships.

2014 Scholarships  FastWeb

        
Wake Forest University
Published by Kenneth McKinnon on March 4, 2014
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Rising Juniors & Seniors: LENS@Wake Forest is a three-week summer program that will equip you with the necessary academic foundation for becoming a global citizen. The 2014 theme is Global Sustainability. You will delve into scientific concepts about sustainability issues in the Experiential Classroom. You will explore local businesses and industries incorporating principles of sustainability by participating in Living Labs. You will be introduced to college-level writing and develop new communication skills during the Writing Seminar. You will work in small groups to partner with a community agency and research a sustainability-related need using your new knowledge through the Service Learning Projects. In addition to learning, you will experience a variety of fun activities that will introduce you to college social life.

For more information on the program and to apply, click on the attached link.

LENS @ Wake Forest Academic Theme | LENS High School Program | Wake Forest University

        
North Carolina Community College Scholarship
Published by Kenneth McKinnon on March 3, 2014
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North Carolina Community College Scholarship (College Tech Prep Scholarship): If you are a current senior with a minimum 2.5 unweighted academic grade point average, demonstrate need, and have completed a CTE concentrator or completed a CTE certificate program through the High School Connections at FTCC, and plan to attend a North Carolina Community College you may be eligible for this $1500 scholarship opportunity.

Please complete the attached application and return it to the guidance office by 4 pm on Friday, April 18, 2014. Any applications submitted after that time will not be considered.

        
 
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