Year Book On 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.

        
Carolina Center for Civic Education
Published by Kenneth McKinnon on February 24, 2014
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The Carolina Center for Civic Education will be hosting its second annual Summer Mock Trial Camps for students in grades 9 – 12 (fall 2014). They will have three sessions this summer: in Chapel Hill, Asheville, and Fayetteville. All three camps provide Basic and Advanced tracks, and students and teachers will have the chance to put their new skills into practice by taking part in a trial scrimmage on the final day of camp. 
For more information and registration, please visit the link below and see attached documents.

CCCE Summer Camps

        
Important AP Information
Published by Kenneth McKinnon on February 5, 2014
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Advanced Placement
The College Board offers 37 courses across 22 subject areas, many of which are offered in the Cumberland County High Schools. AP coursework exposes high school students to college-level material.  CCS students may enroll in an AP course if they have successfully completed the appropriate prerequisite courses.  Recommended criteria for entrance into an AP course includes a GPA of 90 in the Honors level of the previous corresponding subject and teacher or principal recommendation.  Read more

        
 
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