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UPDATED Fall 2018 Parent Meeting Presentation.pptx

Announcements

SENIORS - Richard Bland College of William & Mary is participating in the Virginia FREE APPLICATION WEEK for all high schools! From 11/12 to 11/16 they will be waiving all application fees! Please check your student g-mail accounts for details. The Pathways Flight Academies will immerse students in learning to fly while discovering the range of exciting aviation career opportunities available. Four, two-week residential academies will be offered during the summer of 2019 for selected students who have shown an interest in and passion for Science, Technology, Engineering, or Math (STEM), and have career aspirations to become a pilot. Students admitted to this intensive program will undertake ground school and flight training that can culminate in their first solo flight at the end of the academy! Interested students should see their Grade-Level Counselor in Student Services. SAT Study Materials are now available in Student Services. Please stop by and pick up any materials you may need (e.g. Practice Tests, Student Test Day Guide, etc.) or, as always, you may practice for the SAT online at KhanAcademy.com. If you have any questions, please see Mrs. Brady in Student Services. Keep Informed - Check G-Email for Information On!  10th and 11th Grade Students - PSAT Scholarship information.  Duke Summer Session 2019.  The 2018-2019 Lee-Jackson Educational Foundation Scholarship Program is now available for Virginia public, private, and home high school juniors and seniors.  The Virginia Space Grant Consortium (VSGC) provides the following STEM opportunities for High School students, and is FREE to all Virginia students: BLAST, VSCS, VASTS & VESSS.  Students interested in the UVA School of Architecture  The Batten Honors College of Virginia Wesleyan University.  The Center for Legal & Court Technology (CLCT) at William & Mary Law School is pleased to announce the 2019 law-related program for high school students.  Monthly Dual Enrollment Informational Meetings held by Josh Floyd, Dual Enrollment Coordinator for WCC.  10th and 11th Grade Students - information on PSAT Scholarship information.  Accessing College Blueprint, a self-paced online module, to assist with college admissions, paying for college, etc! If you have additional questions, please see Mrs. Brady in Student Services!  Important score information for the NCAA Eligibility Center and delayed ACT score reporting!  The Virginia Space Grant Consortium (VSGC) provides various STEM opportunities. All of the programs are FREE to all Virginia students. The Program Online Course applications are OPEN for 10th, 11th , and 12th grade students to apply. Please check your student g-mail accounts for additional information  Regarding the SAT, ACT and PSAT. SAT and ACT Test Dates for 2018-2019 have been sent to Student G-Mail Accounts and are also available in Student Services. The Sorensen Institute for Political Leadership is seeking the best and brightest students across Virginia to apply to the 2019 High School Leaders Program (HLSP). For additional information, please check your student g-mail accounts. Applications are due November 13th. COLLEGES: A representative from Emory & Henry College will be here on November 8 at 9:30 in Student Services to meet with interested Juniors or Seniors. Sign up in Student Services if you plan to attend. A representative from Mary Baldwin College will be at CCHS on Friday, November 9 at 9:00 in Student Services. Sign up in Student Services if you plan to attend Representatives from Radford University will be here on Monday, November 12 to review applications for admission. Your application must have been submitted with your transcript in order to be considered for admission. Student who meet admission qualifications will be notified at that time. Sign up in Student Services if you are interested in meeting with RU on this date. See Mr. Stanbery should you have any questions. A representative from Ferrum College will visit interested students on Wednesday, November 14 at 12:00 in Student Services. Should this time interfere with your lunch you will be given time to eat following the meeting. A representative from Bluefield College will visit CCHS on Wednesday, November 14 at 1:30. The meeting will take place in the Student Services Conference Room. Sign up in Student Services if you are interested in attending. . On Saturday, November 17, 2018, James Madison University's Office of Admissions will be hosting a reception for prospective students and their families at the Food City Corporate Support Center in Abingdon. In attendance will be members of the JMU faculty, Admissions Office staff, current students , alumni and the Dean of Admissions. The event will be held from 1 - 3 p.m. The event is free but you need to register at jmu.edu/admissions/va

A representative from Ferrum College will visit interested students on Wednesday, November 14 at 12:00 in Student Services. Should this time interfere with your lunch you will be given time to eat following the meeting.

A representative from Bluefield College will visit CCHS on Wednesday, November 14 at 1:30. The meeting will take place in the Student Services Conference Room. Sign up in Student Services if you are interested in attending.

Flight Academies Offered for Virginia High School Students

For Release: November 1, 2018

The Pathways Flight Academies will immerse students in learning to fly while discovering the range of exciting aviation career opportunities available. Four, two-week residential academies will be offered during the summer of 2019 for selected students who have shown an interest in and passion for Science, Technology, Engineering, or Math (STEM), and have career aspirations to become a pilot. Students admitted to this intensive program will undertake ground school and flight training that can culminate in their first solo flight at the end of the academy!

Contact: Mary Sandy or Kris Kennedy

Virginia Space Grant Consortium

msandy@odu.edu or pkennedy@odu.edu

757-766-5210

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Josh Floyd with WCC will be offering informational sessions for parents and students regarding Dual Enrollment. The times and dates are listed below.

Wednesday, Nov. 7, WCC – Carroll Hall (Room 118) (6 – 7 p.m.)

Thursday, Nov. 8, WCC – Carroll Hall (Room 118) (6 – 7 p.m.)

Tuesday, Nov. 13, Crossroads Institute (Galax) (6 – 7 p.m.)

Wednesday, Nov. 14, Crossroads Institute (Galax) (6 – 7 p.m.)

Thursday, Nov. 15, Summit Center (Marion) (6 – 7 p.m.)

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A representative from Mary Baldwin College will be at CCHS on Friday, November 9 at 9:00 in Student Services. Sign up in Student Services if you plan to attend

Representatives from Radford University will be here on Monday, November 12 to review applications for admission. Your application must have been submitted with your transcript in order to be considered for admission. Student who meet admission qualifications will be notified at that time.

Sign up in Student Services if you are interested in meeting with RU on this date.

See Mr. Stanbery should you have any questions.


Virginia Space Consortium Applications Open

The Virginia Space Grant Consortium (VSGC) provides the following STEM opportunities. All of our programs are FREE to all Virginia students.

Virginia Space Coast Scholars (VSCS) – Program for 10th grade students focusing on the missions flown or managed by NASA Wallops Flight Facility on Virginia’s Eastern Shore, with a Summer Academy program at NASA Wallops Flight Facility. http://vscs.spacegrant.org/

Virginia Aerospace Science and Technology Scholars (VASTS) – Program for 11th or 12th grade students focusing on NASA’s human spaceflight missions and the Journey to Mars with an online course with a Summer Academy program at NASA Langley Research Center. Students can earn up to 4 free dual enrollment credits. http://vsgc.odu.edu/VASTS/

Virginia Earth System Science Scholars (VESSS) – Program for 11th or 12th grade students, VESSS is an interactive, on-line Earth System Science Course featuring NASA scientific research and data. The students can earn up to 5 transferable, free dual enrollment college credits and can also compete to attend a Summer Academy program at NASA Langley Research Center. http://www.vsgc.odu.edu/VESSS


A representative from Longwood University will be at CCHS on Thursday, October 25 at 9:00 to visit with interested students. Sign up on the bulletin board in Student Services if you are interested in attending. The meeting will be held in the Student Services conference room.

Attention Freshmen and Sophomores:

If you are interested in Wytheville Community College's dual enrollment programs you can attend ONE of the following sessions:

Wed., Nov. 7 and Thurs., Nov 8 - 6-7 p.m.WCC (Carroll Hall, Room 118)

Tues., Nov 13 and Wed., Nov. 14 - 6-7 p.m.Galax (Crossroads Institute, Room 143

Thurs., Nov. 15 - 6-7 p.m.Marion (Summit Center)

Students/families will only need to choose one of the five sessions.


Josh Floyd with WCC will be providing weekly meetings to talk with parents and students about Dual Enrollment.

Dual Enrollment Meetings Josh Floyd, Coordinator of Dual Enrollment, will conduct open meetings/appointments at Crossroads Institute. Appointments and walk-ins are welcome. Monday, Oct. 22 (5 - 8 p.m.) Monday, Nov. 12 (5 - 8 p.m.) Monday, Dec. 10 (5 - 8 p.m.) Monday, Jan. 28 (5 - 8 p.m.) Monday, Feb. 25 (5 - 8 p.m.) Monday, Mar. 25 (5 - 8 p.m.) Monday, Apr. 22 (5 - 8 p.m.) Monday, May 20 (5 - 8 p.m.) To RSVP, contact Josh Floyd, Coordinator of Dual Enrollment, at (276) 223-4110 (office), (276) 613-3639 (mobile/text) or email at jfloyd@wcc.vccs.edu.


The Virginia Space Grant Consortium (VSGC) provides various STEM opportunities. All of the programs are FREE to all Virginia students. The Program Online Course applications are OPEN for 10th, 11th, and 12th grade students to apply. Please check your student g-mail accounts for additional information.

The Society of Women Engineers at the University of Virginia invites high school sophomores, juniors and seniors to apply to our High School Visitation program on Saturday, November 17, 2018. Please check your student g-mail accounts for more information.

A representative from Liberty University will visit CCHS on Friday, October 5. He will be in the lunch room from 12:00 to 1:45.

Please check your student g-mail accounts for information on accessing College Blueprint, a self-paced online module, to assist with college admissions, paying for college, etc! If you have additional questions, please see Mrs. Brady in Student Services!

Please check your student g-mail accounts for important score information for the NCAA Eligibility Center and delayed ACT score reporting!

There are upcoming events to tour Radford University:

Open House: Monday, October 8th at 9 am

Open House: Saturday, November 10th at 10 am

You can register in advance at www.radford.edu/visit

SENIORS: Any senior planning to attend The University of Virginia make plans to see Mr. Stanbery.

Study Guides are now available in Student Services for the PSAT. Please stop in and pick one up to help prepare you for the October 24 Test Date! If you haven't already, please sign-up for the PSAT in Student Services!

Please check your student g-mail accounts for important information regarding the SAT, ACT and PSAT.


SAT and ACT Test Dates for 2018-2019 have been sent to Student G-Mail Accounts and are also available in Student Services.

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Announcements will be made as soon as scholarship information becomes available. Applications are available in Mr. Stanbery’s Office. Make sure you follow application deadlines.

*NASA Opportunities for students! Please notice deadlines for applications...

Our Program Online Course applications are OPEN for 10th, 11th, and 12th grade students to apply.

The Virginia Space Grant Consortium (VSGC) provides the following STEM opportunities. All of our programs are FREE to all Virginia students.

Virginia Space Coast Scholars (VSCS) – Program for 10th grade students focusing on the missions flown or managed by NASA Wallops Flight Facility on Virginia’s Eastern Shore, with a Summer Academy program at NASA Wallops Flight Facility. http://vscs.spacegrant.org/

Virginia Aerospace Science and Technology Scholars (VASTS) – Program for 11th or 12th grade students focusing on NASA’s human spaceflight missions and the Journey to Mars with an online course with a Summer Academy program at NASA Langley Research Center. Students can earn up to 4 free dual enrollment credits. http://vsgc.odu.edu/VASTS/

Virginia Earth System Science Scholars (VESSS) – Program for 11th or 12th grade students, VESSS is an interactive, on-line Earth System Science Course featuring NASA scientific research and data. The students can earn up to 5 transferable, free dual enrollment college credits and can also compete to attend a Summer Academy program at NASA Langley Research Center. http://www.vsgc.odu.edu/VESS

*A representative from Liberty University will visit CCHS on Friday, October 5. He will be in the lunchroom from 12:00 to 1:45.

Please check your student g-mail accounts for information on accessing College Blueprint, a self-paced online module, to assist with college admissions, paying for college, etc! If you have additional questions, please see Mrs. Brady in Student Services!

*Please check your student g-mail accounts for important score information for the NCAA Eligibility Center and delayed ACT score reporting!

*There are upcoming events to tour Radford University:

Open House: Monday, October 8th at 9 am

Open House: Saturday, November 10th at 10 am

You can register in advance at www.radford.edu/visit

*SENIORS: Any senior planning to attend The University of Virginia make plans to see Mr. Stanbery.

Important Dates:

10/24/18 PSAT Administration (preregistration required)




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Date Registration Deadlines

September 9th, 2018

August 4th, 2018

October 28th, 2018

September 22nd, 2018

December 9th, 2018

November 3rd, 2018

February 10th, 2019

January 12th, 2019

April 14th, 2019

March 9th, 2019

June 9th, 2019

May 4th, 2019

July 14th, 2019

June 15th, 2019

ACT ONLINE REGISTRATION GUIDE

2018-2019 School Year Test Dates

To Register :

1. Visit www.act.org

2. Select the icon “ACT Registration”

3. Select the icon “Register Now”

4. Create a user name and password

5. Follow the prompts

Our School Code (Carroll County High School): 471075

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Just log on to www.khanacademy.com, create a user name and password, select test prep and follow the SAT practice!

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Date Registration Deadlines

August 25th , 2018

July 27th, 2018

October 6th, 2018

September 7th , 2018

November 3rd, 2018

October 5th, 2018

December 1st, 2018

November 2nd, 2018

March 9th, 2019

February 8th, 2019

May 4th, 2019

April 5th, 2019

June 1st, 2019

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SAT ONLINE REGISTRATION GUIDE

2018-2019 School Year Test Dates

To Register : 

1. Visit sat.collegeboard.org

2. Select “Register Now”

3. Create a user name and password

4. Follow the prompts

PLEASE NOTE: SAT Subject Tests are NOT given in March.

Our School Code (Carroll County High School): 471075

*If you do NOT have internet access, please see Mrs. Brady for information on registering by mail*