News and Announcements

Most Current Information is at top of page. However, there may be information further down the page that is still relevant....

Computer Integrated Manufacturing is a new course being offered next year. This is an honors course the studies the manufacturing planning, integration, and implementation of automation. The course explores manufacturing history, individual processes, systems, and careers. In addition to technical concepts, the course incorporates finance, ethics, and engineering design.

Prerequisites for the course include Intro to Pre-Engineering I and Principles of Engineering.

The last day to register for courses for current students who wish to take Summer courses towards their Associates Degree through WCC is Thursday, May 24th. Please see your grade level Counselor for information on registration, ASAP, if you plan on enrolling in Summer courses.

The Scholarship Awards Program will be held on Friday Morning at 9:00 in the auditorium. Seniors will be dismissed by announcement. Following the Awards Program will be a senior cook out in the lobby of the auditorium. With permission slips turned in, seniors will be dismissed following the cookout.

On Sunday, May 20, at 4:00, the Carroll County Ministerial Society will hold the annual Baccalaureate Service.

This is a spiritual service for graduates and their families. This is not a mandatory attendance.

Seniors who attend need to wear their cap and gowns and be in the gym by 3:30. This service will be held in the auditorium.


A reminder to those students interested in participating in SCA for the 2018-2019 School Year, please print and submit your application to Mrs. Brady no later than next Friday, May 18th.

Students interested in participating in SCA for the 2018-2019 School Year should print and complete the SCA application sent to your student g-mail accounts and submit it to Mrs. Brady by May 18th

SAT and ACT Testing Information

UPCOMING TEST DATES for SAT/ACT

The remaining test dates for the SAT:

-June 2nd, with a May 3rd registration deadline

Registration can be accessed on SAT.org

SAT Study Resources:

Study resources for the SAT can be accessed through KHAN Academy, online. You can link your PSAT scores with this resource to determine how you will best be able to study!

Remaining test dates for the ACT:

- June 9th with a registration deadline of May 4th

- July 14th with a registration deadline of June 15th

ACT Study Resources:

A FREE study resource for the ACT, ACT Academy, is available by using the following link: https://academy.act.org/

SOL Schedule

May 18 -W. Hist II

May 21 - Alg II

May 22 - Geometry

May 23 - E. Science, Chemistry

May 24 - Reading , W. Geography

May 25 - Makeups/Exp Retakes

May 28 - US History ,Biology

May 29 - Algebra I

May 30 - Makeups/Exp Retakes

May 15 begins Term Grad and Senior SOL Testing

All seniors must be ready to test by May 18.

Calendar of Events

April 23rd- Prom tickets go on sale

April 24th- WCC evaluations for DC Teachers

April 26th- Prom Decorating begins

May 1st- WCC Registration for students

May 4th- Prom

May 7th- Academic Awards 6:00 Auditorium

May 17th-Non-writing SOL Testing will begin

May 18th- Senior Awards 9:00 am

May 18th- Senior Cookout 12:00 pm

May 20th- Baccalaureate Service 4:00 pm

May 23rd- Senior Exams 1st & 2nd

May 24th- Senior Exams 3rd & 4th

May 24th- Senior Breakfast 8:30 am Cafeteria

May 24th- Graduation Practice 9:00 am

May 26th- Graduation

May 31st- Exams 2nd & 4th

June 1st – Exams 1st & 3rd

POSSIBLE NEW COURSE FOR 2018-2019!!!

Students that may be interested in taking a class in Theatre should see their counselor as soon as possible. It is possible that we will be able to offer a Theatre program next year.

Important information...

The William R. Harvey Leadership Institute will be holding a Leadership Summit from July 8th-July 13th 2018. It is a six-night accommodation on HU's campus with all meals, workshop materials and leadership training. There is a registration fee of $675 with a required deposit of $150. The registration deadline is May 4, 2018. For more information, please see Mrs. Brady in Student Services.

Wytheville Community College representatives will be at CCHS on May 1st to register future seniors who plan to attend WCC for fall/summer classes. They will be meeting in computer lab, room 245. Registration will begin at 8:45 am.

Any student interested in participating in a CCHS Athletic Training Student Aide Program see Mr. Stanbery. Student aides learn about the profession of athletic training/sports medicine, get practical healthcare experience, assist with daily athletic training responsibilities, and assist in the care of athletics during athletic practices and competitions.

Please check your student g-mail accounts for information on the following:

NEW 4/16/18 - Please check your student g-mail accounts for information on FREE ACT/SAT test resources.

  • NEW 4/16/18- Please check your student g-mail accounts for access to an informational database on Business Degrees.
  • Seniors, please check your g-mail accounts for information on the Sentara RMH School of Phlebotomy Technician!
  • Please check your student g-mail accounts for information on the 2018 Summer Law Courses for High School Students offered by the College William & Mary Law School.

The Virginia Space Grant Consortium would like to share the following information about the following FREE NASA-related programs for Virginia's high school students interested in STEM.

For 11th and 12th grade students, Virginia Aerospace Science and Technology Scholars (VASTS) and Virginia Earth System Science Scholars (VESSS) programs are offered.

For 10th grade students, Virginia Space Coast Scholars (VSCS) program is offered. For additional information, please check your student g-mail accounts or see your grade level counselor.

Seniors can enter for a chance to win "SunTrust Off to College Scholarship Sweepstakes" 30 winners will be chosen at random. Enter at www.suntrust.com/offtocollege Additional information is posted in Student Services.

Sorensen Institute for Political Leadership: Students who attend the High School Leaders Program live at the University of Virginia for two weeks in the summer and receive in-depth classroom instruction and hands-on training in practical politics at a college level. Students receive 3 University of Virginia college credits from their coursework.

See Mr. Stanbery in Student Services if you would like more information.

***Attention seniors: Students making Magna Cum Laude (GPA 3.8 - 3.9) and Summa Cum Laude (4.0 +) are posted outside the Student Services doorway. See Mr. Stanbery should you have questions.

WCC

Wytheville Community College representatives will be at CCHS on May 1st to register future seniors who plan to attend WCC for fall/summer classes. They will be meeting in computer lab, room 245. Registration will begin at 8:45 am.





CONSTRUCTION ENGINEERING AND MANAGEMENT PREVIEW DAY: BUILD YOUR FUTURE WITH US

APR

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Sat, Apr 21, 12:00pm

Bishop-Favrao Hall

1345 Perry Street

Blacksburg, VA 24141

Spend an afternoon with us to discover a major in Construction Engineering and Management at Virginia Tech. This free event is open to high school juniors, seniors, and transfer students.

Please register by Monday, April 9 HERE

Schedule of Events: 12:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.

12 p.m. Check-in & Tailgate Lunch

1 p.m. Welcome & Overview of Construction and Engineering Management

1:15 - 2:45 p.m. Breakout Sessions

  • Build Lab Tour & Demonstrations
  • Current CEM Student Panel
  • A Day in the Life of a CEM Graduate
  • Teambuilding & Engineering Activity

2:45 p.m. Wrap Up

3 p.m. Campus Tours with Current CEM Students

Parking is free on the weekends. There is a parking lot next to Bishop - Favrao Hall. There is also a parking lot and a parking garage across from Bishop - Favrao Hall along Perry Street.


Any student interested in participating in a CCHS Athletic Training Student Aide Program see Mr. Stanbery. Student aides learn about the profession of athletic training/sports medicine, get practical healthcare experience, assist with daily athletic training responsibilities, and assist in the care of athletics during athletic practices and competitions.


WCC to Present Free Movie Night Featuring “Hidden Figures” at all Locations

Wytheville Community College Student Services is sponsoring a free Movie Night at all WCC locations on Thursday, March 22, 2018. In honor of Women’s History Month, the popular Academy Award nominated film “Hidden Figures” will be shown at all WCC locations, including the WCC campus in Wytheville in the Snyder Auditorium in Grayson Hall, the Crossroads location in Galax in Room 143, and the Summit Center in Marion in Room 147. The movie begins at 6 p.m. at all locations.

WCC Movie Night is free and open to the public at each WCC location. Refreshments will also be provided at no charge. The showing at the Wytheville campus is being co-hosted by the Wytheville Branch of the American Association of University Women (AAUW). Those interested in learning more about AAUW are encouraged to attend. For more information regarding WCC’s free movie night, contact Emily Darlington at (276)223-4714 or email edarlington@wcc.vccs.edu.

About the movie: Based on a true story, the movie portrays a team of female African-American mathematicians who served a vital role in NASA during the early years of the U.S. space program, according to IMDB.com. The film is rated “PG” and runs 2 hour 7 minutes. The movie stars Taraji Henson, Octavia Spencer, Janelle Monae, Kevin Costner, Kirsten Dunst, and Jim Parsons.



Dual Enrollment

Attention Freshman and Sophomores... If you are planning to take dual enrollment courses during high school, Wytheville Community College will be offering informational sessions. Students and parents are welcome and encouraged to attend on of the following three sessions to obtain information about the programs, registration and guidelines.

All sessions will begin at 6:00 pm

Tuesday, March 6th at Marion (Summit Auditorium)

Wednesday, March 7th at Galax Crossroads Institute (Room 143)

Wednesday, March 8th at Wytheville Community College (Carroll Hall, Room 118)


Financial Aid Workshops...

Tuesday, March 20th at Galax Crossroads Institute

Wednesday, March 21st at Summit Auditorium in Marion

Thursday, March 22nd at Wytheville Community College in the One Stop Center

Students/families need to bring respective social security numbers, along with their parental marital status (month and year) and their alien registration number (if they are not a U.S. citizen). Additionally students and families must bring 2016 federal income tax returns, W-2s, etc... if they can not use the IRS Data Retrieval Tool, along with bank/investment statements, records of untaxed income (if applicable), and their FSA user IDs/passwords.


Registration Time

Counselors are in the process of meeting with students to discuss class choices and register for the 2018- 2019 school year. The following information will help you know who to contact if you have questions regarding student registration

Counselor Grade level

Mr. Stanberry bstanber@ccpsd.k12.va.us current 11th graders

Mrs. Brady lbbrady@ccpsd.k12.va.us current 10th graders

Mrs. Mishoe dwmishoe@ccpsd.k12.va.us current 9th graders

Ms. Goddard clgoddar@ccpsd.k12.va.us current 8th graders