Employment Opportunity for High School

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Juice Vibes of Cary (Located in Kildaire Shoppes) Opening mid June Available Shifts:6am-2pm 10am-5pm 2pm- closing Will be prepping fruit/vegetables Making smoothies/juices Preparing to-go salads Washing dishes and keeping areas cleaned Interested?  Email spvibes17@gmail.com ... Read More >>

Recommended Reading for Parents and Students

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COLLEGE ADMISSIONS David L. Marcus: Acceptance: A Legendary Guidance Counselor Helps Seven Kids Find the Right Colleges–and Find Themselves Jacques Steinberg: The Gatekeepers: Inside the Admissions Process of a Premier College John A. Beck: Light on the Path: A Christian Perspective on College Success Karen Levin Coburn: Letting Go: A Parent's Guide to Understanding College Years Loren Pope: Colleges That ... Read More >>

The Templeton Summer Scholars Program

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WHAT:  A college-accredited, residential honors program (Limited to 40 students per class) WHEN:  Course I: July 7-15, 2017, Course II: July 17-24, 2017 WHERE:  Eastern University (St. Davids Campus) WHY: Earn up to 3 college credits (transferable). Enhance your academic resume. Sharpen skills of thinking, analysis, discussion, and writing, with the Templeton Honors College’s faculty. Receive one-to-one college-level academic tutorials ... Read More >>

Scholarship Opportunity

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The Raleigh Jaycees Scholarship Program Download the 2017 applications here: College or University Scholarship, 2017 Community or Technical Scholarship, 2017 Description Established by the Raleigh Jaycees in 2003, the following scholarships promote student achievement for those who have demonstrated “Leadership Development Through Community Service.” Students must be nominated by an Administrator, School Counselor, Employer or Community Service Supervisor. Criteria include ... Read More >>

NCSU College of Textiles visits Cary Christian!

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When: Tuesday, March 21st at 2:30pm Where: Classroom # 208 Sign Up in Naviance ASAP "Textiles today are innovative, life saving, creative, global, all around you and thriving right here in North Carolina. Our textile students build their education on a foundation of science that takes them to fashion houses, NASA, textile design companies, laboratories, graduate school and beyond. From ... Read More >>

Free Test Prep from College Tutors of Cary

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College Tutors of Cary is offering our popular free Practice ACT & SAT Tests this Winter for 11th & 12th grade students on the following dates: Saturday, April 8th (Registration opens on March 6th for 10th – 12th Grade students only): Practice ACTTest from 9:30 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. Saturday, April 22nd (Registration opens on March 27th for 10th – ... Read More >>

Greensboro College Scholarship for Juniors and Seniors

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Award Level: Full Tuition + Room & Board Awarded to incoming students with top academic profiles on a rolling basis who demonstrate interest in leadership in religious life on campus and/or a local church. Students are required to major in Religion. Consideration will also be given to students who minor in Religion, Christian Ethics, Biblical Studies, or Ministry. Students are ... Read More >>

Raleigh NACAC College Fair

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Mark your calendars for the 2016 Greater Raleigh NACAC College Fair, the largest college fair in this part of North Carolina. Students and families will have the opportunity to meet with representatives from nearly 200 colleges in North Carolina and across the country. There will also be workshops available on the SAT suite of assessments, application tips, essay writing and ... Read More >>

1/23/17 Parent Night Notes

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Powerpoint Presentation ... Read More >>

Scholarships and Leadership Opportunities

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Local Scholarship Opportunity: http://carymacgregorrotary.org/scholarships/ Women in Technology Scholarship: https://studysoup.com/women-in-technology-scholarship High School Girls Leadership Conference: Brochure Service Academy Info Session: Brochure ... Read More >>

College Counseling Calendar

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Spring 2017 Important Dates More information about these events will be provided as the dates draw near.  Please note that some dates may change – be sure to check your email for updates. Jan 23rd 9-11th Parent Night; 6pm in the Auditorium (for parents and students who were unable to attend the meeting in the fall) Jan 25th PSAT 10 ... Read More >>

Calling All Junior Women

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WHAT: Women's Leadership Conference for High School Juniors WHEN: Saturday, February 4th, 2017 WHEN: Meredith College Click here for more information and to register: Conference Registration ... Read More >>

HOW TO WOW YOUR INTERVIEWERS – SACAC BLOG

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12/15/16 BY JULIE CARTER http://www.sacac.org/blog/ ... Read More >>

Making Sense of the PSAT Score Report

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A guide for parents, prepared by the experts at Signet Education ... Read More >>

PSAT Score Reporting

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PSAT Scores for 11th grade students will be released on December 12th.  To access PSAT scores, students should log in to their College Board accounts, or create an account if they have not already done so. Parents, do you have questions about your child’s PSAT score report? Kaplan will be hosting a free live online interactive workshop on Sunday, December ... Read More >>

Scholarship Opportunities

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Geneseo Migrant Center Scholarships for Migrant Studentshttp://migrant.net/migrant/scholarships/index.htmPrint and Graphics Scholarship Foundation Scholarshipshttps://pgsf.org/application-information-instructions/Society of Women Engineers Scholarship Programhttp://societyofwomenengineers.swe.org/index.php/swe-scholarships2016 Green Home Improvement Scholarshiphttp://www.homeadvisor.com/r/scholarships/ENTELEC’s Wayne V. Black Scholarshiphttp://www.entelec.org/entelec/about/waynevblackscholarshipVFW Auxiliary’s Young American Patriotic Art Contesthttps://vfwauxiliary.org/scholarships/young-american-creative-patriotic-art-contest/Jeannette Rankin Women’s Scholarship Fundhttp://www.rankinfoundation.org/students/eligibility/Diabetes Scholars Foundationhttp://diabetesscholars.org/college-scholarship/ outsidescholarships.org ... Read More >>

American Legion Contest

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National High School Oratorical Contest Scholarship Scholarships are awarded to the three finalists. First place receives $18,000, second gets $16,000 and third takes $14,000. Each individual state winner certified into and participating in the first round of the national contest receives a $1,500 scholarship. Each first-round winner who advances but does not qualify for the finals receives an additional $1,500 ... Read More >>

Scholarship Opportunities

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Organization Deadline Eligibility Website Sons of the American Revolution Contact stephenmorris-sar@nc.rr.com Grades 9th – 12th https://www.sar.org/education/youth-contests-awards/george-s-stella-m-knight-essay-contest The DuPont Challenge January 31 Grades 7th – 12th http://thechallenge.dupont.com/ National Peace Essay Contest February 1st Grades 9th – 12th http://www.usip.org/npec National MS Society Scholarships January High School Seniors and graduates http://www.nationalmssociety.org/Resources-Support/Insurance-and-Financial-Information/Financial-Resources/Scholarship-Program/Scholarship-Program-Information North Carolina Department of Veteran Affairs Contact the Department of Veteran Affairs ... Read More >>

UNC Events for High School Students

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SPLASH UNC Intellectually curious high school students are invited to Splash UNC, an annual event on UNC campus featuring unique classes taught by UNC students. From college admissions to self-defense to DNA, and beyond, students have over 100 classes from which to choose.When: Saturday, November 12 from 10 am to 5 pm Where: UNC campus in Chapel Hill, NC Cost: ... Read More >>

Kaplan Practice SAT/ACT Combo- SIGN UP TODAY

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EDIT: SIGN UP ENDS TONIGHT!!!! Can't decide between taking the SAT or the ACT?  Need another chance to practice your math and verbal skills? The ACT/SAT Combo Practice is on October 29 at 9am - students can register for the Combo Test Here To register, please complete all sections of the form by 11:59PM Eastern on Monday, October 24 ... Read More >>

Lyceum Scholars Program at Clemson University

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"The Lyceum Scholars program uses a "Great Books" approach to studying the history of freedom and capitalism, the American Founding, and the principles of moral character.  Sponsored by the Clemson Institute for the Study of Capitalism, Lyceum Scholars are awarded a four-year scholarship worth $10,000 total. Lyceum Scholars read the Great Books of Western Civilization and discuss timeless questions such ... Read More >>

UNC Computer Science Open House

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You’re invited! The Department of Computer Science at UNC Chapel Hill invites classes, groups, and individuals to attend our Middle School/High School Open House. 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, October 15 Register to attend - spaces are limited! The Department of Computer Science at UNC is hosting an open house for middle and high school students on October ... Read More >>

Fundraising Scholarship Competition

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The Leukemia and Lymphoma Society of NC is looking for motivated, and dedicated North Carolina high school students who are looking to make a difference in the cancer research community with a little friendly competition and fun along the way. Students of the Year is a nationally recognized fundraising competition within the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society. Students can choose to work alone ... Read More >>

Tips for your College Essay

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Start early. The more time you have, the less stress you'll have. You'll have plenty of time to give the essay your best effort. Be yourself. Take a moment to think about what interests you, what you love to talk about, what makes you sit up and take notice if it's mentioned in class or on TV. Then write about ... Read More >>

Part-Time Job Opportunity

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La Farm Bakery is Hiring: Part Time or Full Time Dishwasher/Utility Associate In this role, your contribution is critical to our success! Do you want to get started into the culinary field, but not sure where to begin? Working at La Farm in our Dishwasher position is a fantastic way to get your hands wet literally and figuratively! We are ... Read More >>

College Admissions Panel

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Join us in the CCS Auditorium for a College Panel featuring Admissions Professionals from Campbell University, Appalachian State University, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, and High Point University.  This event is open to high school families.  Please come prepared with questions for the representatives. WHEN Wednesday, September 21, 2016 from 6:30 PM to 7:30 PM  WHERE Cary ... Read More >>

College Visit Week

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Cary Christian School's College Week is just around the corner! From September 14-21st, (plus a few lunch visits the following week), college representatives from around the country will be joining us for half-hour time slots.  We strongly recommend that each student sign up for at least one college visit! This is a great chance to check out a school you ... Read More >>