CCS Families In the Know
DRAFT 2021-2022 Traditional Calendar Options
We want your feedback! We are in the process of developing the 2021-22 traditional school calendar. The Board of Education will receive information on the calendar along with the community feedback to take into consideration. Use the link below to review the calendar options and details, as well as information on the calendar law that we are required to follow. The feedback window will be open from February 19-28.
Click HERE to complete the survey.
Medical Update Forms

If you have not returned your child’s Medical Update Form to their school, please do so as soon as possible.
New Career and College Promise (CCP) Resources 
The Joint Advisory Committee is excited to announce the release of new CCP advising resources for Students and School Personnel.  
These resources are intended for North Carolina students and school personnel to promote and support the success of students interested in taking dual enrollment courses through the CCP program.  
These resources are offered by the Joint Advisory Committee, which is comprised of representatives from the NC Department of Public Instruction, the NC Community College System, the University of North Carolina System, and the NC Independent Colleges and Universities. 
Post-Secondary Planning / College & Scholarships

Scholarships- Are you ready to earn money for college? Planning to attend a 2 or 4 year college, don’t miss out on all the local, NC and national scholarships: Connect to all the links and applications here on the Craven County School’s website: College Advising and Scholarships 

FAFSA- Earn Grants and Scholarships with this FREE Application 
Finish the FAFSA! Planning to attend a 2 or 4 year college, don’t miss out on all the NC and Federal Grants for college. College financial aid deadlines vary so Finish the FAFSA today. For assistance, start with your school counselor or visit Craven Community College website for a virtual appointment with a financial aid expert.

CIAA Tournament Education Day- Meet College Admissions Reps!

On Feb. 23-24, attendees will be able to virtually meet with college recruiters from Maryland, North Carolina, Pennsylvania and Virginia to learn tips to prepare for college as well as get the inside track on the collegiate experience. Students register HERE 
College y Consejos

College y Consejos is partnering with MyFutureNC's First in FAFSA campaign to offer free, virtual FAFSA assistance to any Latinx student in NC. 
Details are as follows:
· Appointments available at
· Appointments are available Sundays-Thursdays, February
21 – March 7.
· Evening and Sunday appointments can be in Spanish or English.
· Weekday appointments are in English only.
· Appointments are available for students, parents/caregivers, and counselors.
· Students do not have to be associated with our organization to get help.
· Counselors who may be working with a student in person or via Zoom, or counselors who have questions about FAFSA completion with immigrant families, can sign up for appointments.
See event announcement and FAFSA checklist of ítems needed to complete the FAFSAbelow.
College y Consejos offers free, virtual college advising to 11th and 12th-grade Latinx students across North Carolina. We center comunidad y cultura in our advising, and work with students regardless of immigration status.
To sign up for FAFSA assistance only:
To nominate a student for our College y Consejos advising:
You’re invited to join CFNC’s new webinar: Advantages of Attending North Carolina Historically Black Colleges and Universities:

A Rich History and a Bright Future!

Tuesday, February 23, 2021
6:00 - 7:30 PM
Attend this webinar to learn about our rich history and the wonderful benefits of attending an HBCU. More information is available at Register here!
Spring Break Driver’s Education Class 
An All-County Spring Break Driver’s Education class will be offered March 29 - April 12, 2021 virtually from 5pm-7pm.   
Students must be at least 14 years, 6 months by the first day of class in order to participate. A fee of $45 is required for the class, but a fee waiver is available. The Driver’s Education fee can be paid at any high school and a receipt or fee waiver form is required for the class. 
Go to Jordan Driving School’s Website to register for the class. 
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