UPCOMING EVENTS

  • Tuesday, April 13 is SAT (11th grade). There will be no classes.
  • Thursday, April 15 is PSAT (10th & 9th grade). There will be no classes.
  • Friday, April 23 will still be no classes. CMAS for 11th grade it has been cancelled.
  • Monday, May 17 & Tuesday, May 18 are finals.

State and national testing is just around the corner. On Tuesday, April 13th, we will be administering the SAT for all 11th grade students. On Thursday, April 15th, we will be administering the PSAT 8/9 and PSAT 10 for all 9th and 10th graders. On Friday, April 23rd, CMAS TESTING WAS CANCELLED BY THE STATE OF COLORADO. However, we will still not have classes on this day.

If you do not wish for your child to take these tests and choose to opt-out, you must sign and deliver the opt-out form and have it delivered to the school by April 6th. You can have your child deliver this to his/her/their adviser, and the advisers will deliver it to Dr. Ruth Rhodes, our assessment coordinator. Thank you for your attention in this matter. You may address any questions to ruth.rhodes@coloradoearlycolleges.org. Thank you!
ADVISING APPOINTMENTS!
We are starting advising on Monday, March 22. Click on your advisor’s name below to schedule an appointment:
2021-2022 CALENDAR NOW AVAILABLE
Our calendar for next school year is now available. Click here to view it.

2021-2022 BELL SCHEDULE NOW AVAILABLE
Our bell schedule for next school year is also available. Click here to view it.
IMPORTANT SAFETY REMINDER: Students Must Be Picked Up By 4PM
Student safety is our top priority. Please make sure that your student has a ride home before 4pm unless they are staying for a supervised after-school activity. If an after-school activity ends after 4pm, they are expected to leave campus promptly after the end of the activity.
ACC WITHDRAWAL DATE
The ACC withdrawal date is April 30th. If you are considering withdrawing from a class, please contact your advisor as soon as possible.
FREE ONLINE TUTORING PLATFORM FOR COLORADO STUDENTS THROUGH CEI PARTNERSHIP WITH KHAN ACADEMY FOUNDER
Colorado Education Initiative (CEI) announced that they have launched a new partnership with Schoolhouse.world, an online platform that pairs students with tutors around the globe. Schoolhouse.world was launched in early 2020 by Sal Khan, the founder of the popular Khan Academy online learning website, to accelerate learning in these challenging times. There is no deadline to register, and there are no limits to the number of Colorado students who can take advantage of this opportunity.

Schoolhouse.world is a breakthrough platform that connects people around the world to free, small-group tutoring sessions. It currently offers tutoring in high school mathematics, exam prep and SAT prep for students over the age of 13, and aims to expand to additional grade levels and topics soon. Schoolhouse.world first opened its virtual doors to tutors and students from the public in early 2020. People from all over the world volunteered to tutor sessions; high school students, teachers, professionals, and PhDs alike. Since then, Schoolhouse.world has run over a thousand tutoring sessions with students from more than 40 countries. Schoolhouse.world launched its new website in January 2021 and already 500 Colorado students have visited the platform, with many participating in the tutoring experience Sign up here to learn more.

CEI will be hosting information sessions for students, families and educators to learn more about this exciting service and initiative. Each session will include an overview, details, and information about how to leverage the platform for your community. Sign up below:
STUDENT COUNCIL FUNDRAISER
Thank you for supporting the CECP's StuCo Fundraiser! We’ll receive all profits from any items you purchase. Order more to help us reach our fundraising goal!


Fundraiser ends on May 2.
SOURCES OF STRENGTH SNACK N CHAT
Snack n Chat is a new, virtual, AND in-person opportunity for students to connect and gain support from one another! Join us for an hour of fun, interactive games, conversations, and more! Feel free to stop by at any time within the hour. Snacks will be provided for our in-person meetings!

Where?
In-person: Will be held in the conference room.
Virtual: Over Teams! Contact miss Kaylee for more information.

When?
In-person: Tuesday, April 6th @11:00am
Virtual:  Friday, April 9th @11:00am
SPORTS EQUIPMENT DONATION REQUEST
5 Guy Workforce class is doing a Soccer Ball and Equipment drive to benefit Truth FC who sends Soccer Balls and Equipment to underdeveloped countries where good equipment is harder to come by. Please bring any Balls or Equipment to the school before April 16th, or contact us if a pick-up would work better for you. For questions please contact Ms. Hedberg.
CEC INVERNESS SUMMER CAMPS!
Art Camp - June 7-11
Any students in grades 6-12 can sign up for Art Camp at CEC Inverness with Mr. Vialpando. The cost is $100 per student. Anyone interested can email Nick Vialpando to enroll, you do not have to be a CEC Inverness student. Please share with friends!
COLLEGE & CAREER OPPORTUNITIES
Financial Aid Literacy Mini-Series
CU Denver K-12 Outreach will be hosting various virtual events for those interested in financial literacy. They are here to help students, parents, high school partners, and the community with navigating the daunting task of preparing for college and securing funding to help pay for their education. Financial Literacy also includes learning to be financially capable as a student and throughout life. Click here for more information or to sign up.
  • Financial Fitness: Budget and saving for college and beyond - Thursday, April 8 at 5:30 PM
  • Financial Fitness: Building and Maintaining your Credit and credit score - Thursday, April 15 at 5:30 PM
  • Ballin’ on a budget - Thursday, April 22 at 5:30 PM
Big Future Virtual College Fairs
Whether you’ve already started your college search or have no idea where to begin, we want to connect you with colleges that might be a good fit for you. BigFuture™ Days gives you a chance to get information about multiple colleges from college admissions officers and current college students.
Here are five reasons to attend BigFuture Days:
1.     Explore colleges in a way that’s informative but not overwhelming.
2.     Connect directly with colleges to get answers to your questions and show your interest in attending.
3.     Get answers to your college questions from college advisors via live Q&A sessions.
4.     Take key college planning steps like searching for colleges and exploring scholarships.
5.     Join these free events from a computer or mobile device. 
Explore your college options in each region—attend any or all of these events. Go to cb.org/bigfuturedays to register and learn more!

It's Not Too Late: College Application Workshop
The CCHSCR College Collab Committee is putting on a virtual panel event with institutions that operate on rolling admissions. Each of these schools do not have application deadlines and would love to help walk students through their application on an individual basis. This will also allow students to apply to any/all of these institutions for free!

Wednesday, April 7 at 6:30pm
  • Adams State University
  • Colorado Mountain College
  • Colorado Mesa University
  • University of Colorado Colorado Springs
  • Western Colorado University
Thursday, April 8 at 6:30pm
  • CSU-Pueblo
  • Front Range Community College
  • MSU Denver
  • Regis University
  • University of Northern Colorado
 

CU Boulder, CSU, DU, and School of Mines Admissions Webinar
Monday, May 3, at 4:30 p.m. Register Here
During these sessions, you will receive quick updates from each school (Colorado School of Mines, Colorado State University, the University of Colorado Boulder, and the University of Denver). You'll then have the opportunity to ask a panel of admissions professionals any and every question that may be on your mind about the admissions process and the state of Colorado.

Colorado Virtual Career Fair
Colorado students can connect live with professionals representing all 17 career clusters, and multiple ethnicities, backgrounds, and parts of Colorado. The fair will be from April 19-22. To view the schedule, register for the fair, and get more information visit youthcareerfair.org.

Spring Junior Workshop Series by Regional Officers of Admissions of the Rockies
  • College Search Panel - Factors to consider in your college search
  • College 101 Panel - Application process and funding your college experience
  • Test Options Panel
  • College Roundtable - Listen to multiple university and college representatives
  • Register at - https://www.roarregionals.com/springjuniorworkshopseries.html

ACC Open House
Learn more about our:
  • ACC resources, admissions, enrollment & more!
  • Associate & bachelor’s degrees
  • Workforce programs & apprenticeships
  • High school Concurrent Enrollment program
  • Online classes and campuses in Littleton, Parker, and Castle Rock
Open to All! NO RSVP required.
* Scholarship giveaways! *

ACC Career Workshops

ACC Pathway Events
  • Pre-Health Panels
  • April 7: Careers in Medicine: MD, DO, PA, NP RSVP Here
  • April 14: Careers in Physical Therapy and Physical Therapist Assisting RSVP Here
  • April 21: Careers in Laboratory Technology and Medical Assisting RSVP Here 
Senior Scholarship List
We will now be posting scholarships that we find on our advising college guide! Click here to access the full list of scholarships.
  • Dawson Memorial Scholarship
  • Rotary University Hills Scholarship
  • Women’s Energy Network of Colorado Scholarship
  • Jackie Robinson Foundation Scholarship
  • Grossman Scholarship
  • Pinnacol Foundation Scholarship
  • Ellevation Education Scholarship for English Language Learners
  • Forward Steps Scholarship for Current/Former Foster Youth
  • MSU Denver Mentorship Scholarship - contact Julia Volzke

Scholarship Resources for All Grades
Did you know that it is never too early to start applying for scholarships? High School Freshmen to College Seniors should always be on the lookout for different scholarship opportunities.

Here are some resources to help get you started:
CLUB MEETINGS
Interact/Young Rotary
Interact/Young Rotary is a service organization sponsored by the Cherry Creek Valley Rotary Club here in Parker. We organize fundraisers and other service events that benefit the school, the community, and the world. To learn more join us at our weekly meetings on Friday afternoons!

Meeting Times: Fridays at 1pm
Meeting Style: Virtual (email Ms. Hedberg for link)
Club Sponsor: Tara Hedberg

Ethics Bowl Club
Ethic Bowls are competitive yet collaborative events in which students discuss real-life ethical issues. In each round of competition, teams take turns analyzing cases about complex ethical dilemmas and responding to questions and comments from the other team and from a panel of judges. An ethics bowl differs from a debate competition in that students are not assigned opposing views; rather, they defend whichever position they think is correct, provide each other with constructive criticism, and win by demonstrating that they have thought rigorously and systematically about the cases and engaged respectfully and supportively with all participants. If you would like to join the team, please e-mail Dr. Rhodes at ruth.rhodes@coloradoearlycolleges.org.

Meeting Times: Tuesdays and Thursdays at 8am
Meeting Style: Virtual (email Dr. Rhodes for link)
Club Sponsor: Ruth Rhodes
Medical Club
This club is a great opportunity for anyone interested in healthcare and learning more about the medical field, as well as being involved in the school!
 
Previously, we’ve planned events such as breast cancer awareness month, blood drives, and a winter formal/informal dance. We plan to continue staying an active part of the schools community even through COVID-19. 
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