High School Student & Parent Announcements 4/2/2021
Textbook and Laptop Reimbursement Forms
Time is running out to submit your Textbook and Laptop Reimbursement Form requests! All requests are due by April 9th, 2021, and checks will be mailed or ready for pick-up at the end of the semester. 
Buyback day for purchased books will be Thursday, May 13th

(Forms can only be accessed if you are signed in to Office.com with your CEC account.) 
Advising Appointments
All advising appointments will continue to be held virtually through Microsoft Teams
  • Parents/guardians/non-student family members will NOT be allowed to come to the school for advising appointments. If you arrive at the school, you will be turned away and asked to reschedule your appointment
  • Students may take a remote learning day to be able to connect from home with their families. If students cannot take a remote day (i.e., having a lab or test), they may join the meeting remotely from the advising office. Please contact your advisor to make arrangements at least two days beforehand.
Aims CC Withdrawal Deadline
The deadline to withdraw from any Aims classes is Wednesday, April 7th. Students need to contact their CEC advisor if they are failing or close to failing an Aims college course. Parent approval is required to withdraw from a course.
Graduation & College Information
April Graduation Deadlines & Important Information
April 9th:
  • Click HERE to view the recording of the March 25th Virtual Graduation meeting. (You must be logged into Office.com with your CEC credentials to view).

April 15th:

  April 30th:
  • Pickup for cap and gown orders, honors cording, tickets for the ceremony, and other items for Graduates walking in the ceremony. More details will be forthcoming. 
Graduates - Place your Order!!!
CECFC Seniors & Parents - Graduation will be here before we know it! If you missed placing your CAP, GOWN & ANNOUNCEMENT order earlier this Fall, it's not too late!
Please visit www.Jostens.com to place your order. If you have questions, please contact our Jostens Representative, Lindsay Bellus, at 970-223-7119 x200.
CLEP & AP College Credits
All 2020-21 graduates who have taken a CLEP or AP exam(s) and earned college credit through FRCC, Aims, RRCC, and/or another college or university MUST send CEC a copy of their official college transcript so we can apply the CLEP credit and/or AP credit to your high school transcript, as well. All college transcripts must be received by April 15, 2021 to have the credits applied.   
NACAC College Fairs
NACAC is back with another collection of college information fairs for all students! At each virtual fair, students attend college presentations, learn about their options, ask questions, and demonstrate interest. NACAC is offering 8 fairs this semester: Apr. 10, Apr. 20, and May 2. Four of these events are smaller Focus Fairs and are especially for students with special interests or residing in specific regions: STEM (Mar. 7), Performing & Visual Arts (Mar. 16), Western US (Apr. 10), Southeastern US (Apr. 20). Students are invited to attend as many as they would like, and it is all provided at no cost!  
ROAR Spring Junior Workshops
Students and Parents can sign up to attend any of the panels and the College Roundtable sessions. The panels will cover pertinent information Juniors and their families will need heading into their college search process such as visiting campuses (in-person or virtually), basics on college admissions and financing the investment, and the various testing options institutions offer. The College Roundtable will be short introductions to 5 Universities per session. Sessions run throughout April - click the button below to see what sessions are offered and when.
Boettcher Foundation Scholarship Webinars
Students, As you begin looking ahead to the process of applying to colleges and scholarships, we wanted to let you know that the Boettcher Foundation will be hosting some webinars on "Everything You Need to Know About Scholarships." During these webinars, we will go over how students can "ACE" their college and scholarship applications, including tips on how to make their applications stand out. You can register to attend one of the webinars by clicking on the Sign Up button below and selecting the date you wish to attend. Attendance numbers are limited, so please only register if you will be able to watch the webinar during the scheduled date and time. You only need to attend one:
Webinar Dates: April 13; April 21; May 1; May 5; May 11: May 20
If you cannot attend any of these webinars, you can still access an abbreviated version of the presentation via a video on the FAQs page of our website (located under the question asking if the Boettcher Foundation provides resources on how to be competitive in a scholarship application.) For more information, view the Boettcher Scholarship Flier.
Summer Sessions: Course & Grade Recovery
CECFC high school will be offering Summer Courses. This option will be fully in-person and designed to support students who struggled with remote learning this school year. (Forms may only be accessed if you are signed into Microsoft Office with your CEC account.)
When: May 24th-28th and June 1st-4th
Who: These sessions are designed for students who made significant progress during the semester (Fall or Spring) in a particular course but did not earn a passing grade or would like to improve their grade.
What: These course and grade recovery sessions will span a two-hour time period each day (per course) in which students will work in person with a teacher and/or tutor to revisit assignments from the course that they struggled with. As students show proficiency via assignments, grades the semester will be replaced. 
Tutoring - Note about Testing Week
We will NOT have in-person tutoring available during Testing week, April 13 - 15. There will be some in-person sessions available on Monday, April 12, but the rest of the week will be Remote Tutoring only as non-testing students will not be allowed in the building.

Tutoring is available in math, science, English, French, Spanish, social sciences, and psychology. Please check that the tutor you choose provides tutoring in the subject you need. We look forward to working with you! Please remember that appointments must be canceled at least 24 hours in advance to avoid a $20 fee.
School Accountability Committee (SAC) News
Dear CEC Families,
 
For quick links to the CEC Website please visit: https://cecfcsac.wixsite.com/parentresourcegroup
 
We would like to invite you to one of our meetings to connect with other parents and the school. You are welcome to give feedback, share stories, bring up concerns, suggestions or ask questions. Research shows that when parents are involved in their children’s education, they benefit emotionally, socially, and academically. No volunteering or commitment is requested. Join us!
Somos un grupo comunitario dirigido por padres que se reúne regularmente para formar conexiones significativas entre padres y para facilitar interacciones efectivas dentro de la escuela. Investigaciones muestran que cuando los padres participan en la educación de sus hijos, éstos se benefician emocional, social y académicamente. El nuestro es un grupo comunitario: no te pedimos que te voluntarices ni que te comprometas a asistir regularmente. Únete a nosotros para compartir comentarios y preocupaciones, o simplemente para hacer preguntas.
Upcoming Virtual Events:
Parent Resource Group Meeting:
Thursday, April 8th at 7pm via Zoom
The invitation will be sent to your email address once you RSVP to cecfcsac@gmail.com


​CEC SAC Meeting:
Wednesday, April 21st at Noon via Microsoft Teams
The invitation will be sent to your email address once you RSVP to cecfcsac@gmail.com
 
Thank you very much,
The SAC Team
Informational Meeting
CECFC will hold its next Information Meeting on Thursday, April 8, 2021 at 5:00pm. Click the button below for more information and the link to join.
Teacher Appreciation Photo Booth
Join the SAC at the middle school and high school on Monday & Tuesday, April 5th & 6th, to send some love and appreciation to teachers and staff! Photo booths will be located in the middle school cafeteria, and outside the Bookstore at the high school.

Remote Students, you can upload your Thank You Pictures by clicking the button link below.
Student Meet-Ups
We are excited to offer some small, Covid-friendly Student Meet-Ups on-campus and throughout the community. All of us have been suffering from the lack of social interaction, and we want to offer some safe opportunities to interact and have some fun! Please click the button below for more details about the Student Meet-Ups we are currently offering. They will be updated regularly as more opportunities become available.
Covid - 19 Updates
The graph below will be updated each week to help keep you informed of any Covid cases reported to the school. We will only include information on probable or confirmed cases of staff or students that have been in the school within 2 weeks of the designation. If your student is in close contact with any staff or other students who are a confirmed or probable case, we will contact you directly with specific information. We ask that you please continue to contact the school Health Office if your student is showing any Covid-19 symptoms or has been exposed to someone with Covid-19. 
Need IT Technical Support?
Having trouble with Teams or Infinite Campus? Can't connect or computer running slow? Forgot your IC password? Our amazing IT Support Staff may be able to help! Click the link below for helpful hints & contact information for technical support

Helpful Links
In order to help answer questions and alleviate confusion, CECFC has created a Learning Guide to help families navigate this semester. The guide covers Health & Safety protocols, Learning Expectations, and Student Supports available
We know this year has been incredibly difficult, and many members of our CEC family may be struggling. CEC has compiled a Community Resource Guide to help with questions about Financial Resources, Mental Health Support, and much more. If you have further questions or concerns, please contact our school Social Worker, Stephanie Lerner.
Do you have a question, concern, or are just not sure to whom you need to speak? The School Contact Information Sheet is a list of helpful contact information for CECFC high school and middle school.