CCS Substance Abuse Prevention Speaker--Former NFL Player Cliff Crosby
On Friday, January 22, 2021 at 11:00 a.m. CCS will be hosting former NFL player Cliff Crosby to speak with our students about decision making and substance abuse prevention. Here is the link to join the Teams Meeting: https://bit.ly/CliffCrosby. For more information about Mr. Crosby, here is a link to his BIO: Cliff Crosby Bio.
Spring 2021 Schedule Change Requests (Monday, December 7th--Friday, December 11th)
Schedule Change Policy:
No schedule changes are guaranteed. Many factors go into making a schedule change that are out of our control.
To request a change, please use the link below. DO NOT EMAIL your counselor to request a schedule change. The form MUST be completed online for a request to be considered. This form will become available on Monday, December 7th and will be available until Friday, December 11th at 2:30 p.m. The form must be completed by FRIDAY, DECEMBER 11th. Please be sure to include a VALID EMAIL ADDRESS in the schedule change form. You will receive a response to your request via email.
We want all students to be happy with their schedules, therefore a specific period of time is set aside for students to request schedule changes. Students who would like to request a schedule change must do so during the approved timeframes in fairness to all students. Please understand our classes are very full and changes are never guaranteed. It is likely any change will result in rearranging an entire schedule.
The following parameters must be followed when submitting a schedule change request:
- Students must submit schedule change request during the designated window by the indicated deadline
- Requests must be submitted via the online form linked below; emailed requests will not be considered.
- Schedule change requests will not be accepted or considered beyond the deadline---no exceptions.
- Changes to ask for the same class but with a different teacher or in a different block will not be considered.
- All students who submit a change rquest will receive an email notification of the outcome of their request by email.
You can access the Schedule Change Form here:
Be sure to select the appropriate counselor and include an email and phone number. It is important that you meet this deadline.
Your counselor will notify you if a change has been made via email. Please DO NOT EMAIL YOUR COUNSELOR as they will be checking the online form frequently.
Sophomore Success Presentation Video
If you were unable to attend our Sophomore Success Presentation Live on Teams, that's okay! We have the video link to the recording of the presentation here: Sophomore Success Presentation. There't lots of great information regarding academic success tips, GPA, college preparation, ACT/SAT, etc. Check it out!!
Freshman Foundations Presentation Video
If you were unable to attend our Freshman Foundations Presentation Live on Teams, that's okay because we have a link to the recording of the video presentation: Freshman Foundations Presentation Video Recording. There's lots of great information regarding GPA, transcripts, grades and other resources for freshman to be successful! Check it out!
SENIOR CONFERENCE VIRTUAL APPOINTMENTS:
Senior conference appointment times will be available by appointment only beginning September 14 thru October 30th. This is an opportunity for students to meet with their counselor for 15-30 minutes and review post-secondary plans. Senior students can visit Senior Conference Appointments to request a virtual appointment time with their designated counselor. This link is also available on the Student Services Canvas Homepage under Announcements (Student Services Canvas). Each student who schedules an appointment must review the link for the Virtual Confidentiality Statement. Normally NCHS School Counselors meet with students 1:1, this year these meetings will be delivered virtually or by phone. Students should only schedule an appointment during their asynchronous times.
Extended Home Learning
Students we miss you and can't wait for school to be back in session. We also want you to know we are working from home and available to you for consultation during work hours 7:15a-2:30p Monday-Friday. The best way to reach us is through email, which we have listed below.
School Social Worker:
Hope4NC Helpine (1-855-587-3643)
The Hope4NC Helpline connects North Carolinians to additional mental health and resilience supports that help them cope and build resilience during times of crisis. The Helpline is available 24 hours a day, seven days a week to speak to a live person.
COVID-19 Community Resources
Here is a list of COVID-19 Community Resources to help assist with support for students, families, and those in need. It also provides a list of community outreach programs where people can volunteer or donate to help support those in need during this very difficult time. Please everyone take the proper and appropriate safety precautions during this pandemic by practicing social distancing and adhering to the stay-at-home mandate as much as possible:
THE BEST PREPARATION FOR TOMORROW IS DOING YOUR BEST TODAY!
WELCOME TO THE NCHS STUDENT SERVICES WEBPAGE!The mission of the Northwest Cabarrus Student Services Department is to promote the academic, career, and personal/social development for every student. Our comprehensive developmental counseling program is data based to continuously assess, develop, and implement programs in order to raise the achievement levels for all students. As Professional School Counselors, we advocate for all students and strive to empower them to be life-long learners and responsible citizens.
Seniors! View the Annual Senior Talks Presentation [Fall 2020]
Juniors! View the Annual Junior Jumpstart Presentation [Fall 2020]
Contact our College Adviser, Ms. Alia Karout!
To subscribe to the weekly college planning and scholarships update newsletter click here.
Seniors and parents are encouraged to join the Class of 2021 College Planning Remind group to stay up-to-date on the college application process. Click the image below or text @nchs21COLL to 81010 to join!
Juniors and parents are invited to join the Class of 2022 College Planning Remind Group. Click the image below or text @nchs22COL to 81010 to join!
Click here to access our "LinkTree" for quick access to important college-related resources.
Calendar - Student Services
February 23, 2021
7:00 AM - 1:00 PM ACT for Juniors
Seniors - Class of 2021Welcome back! It is officially college application season! GPA and class rank may be found on the transcript received in the mail with your final report card. We highly recommend you begin your applications early and that you do college applications through the Naviance platform. You must link your Common App account to Naviance and keep your college application materials in one place. Transcripts and teacher recommendation requests can be made directly through Naviance! Have questions about Naviance? Check out the Naviance page on our website! Instructions on how to link your common app and naviance can be found in the Senior Talks Presentation from last Fall which you can access through the link on this page. Transcripts can be sent electronically to ALL NC colleges from the CFNC site for free. Be sure your CFNC profile includes your PowerSchool # (lunch #) and indicate Northwest Cabarrus HS as your school.
Register online to take the SAT/ACT!If you plan to attend a four-year college in the fall after you graduate, have taken Math III, and are a junior or senior, you need to take the SAT and/or ACT college entrance exam. The cost is $60 if you register by the posted deadlines. More information is available on the left hand side of our webpage under college/entrance exams. See your counselor or the college adviser for more information.
Student athletes - If you are interested in playing a sport in college, it is very important that you know the academic requirements for NCAA eligibility beginning with your freshman year in high school! The core GPA for NCAA eligibility is computed using only English, Math, Science, Social Studies, and Foreign Language semester grades. More information is available on the left hand side of our webpage under "Athletics/Are you NCAA eligible?"