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The Parent's Guide to College Admission

Shelton Challenge

The Shelton Challenge is a six day residential experience to help students expand their knowledge and skills of what it takes to be a leader.Students will participate in activities that will help them have a greater understanding for a variety of topics including personal leadership assessment and interpersonal dynamics;role of values and ethics in leadership; leadership traits and approaches; team building and empowering others; civic and social responsibility;and goal setting.

Students also have the opportunity to participate in team building activities,low and high ropes courses, a coordinated service project,and fun night activities to help students get to know others participating in the program. Click the link above to see requirements.

College Access Para Todos Program
Information to access college for Spanish speaking students.

Study Abroad Programs - Long term, Short term (summer program) or International Travel

Contact the CMS study abroad specialist - click on link above.

CPCC - Career and College Promise Program

See Ms. McGraw in the Career Center for more information.

CPCC The Career and College Promise Program

One of the new, exciting programs offered through CPCC this year is Career & College Promise. This is a new initiative by Governor Beverly Perdue which provides seamless dual enrollment educational enrollment educational opportunities for qualifying North Carolina high school students. The tuition and fees are waived for all eligible courses under this program. This provides a great opportunity for students to get a jump start on their college education and save money in the process! You can find out more information about the program by clicking here: http://www.cpcc.edu/hsprograms/career-college-promise


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US News and World Report has selected East Mecklenburg as the 13th BEST high school in the state of North Carolina !! Congratulations Eagles!! For more information go to US News and World Report.

Latin American Coalition

Programs designed for undocumented and immigrant youth. College Access provides individualized college preparation assessment, school presentations, counselor training, volunteer opportunities, college visits, and skill building workshops for high school undocumented and immigrant youth. For information about upcoming workshops please click here.

Financial Fortitude for Teens

Job Fair at Carowinds