Welcome to High School Connections
High School Connections Information Sessions
The annual High School Connections Open House was held on Thursday, March 5th, but if you missed it- do not fear! We have several additional information sessions coming up regarding our 2015-2016 class and program offerings:
Reid Ross Classical High School: Tuesday, March 10th, 6:00pm in the media center
Cape Fear High School: Thursday, March 19th, 6:00pm in the auditorium
Gray's Creek High School: Tuesday, March 24th, 4:00pm (location TBD)
Terry Sanford High School: Wednesday, March 25th: 9:30am, 2:30pm, and 5:30pm in the media center
Pine Forest High School: Tuesday, March 31st: 6:00pm in the auditorium
Westover High School: Wednesday, April 1st: 6:00pm in the cafeteria
Students and parents from these high schools are encouraged to attend these sessions to learn more about the program and to get started on their enrollment paperwork for next year. We hope to see you there!
Spring 2015 Registration Information
FTCC will be offering just a few online courses that will start March 30th and end
May 22nd. Courses for which HSC students can enroll are:
ACA-122 College Transfer Success
BUS-110 Introduction to Business
CIS-110 Introduction to Computers
COM-231 Public Speaking
ENG-111 Writing & Inquiry
ENG-112 Writing/Research in the Disciplines (ENG-111 pre-req)
HIS-131 American History 1
MAT-152 Statistical Methods 1
PSY-150 General Psychology
Students interested in enrolling in one of these courses can contact our office at 678-8542 for more information.
Summer/Fall 2015 Registration Information
FTCC's summer 2015 session will run from May 26th until July 21st. Registration is scheduled to open for this session on or around Monday, March 23rd. Students interested in taking a summer class should check first with their high school counselor for permission. Currently enrolled students can submit a drop/add form for summer; new students will be required to submit a complete enrollment packet (including transcript and test scores). Eligible students for summer classes are those who have completed 10th grade but also have not graduated prior to May 26th.
FTCC's fall 2015 session will start on August 17th for concurrent classes, and on August 25th for High School Connections classes. The last day of the fall semester will be December 12th for all classes. Registration is scheduled to open for this session on or around Monday, March 23rd. Local public and private high school students should meet with their high school's counselor to fill out an enrollment packet for 2015-2016 (both new and returning students must submit a new, complete enrollment packet each academic year).
Local home school students should make an appointment with the HSC staff after March 23rd to register for summer or fall classes.
Information Regarding Graduation 2015
Each year, students who successfully complete one of the High School Connections Career & Technical Education pathway programs are invited to participate in the college's graduation ceremony. This year's ceremony will take place on Friday, May 15th, 2015 at 6:00pm. Details about the ceremony itself and the graduation application will be shared with the HSC classes during the week of March 30th. High School Connections students do not need to submit the online graduation application. We will bring all required materials to you in class and share all the relevant information.
High School Connections Overview
Career and College Promise provides seamless dual enrollment educational opportunities for eligible North Carolina high school students in order to accelerate completion of college certificates, diplomas, and associate degrees that lead to college transfer or provide entry-level job skills. There are two ways an eligible high school student can enroll:
College Transfer Pathway
The College Transfer Pathways (CTP) are designed for high school juniors and seniors who wish to take classes for their bachelor’s degree. CTP classes will transfer seamlessly to any public or participating private college or university.
Career and Technical Education
The Career and Technical Education (CTE) Pathways are programs of study that provide high school students with the opportunity to earn a certificate in a particular career or technical field.