*PARENTS please follow the link below for valuable resources on communicating with your students about COVID-19. I want everyone to stay safe and informed. I miss my students and I hope to see them soon!
SCS students and parents upon our return from intercession break I will begin Settle Sessions for high school students and parents in need of academic information, college admissions questions, this world is crazy and I need to talk conversations and everything in between. I understand the need for a school connection and I am happy to be of service during this new and uncertain time. If you need to reach me please scroll to the bottom of this page and click "schedule an appointment." Once on the page scroll to the bottom and click book an appointment. From there you can decide if you would like to be contacted by phone, email, or video conference with Zoom. If you need to get in contact with me at anytime I am still checking my email. Please continue to stay safe and I really hope to see you all soon! #WeAreDPS
Important Dates & Information
*PLEASE CONTINUE TO CHECK THE SCHOLARSHIP AND SUMMER OPPORTUNITIES LINK ON THIS PAGE AS THERE ARE NEW OPPORTUNITIES POSTED WEEKLY
*Any seniors interested in pursing a career in education/teaching our Durham Public Schools HR department is spearheading a program that will support students with college applications. Please click the link below to register.
*PLEASE CLICK THE LINK BELOW FOR CCP VERIFICATION FORMS FOR ALL INTERESTED RISING JUNIORS AND SENIORS.
*All AP Students please click the link below for updated AP information and study resources.
*Updated SAT testing information
*Updated ACT testing information
*Students and families in need of conflict resolution services to include, parent-teen conflicts, roommate/shared living conflicts, neighbor-neighbor conflicts, Co-parenting mediation (and more) please reach out to the Conflict Resolution Center. They are providing remote services at no or low cost through video or teleconference. Please click the link below for more information
Young Men of Excellence Program is a free college readiness and career preparation program for young men of color from ages 11-17. For more information click the link below
Durham Tech College Liason
High school students our Durham Tech college liason, Adam DeSantis
(firstname.lastname@example.org) will be on campus monthly to help students with the college application and enrollment process. He is also available to speak with students and parents interested in the Career and College Promise (CCP) dual enrollment program.
CLEP (the College-Level Examination Program®) offers 34 exams that cover intro-level college course material. With a passing score on one CLEP exam, you could earn three or more college credits at more than 2,900 U.S. colleges and universities.
The Emily K Center is offering free assistance to students and parents in need of assistance with completing the FAFSA and the RDS application. Please visit Emily K Center's College Game Plan Calendar to help your student with FREE ACT/SAT prep. Click the link below to set up an appointment.
Emily K College Advisor
We are happy to welcome Christina Villegas to our SCS team. She will join us as the Emily K college advisor for all high school students. She will be on campus at least once a week and will also be meeting with students in the classrooms to help with college prep starting in the 9th grade. If any student or parent would like to meet with Ms. Villegas please contact Mrs. Settle to schedule an appointment. Students may also visit the Emily K Center Mon-Thurs from 4-7pm.
The student services office houses your high school counselor, middle school counselor, school nurse and testing coordinator. We are here to help support our students socially, emotionally and academically during their time at SCS. We have put together this website to help high school students and parents easily access information, schedule appointments, and stay up to date on upcoming activities and deadlines.