Apex High News


CFNC T-Shirt Design Contest

Posted 12/9/14

Announcing the 2014 CFNC T-Shirt Design Contest!
Is your high school the best? Prove it!
Enter CFNC’s T-Shirt Design Contest for your chance to win 250 custom tees for your school!
10 winners will be chosen throughout the state of North Carolina and submissions close 1/15/15… so get designing!
To learn more, visit cfnc.org/tshirtcontest
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/mycfnc
Twitter: https://twitter.com/cfnc
Instagram: @mycfnc
Snapchat: @mycfnc


In need of a Tutor?

Posted 11/19/14

Need a tutor?
The TutorConnect Club will match you with a peer tutor from NTHS, NHS, etc.
Use this link: https://sites.google.com/site/apextutorconnect/ to sign up for a tutor.
Interested in tutoring? Go to the above link, and click on the 'Tutors' tab to register.


Financial Aid Advisor

Posted 10/22/14

Ms. Bonnie Sykes, our Financial Aid Advisor, will be here on Wednesdays. She is available from 8:30 until 1:00, please contact Student Services at 919-387-2215 to set-up an appointment.


Senior Cap and Gown Information

Posted 9/12/14

Cap and Gown Order Forms are available in the Front Office and Student Services for those who did not attend Homeroom.
For those of you that missed turning in your order on October 20 and 21, please mail the completed form and payment by December 15 to Herff Jones, PO Box 98687, Raleigh, NC 27624.
Their contact information is 919-890-5288 or https://highschool.herffjones.com
On Monday, March 30 and Tuesday, March 31, Herff Jones will deliver the caps and gowns and graduation announcements in the gym lobby during lunches.


Transcript Request Process

Posted 8/12/2014

For Current Seniors:

  1. Transcripts requests for North Carolina colleges and universities should be requested through www.cfnc.org
  2. Transcript requests for Out of State colleges and universities as well as Counselor Recommendations should be requested at the front office of Student Services

For Former Students and All Other Requests:

(Including documents to apply for a new social security card or for DMV)

  1. Go to: wcpss.net
  2. Click on "Get Student Transcripts"
  3. Click on "Request Transcripts and Student Records"
  4. Click on the first option if you are a current student, second option if a former student
  5. Follow the prompts

College and Scholarship Section

 

Scholarship and Testing Information:

Apex High School College Board Code (CEEB Code): 340085

For SAT registration go to www.collegeboard.com.

For ACT registration go to www.act.org.

  • Please keep ALL scholarship offers (accepted or unaccepted) and bring to Student Services for senior awards and end of year reporting.
  • Athletes: Make sure you have registered with NCAA (www.eligibilitycenter.org) if you plan on playing a college sport. Make sure to send your SAT scores from College Board to the NCAA Clearinghouse (Code 9999).
  • If you have questions regarding transcripts or scholarships, please contact Mrs. Salpietro at 387-2215 bsalpietro@wcpss.net or Mrs. Graham at 387-2166 kgraham@wcpss.net
  • Check college websites for Open House information
  • Ms. Bonnie Sykes, our Financial Aid Advisor, will be here on Wednesdays from 8:30 - 1:00. Please call 919-387-2215 to set-up an appointment
  • Sign up to receive Cougar Notes, a Bi-weekly announcement from our PTSA, at cougarnotes@nc.rr.com

Scholarship Newsletter - Please check the WCPSS Online Scholarship Guide at http://www.scholarshipplus.com/wake/ for new scholarships. For the current scholarship newsletter, please click here.

For additional Scholarships not included in Scholarship Newsletter that can be found online or in the Student Services Scholarship Drawer: Please go to www.apexhigh.com, click on Student Services, then Scholarships

College Visits - Juniors and Seniors who would like to speak with a college representative need to sign up in Student Services to receive a pass.

  • *None at this time

College/University Open House:

Fall 2014
Spring 2015
  • Jan. 26: Meredith College Open House for Seniors: Please click here for more information.
  • Feb. 21: Christopher Newport University Open House days: Please click here for more information
  • Feb. 28: Meredith College Open House for Juniors: Please click here for more information.
  • Feb. 28: UNC Pembroke Open Houses: For more information please click here
  • Mar. 21: Christopher Newport University Open House days: Please click here for more information
  • Mar. 21: Johnson C. Smith University Open House: For more information click here
  • Mar. 21: UNC Charlotte Explore/Open House: Please click here for details
  • Mar. 28: Greensboro College Open Houses: For more information and dates, please click here
  • Apr. 11: UNC Pembroke Open Houses: For more information please click here
  • Apr. 18: Greensboro College Open Houses: For more information and dates, please click here
  • Apr. 25: UNC Charlotte Explore/Open House: Please click here for details
  • Virginia Military Institute Open House (various dates): Please click here for more information
  • Experience Bridgewater College Open House. Click here for more information
SAT/ACT Prep Courses and Resources
  • College tutors Cary SAT/ACT Practice Test. For more information, please click here
  • Raleigh Tutoring SAT/ACT Boot Camp. Look here for more information
  • St. David's School is offering an SAT Prep Course in January 2015: Parents and students can contact our Programs Coordinator, Katherine Fleming, through email at kfleming@sdsw.org or by phone at (919) 782-3331 ext. 332 or (919) 244-7542. You can also register by visiting their website at www.sdsw.org/programs.
Scholarships, Financial Aid and Contests
  • AMVETS (American Veterans) Americanism Essay Contest (deadline March 1, 2015): For 9-12 grade, please go to www.amvetsnc.org or stop by Student Services for entry forms and rules.
  • WACE National Co-op Scholarship Program 2014-2015: Please click here for more information and application
  • FAFSA DAY, Saturday, February 28, 2015 9 a.m. to 12 noon (times vary, so check website). Click here for more information
  • Letters About Literature Contest (9th-12th Grade) December 15th Deadline: Please go to read.gov/letters for Contest Rules and Guidelines
  • Hollins University Playwriting, Screenwriting, or Dance Competitions for SOPHOMORES & JUNIORS: Please click here for more information
Misc. College Information and Opportunities
  • If you would like to be nominated for the Mercy College Summer Leadership Academy please come to Student Services to let your counselor know: For more information please go to https://www.mercy.edu/business/leadership/academy.
  • Meredith College Women's Leadership Conference: For Juniors who are currently in leadership positions or who aspire to assume leadership positions in their senior year. Pre-registration if required by January 22nd. Please visit www.meredith.edu/admissions/lc to register. If you have any questions about the event, contact the Admissions Office at 919-760-8581 or 1-800-MEREDITH, or by email at kesugg@meredith.edu
  • For Summer Program Information, please go to apexhigh.com, Student Services, and then Summer Programs. Check back frequently, as we keep updating.
  • The Bronfman Youth Fellowships in Israel for Juniors (deadline January 6): Please click here for more information.
  • NC School of Science and Math Summer Ventures (Application deadline January 31). For more information and to apply, please click here.
  • Lenoir-Rhyne University Teaching Scholars Program: To learn more please click here
  • West Virginia University Admissions Update: Click here for Application & Waiver information
  • North Carolina A&T State University Aggie Nights 2014: For more info please click here
  • Triangle Youth Leadership Conference 6 - Conference 2015: Click here for more information
 
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