Welcome to CCHS!
 The school day begins at 7:55 AM and ends at 3:20 PM.

 

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 2016-17 Report to the People

April Newsletter

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Graduation Map and Information

 

WORD OF THE MONTH

 Dependable: able to be trusted.

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Congratulations to Jimeque Brown
Winner of the Good Citizenship I-Pad Drawing

  

Forty-two students met the criteria and the list was narrowed to a final twelve students three from each grade level by a random drawing:  Samantha Calcutt, Danessa Green, Robria Linder, Autumn Green, Tiffany Infinger, Malaysia Young, Jimeque Brown, Ronald Futrick, Marci Inabinett, Zarifa Brown, Caitlin Crosby, and Logan Lemacks.

An Apple iPad Air was awarded for second semester 2016-17 good citizenship.  The criteria for students to be entered into the drawing are as follows:
Enrolled prior to second semester.
On grade level with 9GR.
No all day absences in any class (>2 absences) attendance range January 17 - May 12, 2017.
No unexcused absence in any period.
No tardy in any period.
No discipline in EH active or pending.

 

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Seniors are not to be on campus for any reason until report card pickup from 1 pm - 3 pm on May 25 in the Auxiliary Gym.

Graduation Practice will begin in the PAC at 1 PM on Friday, May 26.

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EXAMS UNDERCLASSMEN 

EOC English 1 - May 24 

EOC Algebra 1 - May 25

EOC Biology - May 26 

Exams Underclassmen --May 30 & 31



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2017 Athletic Physicals

 

This will be the only time that free physicals are offered for all sports. These included middle school students as well as high school students. All athletes MUST GET A NEW PHYSICAL EVERY YEAR. Everyone must have a physical before conditioning or trying out with a team.  All Physicals for the 2016-2017 school will expire on June 30th 2017.  

 

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ATTENDANCE SEAT TIME DATES for 2016-17
 
SENIORS ONLY: MAY 22, 23, 24, 25, 26
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CCHS and TCTC MISSION STATEMENT

Colleton County High School and Thunderbolt Career and Technology Center (TCTC) will prepare every student to graduate with a 21st century education to be globally competitive for their chosen college and/or career path.

Colleton County High School and
Thunderbolt Career and Technology Center
Vision, Purpose and Core Values

 

OUR VISION Colleton County High School and Thunderbolt Career and Technology Center will be world-class schools that ensure all students achieve at high levels.

OUR PURPOSE Colleton County High School and Thunderbolt Career and Technology Center will prepare every student to graduate with a 21st century education to be globally competitive for their chosen college and/or career path.

OUR CORE VALUES
v Our core purposes are teaching and learning.
v Effective teaching is the most essential factor in student learning.
v Effective leadership supports learning and optimal performance for all students.
v Colleton County High School and Thunderbolt Career and Technology Center are committed to every student being successful in meeting the Profile of the SC Graduate when provided high expectations and sufficient, appropriate supports.
v A safe, secure, and positive environment will be conducive for teaching and learning.
v Trusting, positive, and productive relationships among all stakeholders are built through meaningful communication and engagement.
v Organizational development and professional growth opportunities for all employees are essential to becoming a world-class school.
v Colleton County High School and Thunderbolt Career and Technology Center are committed to ensuring every student has an equitable, effective digital learning environment.
v Every member of Colleton County High School and Thunderbolt Career and Technology Center works for kids and makes important contributions toward becoming a world-class high school.

OUR MOTTO Preparing every child today for tomorrow!

CCHS Alma Mater

Here’s to you our Alma Mater, the fairest of them all. We will cherish each golden memory of the days within your halls.
May the Cougars ever bring fame and honor to your name. Raise the battle cry; let the colors fly for Colleton County High.

 GO COUGARS!

Do you have a desire to be involved with business after high school?
Want to travel and compete at the State and National Level?

Click here to join Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) next year

 

 

2016-17 Report to the People

April Newsletter

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A Healthier You... 

Be on the lookout for stroke, the No. 5 killer of Americans, and its partner, high blood pressure. Together, they are responsible for 133,000 American deaths a year – or one every four minutes!

High blood pressure could be stalking you right now. Most people who have a first stroke also have high blood pressure. But the good news is, 80% of strokes can be prevented. YOU can help put an end to this deadly duo for good.

Nearly 1 in 6 American adults with high blood pressure don't know

Mozzafarian D et al. Circulation. 2017;135:e135-139

Have your blood pressure checked and keep it in check to, REDUCE your RISK OF STROKE.
NORMAL BLOOD PRESSURE IS BELOW 120/80

May is National Stroke Month. There's no better time to get your blood pressure checked and help end stroke for good.

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EMAIL US:
DONATE@HEART.ORG
CALL US:
1-800-AHA-USA1 OR 1-800-242-8721
OUTSIDE US: +1 (214) 570-5978
WRITE TO US:
American Heart Association
National Center 7272 Greenville Avenue
Dallas, TX 75231

 

 Wellness Mission Statement "Encourage best health practices for staff and students at Colleton County High School."

 

KERMIT TREVOR HUDSON MEMORIAL
Celebrate, Be Thankful...Make a difference!
This is your opportunity to honor the memory of Kermit Trevor Hudson and his love of music through the KTHMF Scholarship Fund established as his living legacy to make a difference in the lives of piano, voice, and audiovisual scholarship recipients for years to come.  Donations for this fund can be made at the Fee Window or online at: https://sites.google.com/site/kermittrevorhudsonmemorialfund/ 

 

Helpful Websites 

http://www.scfriendlystandards.org

This site provides easy access to families regarding what children should be learning in school each year. These family-friendly standards are organized by grade level and address English Language Arts, Math, Science and Social Studies. The site includes updated content for the Common Core State Standards and is available in English and Spanish. The majority of the content for Common Core on the site was developed by the Council of the Great City Schools.

http://www.cgcs.org/Page/334
Here is a 3-minute video which explains the standards to general audiences as well.
http://www.usatestprep.com/Home

USATestprep is an effective web based technology to improve student test performance. It is available for EOC, SAT and ACT. USATestprep also help with most core content such as ELA, Algebra 1, Algebra 2 etc...
1. Go to www.usatestprep.com
2. Select “Member Login” at the top right corner
3. If your child has never logged in before, create a student profile
            Account ID: colletonsc
            Activation Code: stu3533
4. If your child has logged in before, ask him/her for their login information
            Account ID: colletonsc
5. Login to the site using your student username and password
6. Once logged in, click on the “Getting Started” button on your home page

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Useful Links
Staff Email
Cougar New Tech
Parent / Student Connect
PowerTeacher
Renaissance Learning
PowerSchool
Educator Handbook
Destiny
Excent Online
Testing
 
Links for Teachers and Staff
TestView / Enrich
AimsWeb
 IT Direct
 Kelly Services
 Google Drive Password Reset
Understanding student assessments
 

May 21: Special Olympics

May 21: Senior Exams 1st and 2nd blocks

May 22: Senior Exams 4th and 5th blocks

May 22: Fifth Grade Concert in PAC

May 25: No School Memorial Day

May 28: Chorus Presentation of "Grease" in PAC

May 29: Chorus Presentation of Grease in PAC

June 1: Chorus Presentation of Grease in PAC

June 2: Chicken Dinner Fundraiser for Kermit Memorial Fund

June 1, 2 & 3: Exams for underclassmen

June 4: Half Day for Students (Last Day)

June 5: Practice for Graduation at the Performing Arts Center at 8:30 am

June 6: Graduation at 9 am in Cougar Stadium

June 8: Last day for Teachers!!!