The Vance County Early College High School is beginning its application process for ninth graders for the 2014-2015 school year. The application process is open to all current eighth-grade students.
Important dates in the application process that parents of eighth-grade students should be aware of include:
Tuesday, March 4 – Presentations to two teams of eighth graders at Eaton-Johnson Middle School from 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Wednesday, March 5 – Presentations to the third team of eighth graders at Eaton-Johnson Middle School from 8:30 to 11:25 a.m.
Thursday, March 6 – Presentations to students on all teams of eighth graders at Henderson Middle School from 8 a.m. to 2:10 p.m.
Tuesday, March 11 – Presentation for parents and eighth-grade students at Eaton-Johnson Middle School beginning at 6 p.m.
Thursday, March 13 – Presentation for parents and eighth-grade students at Henderson Middle School beginning at 6 p.m.
Principal Michael Bullard of the Early College High School, will be leading the presentations and will have applications available.
The deadline for applications for rising ninth graders for the Early College High School is Friday, March 21.
Applications will be available soon on the Vance County Early College High School website link from the Vance County Schools’ website at www.vcs.k12.nc.us. On the district website, interested persons can click on the “Select A School” button at the top left of the homepage to select the Vance County Early College High School link.
Completed applications can be returned to counselors in the middle schools or to the Early College High School, P.O. Box 917, Henderson, N.C. 27536 or at the school on the campus of Vance-Granville Community College off Poplar Creek Road west of Henderson. The school is located on the top floor of Building 2 on the community college campus.
The Early College High School is a five-year program which offers students an opportunity to complete their high school education and receive two years of college course work at no cost. Students can receive college credits to transfer to a two-year or four-year college or university or receive a two-year associate’s degree from Vance-Granville Community College.