EWHS Enrichment Opportunities

SOPHOMORES - 10th graders interested in applying to North Carolina School of Science and Mathematics are invited to attend a presentation by one of the admissions counselors from NCSSM.  If interested, please see Ms. White in Student Services before Monday, October 16, 2017.



NCSSM - NORTH CAROLINA SCHOOL OF SCIENCE AND MATHEMATICS - NCSSM  is the nation's first public residential high school focused on science, technology, engineering, and math.  Criteria for admission into this highly competitive school includes: legal residency in NC; interest in science, math, and technology as shown by participation in clubs, competitions, supplemental programs, and other related activities; leadership positions; above-average grades in freshman and sophomore classes; enrollment in accelerated and challenging courses; strong evaluations from teachers and counselor; SAT test results; and NCSSM math test.  Applications are due January 15, 2018.   The electronic application for admission is available via: www.ncssm.edu.  See Ms. White in Student Services for additional information.




TEEN COURT VOLUNTEERS - Teen Court is a diversion program designed for youth offenders who have no prior criminal record, and are still enrolled in school.  Youth make restitution for their offense through community service, jury duty, and educational opportunities.  If you are between the ages of 14-18, you can serve as a teen volunteer.  After completion of training, student volunteers can serve  any number of positions, such as Prosecuting Attorneys, Defense Attorneys, Jurors, Bailiffs, and Clerk of Court.  Teen Court is held every 2nd and 3rd Tuesday of the month, from 5:30 until 8:00 pm in a courtroom on the second floor of the Wayne County Courthouse.  To get involved, contact Communities in Schools at 919.735.1432 or email teencourt2@ciswayne.org.  See Ms. White in Student Services for additional information and an application.
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