"It is the mission of this guidance department to provide a comprehensive and developmental school counseling program for every student at Roxboro Community School, by focusing on thmic Development, Career Development and Social/Personal Development, in accordance with The American School Counseling National Model adopted by the North Carolina Department of Public InstrucRCS school counselors are licensed, professional school advocates who provide support to maximize student potential, academic achievement and strong character development. In partnership with other educators, parents or guardians and the community, school counselors facilitate the support system to ensure all students have access to and are prepared with the knowledge and skills to contribute at the highest level as productive members of society."

 2014 - 2015 Curriculum Guide

High School Registration Form

Scholarship, Other Academic Opportunities

Lincoln Tech Presentation

Dave Williams, an admissions rep from Lincoln Tech, will be in the College Resource Conference Room on Thursday, May 20 at 9 a.m. He will give a 40-minute presentation followed by a Q and A session.  Any interested juniors or seniors should let their teachers know that they would like to attend, and then sign up in the College Resource Room before next Thursday March 21.

PCC Rep Visit

A Piedmont Community College representative will be at RCS, during high school lunch, on April 23 and Tuesday, May 13

Attention Senior Parents

Please complete FASFA as soon as possible. If you need help, contact the TRIO Educational Opportunity Center.

Dr. David Rogers scholarships

Attention seniors, the Person County Retired School Personnel will offer up to four $1,000 “Dr.David Rogers” scholarships. All applicants will have a personal interview with the scholarship committee during the month of April.  Application and transcripts are required by March 26, 2014.

NCSEAA Jagannathan Scholarships

For seniors planning to attend a UNC system school.  Recipients are selected based on academic achievement, financial need, extracurricular activities, and evidence of leadership.  The value of the scholarship is $2,000.  For more information and applications, visit: www.cfnc.org/jag

NC Forgivable Education Loans for Service (FELS)

FELS provides funding for NC students pursuing programs leading to careers in areas with critical need, such as nursing, teaching, allied health fields and medicine.  For more info, visit:www.CFNC.org/FELS

Bob R. McGuire Memorial Scholarship or the North Carolina Child Support Council Scholarship

Attention seniors, the North Carolina Child Support Council Scholarship (NCCSC) rewards $1,000 ($500 per semester).  At least one parent must be a member of the NCCSC or a client of the Child Support Program.  Applicants must be a resident of North Carolina, a graduating high school senior, and must be accepted by a North Carolina school of higher learning. The application deadline is April 16, 2014. Application link: https://mail.google.com/mail/ ca/u/0/#inbox/ 143d3fba2f2d723d?projector=1

Summer College in Biotechnology and Life Science (SCIBLS)

SCIBLS is sponsored by the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences at North Carolina State University (NCSU). The program is for high school rising juniors and seniors between July 7 and August 1, 2014. Participants will earn college credits, work in state-of-the-art laboratories, learn scientific presentation skills, and much more.  If interested, you can obtain more information and apply for this program at: http://harvest.cals.ncsu.edu/academic/index.cfm?pageID=1975

Forensic Anthropology Summer Residential Camp

Forensic anthropologists work to identify skeletal and badly decomposed human remains and assist in the detection of crimes. In the Forensic Anthropology summer residential camp students will work with real skeletal remains to learn basic techniques for identifying skeletal remains, reconstructing perimortem events, and determining cause and manner of death. Appalachian State University will offer this summer residential camp during June 22-27, July 6-11, and July 20-25, 2014.  For registration information contact Ashley Haass at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. . For program information contact Dr. Gwen Robbins-Schug at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

The North Carolina Society of Accountants Scholarship Foundation

The North Carolina Society of Accountants Scholarship Foundation is a non-profit organization established in 1970 to provide scholarships for deserving students who indicate a desire to enter the profession of Accounting. The scholarship awards for 2014-2015 school year will be $600.00 each. Applications are due by April 15, 2014. For applications please visit the guidance office.

Roxboro Reunion Scholarship Executive Committee

The Roxboro Reunion Scholarship Executive Committee (RRSEC) is offering $500-$1000 scholarships in memory of the late James Royal Browning. To qualify, you must attend a certified and accredited institution, show financial need, and have an average of 80 and above. In addition to an application form, please submit a high school transcript, two letters of recommendation from teachers, counselors, and/or administrators, an essay describing your plans for furthering your education and a copy of your parents’ income tax return for the previous year. The application deadline is April 16, 2014.

State Employees Association of North Carolina (SEANC) Scholarship Foundation

The scholarship application is available online at http://www.seanc.org/membership/scholarship/ and must be returned completed to the Scholarship Cairperson of the SEANC district of which the parent is a member. All applications must be postmarked by April 15, 2014. Winners will be notified July 1, 2014

LENS@Wake Forest

Lens at Wake Forest is a three-week summer program from June 23-July, 11, 2014 that will equip you with the necessary academic foundation for becoming a global citizen. You will delve into scientific concepts about sustainability issues in the Experiential Classroom.  You will explore local businesses and industries incorporating principles of sustainability by participating in Living Labs, writing seminars, and service learning projects.  In addition to learning, you will experience a variety of fun activities that will introduce you to college social life.  For more information, check out LENS@Wake Forest!

CFNC Summer Enrichment Opportunities 
For program information, visit www.cfnc.org/site/planner/college_preparation/college_preparation_search.jsp.

 

High School Timelines:

Freshman Year Timeline

Sophomore Year Timeline

Junior Year Timeline

Senior Year Timeline

 

Important Documents:

Teacher Recommendation Form

High School Transcript Request Form

2013 - 2014 High School Registration Form

Schedule Change Request Form

RCS Course Offerings

 

Information Meeting PowerPoints:

Freshman and Sophomore Information PowerPoint

Junior and Senior Information PowerPoint

Links For Seniors:

CFNC

College Board 

SAT Registration

ACT Registration

FAFSA

FAFSA Financial Aid Estimator

Princeton Review (Search for Colleges and Test Prep)

College Common App

Scholarship and Aid Links:

www.fastweb.com (Best known scholarship database)
www.gocollege.com (Free scholarship search, plus college search)
www.CFNC.org (the comprehensive college planning site of the College Foundation of North Carolina)
www.scholarshipplus.com/wake (the Online Scholarship Guide of the Wake County Public School System, with an excellent listing of scholarships)
www.finaid.org (Very comprehensive financial aid site.)
www.finaid.org/scholarships/scams.phtml (Scholarship Scams)
http://studentaid.ed.gov (Federal Student Aid Information for students)
www.fafsa.ed.gov/complete001.htm (Help in completing the FAFSA)
www.fafsa.ed.gov (FAFSA on the Web and Federal School Codes)
http://moneycentral.msn.com/family/home.asp (Paying for College)

Websites with Expected Family Contribution Worksheets:

http://www.CFNC.org
http://apps.collegeboard.com/fincalc/efc_welcome.jsp
www.finaid.org
http://www.salliemae.com/get_student_loan/apply_student_loan/understanding/efc/

 FERPA Policy