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Student Life
     Rollerskating
     *Winter Formal UPDATE
*SAT/ACT Practice Test
CEC Parker Campus Events
We hope that you and your family are enjoying a safe and happy winter break.While the holidays are often a great opportunity to be with friends and family, we know that they can also be stressful. Although some people look forward to having a break, others struggle with a lack of structure, and while some people look forward to opportunities "to let loose", others may struggle with maintaining their recovery or with pressure from peers.It is always a good idea to be mindful of ourselves, our students, family and friends during the holidays and the extended break from school. If you are concerned that your student may be experiencing changes in their mood or experiencing suicidal behaviors or thoughts, please remember to:
  • Stay with the student until you are sure they are safe.
  • If there is an immediate threat to your student or other students, call 911.
Here are some resources in our area: Here is a resource that is national: This is a great opportunity to remind everyone in our community that there is help within our school, locally and nationally for many different challenges whether it be suicide, depression or self-harm, anxiety, trauma or other mental health concerns, substance use and addiction, domestic violence or assault or social anxieties and concerns about fitting in. If you or someone you know needs help, please don't hesitate to reach out this holiday season, and let's make this a great new year.

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Failed Classes/Tuition Bills
Are you concerned you many not have passed a class (receiving a a grade of C or better)?  I so, please contact your advisor, Ms. Rodriguez immediately. 

If you withdrew from a class (received a W) or receive a non-passing grade in one of your courses, you will receive a bill for the tuition for that course in late January or early February.

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We Need Your Schedules!
We want to make sure we are able to pay your tuition bill for the spring semester. To do that we need a copy of your spring schedule. 

Once you have registered for your approved classes, make sure to email a copy of your schedule to Ms. Rodriguez! virginia.rodriguez@coloradoearlycolleges.org.

Any changes you want make to your schedule, must be approved by Ms. Rodriguez. Dropping or withdrawing from classes must also be communicated.


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CECP HRSO Student Events
Rollerskating at Skate City!! Only $5.50 for HRSO students from 12:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. on the following dates:
  • January 18
  • February 15
  • March 15
  • April 12
  • May 17
Look for the CECP HRSO student table!

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Winter Formal Update

HOSA (Health Occupation Students of America) is hosting its first ever Winter Formal on January 12th at the PACE Center. It will be from 8:00-11:00pm and tickets will be sold for $15 at the school or $20 at the door. Online tickets are sold at https://cecp.ticketleap.com/winter-formal/ Feel free to message @cec.hosa on Instagram with questions. All the money that we raise will go towards our competition in February.  


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Textbook Reimbursement

Process for Rentals, Access Codes, and Consumables
Deadline is December 20

If ALL of your textbook expenses were rentals, access codes, or consumables (workbooks or lab manuals) you need to email the following to Mrs. Sundeen (rachael.sundeen@coloradoearlycolleges.org) to receive reimbursement.
If you rented 
  • Textbook Reimbursement Policy and  Form
  • Receipts (must show proof at textbook was a rental)
  • Class Syllabi to show required textbooks
Rented textbooks should be returned to the vendor from which they were rented.
Once Mrs. Sundeen has received all of the above items, you will receive a mailed reimbursement check up to the amount left in your CEC tuition voucher with a maximum reimbursement of $500.00.   Requests for spring reimbursement after December 20 will not be approved.        
 
Process for Purchased Textbooks
Deadline is December 18

To receive reimbursement for purchased books, bring the textbook reimbursement form, receipts, class syllabi, and the textbooks, to CECP or the HRSO office before December 18. Our buy back days have passed, so you will have to wait for us to process your paperwork and send you a check.  Requests for fall reimbursements made after December 18 will not be approved.         
In order to receive a reimbursement check, bring the following to CECP or the HRSO.
  • Textbook Reimbursement Policy and Form
  • Receipts
  • Class Syllabi to show required textbooks
  • Textbooks (textbooks that were rented should be returned to the vendor from which they were rented)
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Laptop Reimbursement
Laptop reimbursement window is November 19 - December 20, 2018

CECP offers a one-time laptop reimbursement to support student success in college coursework.  Students MUST have funds remaining in his/her $2,100 semester tuition voucher after all tuition, fees, and books have been deducted in order to be reimbursed for a laptop.  If you do not have enough funds to be reimbursed, you can choose to be reimbursed for the amount you have remaining in your tuition voucher OR, be reimbursed the following semester.  Click here for our full laptop reimbursement policy, requirements, and request form

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SAT/ACT Practice
Free SAT and ACT Practice Testing

Class 101 is hosting 2 FREE events for high school sophomores and juniors.

January 4, 2019 @ 9:30, Castle Rock Library - Free ACT Practice Test.

January 5, 2019 @ 12:00, Parker Library - Free SAT Practice Test (not a PSAT)

Students will have the opportunity to take either (or both) tests, to get practice for official testing in the spring.  Families will receive their student's test scores and trend analysis during a free 1-hour meeting scheduled during the month of January.

Register to save your seat by using the links above.

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Yearbook needs your help! Calling for yearbook photo entries! 
Did you dance the night away at Homecoming?  We want to see!
Did you experience a fright at the Fall Fest?  Send us your spooky photos!
Did you or your friends participate in Spirit Week?  Send them in!
Did you capture the memories of the CECP play, The Tempest?  We want them in the yearbook!
Have photos of you and your friends having fun around campus?  Let’s check them out!
Send in your photos for yearbook consideration here!
User ID for photo submission:  411433687

 

AWARDS and HONORS

 

CECP is once again the recipient of the Governor's Distinguished Improvement Award and John Irwin Award.  CECP has received the John Irwin Award for the 3rd straight year, and this is the 2nd time we have received the Governor's Award.


Governor’s Distinguished Improvement Award

The Governor’s Distinguished Improvement Awards are given to schools that demonstrate exceptional student growth. On the school performance framework that is used by the state to evaluate schools, these schools “exceed” expectations on the indicator related to longitudinal academic growth and “meet or exceed” expectations on the indicator related to academic growth gaps.

John Irwin Award

The John Irwin awards are given to schools that demonstrate exceptional academic achievement over time. These schools received an Exceeds Expectations rating on the Academic Achievement indicator of the School Performance Frameworks reflecting exceptional performance in Math, English Language Arts, and Science.

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