General Information

Sophomores, juniors, and seniors are invited to sign up to take the ASVAB on March 27, 2019.  The test will be administered in the media center. Sign-up sheet is on Ms. Caudill’s door.

Staff Sergeant Adam Butler, with the United States Army will be in the cafeteria all three lunches on Tuesday, March 19.  (this is a change from the original date of Monday, March 18)

Seniors - please bring a copy of all acceptance letters and scholarship award letters you receive to Ms. Caudill or Mrs. Lewis in the guidance department.

The Martha Guy Summer Institute combines a residential experience with out of state travel.  The program includes two weeks of instruction on Appalachian State University's (ASU) campus.  The program concludes with a week of travel to various businesses and cultural sites, including visiting Washington, DC and New York City this year.  Application opened December 1, 2019, with the deadline of February 28, 2019.  Go to for more information.  This program is only open to rising seniors.  

Research Apprenticeship Program (RAP) for High School Students

North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University’s College of Agriculture and Environmental Sciences (CAES) is pleased to invite students to participate in a four-week residential summer program for rising high school juniors and seniors. In addition to the benefits of these scholarly activities, students will receive a stipend of $200 upon completion of the summer program and $800 participation scholarship if they enroll at N.C. A&T in one of the many CAES programs. RAP – June 16 – July 12, 2019.  The application deadline is February 28, 2019. Please see your counselor if interested.

Applications are online only at:

Teen Science Cafes are held on Third Fridays of the month, from September through May, from 5:00-6:30 pm at the NC Museum of Natural Sciences at Whiteville. Students listen to a brief talk by a scientist or professional, engage in a related activity, and enjoy free pizza. No background knowledge in the topic is necessary to attend. 

  • Nov. 16: Paint and Create
  • Dec. 21: Designing Virtual Reality - Why VR Games are More Fun
  • Jan. 18: Forensics Night (extended Cafe: 5-8 pm)
  • Feb. 15: Careers in Nursing
  • Mar. 15: Things that go BOOM - Explosive Chemistry
  • Apr. 19: How to Capture the World Digitally with 3D Scanners
  • May 17: TBD

Reminder to all students:  In order to get approval for an educational trip, the paperwork must be completed one week prior.  If this process isn’t followed, then the days absent will be unexcused.

Free prep for the SAT and ACT can be found at these sites: