CCHS Student Services

2020-2021-Frequently Asked Questions

Included in this Student Services Newsletter:

  • Senior Transcript Pick Up
  • School Counselor Appointments & Lunch Office Hours
  • College & Career Center
  • Transcript Request Form
  • Counselor Letter of Recommendation
  • Digital Support/Laptop Help
  • CCHS Club Showcase
  • Valencia Dual Enrollment Information
  • Community Service Information
  • FLVS Sign Up Information
  • ACT/SAT Test Registration
  • CCHS Remind and Social Media

Senior Transcript Pick Up

SENIOR TRANSCRIPT DISTRIBUTION


FOR FACE TO FACE SENIORS:

Your transcripts will be delivered to you during school hours.


FOR LAUNCH ED STUDENTS:

We are having a Transcript Pick Up Day on both Tuesday (9/22/20) or Thursday (9/24/20).


It will be held in front of the PAC (Performing Arts Center).


Pick-up time is 2:30 PM – 4:00 PM.


You will receive your transcript. There is an electronic form (see link below) that you will need to fill out that will allow you to note any corrections, if needed.


This form must be completed by Friday 9/25/20.


Link to review and sign off on your Transcript: Bit.do/transcriptreviewform


Link to Video on How To Read a Transcript: http://bit.do/transcriptreviewvideo (Links to an external site.)

School Counselor Appointments and Lunch Office Hours

The CCHS School Counselors are an important part of the educational team by supporting students with academic achievement, social/emotional development, and college/career readiness.


To best support students and families during this unique time, school counselors will be available during student lunches, by appointment, and phone/email.


School Counselor Appointments and Lunch Office Hours

  • Appointments will occur during the school day as well as after school (with the exception of 5th period).
  • During 5th period, counselors will have virtual office hours for both A and B lunch-no appointment necessary!
  • If you would like to virtually meet with your counselor during your lunch, click on the link located in your 20-21 Cypress Creek- Student Body Canvas Course (Student Services--School Counselors) and you will be placed in a virtual lobby/waiting room.


During lunch time virtual office hours:

  • Students will be seen on a first come first served basis from the waiting room queue.
  • If time runs out and your lunch is over, please try again tomorrow or submit an appointment request form.

Ms. Foster: A-Col

Email: brittany.foster@ocps.net

Phone: 407-852-3415

Remind Codes: Text to 81010

  • Class of 2021: @ccfoster21
  • Class of 2022: @ccfoster22
  • Class of 2023: @ccfoster23
  • Class of 2024: @ccfoster24

Appointment Request Form: http://bit.do/fostervirtualmeeting

Virtual Office Hours during Student Lunches: Link located in 20-21 Cypress Creek- Student Body Canvas Course (Student Services--School Counselors)

Mrs. Dye: Com-Gonzalez, F

Email: dwana.dye@ocps.net

Phone: 407-852-3444

Remind Codes: Text to 81010

  • Class of 2021: @dye2021
  • Class of 2022: @dye2022
  • Class of 2023: @dye2023
  • Class of 2024: @dye2024

Appointment Request Form: http://bit.do/Dye-Appt-Request

Virtual Office Hours during Student Lunches: Link located in 20-21 Cypress Creek- Student Body Canvas Course (Student Services--School Counselors)

Mrs. Grammier: Gonzalez, G-Ji/IB Program A-L

Email: julie.grammier@ocps.net

Phone: 407-852-3456

Remind Codes: Text to 81010

  • Class of 2021: @gramm2021
  • Class of 2022: @gramm2022
  • Class of 2023: @gramm2023
  • Class of 2024: @gramm2024

Appointment Request Form: Tinyurl.com/grammiervirtualmeeting

Virtual Office Hours during Student Lunches: Link located in 20-21 Cypress Creek- Student Body Canvas Course (Student Services--School Counselors)

Mrs. Hernandez: Jo-Marr/IB Program M-Z

Email: lisabeth.hernandezogonowski@ocps.net

Phone: 407-852-3447

Remind Codes: Text to 81010

  • Class of 2021: @ccher2021

  • Class of 2022: @ccher2022
  • Class of 2023: @ccher2023
  • Class of 2024: @ccher2024

Appointment Request Form: http://bit.do/hernandezvirtualmeeting

Virtual Office Hours during Student Lunches: Link located in 20-21 Cypress Creek- Student Body Canvas Course (Student Services--School Counselors)

Mrs. Mejias: Mars-Perez

Email: crystal.mejias@ocps.net

Phone: 407-852-3445

Remind Codes: N/A

Appointment Request Form: http://bit.do/mejiasappointment

Virtual Office Hours during Student Lunches: Link located in 20-21 Cypress Creek- Student Body Canvas Course (Student Services--School Counselors)

Mrs. Bulled: Perf-Santam

Email: tina.bulled@ocps.net

Phone: 407-852-3431

Remind Codes: Text to 81010

  • Class of 2021: @bulled2021

  • Class of 2022: @bulled2022
  • Class of 2023: @bulled2023
  • Class of 2024: coming soon!

Appointment Request Form: http://bit.do/Bulledappointmentrequest

Virtual Office Hours during Student Lunches: Link located in 20-21 Cypress Creek- Student Body Canvas Course (Student Services--School Counselors)

Mrs. White: Santan-Z

Email: sandra.white@ocps.net

Phone: 407-852-3457

Remind Codes: Text to 81010

  • Class of 2021: @ccwhite21
  • Class of 2022: @ccwhite22
  • Class of 2023: @ccwhite23
  • Class of 2024: @ccwhite24

Appointment Request Form: https://tinyurl.com/Whiteappointments

Virtual Office Hours during Student Lunches: Link located in 20-21 Cypress Creek- Student Body Canvas Course (Student Services--School Counselors)

Mrs. Elder: 11th & 12th Grade Project Graduate

Email: elisa.elder@ocps.net

Phone: 407-852-3450

Remind Codes: Text to 81010

  • Class of 2021: @pgelder21
  • Class of 2022: @elder2022

Google Voice: 407-852-8064

Appointment Request Form: http://bit.do/Elderapptrequest

Virtual Office Hours during Student Lunches: Link located in 20-21 Cypress Creek- Student Body Canvas Course (Student Services--School Counselors)

Prepare for your school counselor/college & career specialist meeting!

At this time, the counselors as well as the college & career specialist will be using Microsoft Teams to meet with students virtually.


If you schedule a virtual appointment or want to access the lunch time virtual office hours, please set up your Microsoft Teams in advance by following these steps:


1. Click on hyperlink for your virtual counselor meeting.

2. Select Open your Teams app or Continue on this Browser

3. If this is your first time accessing Microsoft Teams, you will need to sign in with your OCPS email (@students.ocps.net) and password. You may have to enter your password again on another screen.

4. Choose your audio and video settings. Please use both audio and video for the meeting.

5. Click Join now


Once you click "Join now", you will be placed in a virtual lobby/waiting room.

College & Career Center-"CCC"

Hi My name is Ms. Nelson and I am your College & Career Specialist at CCHS. My role is to support the Student Services team and assist students with their post secondary plans.


CCC Inquiry Form

http://bit.do/cccinquiry

Please complete this form if you have a question relating to your post secondary goals that can be answered by email.

  • College Admissions
  • Scholarships
  • Financial Aid
  • Career Planning
  • College Application Essays
  • Resume Writing
  • Fee Waivers


CCC-Ms. Nelson Appointment Request

http://bit.do/cccvirtualmeeting

  • LaunchEd Students-Submit a virtual appointment request form for an individual meeting through Teams.
  • Face to Face Students-Submit an appointment request form for an individual meeting in the CCC.

Transcript Requests

Current 9th, 10th, 11th, and 12th Graders

If you would like to request a copy of your transcript or send your transcript to a college, university, NAIA, NCAA, or scholarship organization, please submit a Transcript Request Form at: http://bit.do/cchstranscript1


Are you applying to any of the following universities: FAU, FGCU, FSU, UF, UNF, UCF?

If yes, then you will need to complete the SSAR or the SPARK!


FAU, FGCU, FSU, UF, and UNF are using the SSAR instead of requiring an initial transcript!


Once you submit your application for FAU, FGCU, FSU, UF, or UNF, you will need to complete the SSAR at: https://ssar.selfreportedtranscript.com/Login.aspx


You will need your transcript to complete the SSAR! You must enter your courses and grades exactly as they appear on your transcript. Ask a counselor/College & Career Specialist to review your SSAR before submitting!


UCF is now using SPARK instead of requiring an initial transcript!


Once you submit your application for UCF, you will need to complete your SPARK to be considered for admission. Please visit the UCF Admissions website for more information: https://www.ucf.edu/admissions/undergraduate/freshman/


Are you applying to any colleges or universities through the Common App or Coalition App?

Common App: https://www.commonapp.org/

Coalition App: https://www.coalitionforcollegeaccess.org/

If you are using the Common App or Coalition App to apply to colleges and universities, you do not need to use this form to request your transcript.

Please contact your school counselor so that he/she can upload your transcript directly into Common App/Coalition!


Alumni/Graduates

If you would like to request a copy of your transcript or send your transcript to a college, university, NAIA, NCAA, or scholarship organization, please submit a Transcript Request Form at: http://bit.do/cchstranscript1


Pay for your transcript at SchoolPay: https://www.schoolpay.com/pay/for/Transcripts-6892--Dawn-Hauser/Sbva7ka

Counselor Recommendation Letter Request

Do you need a recommendation letter from your school counselor for a college or scholarship application?


Submit a recommendation letter request for your specific counselor.


A-Col: Ms. Foster

http://bit.do/recletterfoster21


Com-Gonzalez, F: Mrs. Dye

http://bit.do/recletterdye21


Gonzalez, G-Ji AND IB Program A-L: Mrs. Grammier

http://bit.do/reclettergrammier21


Jo-Marr AND IB Program M-Z: Mrs. Hernandez

http://bit.do/recletterhernandez21


Mars-Perez: Mrs. Mejias

http://bit.do/reclettermejias21


Perf-Santam: Mrs. Bulled

http://bit.do/recletterbulled21


Santan-Z: Mrs. White

http://bit.do/recletterwhite21


Project Graduate 11th-12th A-Z: Mrs. Elder

http://bit.do/recletterelder21


Please note: You must contact your counselor to request a recommendation letter at least three weeks in advance.

Digital Support/Laptop Help

If you are having issues with a broken device or are having issues logging into OCPS:

Face to Face students: Email Mr. Oswald (jeffry.oswald@ocps.net) and he will call you down to the Media Center

LaunchEd students: Set up an appointment on calendly.com/cchs_device_repair/15min

Examples:

· Your device does not connect to the internet at all

· Your screen flickers or stays black

· Your device turns off randomly

· Your keyboard is dead or malfunctioning

· Your touchpad is dead

· Your mic or camera is dead


If you are having issues with your courses, you will want to reach out to your teacher, so they can fill out a Digital Support Ticket.

Examples

· You cannot see your class in Skyward

· You cannot log in to Skyward

· You do not have access to the online textbook

· You cannot open a website the class uses

· You cannot join the class’s BBB or Team meeting

CCHS Club Showcase

http://tinyurl.com/cchsclubshowcase

Valencia Dual Enrollment

CCHS Valencia Dual Enrollment Frequently Asked Questions Newsletter

https://tinyurl.com/VCDE-FAQ


Valencia Dual Enrollment Website

https://valenciacollege.edu/admissions/dual-enrollment/


Valencia Dual Enrollment Email

dualenrollment@valenciacollege.edu


The Dual Enrollment Application opens September 14th for Valencia classes starting in January 2021 or Summer 2021.


9th-11th grade students must have at least a 3.0 unweighted GPA to apply.

Current 12th grade students must have at least a 3.0 weighted GPA to apply.

FLVS Course Approval

If you would like to take a FLVS class over the summer, please sign up at FLVS.net.


The registration directions are listed in the picture below.


Once you complete the registration process, please email your school counselor.

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Community Service Pre-Approval AND Submitting Completed Hours

Community Service Step by Step Guide

Step 1: Complete the Community Service Pre-Approval Request Form for your specific counselor.


Step 2: After you submit your Pre-Approval Form, your school counselor will review your request and will send you an email to let you know if your request has been granted.


Step 3: Complete your community service hours and record on the Community Service Log: https://tinyurl.com/cchscommunityservicelog

-Rename the google sheet to your first and last name.

-For any virtual community service hours completed, you will need to provide documentation.

-Log your hours as well as take photos to document your community service project.


Step 4: When you are ready to submit your hours, complete the Post-Reflection Community Service Form for your specific counselor.

-This form will allow you to upload your community service log as well as your documentation showing the completion of your hours (supervisor emails, photos, documents, etc).


Pre-Approval and Post-Reflection Forms by School Counselor

A-Col: Ms. Foster

http://bit.do/fostercommunityservice


Com-Gonzalez, F: Mrs. Dye

http://bit.do/dyecommunityservice


Gonzalez, G-Ji AND IB Program A-L: Mrs. Grammier

http://bit.do/grammiercommunityservice


Jo-Marr AND IB Program M-Z: Mrs. Hernandez

http://bit.do/hernandezcommunityservice


Mars-Perez: Mrs. Mejias

http://bit.do/mejiascommunityservice


Perf-Santam: Mrs. Bulled

http://bit.do/bulledcommunityservice


Santan-Z: Mrs. White

http://bit.do/whitecommunityservice


Project Graduate 11th-12th A-Z: Mrs. Elder

http://bit.do/eldercommunityservice



Resources

Community Service Log Sheet

https://tinyurl.com/cchscommunityservicelog


Virtual Community Service Opportunities

https://tinyurl.com/virtualcommserv

· The Student Services team has created a list of ideas for virtual community service.

You will need to use your student account to access these resources!

SAT and ACT Test Registration

How can I get a fee waiver for the SAT/ACT?

How can I stay connected with Cypress Creek High School?

Join your grade level remind group
  • 9th Grade: @bear2024

  • 10th Grade: @bear2023

  • 11th Grade: @2022bear

  • 12th Grade: @2021bear

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