Camden County High School

The Bruins Den-January, 2016

Happy New Year!!!

New Staff Members

We are pleased to welcome three new staff members to the Bruin Family. Mrs. Amy Gillikin will join us from Grandy Primary School as our receptionist and Mr. Matt Sundberg will join our social studies department for the start of second semester. Mrs. Marie Moss will join us as a science teacher for the start of second semester. We are lucky to have them all!

Bruin Wall of Fame!

Each semester CCHS recognizes 16 students for excellence in academics, athletics, arts, service, character and leadership. We are proud to recognize the following students as the first semester Bruin Wall of Fame: Trevor Carr (athletics), Natalie Best (academics), Grace Goldston (academics), Breanne Bright (athletics), Jessica Kline (character), Cailey Byrum (arts), Jaycie Staples (leadership), Dominic Brooks (athletics), Ahmad Hill (character), Reggie Kelley (character), Eric Gregory (athletics), Carlia Harrell (academics), Caylee Middleton (service), Madison Gregory (leadership), Miranda White (arts), and Cody Johnson (service).

First Semester Testing

It's hard to believe that the school year is almost halfway over and we are approching first semester testing. The testing schedule is as follows:

Friday, January 15, 2016

  • 8:00 a.m.-1st Period NC Final Exams, Teacher Exams and CTE Exams
  • 12:00 p.m.-4th Period NC Final Exams, Teacher Exams and CTE Exams.

Tuesday, January 19, 2016

  • 8:00 a.m. 2nd Period NC Final Exams, Teacher Exams and CTE Exams.
  • 12:00 p.m.-3rd Period NC Final Exams, Teacher Exams, and CTE Exams.

Wednesday, January 20, 2016-8:00 a.m.

  • English II EOC.

Thursday, January 21, 2016-8:00 a.m.

  • Biology and Math I EOC.

Friday, January 22, 2016-8:00 a.m.

  • All make-up EOC’s.

Released Items for State Exams

Each year the Department of Public Instruction releases forms of the End of Course Tests and NC Final Exams. Reviewing these released forms will help students know and understand what the tests will look like so that there are no surprises on exam day. The released forms can be found at the link below:

Saturday Exam Review

We will have a Saturday exam review on Saturday, January 9, 2016 from 9-12 in the morning. All students are encouraged to come out and review for your EOC's NC Final Exams, CTE Post Assessments, or teacher exams. Pizza will be served!!! Please check with your teachers to ensure that they will be here.

Attendance

Attendance is crucial between now and the end of the semester. Remember that to receive credit for a class, students must have 8 or fewer absences in that class. Check with your teachers and make up time if necessary before exams.

Second Semester Open House

We will have our second semester open house on February 3 at 6:00 p.m. We encourage you to come out and meet your child's second semester teachers.

Fall Portraits

It's not too late to order fall portraits. You can order from Lifetouch online.

  1. Order online at photogifts.lifetouch.com
  2. Log in with your Portrait ID and Access Code located in your picture package.

Parent/Guardian, how was this year's school picture experience? Take Survey.

Parent Advisory Council

The Parent Advisory Council will meet the first Tuesday of each month at 5:00. If you have an issue or concern that you would like to discuss, please feel free to contact Mr. Berry at bberry@camden.k12.nc.us or feel free to stop by the meeting.

Rachel's Challenge

CCHS will participate in Rachel's Challenge this year. For more information on Rachel's Challenge, check out the video below:
The story that changes everything

Canvas Mobile App

Download the Canvas mobile app for your Apple or Android device to keep up with your assignments, grades, and homework. To search for CCHS, just type in ccsnc.instructure.com.

CCHS Parent Resource Symbaloo

Camden County High School teachers have created a Symbaloo to give students and parents additional resources to help with homework and studying. A Symbaloo works essentially like a favorites list. Just click on the resource you are looking for and it will take you directly to the website. Click the link below to access the Symbaloo.

Bruin Focus

Bruin Focus is a tutoring session for CCHS students that meets Wednesdays from 3:10 – 4:00. This group will focus on transitioning freshmen for high school success and tutoring all students. All students are encouraged to attend these sessions.

What's Happening This Week:

January 4, 2016


January 5, 2016

School Improvement Team Meeting-3:15

Parent Advisory Council Meeting-5:00

Home Basketball vs. Mattamuskeet


January 6, 2016


January 7, 2016


January 8, 2016

Basketball @ Plymouth

Swim Meet-EC YMCA


January 9, 2016

Saturday Exam Review-9:00-12:00

Home Basketball vs. Ocracoke

What's Happening Next Week:

January 11, 2016


January 12, 2016


January 13, 2016


January 14, 2016

Board of Education Meeting


January 15, 2016

1st Period-NC Final Exams, CTE Post Assessments, and Teacher Exams-8:00

4th Period-NC Final Exams, CTE Post Assessments, and Teacher Exams-12:00

Basketball @ Columbia

Swim Meet-EC YMCA

Camden County High School

MISSION STATEMENT

We believe that Camden County High School students have opportunities to graduate from a rigorous, relevant academic program so they will succeed in post-secondary education, 21st century careers, and as productive citizens while fostering meaningful relationships.


OUR BELIEFS

  • All students who desire can learn.
  • Camden County High School has high expectations for all students, teachers, staff and administrators.
  • The staff will work consistently as a team to guide students to achieve their highest potential.
  • Students, parents, and staff share responsibility for student learning.

CCHS Highlight Video

CCHS Promo