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November 2019

9th & 10th Grade Academy – 3

November 16, 2019 @ 9:30 am - 11:45 am
Rowan-Cabarrus Community College, 1333 Jake Alexander Blvd S
Salisbury, NC 28146 United States
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9th/10th Academy - 3 on 11/16/19 Each Crosby Scholar is required to attend one Crosby Academy per school year. Each student at the 9th/10th Academy can select 2 workshops from a variety of topics that focus on personal and academic skills to increase the potential for success in both high school and college. WORKSHOPS OFFERED:  Get Your Life Together - strategies for time management, organization, and study skills Money on My Mind - learn to make your money work for you De-Stress the…

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Online Webinar Academy: Juniors/ Seniors

November 19, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Scholarships webinar: Earning scholarship dollars can help cover the cost of college.  Universities, non-profit organizations, private foundations, and individuals offer students the opportunity to compete for scholarships based on merit, academic major, and other criteria.  This academy will help students to recognize legitimate funding sources. Learn from a Scholarships Coordinator how to explore ways to research and apply for scholarships, including, but not limited to, scholarship opportunities unique to Crosby Scholars. Title: CSA #10B - Scholarships: An Avenue for Funding for Your College Education…

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Volunteer Opportunity – Girls on the Run

November 24, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 7:00 pm

The Girls on the Run 5K Event Description Girls on the Run 5K Celebration Volunteer Registration This event will take place at Salisbury Community Park on 935 Hurley School Road Salisbury, NC. Event Details Sunday, November 24, 2019  5K starts at 2:00PM. Arrival time varies per assignment.  5K Volunteer locations vary by assignment. All volunteers can use the following link to get signed up: https://www.raceplanner.com/registrationinfo/event/5KVolunteerF19

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December 2019

Volunteer Opportunity: Breakfast with Santa at St. Johns Lutheran Church

December 7, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
St Johns Lutheran Church, 200 W. Innes Street
Salisbury, NC - North Carolina 28144
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Breakfast with Santa at St. Johns Lutheran Church Needed 3-4 student volunteers to help assist children with simple crafts as they wait to meet with Santa. The event is December 7th, 2019 from 9:00 am - 11:00 am. If interested please contact Sarah Paynter at spaynter@smartstartrowan.org or call 704-630-9085

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9th & 10th Grade Academy – 4

December 7, 2019 @ 9:30 am - 11:45 am
Rowan-Cabarrus Community College, 1333 Jake Alexander Blvd S
Salisbury, NC 28146 United States
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9th/10th Academy - 4 on 12/7/19 Each Crosby Scholar is required to attend one Crosby Academy per school year. Each student at the 9th/10th Academy can select 2 workshops from a variety of topics that focus on personal and academic skills to increase potential for success in both high school and college. WORKSHOPS OFFERED:  Get Your Life Together - strategies for time management, organization, and study skills Money on My Mind - learn to make your money work for you De-Stress the Test -…

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7th-8th Grade Academy – 4

December 7, 2019 @ 9:30 am - 11:45 am
Rowan-Cabarrus Community College, 1333 Jake Alexander Blvd S
Salisbury, NC 28146 United States
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Attending a Crosby Academy is REQUIRED each year in the Crosby Scholars program. Select the Saturday that works best for you. This Academy will be held at Rowan-Cabarrus Community College in Salisbury in Building 600. Click Register Now to read more about this event. Each Crosby Scholar is required to attend one Crosby Academy per school year.  Each student will participate in 2 workshops that focus on personal and academic skills to increase potential for success in both high school and college.…

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Junior Academy – 2

December 7, 2019 @ 9:30 am - 11:45 am

JUNIOR ACADEMY - 1 Saturday, 12/7/19 9:30 am-11:45 am Please register for & attend one Junior Academy. Each Crosby Scholar is required to attend one Crosby Academy per school year. JUNIOR ACADEMY LOCATION: Rowan-Cabarrus Community College (Building 600) 1333 Jake Alexander Blvd. S Salisbury, NC 28146 Check-in from 9:30-9:45 am. You must stay for the entire Academy and submit an evaluation form in order to receive credit for this program requirement. Parents are also invited to participate in the optional Parent Session. NO FOOD WILL…

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Volunteer Opportunity: Brunch with Santa

December 7, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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The City of Salisbury is offering a volunteer opportunity for Crosby Scholars students.  Brunch with Santa Saturday, December 7th 10:00 am-noon Salisbury Civic Center REGISTER AT: http://www.salisburync.gov/PLAY  in the search type in Brunch with Santa Crosby Scholars and a list of the upcoming volunteer opportunities should pop up. Select, add it to the cart and check out! MUST REGISTER BY DECEMBER 5th

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Volunteer Opportunity: Santa and the Grinch

December 14, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm

The City of Salisbury is offering a volunteer opportunity for Crosby Scholars students.  Santa and the Grinch Saturday, December 14th 10:00 am- 1:00 pm N. Depot and E. Innes Street REGISTER AT: http://www.salisburync.gov/PLAY  in the search type in Santa and the Grinch Crosby Scholars and a list of the upcoming volunteer opportunities should pop up. Select, add it to the cart and check out! MUST REGISTER BY DECEMBER 10th

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January 2020

* ON-LINE Senior Academy On-Line: CFNC “Financial Basics for High School and Beyond”

January 1

No-excuses, on-line Academy credit given to Seniors. You must follow directions and complete at least 6 modules with a score of 80% or higher for Academy credit. CFNC "Financial Basics for High School and Beyond" Go to this site: https://basics.financialliteracy101.org/ Use classroom code:  6633A7 Complete 6 modules with a score of 80% or better This will count for 1 Senior Academy requirement.

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* ACT Boot Camp

January 11 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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ACT Boot Camp Juniors in NC will take the ACT for free in February at their high schools. The ACT is one of the entrance exams used by colleges to determine admission. It is critical that students put time and effort into preparing for these tests. The Crosby Scholars program has partnered with Educational Testing Consultants (ETC) to host an ACT Bootcamp for 25 Juniors. This ACT Bootcamp will consist of 3 Saturday sessions. Students must commit to attend all 3 dates in order…

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College Chat: 9th -12th grade

January 29 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
City Park Recreation Center, 316 Lake Drive
Salisbury, NC 28146 United States
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Chat with students, staff, and educators about what to expect with college life. Sponsored by City of Salisbury Parks & Rec Department in collaboration with Catawba College BSU, Healthy Rowan, Crosby Scholars, RCCC, RC Early College, and Livingstone College NPHC.   WHERE: City Park Recreation Center FREE 6:00-6:30pm Information Fair 6:30-7:20pm College Student Q&A Panel 7:20-7:50pm Information Sessions:  Early College, Financial Aid, Social Media Wednesday, January 29th Questions?  Email Teri Shaw at tshaw@salisburync.gov Open to grades 6th -12th.  (Seniors will…

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Senior Academy – Community College Bound Students

January 30 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Rowan-Cabarrus Community College, 1333 Jake Alexander Blvd S
Salisbury, NC 28146 United States
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This Academy is for Crosby Seniors who are interested in RCCC or any other community college as a college choice. Any Senior interested in pursuing a degree, diploma or certificate at a Community College is highly encouraged to attend. It is taught by staff at RCCC. Additional meetings will be offered in the Spring. Thursday, January 30th at 6pm, earn 1 Academy Credit. Join us at RCCC for an informational session for Seniors interested in community college/ RCCC as a choice.  

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ON-LINE Senior Academy On-Line: CFNC “Financial Basics for High School and Beyond”

January 31 @ 6:00 am - 11:30 pm

CFNC "Financial Basics for High School and Beyond"  Go to this site: https://basics.financialliteracy101.org/ Use classroom code:  6633A7 Complete 6 modules with a score of 80% or better This will count for 1 Senior Academy requirement.

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Senior Academy Option: Complete FAFSA and submit

January 31 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Earn Academy Credit for Completing the FAFSA Seniors - simply upload your completed FAFSA to your Crosby Scholars portal by 1/31/2020 and you will be issued 1 academy credit for completing the 2020-21 FAFSA: https://studentaid.ed.gov/sa/fafsa  For more information on how to obtain your Student Aid Report (SAR) from FAFSA, please visit this website: https://studentaid.ed.gov/sa/fafsa/next-steps/student-aid-report Once you have the file saved on your computer, you can upload it to your portal. Here's how: Hover over the "My Crosby" drop-down menu in the upper…

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February 2020

6th Grade Academy -1

February 1 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Rowan-Cabarrus Community College, 1333 Jake Alexander Blvd S
Salisbury, NC 28146 United States
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6th Academy - 1 on 02/01/20 Each Crosby Scholar is required to attend one Crosby Academy per school year. Each student at 6th Academy will participate in 2 workshops: Learning Styles...find out how you learn Words & Mindset...learn the power of your words. LOCATION: Rowan-Cabarrus Community College (North Campus - 600 Bldg) 1333 Jake Alexander Boulevard South, Salisbury, NC Academy will be held from 10:00am-12:00pm. Please eat before you arrive, NO FOOD will be provided. Follow our signs on campus to Building 600 for student drop-off, registration,…

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Adulting 101- Senior Academy

February 3 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Juniors and Seniors- You are invited to learn the skills needed as an adult to interact and have a conversation in an educational, professional or personal situation. You will receive academy credit for attending and gain life skills to help you become a better communicator. This will be a fun, interactive, and engaging academy that will help you develop stronger communication skills. A firm handshake, eye contact, and the right words to say at the right moment... Who doesn't want…

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6th Grade Academy -2

February 8 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Rowan-Cabarrus Community College, 1333 Jake Alexander Blvd S
Salisbury, NC 28146 United States
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6th Academy - 2 on 02/08/20 Each Crosby Scholar is required to attend one Crosby Academy per school year. Each student at 6th Academy will participate in 2 workshops: Learning Styles...find out how you learn Words & Mindset...learn the power of your words LOCATION: Rowan-Cabarrus Community College (North Campus - 600 Bldg) 1333 Jake Alexander Boulevard South, Salisbury, NC Academy will be held from 10:00am-12:00pm. Please eat before you arrive, NO FOOD will be provided. Follow our signs on campus to Building 600 for student drop-off, registration,…

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Award Letter Lab- Senior Academy

February 11 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Wallace Educational Forum, 500 N Main Street
Salisbury, NC 28144 United States
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Need help comparing your Award Letters from different colleges? Come and sit down with Crosby staff and we can point you to excellent resources for comparison and answer questions about the next steps. Parents welcome to join as well! Award Letter and Financial Offers can be confusing!  Need help with the financial aid jargon and how to compare?  Choosing the right school is a big financial commitment, so know what your schools are actually offering you before you make your…

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Wingate University Tour

February 15 @ 8:30 am - 2:30 pm

Crosby Scholars College Tour to Wingate University--  February 15, 2020  Visiting your possible future home for your next educational journey is an exciting time as you consider where to apply for your collegiate career. The February 15th visit to Wingate University is an opportunity for you to see firsthand the ins and outs of what your collegiate experience can be. Take advantage of this unique chance to dig into, and unpack, what it will be like to study, socialize and relax on your future…

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