OPEN HOUSE for CEC
February 24th, 2016
5:45 TO 7:15 PM
Meet students and staff, Tour the school, and get Curriculum &
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Nearly all of the district and state required testing are now online, which means it is imperative our students are computer literate. Following are a list of accessibility tools available to all students when taking the PARCC. Included with each listing are links to websites that are teaching and learning tools for computer literacy.
If your students are in a computer lab during February, ensure your students are familiar with these computer literacy skills.
Mouse skills (especially "drag and drop"):
Calculator skills and equations editor:
Ability to use video player:
Other accessibility features for students testing on PARCC:
Answer masking (requires PNP)
Bookmark (this was called "flag" last year)
Color contrast (requires PNP)
UNM SENIOR DAY: UNM will host its’ annual SENIOR DAY on Oct 3rd from 8:30-2pm. Students can get tours of the campus, hear presentations about Lobo life, attend a luncheon and an Information Fair- for free. Participants must register at www.admission.unm.edu/seniorday.
SENIOR TRIP: Senior trip to Santa Fe is on October 14th from 7:30-2:00. Each student will need to pay $10 for this trip.
HAUNTED HOUSE: We are requesting donations for our annual Haunted House! We are in need of food & beverages for volunteers, strobe lights/Halloween lights, masks/costumes, make-up/fake teeth/fake nails, fake bones, baby dolls, bales of hay, and any other Halloween-themed items. Donations can be dropped off during school hours and are tax deductible. Cash or checks payable to CEC are also welcome before October 20th. If you have any questions regarding the event, please contact Gabino Noriega at email@example.com or 505-247-3658 x45468 And, please mark your calendars to attend our Haunted House on Saturday, October 24th from 5:00-11:00PM!
PARENT GRADE-VUE:An important component of this program is that parents will have real-time access to students’ grades, attendance, progress, and teacher communications. Please be checking your student’s progress in their classes at www.mystudent.aps.edu and contact our registrar, Maritza Lewellen, at firstname.lastname@example.org if you are having problems with ParentVUE.
6 WEEK GRADING PERIOD:The first 6 week grading period ended Sept 23. Report cards will go through 2nd period teachers on Wednesday.
LSA:Lunch Support for Academics begins officially today for any student with a D or an F in any class at ECA/CEC. Parents and students will be contacted and students are expected to make their own arrangements for lunch on the days they are assigned to LSA.
TEACHER CONFERENCES: Please be in touch with me, or Ms Floryance, if you would like to schedule a meeting with your student's teachers. 2pm is the best time to get everyone in attendance.
ZUMBA: Staff, parents, and students- Remember that we now have ZUMBA after school in portable B6 on Tuesdays at 5:00- and Wednesdays and Thursdays at 5:30. This class is the best deal around for only $3 drop in, or $25.00 for a ten punch card. Try your first class for free! This class is open to the community! Come experience the power of dance!
NO SCHOOL: We will NOT have school Oct 8-9 for Fall Break.
ALUMNI NEEDED:This is just a reminder that we are seeking alumni contact information so that we can start building our invitee list for the upcoming Haunted House and CEC 40th Anniversary Party this spring. If you can please email LeighAnn Babel the following information (if you know it!) so that we can start assembling a guest list, it would greatly be appreciated. Her email is email@example.com.
STUDENT TRIP TO CUBA: Be among the first NM high school students to participate in an educational trip to Cuba March 23 - April 1, 2015. The DEADLINE TO APPLY IS MIDNIGHT NOVEMBER 1, 2015. Check out the flyer at: http://nmhrp.org/wp-content/uploads/2015/09/15_NMHRP_Cuba_Flyer-v6.pdf
FALL DANCE: The Fall Dance has been schedule for Oct 17th from 7-10pm at the Heights Community Center. Parent volunteers are greatly needed and appreciated. Also, feel free to donate snacks, food, decorations, etc, to help make this a fun, safe, festive evening for the students of ECA and CEC. Contact Mr Noriega at firstname.lastname@example.org to offer help.
THANK YOU FROM BARTLETT’S BISTRO: A big thank you to all of the families who have contributed to Bartlett's Bistro. We have received many, many jars of mesquite seasoning and some very yummy garden tomatoes. The students and I appreciate your generosity!!
ECA APPPLICATIONS FOR 2016-2017: We have begun to take applications for ECA for next year. Please contact me if you need the application or share my email information (email@example.com) if you have an interested candidate for ECA. Completed application packets in by Jan 29th will included in the Feb 1st lottery.
The Early College Academy (ECA)
The Career Enrichment Center (CEC)
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PARCC for PARENTS
Parents, click on the links below to get more information about PARCC Testing for your students:
Schools of Choice
Click here to find out more about the many Schools of Choice available through APS.
ON-LINE COLLEGES IN NM
Click here to visit a great comprehensive website listing the on-line colleges available to students in NM.
"Flying the Flag" Status
WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW
Click here to go to a very helpful part of the APS Website to find valuable information for Parents, Students and Teachers!
CNM at CEC Spring 2016 Schedule
Math 1310 Int Alg M/W 3pm-4:45
Math 1330 Prob and Stats T/TH 4pm-5:15
CAD and CAD Analysis M/W 3pm-5:30
College Writing T/TH 4pm-5:15
Intro to Psych M/W 2:50-4pm
College Success Experience M/W 3-5pm
Student MUST register through their myCNM accounts. Course #'s available soon. Email firstname.lastname@example.org for more info.
UNM at CEC Spring 2016 Schedule
CE 160 Introduction to Sustainability and Water Resources Engineering
Credit: Dual credit from UNM Civil Engineering Department
Meets: T, Th 3:00-4:30 PM
Prerequisites: Successful completion of Algebra I plus either Physics, Chemistry or Environmental Science
Do you know where your water comes from? Are you interested in learning more about how water interacts with our natural and built environment? In this dual-credit course, we focus on issues and potential solutions related to water and the environment. The purpose of the course is to introduce students to water resources and sustainability concepts, and how scientists and engineers create solutions to challenging problems. Students will:
This course fulfills the requirement for Civil Engineering Design (CE160L) for first-year students in the Civil Engineering Department at UNM. Email email@example.com for more info and to enroll.
ECA Named NM BEST High School!
The Early College Academy has been selected by the New Mexico Public Education Department as one of NM's BEST High Schools.
What is NMBEST?
NMBEST or Bridging Effective practices and Schools Together ...more
The Hefferan Planetarium is located on the CEC campus. The Planetarium serves schools throughout the APS district. Classes of all ages can visit the Planetarium by scheduling a field trip with the Planetarium Director. More than 12,000 students attend shows each year.
Nords Own the Grill!!!
The Nord Brothers, Vikings in blood and spirit, cook mounds of raw meat for the seniors during the Senior BBQ!!!
TWINKLE LIGHT PARADE
Our Amazing Nurses!!
From health screenings to flu vaccines, CEC nursing students are gaining rewarding clinical experience working with elementary school students across the district while easing the workload of school nurses.
Click here to read the full article posted 10/21/14 on the APS website
EMT, Cosmo at Work!
ECA - The RIGHT CHOICE!!