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Open houses showcase Horry County high school options

From Horry County Schools

Horry County Schools will host a series of Open Houses to give students and their parents an opportunity to learn more about the options available in grades 9-12.

Open Houses are scheduled to showcase the Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) program at the Academy of Arts, Science, and Technology; the International Baccalaureate (IB) program at Aynor and Socastee high schools; the Scholars Academy at Coastal Carolina University; the HCS Early College High School at Horry Georgetown Technical College; and career and technology majors at the Academy for Arts, Science and Technology and the Academy for Technology and Academics.

Students who intend to apply for an instructional program other than the programs at their assigned high school must submit an application for their program of choice on or before January 27, 2012 for the 2012-2013 academic year. STEM, Scholars Academy, the Early College High School and the IB programs accept applications from rising ninth graders (current eighth graders). The Majors programs at the Academy for Arts, Science, and Technology and the Academy for Technology and Academics accept applications from students who are rising eleventh graders, (current tenth graders).

Open Houses are scheduled as follows: 

  • December 8: STEM Program at the Academy for Arts, Science and Technology, at 6 p.m.; Early College High School, at 6:30p.m.;
  • December 13: IB Program at Aynor High School, at 6 p.m.;
  • December 15: Scholars Academy, at 6 p.m.;
  • January 5: Majors Program at the Academy for Technology and Academics, from 5 - 7:30 p.m.;
  • January 10: Scholars Academy, at 6 p.m.; Early College High School, at 6:30 p.m.; Majors Program at the Academy for Arts, Science and Technology, at 6 p.m.;
  • January 11: IB Program at Socastee High School, at 6 p.m.
  • January 19: Scholars Academy, at 6 p.m.; Early College High School, at 6:30 p.m.;
  • January 24: Majors Program at the Academy for Technology and Academics, from 5 -7:30 p.m.; and
  • January 26: STEM Program and Majors Program at the Academy of Arts, Science and Technology, at 6 p.m.

Scholars Academy Open Houses will begin in the Wall Building at Coastal Carolina University. Early College High School Open Houses will be at Horry Georgetown Technical College, Building 200, Room 218.

Learn more at these links:

Horry County Schools' nine base high schools will hold Open Houses. Visit your high school's website for information.

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