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Another Friday Activity:
This will be another Friday activity option from 2-3 pm, starting 2/12/16. It will be conducted by several different health care providers from NNMC - it will involve different activities each week, related to promoting wellness.
Weather Check Happy New Year! Remember as this winter brings changes, check our Facebook and Twitter page for the latest info about school closures or 2 hour delays. We’ll try to be the first to let you know. Also you can check our CCSD District web site for updates.
Making the news
Career Prep makes the Farmington Daily Times! Our beautiful mural is getting some well-deserved attention. Be sure you check it out.
Click here to read the article.
Chess Club
Anyone interested in playing chess after school is welcome to come to Mr. Larivee's room on Wednesdays from 3:00-4:00pm. The club is closed on early release days. Snacks and drinks are usually available and maybe even some chocolate! It's a lot of fun, and at times even a teacher or two may drop in to try their luck!
Come and learn how to play chess or simply watch a chess match with food in your hands. All are welcome from Beginners to Advanced Chess Players. SEE YOU THERE!!!
After School Tutoring
There will be After School Tutoring Tuesday - Friday. Room assignments are as follow:
     Tuesday - Mr. Chee
     Wednesday - Ms. Noble
     Thursday - Mrs. Ocampo
     Friday - Mrs. Mizell

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Phoenix of the Month:


Montana Johnson    SENIORS    Eugene Yazzie
Montana recently finished her work at CPHS and was proudly granted a diploma. She says CPHS helped her to get to where she is now as a strong young lady and young mommy. She is proud and happy to be a Phoenix. In the future, Montana hopes to become a nurse to better support her family. She credits her friends, family, and teachers for inspiring her. Most important of all people in Montana’s life is her little family. When her two little girls look up at her, she knows what she has to do. They mean the world to her and she loves them with all her heart. Her goal is to walk with her class in May 2016. Her message is “When life gets hard for you, clear your mind and breath. Tell yourself you can do it.”
Nominating Teacher: Mrs. McComb Nominating Teacher: Mr. Felis

Nominating Teacher: Ms. Benally Nominating Teacher: Ms. Nakai

Woody    SOPHOMORES    Quincee Zohnnie
Quincee is grateful that Career Prep is helping him to get caught up and by helping him overcome his impatience and stay in class for the whole time so he can finish his work before he leaves. It also is a great relief to him to know that his baby daughter is in the same building being cared for and nurtured. His plan for the future is to get a good paying job to support his family so they can have what is needed in life. Everything he hears inspires Quincee to get that diploma. He really looks up to and listens to the daycare staff, especially Lorinda Warren-Draper who has really taught him how to care for his daughter. His goal this year is to pass with necessary credits. His message to his classmates is: “Keep your nose clean, and be successful.”
Nominating Teacher: Mrs. McComb Nominating Teacher: Mrs. Warren-Draper

   FRESHMEN    Isaiah Sullivan
Nominating Teacher: Mrs. John Nominating Teacher: Mrs. Gallaher

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CPHS Information:

Post Office Box 3514
West Hwy. 64
Shiprock, New Mexico 87420
Phone: (505) 368-4980
Fax: (505) 368-5703

PRINCIPAL.............................................Mrs. Staci Gallaher
COUNSELOR.............................................Mr. Dwayne Manus
ATTENDANCE SECRETARY..................................Ms. Regina Benally
REGISTRAR/LIBRARIAN...................................Ms. Joann John
DAYCARE DIRECTOR......................................Ms. Laurinda Warren-Draper
SCHOOL HEALTH NURSE...................................Ms. Ann McCarthy
WORK EXPERIENCE COORDINATOR...........................Ms. Bunny McComb

Mission Statement:
The mission of Career Prep High School is to provide students with the opportunities necessary to earn a high school diploma. This will be accomplished by creating a positive learning environment, maintaining high expectations and challenging students to make choices that will result in life-long learning, career development, cultural awareness and community involvement.

The complex is located on West Highway 64 just past Eva B. Stokely Elementary School and the Phil Thomas Performing Arts Center.
Turn at the light by the City Market shopping complex heading North/West and proceed past Dine College West, Shiprock High, The Phil, EBS, and turn at the CPHS digital sign.
The entrance to Career Prep is near the flag poles.

Since it opened in 1994 as the alternative school for Central Consolidated School District, Career Prep High School has been serving students who have needed a different approach to education.
With its smaller learning community, focus on relationships with students, and a career focus, CPHS students find an opportunity to excel. Student interests guide their course selection towards a career program of study. Faculty advisors assist them in pursuing their career goals and overcoming barriers to success in school.