College Opportunities

AP Classes

Advanced Placement Exams

You will be taking your AP Exam(s) very shortly. Listed below is your exam schedule. Review it carefully for accuracy. If you see any discrepancies, please contact your AP Coordinator immediately.

You are required to arrive promptly at the time indicated. Therefore, please be in your testing room by 7:30 am for morning exams and 11:45 am for afternoon exams. No students will be permitted to enter an exam room late. Students may not be dismissed until an exam has officially ended. Do not ask to leave early if you finish before the end of the test, as your request will be denied. If you play a sport or have a job, it will be your responsibility to inform your coach or employer of your AP obligation and arrangement should be made accordingly.

Items To Bring
  • Several sharpened No. 2 pencils (with erasers) for all multiple choice answer sheets
  • Pens with black or dark blue ink for completing areas on the exam booklet covers and for free response questions in most exams
  • A watch
  • A calculator with the necessary capabilities if you’re taking an AP Calculus or AP Physics Exam
  • A ruler or straightedge if you’re taking an AP Physics Exam
Items Not To Bring
  • Cell phones, pagers, MP3 players or personal digital assistants (PDAs)
  • Books, compasses, correction fluid, dictionaries, highlighters or notes
  • Watches that beep or have an alarm
  • Portable listening or recording devices (even with headphones) or photographic equipment
  • Food or drink
  • Clothing with subject related information

Get a good night’s rest before your test and eat a nutritious breakfast. You are allowed to bring a snack and beverage for your 10 minute break. However, eating is prohibited while you are taking an exam. You are required to abide by the policies of both the College Board and Stonington High School during the exam period. Any misconduct will be reported and could jeopardize your AP Exam grade. Good Luck!

ECE Classes

Early College Experience

UConn Early College Experience (ECE) is a concurrent enrollment program that allows motivated high school students to take UConn courses at their high schools for both high school and college credit. Every course taken through UConn ECE is equivalent to the same course at the University of Connecticut. Students benefit by taking college courses in a warm setting that is both familiar and conducive to learning. High school instructors who have been certified through the University of Connecticut serve as adjunct faculty members and teach UConn ECE courses.

Established in 1955, UConn Early College Experience is the nation's longest running concurrent enrollment program and is nationally accredited by The National Alliance of Concurrent Enrollment Partnerships (NACEP).

For more detailed information, Please visit UCONN ECE.

SHS Course UConn Equivalent College Credit Earned Cost
ECE Maritime Studies MAST 1200: Introduction to Maritime Culture 3 125
ECE/AP US History HIST 1501: US History to 1877
HIST 1502: US History Science 1877
6 180
ECE/AP European History HIST 1400: Modern Western Traditions 3 125
ECE/AP Biology BIO 1107: Principles of Biology I
BIO 1108: Principles of Biology II
8 220
ECE Drawing ART 1030: Drawing 3 125
ECE English Language ENGL 1010: Seminar in Academic Writing 3 160
ECE English Literature ENGL 1011: Seminar in Writing Through Literature 4 160

 

CCP Classes

College Career Pathway

College Career Pathways (CCP) is a collaborative program between Stonington High School and Three Rivers Community College. It is designed to allow high school students to sample the rigor of college academics and earn college credit while attending high school. A Career Pathway is a series of courses that CCP students commit to taking in high school. Students do not need to major in that particular career pathway if they choose to attend college. Each pathway includes a designated math course, speech course, science course and a course or courses in a career area.

How much does it cost?
  • There is no cost for students to be enrolled in the CCP Program.
  • Earning FREE college credit now will help students prepare academically for their future and save a lot of time and money

How does it work?

  • Students select a career pathway from the list below.
  • They complete the application that is available in the Guidance Office and give it to their Guidance Counselor.
  • Students receive an acceptance letter from the CCP Office to verify their enrollment as a CCP Student.
  • Students take required courses and get a grade of C (73) or above.
  • Students earn college credit in the form of a transcript from Three Rivers Community College. Students may choose to go directly to Three Rivers Community College or they may choose to take the transcript to the college of their choice to inquire about transfer credits.