Student Services Information


    Save the date!  Class of 2021 GRADUATION

    Thursday, June 10th at 10am Reynolds Coliseum (Note: No practice dates are confirmed yet; WCPSS is reserving venues in May/June in case we will be able to use them, pending pandemic status. Stay tuned!)


    Senior Portraits

    Click here to schedule your session.

    Dates - October 29th and 30th

    Location - Sanderson Auditorium (park in stadium lot)

    Health Screening & Mask required to enter building. For safety reasons, you must have a scheduled appointment - We will not accept walk-ins on picture day.


    Mid Year Graduate Information

    We will be having a graduation ceremony for our seniors who are graduating mid-year. This ceremony will take place in late January or early February. Details are still being finalized and will be sent to the mid year graduates via email and posted on this site. If you are a parent who would like to be on this email list, please send an email to Mrs. Carpino at

    Mid Year Grads need to be sure to order their caps and gowns from Jostens by the October 15 deadline. 

    If you missed the mid year grad meeting with Mrs. Carpino on 10/6/2020, you can view the presentation here: Mid Year Graduate Meeting and Presentation

    If you are a mid year grad and you are interested in going to Wake Tech in January of 2021, please be sure you view the presentation linked above to find out how you can go for FREE through the Career & College Promise program. Find out more here: Wake Tech Career and College Promise program



    Transcript Requests (Unofficial and Official)

    Seniors may request to pick up a copy of their unofficial transcript for personal use. Grades, class rank and GPA have been updated as of September 8, 2020. Students may fill out this form to request a copy:

    Note: this is NOT a request to send your transcript somewhere. This is a copy for your personal use only. It is not considered official. Once you fill out this form, you will be emailed in a day or two with a time and location of where and when you can pick up your transcript at school. If you have any questions about pick up, please email Tiffany Jarvis at

    You must send your official transcript to colleges in state via or through the online WCPSS transcript request ( for out of state colleges. 

    To see an instructional video about how to send your transcript through CFNC, out of state, or to the NCAA, please go here:


    Just for Seniors Google Folder

    Check out this folder with all the things you need to apply to college this fall. This includes scholarship info, financial aid info, forms, informational powerpoints and videos, as well as info on the military, world of work, and apprenticeships. 


    Virtual College Visit

    College reps are scheduling virtual visits with interested SHS students.  Visit this link to see which are already on the list.  Check back often to see who's been added.  Click the school name to sign up.  Thank you!

    Be sure to follow the Career Center on Twitter: Sanderson Career Center @CareerSanderson


    NC Countdown to College

    NC Countdown to College (C2C), North Carolina's annual campaign to support college access, will be held during October this year. Activities during the month support high school seniors in completing three important college enrollment steps: completing a residency determination, the FAFSA, and college applications. College Application Week will run October 19th-23rd

    Have questions about Free College Application Week? Need help with your applications? Counselors will be available Mon-Thurs both weeks (Oct 19-30) on Google Meet using code shscawhelp during lunch (11:05-12:05)


    College Essay Review Sessions for Sanderson Seniors 

    Once again, the PTO is thrilled to be able to sponsor College Essay Tutoring for our Spartan Seniors. Professional writers will review your essay or simply meet with you to discuss essay plans. All sessions will take place via Google Meet. To gather additional information and sign up, please visit


    Senior Conferences

    Senior Conferences will take place in September with your high school counselor. This will be an opportunity for you to learn more specific info about applying to college, how to send your transcript, how to ask for recommendations, and what colleges are looking for in an application. Whether you are a Virtual Academy student or a Plan B Transition student, you will have a conference with your counselor. 

    Watch the Senior Orientation Video here

    More information can be found here: 

    Senior Orientation Handout 

    and Just for Seniors! Google folder


    Scholarship Information

    All Scholarship and Financial Aid info can be found on our page here:


    Scholarship Email List

    Would you like to receive updates about possible scholarships? If so, join our email list here: Scholarship Notifications


Sanderson Student Services

  • Don't forget to go to the Just For Seniors page

    Make it a habit to visit the Sanderson Student Services Just for Seniors web page regularly. 
    You will find information on: 

    • College Visits
    • Open Houses and Information Sessions
    • College Admission Deadlines
    • Senior Conference Presentation
    • Handout FASFA Information
    • And much more

    Also, be sure to check out this folder with all the things you need to apply to college this fall. This includes scholarship info, financial aid info, forms, informational powerpoints and videos, as well as info on the military, world of work, and apprenticeships.

Senior Signs

  • Please check back, information will be posted as soon as it becomes available. 

Senior Activities Letter

Senior Information

  • Class of 2021 Yahoo Group - Seniors - Students/Parents

    *Note that this group is hosted by a member of the school community, not Sanderson staff.

     Keep up with Senior events, deadlines, planning and information. 

    To join the 2021 Class Yahoo group, send an email to:  (2 underscore, 1 dash)
    State you are/have a student in the class of 2021 at Sanderson.
    Once approved, you will be a member.
    This group is interactive so membership is moderated.

    Contact Cindy Jones if you have any questions or problems joining.

Cap & Gown Orders

  • Graduation

    Spartans-It is time to order your Graduation Products and Cap & Gown!
    Since ordering in school is not a possibility this fall, Jostens will taking orders online and by mail. We will be shipping all Senior apparel and keepsake items to your home. Your custom engraved graduation announcement products as well as your cap & gown will be delivered at school in the Spring. 

    Order now to get your Senior Year started in style! 

    Check out the video link and use the order button to take you directly to your order page on the Jostens site.

    Use the Contact button to email any questions or ask for additional assistance.

    Order by November 6th to take advantage of Group Pricing!


Class Ring Orders

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    Please watch this short video and use the order button to take you to the Jostens ring designer to create your customized class jewelry. Don’t know your size? No problem. Use the sizing guide on the website or place your order entering “size unknown” and Jostens will mail you a sizing kit. Place your order on line by the October 15th  deadline and receive a special gift from your Jostens Team - SHS Adidas Striker II Back Pack!