College Night for 9th-11th Graders

Mark your calendar & share with your friends: we are having College Night on Wednesday March 17th at 5:00 PM! This is a chance for CHS students grades 9-11 and their families to learn all about post-secondary options and how to plan for success after high school! Scan the QR code to register for the event! 

Seniors: Mary Baldwin virtual onsite admissions

Mary Baldwin University will be joining us for a virtual onsite admissions opportunity next week on Tuesday 2/16! This will be a chance for you to meet with your admissions counselor one-on-one and receive an admissions decision in the moment along with your merit scholarship offer! Students who have not yet applied to Mary Baldwin can still sign up for a meeting time to just ask questions about the university, if interested.
To be considered for admission to Mary Baldwin University you need to:

  1. Fill out this form to sign up for a time to meet with MBU counselor 
  2. Submit your MBU application ASAP (before 2/16)
  3. Email your counselor to submit transcripts to MBU ASAP (before 2/16)

Then, on 2/16 you can enjoy a conversation with your MBU counselor and receive your admissions decision right away!
***Important: If you are interested, email your counselor to get your transcripts sent ASAP and submit your MBU application ASAP. You can not be considered for admission if the admissions counselor does not have your application and transcripts ahead of time. If you need help or have any questions, please email mallen@ccps.us!

Germanna Open House

Germanna Community College the offices of Counseling Services and Dual Enrollment cordially invite your students and their families to attend our Open House – this week!  This one hour session will offer information about traditional dual enrollment and independent dual enrollment options for students who will be high school rising  juniors and seniors this coming year!

All are welcome to come and learn more about what Germanna has to offer.  Click here to reserve your seat now: https://forms.gle/tsTQZr7RpqBvMT8F8. For more information you can go to our website at www.germanna.edu.

FAFSA Completion Help!

If you are interested in having one-on-one help completing your FAFSA on Monday 11/23, please sign up here  https://www.signupgenius.com/go/10C0D4FABAC2BA7FBC07-fafsa

If you are not available on Monday 11/23, please make an appointment through https://collegeadvisingchs.youcanbook.me and specify that you want help completing your FAFSA.

Make sure to gather all the necessary materials to complete the FAFSA (Parent and Student FSA ID, Driver’s License, Social Security Number, 2019 Federal Income Tax Returns, W2s, other records of money earned, Record of Assets/Bank Statements/Untaxed Income if applicable, and list of colleges that student is applying to).

If you have any questions, please email mallen@ccps.us

United States Senate Youth Program (USSYP)

The Virginia Department of Education will select two student delegates to represent Virginia in the United States Senate Youth Program (USSYP) sponsored by the William Randolph Hearst Foundation. 


Each delegate will receive a $10,000 scholarship.  Delegates will attend the 59th annual United States senate youth program Washington week online, March 14 – 18, 2021.
Each public and private high school may submit up to three applications.  Your application must be turned into Mrs. Huntsinger by 12/04 at 3:00pm to be considered for this opportunity.


Eligible 2021 USSYP delegate:

 Student Body president, vice president, secretary, or treasurer
 Class president, vice president, secretary, or treasurer
 Student Council representative
 A National Honor Society officer (including discipline-based honor societies such as the
National English and Social Studies Honor Societies that include service components)
 Student representative elected or appointed (appointed by a panel, commission, or board)to a local, district, regional, or state-level civic service and/or educational organization approved by the state selection administrator

Each nominee must be a permanent resident of the United States and currently enrolled in a public or private secondary school located in the state in which either one of his or her parents or guardians legally resides. 

Application Application link here
Part 2 Complete the essay

VA US Senate Youth Program 20-21 Essay
Part 3 Submit a complete packet to Mrs. Huntsinger by 12/04/2020 no later than 3:00pm.