Chesapeake Bay Gov. School Information Session Reminder

Just a reminder that there will be a Chesapeake Bay Governor’s School information session held on Thursday, January 6, 2014 at 5:00 pm in the CHS Library. This session is geared toward current 9th graders who are interested in applying to CBGS for the 2014-2015 school year (middle school students are encouraged to attend too). Students and instructors from CBGS will be present to answer questions, and applications will be made available at the information session as well. Interested students and parents are encouraged to attend.

Financial Aid Workshop Reminder 1/9/14 at 6:00 pm

Just a reminder that the Financial Aid Workshop is scheduled for this Thursday, January 9, at 6:00 pm in the CHS auditorium. If you are planning to attend college–no matter what grade you are in–you and your parents are invited to attend. There will be lots of great financial aid information shared. A representative from Germanna Community College’s Financial Aid office will be present to provide an overview of the financial aid process (no matter where you want to attend).

UVA High School Visitation for Engineering, Feb 22, 2014

The Society of Women Engineers at the University of Virginia invites high school sophomores and juniors to apply for a place in our High School Visitation Program, taking place February 22, 2014. The program gives young women a comprehensive look at engineering fields and at UVA’s engineering curriculum through informative speakers and hands-on design activities. The program is designed to benefit participants with all levels of engineering experience. We particularly target those students who are not yet familiar with the field but may be interested in applying to engineering schools or pursuing an engineering career. Applications must be postmarked by January 24, 2014.If you have any questions or concerns, please contact us at Thank you for your time!

Applications can be obtained in the CHS School Counseling office. 

Sarah Watson & Nicole Williams

High School Outreach Co-Chairs, UVa SWE

UVa Society of Women Engineers

Building Leaders for Advanced Science and Technology

Attention students who love science and technology and their parents!!  Current 8th and 9th grade students have an opportunity to learn about this excellent FREE program for the summer of 2014 that will allow students to spend three exciting days on the campus of Virginia Tech or the University of Virginia engaged in hands-on STEM activities and demonstrations.  Application deadline is February 1, 2014.
Check out this website for the  application and program information.

Financial Aid Questions?

Do you have questions about financial aid?

Planning to go to college but unsure about how to pay for it?

Plan to attend the Financial Aid Workshop scheduled for Thursday, January 9, 2014 at 6:00 pm in the CHS Auditorium. A representative from Germanna Community College’s Financial Aid Office will be present to provide an overview of the financial aid process. Students and parents are welcome to attend (even if you don’t plan to go to GCC, this overview will be helpful).

You can also visit these websites:

Federal Dept. of Education:

Smart Student Guide to Financial Aid:

College Affordability and Transparency Center:

General Financial Aid Information:

Chesapeake Bay Governor’s School Information Session

Attention All 9th graders:

Are you interested in learning more about Chesapeake Bay Governor’s School? Here’s your chance!

When: 5:00 pm, Thursday, January 9, 2014

Where: CHS Library

Who: All interested 9th graders and their parents

Applications for this program will be available at the information session. Come hear more about what Chesapeake Bay Governor’s School can offer you!!


November 18-22, 2013
College Application Week is part of a national initiative designed to increase the number of first-generation and low-income students pursuing a college degree or other higher education credential.  All participating students are encouraged to submit at least one college application during the week.  To support this process, counselors and volunteers give hands-on assistance to students while institutions provide fee waivers and college materials. 

For more information, visit or email


Iam-the-One is the official sponsor of Virginia College Application Week