VSGA-VIP Scholarship Foundation – due 2/19/2020

Must be a Virginia resident who plays or has an interest in golf. You do NOT have to plan to play golf on the collegiate level to receive this scholarship. Awards may range from $1,500 to $6,000. Must have three references, a letter of recommendation letter, SAT scores, and a short essay on the chosen topic. A mailed official transcript is required and must be postmarked by 2/19.  Application can be found under the Scholarship Info/Apps tab above.

P.E.O. Foundation Rita Berkey Memorial Scholarship

Scholarship Information (SEE APPLICATION UNDER SCHOLARSHIP INFO AND APPS TAB)

 ● Scholarship amount $1,000.00.

● Awarded to a female entering a full time course of study at an accredited college, university or career and tech school for the year of the scholarship award.

● Only graduating seniors from Stafford, Spotsylvania, King George and Caroline counties or the city of Fredericksburg schools are eligible.

● Selection will be based on: community service, financial need, academic record, extracurricular activities, and character.

● Application deadline is March 12, 2020 Information is attached.

AP/DE/VV Workshop

Parents and families, join the CHS school counselors on Thursday, November 21st at 8 am in the library for a workshop on Advanced Placement, Dual Enrollment, Virtual Virginia, and other exceptional academic opportunities for students.  The counselors will provide coffee and donuts and will be available to answer any questions.  Contact Mr. Schuyler at rschuyler@ccps.us for additional info.

School Counseling Newsletter

Once again, we thank Ms. Taylor and Ms. Huntsinger for putting together another informative issue of the School Counseling Newsletter. Access it by clicking the Newsletters tab above. Seniors – don’t wait to tie up your loose ends regarding college, career, enlistment and/or financial aid. See your counselor, college advisor or career coach if you need help!

Program of Studies

Students and parents:

The updated Program of Studies for the 2020-2021 school year is now available by clicking the tab above. Counselors will be conducting classroom lessons and then meeting individually with students to submit course requests through Health/Driver’s Ed classes (9th and 10th graders) or US/VA History classes (11th graders.) Students who have one of these courses during the second semester will go through this process at that time. Please contact your school counselors with any questions.

Duke University Summer Sessions

Students have the opportunity to spend time on the Duke University campus next summer to participate in enrichment programs or, for current 10th-12th graders, earn college credit. See the link under Enrichment Opportunities above for more information.

Young Entrepreneurs Expo

Do you have an incredible idea for a business, product or service? Would you like the opportunity to converse with other like-minded individuals? Attend the Caroline’s Promise Young Entrepreneurs Expo on November 16th – info can be found under “Enrichment Opportunities” above.

Omega Psi Phi Fraternity Essay Contest

The Omega Psi Phi Fraternity Incorporated is preparing to celebrate 108 years of service to the local community, the state, the nation and world. This celebration is culminated with our Achievement Week held 11-17 November 2019. One of the key elements of the week is the International High School Essay Contest. The contest is open to all college bound seniors. The contents of the essay that is to be written is in the attached application. A winning essay will get a monetary amount to be decided from the local chapter, then go on to be judged at the district level and if they are selected as the district winner then goes to the national/international contest. The local chapter for your high school is the Tau Rho Chapter. The application ask for the brother whom can be contacted in regards to essay and that is brother Calvin Taylor and his email address is cwtaylor4@netscape.net.

Application Here

Young Entrepreneurs Expo

Young Entrepreneurs Expo 2019

This event was created to give young entrepreneurs the opportunity to promote, network and sell their products. (Artwork, Jewelry, Accessories, Crafts, Desserts, Carpentry items, services etc.)

Youth ages 5-19 years old will learn business skills necessary to develop and market their products and services.

Register by 11/01/ 2019 at carolinespromise.org/forms

11:00am-4:00pm November 16th, 2019 

Caroline County Community Center – 17202 Richmond Turnpike Milford VA 22514