School Counseling Update

The goal of the CHS school counseling department remains unchanged in the face of the current school closures.  We aim to support the academic, social/emotion, and college/career related needs of all CHS students. 

School Counselors will be checking their emails and the sign up form between 7 am and 3 pm Monday through Friday.  Please keep in mind, if you sign up to see us, we will be responding via email so please ensure you are checking your school email regularly.

Ms. Taylor, our college adviser, will be available during normal school hours.   Regular updates for juniors and seniors will be sent out via Remind and email. Juniors may text “@cavs2021” to 81010 to join the group. Seniors may text “@chscavs20” to 81010 to join their group. Video calls can be set up when needed. Ms. Taylor’s email is kataylor@ccps.us.

Mrs. Hummer, our career coach, will be available during normal school hours.   Regular updates for Seniors who are community college or trade/technical school bound  and career information for all students will be sent out via Remind and emails. Seniors may text “@CHSGermannabound” to 81010 to join. All Caroline students for career information may text “@CHSCareerCoach” to 81010 to join. Video calls will be set up when needed.  Mrs. Hummer’s email is lhummer@ccps.us.   

If you are experiencing a mental health emergency, students are encouraged to call 911 or the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 1-800-273-TALK (1-800-273-8255).

New Scholarships

Seniors,

Make sure that you check the Scholarship Info and Applications page, as several new local scholarships have been added within the past week. You can also get information about these scholarships in the latest edition of the School Counseling Newsletter.

Upcoming Events @ Germanna

Application and Financial Aid Nights

Every Monday from 4-6:30 p.m. at our Fredericksburg Area Campus in our Enrollment Lab

Register: https://www.germanna.edu/appnight/

Campus Tours and Information Sessions

Currently available on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays

Register: Visit us.

Military Resource and Appreciation Fair

Monday, February 24 from 5-7 at our Fredericksburg Area Campus

Germanna is pleased to bring the resources that matter to military folks and their families in one convenient location. Maximize your VA benefits and learn about education opportunities with GCC.

Enter our drawing for one of two $500 scholarships! *

*Must have a Free Federal Application for Federal Student Aid (fafsa.gov) on file to be eligible.

Register: Thank you

February Newsletter

Students and parents:

The February edition of the CHS School Counseling Newsletter is available at the “Newsletters” tab above. As always, see your school counselor if you have any questions.

Scholarship for Seniors

The Welcome Lodge # 125 and the Welcome Chapter #129 Order of the Eastern Star is offering a scholarship for a senior planning college in the Fall 2020,  with a 2.5 GPA or higher and who has school leadership experience.  The deadline to be received in 3/15/2020!

See the “Scholarship Info and Applications” tab above for more info.

Tevin Jones Memorial Scholarship Scholarship

Torrey Smith, retired NFL wide receiver, Super Bowl champion and a former resident of Stafford County Virginia, has partnered with the Beyond the Boroughs Scholarship Fund to create the Tevin Jones Memorial Award to honor his late brother.

Torrey would like to award the scholarship to a graduating student from an area school. Any college bound high school senior with a minimum 3.0 GPA, who has unmet financial need is eligible to apply.

 College bound students can apply by clicking https://www.torreysmith.org/scholarship/. The deadline to apply is March 6th.

Leadership Development Opportunity

Are you interested in developing leadership and career development skills? 


The VA Board for People with Disabilities offers opportunities for leadership and career development!  
This year it will be held at VA State University between July 13-16, 2020.

To Be Eligible:
Must have a disability as defined  by the Americans with Disabilities Act and be a rising sophomore, junior, senior
Apply online at www.vaboard.org  by 3/27, 2020

VT College of Science Educational Camps

The College of Science is offering several fun and educational camps this summer for rising 6th through 12th graders. Campers will carry out experiments, work with cutting-edge technology, and solve real-life problems.  Camps include:

  • Explore Science (an array of topics)
  • CSI: Blacksburg
  • Outbreak at Virginia Tech
  • Geosciences: Using Data & Technology to Understand Earth and Mars
  • Nanocamp

For more info, click HERE.