College Visits at MVHS 2019
The following College's and Universities will be visiting Mountain View High School throughout the Fall.
Come and see Ms. Halstead in the counseling office if you would like to sign up!Monday, Sept.23rd 10am - Bridgewater CollegeTuesday,Sept.24th 8am - Shenandoah UniversityThursday,Sept.26th 10am - Mary Baldwin UniversityFriday,Sept.27th 9:30am - US Air Force AcademyTuesday,Oct.1st 8am - Virginia Commonwealth UniversityTuesday,Oct. 1st 1pm - Randolph CollegeWednesday,Oct. 2nd 9am - William & MaryWednesday,Oct.2nd 10am - Hollins UniversityTuesday, Oct.15th 9am - Old Dominion UniversityFriday, Oct.18th 10am - Roanoke CollegeWednesday, Oct.23rd 1pm - James Madison UniversityThursday,Oct.24th 10am - Christopher Newport UniversityThursday, Oct.24th 9am - Longwood UniversityMonday,Oct. 28th 1pm - Stevenson UniversityTuesday, Nov.12th 8am - University of LynchburgMonday, Nov.18th 9:30am - Liberty University
ASVAB Test Date
The ASVAB test will be:
September 25th @ 8:00am
Please visit the counseling office to sign up for the test!
FREE NASA OPPORTUNITIES FOR VIRGINIA HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS!
Virginia Space Grant Consortium (VSGC) provides the following FREE STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) opportunities for Virginia high school students in grades 10 through 12.
Virginia Space Coast Scholars (VSCS) – Online course for 10th grade students focusing on missions flown or managed by NASA Wallops Flight Facility on Virginia’s Eastern Shore, with a week-long summer academy program at NASA Wallops Flight Facility. http://vsgc.odu.edu/
11TH AND 12TH GRADE
Virginia Aerospace Science and Technology Scholars (VASTS) – Online course for 11th and 12th grade students focusing on NASA’s human spaceflight missions and the Journey to the Moon and on to Mars with a week-long summer academy at NASA Langley Research Center. Students can earn up to four free dual enrollment college credits. http://vsgc.odu.edu/VASTS/
11TH AND 12TH GRADE
Virginia Earth System Science Scholars (VESSS) – This interactive online earth system science course for 11th and 12th grade students features NASA scientific research and data. Students can earn up to five dual enrollment college credits and can also be selected to attend a summer academy program at NASA Langley Research Center. http://vsgc.odu.edu/VESSS
The online course applications are OPEN UNTIL NOVEMBER 10th for 10th – 12th grade students to apply.
VDOT Career Fair
The event will feature corporate displays, demonstrations, hands-on participation, contests, giveaways, scholarship opportunities, and the chance to learn about the many careers associated with transportation, construction, engineering, technology and the environment.
Location: Prince William County Fairgrounds
When: October 3rd from 9am to 1PM
Spotsylvania Regional College Fair
Spotsylvania Town Centre will host the annual College Fair on Wednesday October 23rd from 6:30 - 8:30 at the mall. This is a free event and all grade levels are welcome. Many colleges and universities will be on hand to answer your questions. Please plan to attend!
GRAD Student Internship Program
GRAD is a summer internship program to help students foster skills to prepare them for the workforce. It offers 20 hrs a week paid work for 6-8 weeks at $8 an hour, as well as mentoring and community service. Visit their website for more information at: https://www.openhand-fred.org/grad
Selective Service Registration
Don't trash your future! Remember that all men, age 18- 25, must register with the selective service. It's the law! Complete a registration form at a local US Post Office, or register immediately at www.sss.gov . If you are an immigrant, this will assist you in staying eligible for US Citizenship, job training programs, college loans and grants, and government jobs.
For questions, contact Selective Service at 1-888-655-1825
2019 Law Related Programs for High School Students
The Center for Legal & Court Technology at William & Mary Law School is offering a variety of interactive and dynamic law courses focusing on legal systems, emerging technologies, contracts & torts . For a list of classes, visit their website at www.legaltechcenter.net or email them at email@example.com or call 757-221-2494
Virginia Space Grant Consortium in partnership with NASA
This program provides four different STEM opportunities, free to all Virginia students in middle- high school.
The four programs are as follows:
Building Leaders for Advancing Science and Technology (BLAST) - this is a 3 day residential program for 8th and 9th graders focusing on STEM activities. More information can be found at http://www.blast.spacegrant.org
Virginia Space Coast Scholars (VSCS) - program for 10th grade students focusing on the missions flown or managed by NASA Wallopes FLight Facility on Virginia's Eastern Shore. More information can be found at http://vscs.spacegrant.org/
Virginia Aerospace Science and Technology Scholars (VASTS) - program for 11th and 12th graders focusing on NASA's human spaceflight missions and the journey to Mars. More information can be found at http://www.vasts.spacegrant.org/
Virginia Earth System Science Scholars (VESSS) - program for 11th or 12th grade students focusing on Nasa's Earth System science missions
More information can be found at: http://www.vsgc.odu.edu/VESSS
College Fair Website
Check this website out for streamlining the College Fair Experience, and registering in advanced for college fairs so you can skip filling out information cards at every table.
Chegg's College Advising
Are you the first in your family to attend college? All registered students on ImFirst.org—nonprofit Center for Student Opportunity's online community providing first-generation, low-income college students with inspiration, information, and support on the path to and through college—are eligible to receive two free hours of on-demand college counseling on InstaEDU.
Semper Fi Fund Kids Camp
Semper Fi Fund Kids Camp is looking for high school students to be mentors for students whose parents have been injured in the course of military duty. Mentors must also be from a military family. For more information go to SemperFiFund.org