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!Tuesday, Nov.12th 8am - University of LynchburgMonday, Nov.18th 9:30am - Liberty University
University of Virginia- School of Architecture Information Sessions
The mission of the University of Virginia School of Architecture is to educate the next generation of innovative leaders who will build a world that is more compelling, resilient, sustainable, and equitable. The school offers three undergraduate majors: architecture, architectural history, and urban and environmental planning.
Information Sessions + Tours
Friday, October 18
Friday, November 15
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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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