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  • 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 College
    Tuesday,Sept.24th 8am - Shenandoah University
    Thursday,Sept.26th 10am - Mary Baldwin University 
    Friday,Sept.27th 9:30am - US Air Force Academy
    Tuesday,Oct.1st 8am - Virginia Commonwealth University
    Tuesday,Oct. 1st 1pm - Randolph College
    Wednesday,Oct. 2nd 9am - William & Mary
    Wednesday,Oct.2nd 10am - Hollins University
    Tuesday, Oct.15th 9am - Old Dominion University
    Friday, Oct.18th 10am - Roanoke College
    Wednesday, Oct.23rd 1pm - James Madison University  
    Thursday,Oct.24th 10am - Christopher Newport University 
    Thursday, Oct.24th 9am - Longwood University
    Monday,Oct. 28th 1pm - Stevenson University
    Tuesday, Nov.12th 8am -  University of Lynchburg
    Monday, Nov.18th 9:30am - Liberty University
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  • ASVAB Test Date

    The ASVAB test will be: 

    September 25th @ 8:00am 

     

    Please visit the counseling office to sign up for the test!

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  • 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.

    10TH GRADE
    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/spacecoast/

    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.

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  • 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

    http://www.virginiadot.org/business/resources/2019_student_career_fair_flyer.pdf

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  • 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!

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  • 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

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  • 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

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  • 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 clct@wm.edu or call 757-221-2494

     

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  • 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

     

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  • College Fair Website

    http://www.gotocollegefairs.com/

    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. 

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  • 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.

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  • 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

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