STUDENT SCHEDULES will be available online thru ParentVue beginning August 26th. In addition, students may pick up copies of their schedules from the school on August 27th and 28th from 8:00 am - 3:00 pm
Transportation Career Fair for HS Students
The Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) is hosting a career fair on Thursday, October 8 from 9:00 am to 1:00 pm at the Prince William County Fairgrounds in Manassas. The fair -- which is for students who are college bound and for those wanting to enter the workforce right away -- will cover careers in construction, engineering, technology, environment, multi-modal transportation and more!
New Course Recommendation Override Policy
Please see the attached Course Override Request Form HERE if, as a parent/guardian, you would like to override the SCPS Course Catalog recommendation for a specific class for your student. This signed form must be received by July 25th.
Need a tutor this summer to get you ready for the fall? Click here for a list of teachers who are available to tutor over the summer.
Graduating Seniors will receive a free copy of their immunizations when they receive their diplomas. If a former student would like a copy of their immunizations, they would need to click here to fill out the form and attach payment.
Apprenticeship Training Classes 2015-16
Spotsylvania County Schools are offering apprenticeship training classes this fall in Cosmetology, Electricity, HVAC, and Plumbing. Click here for information on registration.
News about 15-16 Courses
Life Planing will not be offered at BPHS next year. If you registered for that class, your alternate class will be substituted. Any questions, see your counselor!
Post-Secondary Planning for Rising Seniors
PARENTS OF RISING SENIORS!
During the Junior Assembly today (April 15), BPHS counselors spoke with the rising Seniors about how to prepare for life after high school. The presentation included discussion around 2-year colleges, 4-year colleges, technical/trade schools, workforce, SAT/ACT information, and Naviance Family Connection. Click here for a copy of the power point.
is also offering a class shadowing program for any high school student interested in seeing how classes function in college. By shadowing a current UVA student, each prospective student will be able to experience firsthand the difference between high school and college learning environments as well as engage in a potential future area of study. Click here for more information.
New Stafford County Policy Regarding Immunization Records
Upon graduation, all Seniors will be provided with a copy of their immunization records* along with their diploma. If a graduate needs an additional copy of their immunizations, he/she must fill out the "Request for Immunizations" form located on the Counseling website and bring/mail the form to Counseling along with a $4.00 fee.
*Please note that college board seniors will, in most cases, require a copy of their immunizations for college enrollment.
International High School Exchange Programs
ASSE International Student Exchange Program: Offers students the opportunity to study abroad through Academic Year, Homestay, and Summer Homestay. Placements are in 32 countries in Europe, Africa, Oceana, Asia, Canada, and Mexico. Scholarships are available. Go to http://asse.com for more information.
Selective Service Registration
The Selective Service NOW accepts early submission of registration information by 17 year-old-men. Information can be submitted to the Selective Service at age 17 years and 3 months old and be automatically registered when they turn 18. Under federal law, virtually all men must register with Selective Service within 30 days of their 18th birthday. For the fastest way to register, or for more information, visit: www.sss.gov.
Miltary Family Scholarship Resource
If you are a member of a military-connected family, click here to get more information about college scholarship opportunities.
University of Virginia's Diversity Programs
Click here for more information from the University of Virginia about their Hispanic/Latino student and African American student recruitment efforts.
SAT/ACT Test Prep for military families
eKnowledge Offers Free $250 SAT and ACT Test Preparation Programs Eligible Recipients Include: Active Duty, Transition Military, Veterans, Retired Military, Reserve, National Guard and Federal Employees. Please click HERE for more information on the classes and HERE for information on free software, if eligible.
SAT Test Dates for 2015-2016
Register on-line at www.sat.org/register
ACT Test Dates for 2015-2016
Register on-line at www.actstudent.org
Fee is $36.50 (No Writing) or $52.50 (ACT plus Writing)
Late registration has an additional cost
Important Forms and Handouts
Information on School Profile, policies, county calendar, etc.
Find information on planning for college, trade school or enlisting in the military and helpful websites to assist you with additional research.
The Commonwealth Challenge Youth Academy is a free educational alternative program that gives high school students and drop outs, ages 16-18, an opportunity to earn their GED or up to 5 credits to apply towards their high school diploma.
Forms for both current and former students/graduates who need his/her transcript sent out. Please be sure to submit the correct form to the Counseling Department.
Stafford area mental health list of providers.
General information page for seniors
Learn about the 7 Habits of Highly Effective Teens (Steven Covey's program)
Do you know what courses you need to complete in order to graduate? Look here to check on your graduation requirements!