Great Opportunity WEDNESDAY for minority High School Juniors and Seniors Planning on Going to College
On Wednesday, September 17 the Partnership for Academic Excellence is hosting a free college preparatory program that includes SAT prep classes, financial aid planning, college application assistance, and trips to colleges and universities. The orientation session takes place on Wednesday, September 17 at 200 Gunnery Road, Fredericksburg from 7:15 pm to 8:30 pm. Parents are also encouraged to attend. Stop by counseling to get the registration form.
PSAT SIGN UP IN COUNSELING SEPTEMBER 29
Sign up in counseling on September 29 for the PSAT. The PSAT will be given on October 15 at 7:40 am. The first 200 Sophomores and Juniors who sign up will have the fee waived. Otherwise, it costs $20.
VDOT Hosts Transportation Career Fair
"Transportation: Your Ride to the Future!" will offer students information about careers in transportation-related fields such as engineering, aviation, transit, architecture, construction, and the environment To be held on Thursday, October 2 from 9:00 am - 1:00 pm at the Prince WIlliam County Fairgrounds in Manassas. Sign up in counseling if inerested.
Germanna Community College Visit Monday, September 29
Germanna is visiting the Nest on Monday, September 29 at 9:30 am. Sign up in guidance to secure a spot to learn more about their guaranteed admission agreements and the benefits of attending Germanna.
ZAPS PSAT/SAT test-prep seminars
Offered at BPHS, September 22 & 23 from 2:30-5:00 pm.
Offered at MVHS, September 24 & 25 from 2:30 - 5:00 pm.
Cost for either seminar is $99.99. If you want to register log onto: register.doorwaytocollege.com
or call 877-927-8378
Greater Washington, DC National College Fair
Come check out this national college fair on Thursday, October 2 from 6:00 pm -8:00 pm and Friday, October 3 from 9:00 am - noon at the Convention Center in Washington, D.C. To find out which colleges are attending, log onto http://bit.ly/NCFExhibitorSearch. Go to www.nacacnet.org/ncfstudent to register.
College Visits at the Nest in September
ALL VISITS ARE HELD IN THE COUNSELING OFFICE - SIGN UP REQUIRED
Bridgewater College, Bridgewater, VA September 9 at 8:30 am
Savannah College of Art & Design, Atlanta, GA Sept. 10 at 9:30 am
College of Charleston, Charleston, SC September 15 at 1:15 pm
Shepherd University, Shepherdstown, WV September 19 at 1:00 pm
Roanoke College, Roanoke, VA September 24 at 1:00 pm
Paul Mitchell the School, Woodbridge, VA September 25 at 10:00 am
St. Mary's College of Maryland, St. Mary's City, MD Sept. 25 at 1:30 pm
Hollins University, Roanoke, VA September 29 at 8:00 am
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 2014-2015
Register on-line at www.sat.org/register
ACT Test Dates for 2014-2015
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
Registration information is available here. This includes the parent letter that has been mailed home, a sample registration form, and lists of the electives that available to the different grade levels.
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.
Information on requesting a transcript from Germanna for DE students as well as enrolling.
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.
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!