If you will be attending a program at the ACE Center at Highland Springs for the 2018-19 school year, please mark your calendars for the Open house/fee night that will be held on Tuesday, August 21, 2018 from 4:30PM- 8PM.
Registration for Fall 2018 Evening School courses begins August 1st. Deadline to register is September 14th.
Courses will be offered at the Academy at Virginia Randolph (AVR) and Highland Springs High School. Some courses may be offered at only one of these schools - please note these on the application. Courses begin October 1st and end December 14th, with SOL testing (if applicable) on January 16th and 17th.
To register for an Evening School course, please complete and return pages 2-4 of the linked application here to Deep Run School Counseling Office with payment.
Get your brain in shape for the upcoming Algebra I, Geometry, and Algebra 2 SOL tests! Attend one or both Saturdays for review sessions, snacks, and door prizes!
Saturday, May 5 and/or Saturday, May 12, 9 AM-12 PM
Register online by 4/27/18 to be eligible for door prizes.
This is the LAST DAY to pay for AP exams. The online payment system closes TODAY at 4:30.
NO monies - checks or online payments - can be accepted after TODAY. There will be no exceptions to today's deadline. We are unable to provide refunds if you change your mind.
Please see Mrs. McLeod or Ms. McGuire in school counseling with any questions.
This is the LAST week to pay for AP Exams - Friday, March 2 will be the LAST DAY to pay.
No Exceptions. No Refunds. PLEASE plan accordingly.
See Mrs. McLeod or Ms. McGuire in school counseling with any questions.
The AP Exam Payment window is now open!
The Deep Run High School Counseling Department is offering several programs on Wednesday, January 31st. Please join us for:
Information about the Summer Online Health & PE Lottery is now available! Check out the website here! If you are interested in taking PE online this summer, you will need to sign up for the lottery here during the window of February 8-March 2. You will be notified if you have gotten a spot in the course by March 9. You must register between March 12-23 in order to keep that spot.
Check out the informational flyer here!
If you need to take a course through the Evening School of Excellence, the registration form is available - click here. The deadline to sign up and pay for Health & PE 9/10 is January 12th; for all other courses, the deadline is February 2nd.
The College Board is launching the SAT® Practice Award, a new recognition for students who increase their SAT scores through productive practice on Official SAT Practice on Khan Academy®. Winning students will be notified this week and given a link to download a PDF of their award.
Award winners are selected if they completed 10 or more hours of practice on Official SAT Practice, and if their SAT scores increased by 150 or more points from the PSAT/NMSQT® to the SAT, or 100 or more points from SAT to SAT. Students can mention the award on their college applications or résumés to showcase their hard work.
Official SAT Practice reinforces what students learn in high school by focusing on the knowledge and skills most essential for college. Personalized study plans allow students to pinpoint specific areas for improvement.
GRASP (GReat Aspirations Scholarship Program, Inc.), a 501(c)(3) non-profit, charitable, college-access organization that assists students and families in obtaining funding for post-secondary education, now has a Spanish speaking advisor available to assist students/families with the financial aid process. The advisor, Conchy Martinez, is bilingual and is available to assist with outreach to the Latino community. She staffs an email in Spanish so that parents who speak little or no English can send her financial aid questions in Spanish and receive an answer in Spanish. Her email is firstname.lastname@example.org.
Additional financial aid information is available at the GRASP website, www.grasp4va.org.
“Get Above It All” The Annual Youth & Young Adult Life skills Summit designed for those (16 -25) will be held on Saturday, September 30th 9am to 1pm at the Creighton Campus of Saint Paul’s Baptist Church. This free workshop is designed to encourage, elevate and equip for a better future. Pastor Lance Watson is the keynote speaker and will share facts on how the next generation can “Transcend” above life’s obstacles and reach higher heights. The workshops will include information on employment, education, self-image and coping skills. Registration is required and includes a Free brunch! Sign up today at:
AKA Rho Eta Omega Chapter's A.S.C.E.N.D. Program is designed to motivate, engage, and assist high school students (grades 9-12) in reaching their maximum potential. This free opportunity exposes students to transitional skills through monthly workshops. For more info, visit reoaka.org or check out the flyer here.
NHS applications are due October 2nd and have been available since last week for students to download. Please visit the NHS website if you have any questions about how to become a member: http://tinyurl.com/drhsnhs