All Buddy Camp: Student Volunteer Opportunity

Robin and Mani's All Buddy Camp

Robin and Mani’s All Buddy Camp is beginning to recruit sophomores, juniors and seniors for their one-week summer camp program that pairs teen Big Buddies with preschool students with disabilities (Little Buddies). This is a unique, fun and exciting opportunity for students interested in making a difference in the lives of children and families. Also, the Buddy Program experience often is an excellent way to fulfill community service hours and explore career interests.

An application process is required. Interested students in grades 10-12 should visit the Big Buddy Information web page to learn about volunteer requirements and to apply. Applications are due by 4 p.m. on Friday, April 17, 2020.

Naviance: Required Password Update on Jan. 27

Naviance

Middle & High School Faculty and Staff: As you may have heard, Naviance is implementing a new password policy that will require all ACPS students to change their Naviance passwords to meet new, more secure requirements on Monday, January 27, 2020. This process of moving to more secure passwords is necessary to best ensure the security of our students’ Naviance accounts and student data. Continue reading

Special Thanks to Our School Counselors

Happy National School Counseling WeekDear Counselors:

We are so grateful for National School Counseling Week because it gives us the opportunity to share with you our deep appreciation for the difference you make in so many young lives every day. Among the most important evolutionary steps we have taken as a school division are initiatives that more closely align the student experience with the contemporary requirements of the world they will enter in their post-graduate life. Continue reading

Service Academy Day 2016 – April 23

Service Academy Day 2016Senator Mark R. Warner invites high school and middle school students, their parents, and guidance counselors to Academy Day 2016 on April 23, 2016. Attendees will be provided a comprehensive overview of the United States service academies and their admission processes. In addition, students will be able to meet with officials from all five academies as well as representatives from ROTC programs, Virginia Tech, and the Virginia Military Institute. Continue reading

Scholarships for Women & Minority Students Studying STEM – Applications Due Sep. 15

AFCEA CEVA LogoACPS Counselors & Educators: If you know a current or former student who may qualify, please share! The Armed Forces Communications Electronics Association of Central Virginia (AFCEA CEVA) will be awarding four (4) $1,000 merit-based scholarship grants to qualified female or minority students who will be or who are currently enrolled in a four-year accredited science or engineering program at a Virginia college or university. Open the application »

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VSCA 2015 Student Scholarship – Submissions Due by Apr. 17

VSCA Student ScholarshipThe Virginia School Counselor Association (VSCA) 2015 Student Scholarship was established in 2015 for the purpose of providing financial assistance to Virginia students pursuing post-secondary opportunities. One scholarship of $1,000 will be awarded each year funds are available. Participants should be high school seniors planning to pursue a post-secondary opportunity, with a minimum unweighted cumulative grade point average of 3.0 or higher. Applications must be submitted by April 17, 2015; final selection will be made by May 22.

Service Academy Day 2015 Will Be Held March 28

Service Academy Day 2015

Senator Mark Warner invites high school and middle school students, their parents, and guidance counselors to Academy Day 2015 on Saturday, March 28, 2015. Attendees will be provided a comprehensive overview of the United States service academies and their admission process. In addition, students will be able to meet with officials from all five service academies as well as representatives from the Department of Defense Medical Examination Review Board (DoDMERB), ROTC programs, Virginia Tech, and the Virginia Military Institute. Continue reading