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.
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
The Virginia Board of Education recently approved revisions to the standards schools must meet for state accreditation and the requirements students must meet to earn a high school diploma. Read the November 16 news release »
Senator 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
ACPS 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 »
Battelle invites your students to the 2015 Women’s Science Technology Engineering and Math (STEM) Forum on Friday, April 24, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the UVA Northfork Research Park, Town Center II, 4th floor conference center. Battelle is targeting 5-8 students per school in 10th-11th grade. Continue reading
The second annual statewide prevention conference will occur Sunday-Monday, May 3-4, 2015, at the Doubletree by Hilton in Williamsburg. Intended for grass-roots prevention workers and their supervisors from throughout the Commonwealth, this event is the one, cross-discipline prevention training event in Virginia. Get the details »
The 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.
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