SHS Weekly Update


SHS Junior Receives William & Mary Leadership Award

Congratulations to Kendall Glover, recipient of the William & Mary Leadership Award! The award recognizes Kendall's "inspirational leadership, outstanding scholarship, and unwavering loyalty to the high school and community." Principal Cuffee and Assistant Principals Mr. Williams and Mrs. White Ottman made a surprise visit to Kendall's English class to present her with the award.

No School Friday and Monday

There will be no school on Friday, May 26, or Monday, May 29.
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Athletics Calendar

Athletic Physicals given by Riverside: June 8 - $20

Spring Awards Night: June 12 - 6 pm - Auditorium

Updated Dates for SOL testing

Wednesday, May 31 - Reading

Thursday, June 1 - History

Friday, June 2 - Math

Monday, June 5 - Science

Laptop Collection Schedule

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VDOE Announces Learning Acceleration Grants for Families

To address the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on students' educational progress and well-being, Governor Glenn Youngkin announced in March 2023 the availability of $30 million in Learning Acceleration Grants to be used for qualifying education services.

VDOE is currently accepting applications from the following:

  • Virginia parents of school-age children seeking grants to provide tutoring.
  • Tutors and providers of assistive technologies and specialized educational therapy services and supports.

Grant Amounts & Awards

Grants will be awarded as follows:

  • $1,500 for each qualifying student. Qualifying students include any public, private, parochial or home-school student in grades K-12 residing in Virginia and meeting the school-age requirements in §22.1-1, Code of Virginia.
  • $3,000 for each qualifying student whose family income is verified at 300% or less of the federal poverty level.

Qualifying Education Services Include:

  • Tutoring in core content areas (English reading/writing, mathematics, science and history/social science) and foreign languages required to meet graduation requirements. Tutoring may be in-person, virtual or hybrid, and in one-on-one, small group or large-group settings.
  • Purchasing of assistive technologies specified in a child's Individualized Education Plan or 504 Plan.
  • Specialized educational therapy services and supports, including speech language therapy, specialized reading instruction and other services provided by a licensed practitioner.

Additional information is available on the K-12 Learning Acceleration Grants page.

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