April 2021 Newsletter

Colonial Forge Counseling Department

April is recognized as "The Month of the Military Child"

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Celebrating Military Kids!

Students - Fill out the google form below listing all the places you have lived, your favorite place, longest stay, shortest stay, return to places!! We will hang on the windows outside the Counseling department with a picture if you would like us to share!!


Click here for the Link to the Google Form

Important Dates

April 5 - No School
April 7 - VA Association of Collegiate Registrars and Admissions Officers Virtual College Fairs
April 8 - Deadline to register for May SAT

April 8 - Germanna Science and Engineering Online Info Session - Register here

April 12 - Asynchronous Day
April 13 - Group A - X Day (Hybrid students comes to school)
April 14 - Group B - Y Day (Hybrid students come to school)
April 14 - End of 3rd Quarter year long classes. End of Semester for 4x4 classes.
April 15 - Professional Day - No Asynchronous Day

April 15 - Germanna College & University Transfer - Register here
April 16 - Asynchronous Day for all classes
April 19 - Germanna Open House at Your House 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm - Register here

April 22 - Germanna Health Sciences - Register here

April 26 - Germanna Industry & Trade Skills - Register here

May 8 - SAT Test (CFHS) - Register at CollegeBoard
May 18 - SAT Prep Class - May 18, 20, 25, 27, June 1, 3 - Link to form

June 5 - SAT Test (CFHS) - Register at CollegeBoard
June 15 - Deadline to register for Virtual Virginia Summer School - Please check with your Counselor before filling out - Link to forms

CFHS May/June SAT Prep Class

Seniors

ATTENTION SENIORS!!! While most of your college applications are complete and you are waiting to receive admission decisions, don’t slack in the classroom. The college that you do attend will want to see your second semester transcript. No Senioritis! ! Acceptance letters and financial aid offers will start to arrive. Review your acceptances, compare financial aid packages, and visit your final choices, especially if you haven’t already.

Opportunities

Move More in the Month of April

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Research has shown that walking at least 30 minutes a day can help reduce your risk of heart disease and stroke.


As you go about your daily routine look for ways to increase your physical activity like a quick bike ride or walk in the park there are no wrong answers just get out and move more!

Need to keep kids active at home? Try some of these creative and fun ideas! 25 Ways to Get Moving at Home


CHALLENGE: Set a goal to be physically active for 30 minutes a day!


HEART HEALTH RECIPES

· Banana Split Berry Yogurt Parfait

· Spring Vegetable Rolls with Shrimp

INFOGRAPHICS

· Life's Simple 7 - How to Be More Active

· Recommendations for Physical Activity in Kids

· Get into Working Out