October 2022 Newsletter
National Bullying Prevention Month
October 1 -- SAT @ 8am at ForgeOctober 3-4 -- Senior Picture Make-Ups!
October 5 -- Underclassmen Picture Make-Ups!
October 7 -- No School (Teacher Work Day)
October 10 -- No School (Parent/Teacher Conferences)
October 14 -- Homecoming Game
October 15 -- Homecoming Dance
October 19 -- College Night 6:30pm-8:30pm at Spotsylvania Towne Centre
Homecoming Spirit Week
Thursday October 6 -- Safari Day
Tuesday October 11 -- Beach vs. Blizzard
Wednesday October 12 -- Gym Bro vs. Couch Potato
Thursday October 13 -- Neon Day
Friday October 14 -- Forge Spirit
AP Exams--Dual Enrollment--Grant Information
• SCPS Grant Form Due Date: Friday, September 30th – Returned in person to the Counseling Department
• Notice of SCPS Grant Awards: Friday, October 7th
• AP Exam Fees Due Date: Friday, October 21, 2022 – Counseling Department
• Dual Enrollment Fees Due Date: Friday, November 18, 2022 – Counseling Department
SCPS GRANT FORMS WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED
AFTER FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 30TH NO EXCEPTIONS
SCPS Grant Forms & AP Agreements MUST BE RETURNED IN PERSON TO COUNSELING
NO FORMS WLL BE ACCEPTED VIA EMAIL
**Please look at the 2 attachments below for more information**
College Visits (Naviance)
October 6 -- Savannah College of Art & Design
October 6 -- University of Virginia
October 11 -- Cedar Crest College
October 11 -- Mount St. Mary's University
October 13 -- Virginia Commonwealth University
October 14 -- West Chester University Pennsylvania
October 17 -- Pennsylvania State University
October 17 -- Richard Bland College
October 18 -- Randolph-Macon College
October 20 -- Virginia Polytechnic Institute & State University
October 20 -- West Virginia University
October 20 -- George Mason University
October 21 -- Longwood University
October 21 -- The University of Alabama
October 24 -- Salisbury University
October 26 -- Roanoke College
October 26 -- Gettysburg College
& more in November! Keep checking Naviance because colleges can get added at any time.
Other College Information
- John Hopkins University will be hosting 'Senior Visit Days' throughout October. For more information, please go here.
- Longwood University will be having an open house on Saturday October 15 from 10am-2:30pm. To register, please go here.
- College Fair at Spotsylvania Towne Center on October 19 from 6:30pm-8:30pm.
- The United States Military Academy, West Point, will be having fall tours from September 6 until November 18. For more information, please go here.
Naviance is a GREAT tool, so please take some time to look at all it has to offer if you haven't already.
Military Visits - Schedule
Tuesdays - Marines
Wednesdays - Army (biweekly starting October 5)
Thursdays - Navy (skips every 3rd Thursday of the month)
Thursdays - Coast Guard (only every 3rd Thursday of the month**October 20)
Great Information to Know Below
Germanna Cyber Scholarships - FREE College Classes
We are excited to announce our new Cyber Scholarship for college-ready high school and home school juniors and seniors. This unique scholarship gives your students the opportunity to take FREE college classes in cybersecurity and I.T. at Germanna.
Starting this fall, your students can get a head start on their college education by earning transferable college credit through instructor-led classes—completely online. Courses may be applied towards a Germanna degree or used to prepare for an industry-recognized credential.
The scholarship covers all costs, including tuition, textbooks, supplies and certification exam costs.
We urge interested students to complete the application process by our October 3, 2022 priority deadline.
Utah State University
College Board Information
For high school seniors interested in pursuing a career as an Air Force or Space Force officer!
Flyer's w/ Great Information
Counselor's Email Addresses
A-Bro Jacob Palyo firstname.lastname@example.org
Bru-E Shawn Addo email@example.com
F-H Tisha Henderson firstname.lastname@example.org
I-McC Miranda Todd email@example.com
McD-P Teresa Chambers firstname.lastname@example.org
Q-S Camillia Smith-Nickarz email@example.com
T-Z Rebecca Shay firstname.lastname@example.org