The Cavalier Contact
November 10, 2019 - Volume 1 - Issue 15
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Make sure to keep up to date with all things CHS by reading this weekly newsletter. Students, please make sure to wear your RED, WHITE, and BLUE this Monday for Veteran's Day.
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The November School Counseling Newsletter is now available. Please take a few moments to review our scholarship opportunities, upcoming events, Career Corner, and more. Juniors: Learn about summer programs as well as a stellar scholarship opportunity. https://www.smore.com/54b92-school-counseling-newsletter
- Juniors and Seniors who would like to sign up for the ASVAB on November 25th please fill out the following form: https://forms.gle/7R8eVGRzzsKnYD2Z8
- DIVAS With Promise and Men of Valor are mentoring programs through Caroline’s Promise. DIVAS With Promise’s primary focus is to empower young ladies with the skills needed for success in the current year and beyond. Men of Valor’s primary focus is the empowerment of young men with the skills needed for success this year and beyond. Click here for more information and the applications! http://chscounseling.blogs.ccps.us/mentoring/
- The Career Coach, along with Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, will be hosting an after school program focusing on your future job success. The group will meet once a month and work on resumes, career exploration, setting a high school work portfolio, and much more. If interested please contact Mrs. Hummer at email@example.com .
Senior Graduation and Sophomore Class Ring Orders
Monday, Nov. 25th, 11am-1pm
CHS - Cafeteria Entrance
Seniors can order gowns, announcements, and more. Sophomores can order their class rings.
Visit www.herffjones.com for more information
Winter Sports Tryouts
Congratulations CHS Earth Science Students!!
9th Grade Division: Kyra Fox (not pictured)
10th -12th Grade Division: Alina Smith (10th grade - Pictured)
Career Center Information from Ms. Hummer
The Career Center salutes all past, present, and future Army, Navy, Airforce, Marine, and Coast Guard men and women. Thank you for your service. Interested in a military career? Please visit https://www.todaysmilitary.com/ to learn more.
November is National Career Development Month. The Career Coach celebrated this month with a trip to Luck Stone to learn about workplace readiness skills and career pathways of the organization. The Career Coach will also be having a Career Cafe with a Surveyor from Virginia Association of Surveyors on November 14 with Mr. BLack’s class. Please check out Get My Future to learn about careers, apprenticeships, applying for college, and finding jobs.
November 11-15 is National Apprenticeship Week. The Career Coach will be in all 3 lunch periods on November 12th to showcase various apprenticeship opportunities including Germanna Apprenticeships. Stop by to see her. Also you may visit https://www.apprenticeship.gov/ to learn more about hses great opportunities.
Life Ready Day - Students read below!!
Tuesday, Nov. 26th, 7am
19155 Rogers Clark Boulevard
Powder Puff Football Game
Friday, Nov. 15th, 6pm
Important -- Tickets are $5 and passes are not accepted
Environmental Science Classes Learn from staff onsite at A.P. Hill on 11/7/2019
Virginia College Application Week
Monday, Nov. 18th, 7am to Friday, Nov. 22nd, 3pm
19155 Rogers Clark Boulevard
Here at CHS, we will host the following events:
Monday, November 18: College Application Drive: Seniors- are you still working on your college applications? Do you need to start the process? Come see Mrs. Hummer and Ms. Taylor on Monday of VCAW to get started. Ms. Taylor can help students with four-year applications while Mrs. Hummer can assist with Germanna and other community colleges. Some applications may only take ten minutes! Sign up here: https://forms.gle/QBZND1oCALbctJKS9
Tuesday, November 19: Longwood On-Site Admissions: On-site admissions is an excellent way to learn an admissions decision quickly. Longwood's admissions counselor will visit CHS to review transcripts and test scores of those who would like to participate. At the end of the visit, students will learn their admissions status. Sign up here: https://longwood.secure.force.com/events/targetX_eventsb__events#/esr?eid=a174p000001bfsMAAQ. You must file an application in order to participate. Use the code "Instant Lancer Decision 2019" to file your application for free!
Wednesday, November 20: FAFSA Workshop: Submitting your college applications is only part of the process. In order to obtain financial aid, you must submit your FAFSA. Come to our workshop between 4 and 7 PM on Wednesday to get yours done. Location to be announced.
Thursday, November 21: College Spirit Day: Wear gear from your favorite college! There will be a gift card drawing during lunches for students who participate. All grades are invited to participate!
Upcoming Dates and Events for CHS Staff
- 11/14 - Leadership (DC's) Meeting
- 11/21 - November Faculty Meeting
- 11/26 - Life Ready Day