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Charles County Sheriff's Career Information Night for Graduating High School Seniors

posted Apr 10, 2019, 6:47 AM by Terri Morrison

The Charles County Sheriff's Office invites high school graduating seniors to a career information night on May 8, 2019. Presentation starts at 5:30 pm.
Location: Charles County Sheriff's Office, 6915 Crain Highway, LaPlata, MD 20646. First floor Conference Room. 

To register for the event or for more information contact recruiting@CCSO

Parent or Guardians are also welcome to attend and obtain information.

Minority Recruiting Information Night - Charles County Sheriff's Office

posted Mar 15, 2019, 10:20 AM by Terri Morrison   [ updated Mar 15, 2019, 10:24 AM ]

The Charles County Sheriff's Office is hosting a recruiting information session for minorities on April 16, 2019, 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm. at CCSO Headquarters, First Floor, 6915 Crain Highway, LaPlata, MD 20646. 

Interested individuals will have an opportunity to talk to current Police and Correctional Officers about job requirements, benefits and their experiences. 

Congressman Rob Wittman's Service Academy Day

posted Mar 12, 2019, 9:59 AM by Terri Morrison

Students, Parents are invited to attend and meet Representatives from the Service Academies and Representative Wittman to learn about the academies and the admission process.

Date: Saturday, May 11, 2019
Location: Marine Corp Base Quantico, Marine Corps University, Warner Hall, 3057 Moreell Avenue, Quantico, VA 22134
Time: 9 am - 11 am,  Doors open at 8:30 am
Pre-registration is not required.
For more information, call 540-659-2734

Rappahannock Community College's Senior Day @ KGHS

posted Mar 5, 2019, 6:23 AM by Terri Morrison   [ updated Mar 5, 2019, 7:01 AM ]

Rappahannock Community College Senior Day is April 29, 2019.

Seniors interested in attending RCC in the fall will have an opportunity to meet with RCC staff to review programs, discuss financial aid, plan for classes, (if possible), and answer general questions. Sign up in the Counseling office for an appointment.

2019 Fourth Circuit Essay Contest

posted Feb 26, 2019, 9:45 AM by Terri Morrison

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit is seeking submissions for its 2019 essay contest. Students are invited to consider and share their thoughts on the question: “How has the right to freedom of speech established for public school students in the Supreme Court case of Tinker v. Des Moines evolved in the 50 years since it was decided?” The contest is open to all students currently in grades 9 through 12 from Maryland, North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia, and West Virginia. Essays are limited to 1,000 words and must be submitted by April 15, 2019. 

Students have the opportunity to win one of three cash prizes: first place, $2,000; second place, $1,500; and third place, $1,000. Winners will be announced in July, and travel will be provided to the court’s Constitution Day event in September 2019. 

For additional information and instructions on how to submit an essay, visit www.ca4.uscourts.gov/essay-contest-2019.  

For questions, contact the Fourth Circuit Clerk’s Office at essaycontest@ca4.uscourts.gov or (804) 916-2706. 

Please note: Children, grandchildren, stepchildren, or members of the household of a federal judge or federal judiciary employee are excluded from the competition.

University of Virginia's Cornerstone Summer Institute

posted Feb 26, 2019, 9:27 AM by Terri Morrison   [ updated Feb 26, 2019, 9:29 AM ]

June 22 - 28, 2019

The Cornerstone Summer Institute is a week-long summer camp at the University of Virginia where high school students learn about slavery and its legacies by exploring the University, Charlottesville, and area landmarks. Applications are being accepted on a rolling basis until April 22, 2019. Some financial aid is available for students with demonstrated need. To find the application and learn more, go to http://slavery.virginia.edu/cornerstone-summer-institute/



19th Annual Minority Law & Research Institute

posted Feb 13, 2019, 11:17 AM by Terri Morrison

The institute is designed to expose under-represented students to consider careers in law, research and the legal profession. The program is designed to raise student awareness to careers in law and encouraging them to set high expectations for academic achievement. 

The institute will implement its goals and strategies by providing students with the knowledge of those skills that are needed to prepare them for opportunities for careers in law. The program will provide students the opportunity to participate in legal research, visit courtrooms, mock trials and classroom discussion. The instruction disseminated in the curriculum will be enhanced by career professionals.

All students must pre-qualify to be eligible (time, date and place to be announced) for students.  There is a $60 non-refundable registration fee payable to Aunt Berta's Love 1 Education Foundation. Minimum GPA 2.7 +

Cost: Tuition, room and board will be paid by Aunt Berta's Kids Education Foundation for all selected participants. Students are required to pay for their own transportation to and from Southern University in Baton Rouge and will be responsible for personal expenses.

Dates: June 16 - June 28, 2019

Location: Southern University Law Center, Baton Rouge, Louisiana

Deadline to apply: April 15, 2019

Email: auntbertas@aol.com

Information and application packet available in the Counseling office


Camp Invention 2019 Looking for Volunteer Leadership Interns

posted Feb 13, 2019, 7:16 AM by Terri Morrison

Students in grades 9 - 12 are encouraged to apply for Volunteer Leadership Interns in this year's Camp Invention.  Students would volunteer their time for four (4) days to help run Camp Invention and earn 40 volunteer hours. Contact Mrs. Diana Zuniga at dzuniga@kgcs.k12.va.us  or submit an application online at https://www.invent.org/programs/leadership-intern   for King George County Camp Invention.

Senator Warner's Academy Day 2019

posted Jan 31, 2019, 9:25 AM by Terri Morrison

Senator Mark Warner invites high school and middle school students, their parents and school counselors to Academy Day 2019. 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 Virginia Military Institute.

Representatives from Virginia Congressional offices will be available to answer questions regarding the application procedures for congressional nominations.

Date: April 27, 2019
Time: 10 am - 1 pm
Door Open at 9:30 am
Program begins at 10:00 am

Location: The Paramount Theater, 215 East Main St., Charlottesville, VA 22902

For more information on the Academy Nomination Process, please visit www.warner.senate.gov

FBI Richmond Teen Academy

posted Jan 31, 2019, 9:00 AM by Terri Morrison

The Federal Bureau of Investigations (FBI) Richmond Teen Academy is a free two-day program, designed to provide students with an overview of the FBI's mission and operations through a series of presentations and exercises. 

FBI executives, special agents, and employees will provide presentations about their programs. Teens will learn about major investigations and participate in a variety of hands-on exercises.

Dates and Time:  July 16 - 17, 2019, 8:30 am - 4:00 pm, daily

Apply: www.fbi.gov/Richmond/ then click the "Community Outreach" tab

Questions: RH_Outreach@fbi.gov/

Deadline: May 1, 2019

Entrance Requirements:
  • Student must be a U.S. citizen
  • Students must reside in Virginia. Students who reside outside Virginia should consult the Community Outreach Specialist at their local FBI Field Office.
  • Students are required to be currently enrolled in an accredited high school within Virginia. If homeschooled, student must be recognized by their school district.
  • Student must be a Junior or Senior during the 2019-2020 school year.   (current grades in 2018-2019 -> 10th and 11th)
  • Students are required to be 15 to 18 years old at the time of the Richmond Youth Academy
  • Student must have a GPA of 2.5 or higher
  • Must complete an application (typed) and 500-word essay (typed) describing their inteest in the program.
Things to Know:
  • Students must provide their own transportation to/from the FBI Richmond Division
  • Lunch is provided
  • Parking is available
  • No electronic devices or cameras are allowed in the building
  • Dress code: Business Casual
What to Expect:
Participants will learn about: Career Opportunities, Counterterrorism, Cyber Crime, Firearms, Forensics/Evidence Collection, Gangs, Intelligence, White Collar Crime, Violent Crimes and Special Weapons & Tactics

Application Available here.

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