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2019 United States Senate Youth Program

posted Aug 16, 2018, 8:53 AM by Terri Morrison

The Virginia Department of Education will select two student delegates to represent Virginia in the United States Senate Youth Program (USSYP) sponsored by the William Randolph Hearst Foundation. Each delegate will receive a $10,000 scholarship and an all-expense-paid trip to Washington, D.C., for the week of March 2-9, 2019.

Each public and private high school may submit up to three applications. Applications will be reviewed and accepted applicants will take the Public Affairs examination.  The exam is designed to test knowledge of the United States government, the United States Constitution, American History, and knowledge of public affairs and current events. Completed examinations will be sent to the Virginia Department of Education where they will be scored. A panel of judges appointed by the Virginia Department of Education will consider the examination results, outstanding academic ability, and demonstrated qualities of leadership and community service when selecting the two state delegates and two alternates to represent the Commonwealth of Virginia.

Selected delegates must hold a leadership position in any one of the following student government, civic, or educational organizations during the entire 2018-2019 academic year:

  • Student Body president, vice president, secretary, or treasurer
  • Class president, vice president, secretary, or treasurer
  • Student Council representative
  • A National Honor Society officer (including discipline-based Honor Societies such as the National English and Social Studies Honor Societies that include service components)
  • Student representative elected or appointed (appointed by a panel, commission, or board) to a local, district, regional, or state-level civic service and/or educational organization approved by the state selection administrator

Participation or holding an officer position in academic clubs and/or educational competition programs/conferences do not qualify a student for USSYP, although many students who qualify participate in these activities.

Each nominee must be a permanent resident of the United States and currently enrolled in a public or private secondary school located in the state in which either one of his or her parents or guardians legally resides. Students from Department of Defense Education Activity (DoDEA) overseas will represent the state(s) in which the parents/guardians are U.S. legal voting residents. Students attending DoDEA schools in the U.S. or students enrolled through U.S. military bases in local schools will represent the state in which their school is located. A student attending a school that is located in a state other than the state of legal residence of either of the student’s parents or guardians is not eligible.

Detailed information about the United States Senate Youth Program may be found at United States Senate Youth: This link takes you out of the Virginia Department of Education website. . An application is attached and must be emailed to Christonya Brown at Christonya.Brown@doe.virginia.gov, by Friday, September 28, 2018, and a hardcopy of the nomination form with the original signatures must be postmarked to Ms. Christonya Brown at the Virginia Department of Education no later than September 28, 2018. An examination will be mailed to the designated contact person at the student’s school by Friday, October 12, 2018. The completed examination must be postmarked no later than Friday, November 2, 2018, to:

  • Ms. Christonya B. Brown
    Coordinator of History and Social Science
    Office of Humanities and Early Childhood
    Virginia Department of Education
    P. O. Box 2120
    Richmond, Virginia 23218-2120
    Notification of selected delegates will occur by the end of December 2018. For further information, please contact Ms. Christonya Brown, Coordinator of History and Social Science, by email at Christonya.Brown@doe.virginia.gov: Email link.  or by telephone at (804) 225-2893.


Senior "Paint Your Parking Spot" Information

posted Aug 8, 2018, 5:11 AM by Terri Morrison   [ updated Aug 8, 2018, 5:13 AM ]

There is no charge this year, however your design must be approved and you need to supply your own paint. See document below or link shown above.
Forms should be turned in to Ms. Fred or Mr. Schaefer. Painting can be scheduled with Ms. Fred or Mr. Schaefer. 

College, University & Vocational Representative Visits to KGHS

posted Jul 23, 2018, 6:29 AM by Terri Morrison   [ updated Aug 16, 2018, 8:24 AM ]

Juniors and seniors interested in attending any of the following information sessions should sign up in the Counseling office to attend. List will be updated as visits are scheduled.

Sept. 19 - Germanna Community College
Sept. 28 - University of Mary Washington (General Info Session)
Oct. 17 - Massachusetts Maritime Academy 
Nov. 9 - University of Mary Washington On-Site Admission (seniors)
Mar. 20, 2019 - Germanna Community College

KGHS Basic School Supply List

posted Jul 19, 2018, 10:37 AM by Terri Morrison

**Below is a list of basic school supplies students may need throughout the 2018-19 school year. Subject specific classroom supply lists will be available at Open House, August 9.

● Backpack                                                                                                 ● Index cards

● Basic Art Supplies: (If taking art) Drawing pencils & Sketch Book

● Binders (various sizes)                                                                             ● Jump drive (media storage)

● Book covers                                                                                              ● Spiral Notebooks

● Calculator (*Graphing calculators are available in higher level math for classroom use.)

● Notebook paper (college ruled)

● Colored pencils/markers                                                                           ● Pencils/erasers

● Composition notebook                                                                              ● Pens

● Construction paper                                                                                    ● Poster Board

● Glue Sticks ●     Post-it notes

● Graph Paper (math courses)                                                                      ● Portfolio folders

● Highlighters                                                                                               ● Report covers

Please contact the school counselors should purchasing these recommended supplies be a hardship. Thank you.

King George County Schools: King George High School BASIC School Supply List, 2018-2019

Virginia Space Grant Consortium STEM Opportunities

posted Jun 25, 2018, 7:31 AM by Terri Morrison   [ updated Jun 25, 2018, 7:46 AM ]

Available for middle school to high school students. All programs are FREE to all Virginia students.

The four programs and their subjects are as follows:

Building Leaders for Advancing Science & Technology (BLAST) - Three day residential program for 8th and 9th grade students focusing on hands-on interactive STEM activities taught by faculty and staff from University of Virginia, Virginia Tech, or Old Dominion University.  www.blast.spacegrant.org  
Application Opens: November 2018. 
Contact: Tysha L. Sanford, Ed.D. Education Program Specialist, VSGC, tsanford@odu.edu  757-766-5210 (phone) 757-766-5205 (fax)

Virginia Space Coast Scholars (VSCS) - Program for 10th grade students focusing on the missions flown or managed by NASA Wallops Flight Facility on Virginia's Eastern Shore, with a Summer Academy program at NASA Wallops Flight Facility. vscs.spacegrant.org  Free Online STEM program for Sophomores with 2.7 GPA or higher. 
Contact: Kristen Manning, Education Program Specialist, kmanning@odu.edu 

Virginia Aerospace Science and Technology Scholars (VASTS) - Program for 11th or 12th grade students focusing on NASA's human spaceflight missions and the Journey to Mars, with a Summer Academy program at NASA Langley Research Center. vsgc.odu.edu/VASTS/
Application Opens: August 15, 2018.
Contact: Ian Cawthray, Education Program Specialist, icawthra@odu.edu

Virginia Earth System Science Scholars (VESSS) - Program for 11th or 12th grade students focusing on NASA's Earth System Science missions, with a Summer Academy program at NASA Langley Research Center. .vsgc.odu.edu/VESSS
Application Opens: August 15, 2018
Contact: Joyce Corriere, STEM Education Program Specialist, joyce.h.corriere@nasa.gov  or jcorrier@odu.edu

2018-2019 Blood Drives & Senior "Red Cord of Life" Information

posted Jun 25, 2018, 6:35 AM by Terri Morrison   [ updated Jul 25, 2018, 9:21 AM ]

Each year the KGHS Anatomy and Physiology Class host Blood Drives. This year the class is sponsoring one drive in the Spring.

Spring Blood Drive: Thursday, February 14, 2019 in the high school Auditorium

Please look at the Red Cross' Website. Students will find information regarding the Red Cord of Life Program, a recognition program which we do here at King George High School for graduating seniors and possible scholarships which may be of interest to individuals who donate blood.

To receive a Red Cord from King George High School for graduation, the following criteria MUST be followed:

1. Participate in blood drive(s) at King George High School.

2. Participate in a total of 3 blood drives-one being the school drive in February and two on your own outside of the school drive, both of these need to occur after August 1, 2018 but on or before December 20, 2018 (to be eligible to give on February 14 KGHS drive).

Students will be responsible for bringing in proof of participation from the outside drive by Wednesday, April 24, 2019. This could include (but is not limited to) the paperwork received at the drive, a print out from the Red Cross Website that lists donation date, or a note from a representative of the drive. Download the Red Cross Donor App to keep track of all your blood donations.

Text BLOODAPP to 90999 or search Red Cross Blood in your App store.

Parking Permits for 2018-2019

posted Jun 25, 2018, 5:28 AM by Terri Morrison   [ updated Jul 25, 2018, 9:19 AM ]

Permits will be sold on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday of each week from 8 am to 2 pm.

Parking permits will be available to underclassmen as well as seniors on July 30th.

Required at time of purchase:
  • Parking permit form with a parent signature. This form is available here and in the high school main office.
  • Registration of the vehicle driven
  • Student license
  • $40 

Rappahannock Community Anthem Scholars Program

posted May 31, 2018, 10:40 AM by Terri Morrison   [ updated Jun 25, 2018, 5:22 AM ]


Still in high school? Start your career prep college NOW. Tuition money for “C” students or better. Evening and flexible online classes to fit your schedule in the following subject areas:

  • Cybersecurity
  • Nursing
  • Emergency Medical Services
  • STEM Science
  • STEM Health / Pre-Med / Pre-Physical Therapy / Pre-Dental
  • Transfer Degree
  • https://www.rappahannock.edu/anthem
Stop by and see or call Mrs. Terry Abell, KGHS RCC Site Coordinator for more information.  540-775-0087

Student Tutoring Request Link

posted Sep 12, 2017, 6:33 AM by Terri Morrison

KGHS National Honor Society members can assist students wanting or needing some extra help. Please click on the link below to make request. 


Work Permit Information

posted Aug 31, 2017, 5:19 AM by Terri Morrison

Virginia Department of Labor and Industry - Labor and Employment Law

All 14-15 year old workers in Virginia are required to obtain an Employment Certificate (Work Permit). Upon completion of all 3 sections, generally the system will issue permits within 24 hours of your request. PLEASE BE ADVISED THAT ONLY THE EMPLOYER IS AUTHORIZED TO SUBMIT THE EMPLOYER PORTION OF THE APPLICATION AS THEY ARE RESPONSIBLE FOR ADHERING TO THE RECORD RETENTION REQUIREMENTS. 

New Icon Electronic Youth Employment Certificate now available online. Click here to begin.

Manual Youth Employment Certificate Application Forms can be downloaded and submitted. Both forms must be submitted together. Click here for full instructions.

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