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EMHS CEEB code: 472070

Guidance Staff

 Kathy Wilson-Klatka  Guidance Counselor kathywilson@mcps.org
 Phyllis Meredith   Guidance Assistant pmeredith@mcps.org
Larry Lowe Student Services Coordinator llowe@mcps.org 

 

MCPS Program of Studies-click here

Career and Academic Curriculum Information

Course Selection 2019-2020
Grade 9
Grade 10
Grade 11
Grade 12

ACCE - ACCESS to COMMUNITY COLLEGE EDUCATION

 Scholarships
  Click here: Current Scholarships 2018-2019         

  • Register for national scholarships at:  www.fastweb.com, scholarships360.org

  • Download "scholly" an app for your phone that helps you find available scholarships

  • Scholarship reviews...learn about the best sites to go to and more.....

College Information Sessions - Please sign up in guidance
 
      Ferrum College ~ Tuesday, September 4 @ 8:15 a.m.   
      Roanoke College ~ Wednesday, September 5 @ 10:45 a.m.
      Radford University ~ Wednesday, September 12 @ 8:30 a.m.
      James Madison University ~ Friday, September 21 @ 1:00 p.m.    
      Longwood College ~ Thursday, September 27 @ 10:30 a.m.
      Virginia Tech ~ Monday, October 8 @ 11:00 in the auditorium
      Hollins University ~ Tuesday, October 16 @ 1:30 p.m.
      University of VA ~ Thursday, October 18 @ 10:45 a.m.
      Virginia Tech ~ Monday, November 19 @ 11:00 a.m. A former EMHS student will present

   
VT & RU Onsite Application Review
      Radford University ~ Thursday, November 7 @ 9:00 a.m.
      Virginia Tech ~ tentatively Thursday, November 15
 
Super FAFSA - Saturday, October 20

ACCE Application
Click here to learn about and apply to a program that helps students attend college at NRCC debt free. This program is sponsored by MCPS and NRCC 
 
Important Senior Links 

Miscellaneous Links

Opportunities

  • Virginia Space Grant provides free STEM opportunities for middle & high school students
  • American Legion High School Oratorical Contest ~ a constitutional speech contest with monetary rewards. If you are interested, please come to the guidance office.
  • UVA Society of Women Engineer's High School Visitation Program at UVA, Saturday, March 30, 2019
  • Sorensen Institute for Political Leadership~receive training in state & local government, politics, public speaking, leadership~click here for more information
  • Bezos Scholars Program~17 students nationwide are selected for the leadership program in Aspen, CO; students then launch change projects in their community; Juniors who demonstrate academic rigor, ambition, maturity, curiosity, and leadership are eligible to apply
  • 2019 Summer Enrichment Program at UVA for high ability students in grades 4 - 10
  • Duke Summer Sessions for high school students
  • Christopher Newport University Summer Humanities--topics include literature, cultural studies, & history 
  • Academy Day 2019 ~ learn more about the United State service academies and the application process on Saturday, April 27 in Charlottesville, VA. See the guidance office for more information
  • $1000 Armenian Education Center Scholarship
  • UVA Cornerstone Summer Institute ~  learn about slavery and its legacies by exploring the University, Charlottesville, and area landmarks. Deadline to apply April 22, 2019.
  • Student Essay Contest ~ 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?
  • Senate Page Program ~ witness the day to day operations in the U.S. Senate