|JHHS Band Fund Raising Citrus Fruit - Pickup: Dec. 4 from 3:45 pm - 8:00 pm
Pick up location: Winchester Cold Storage 605 N Loudoun St, Winchester
One day only pick up date: Friday, December 4th from 3:45 pm - 8:00 pm
Make up cap and gown order taking will be on Thursday, December 10, during lunches.
ATTN. JHHS Alumni and Parents: We are accepting donations of gently used cap and gowns for seniors who may not be able to afford. If you would like to bring in a cap and gown, Teresa Alger and Stacy Glossner will be happy to accept your generous gift!
December SOL End of Course Non-Writing Testing will take place on December 7-15
LFCC Dual Enrollment Registration for the January Semester (Flyer)
Date: January 13, 2015
Time: 7:30 a.m.
Enrollment Forms will be passed out the first two days of classes in January Students dual enrolling for the first time will need to apply to LFCC (www.lfcc.edu; choose future student) and will also need to take the English placement test Students dual enrolling in Math for the first time may need to take an additional Math placement test.
Placement Test Dates at John Handley High School:
- Thursday December 3 at 3:20PM, room 1309
- Wednesday, December 9 at 3:20PM, room 1309
- Thursday, January 7 at 3:20PM, room 1309
- Monday, January 11 at 3:20PM, room 1309
JHHS FINANCIAL AID WORKSHOP: Dec. 9 in español
Date:WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 9, 2015,
Time: 6 PM–7:30 PM,
Location: JHHS MAIN CAFETERIA
Hosted by the JHHS Guidance Department, this is a great opportunity for all students and parents to learn the basics of financial aid for students planning to attend vocational school, community college, four-year institutions, and other post-secondary education. A representative from Lord Fairfax Community College will be here to provide information on financial aid and answer questions from students and parents.
Attention 9th, 10th, 11th Grade Parents: Mountain Vista Governor's School Meeting - Dec. 15
There will be an informational meeting for parents of 9th, 10th, and 11th grade students who are interested in Mountain Vista Governor's School.
Date: Tuesday, December 15th
Time: 7 PM
Location: JHHS cafeteria
Please contact Michele Dempsey (email@example.com), Shari Putnam (firstname.lastname@example.org), or Amy Zimmerman (email@example.com) if you are interested but cannot attend.
Virginia Department of Health Warnings about Electronic Nicotine Delivery System Use (ENDS)
The Virginia Department of Health has issues warnings against the use of electronic nicotine delivery systems that have become popular with teens. Please read this report.
Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) Pilot Program
Students at JHHS may bring their own personal technology devices to school for educational purposes only. The student device will be able to connect to the JHHS filtered Wi-Fi.
Students are not permitted to use their own data plan to access the internet.
Parents and students should read the letter and policies carefully before signing the form.
- WPS Acceptable Use Policy (AUP)
- Student Use of Personally Owned Electronic Devices
Internet Essentials Program:
Comcast has created the program, Internet Essentials for $9.95 a month. If your family has one or more of your children eligible to participate in the National School Lunch Program then your household may qualify. For more information, call 1-855-8-INTERNET (1-855-846-8376) or apply online at http://www.internetessentials.com/.
Prevent Child Abuse and Neglect: Look, Listen, Respond
April is Child Abuse Prevention Month. Our local Safe Kids Coalition sponsors activities to raise awareness around child abuse in our area. These include various public awareness activities, a Mayoral Proclamation, and distribution of information to daycare providers, pediatricians offices and leaders in the faith community. There are also many informative resources for parents and school staff available on the Virginia Prevent Child Abuse website, including a planning kit with handouts.
Work Permits (Employment Certificates) for Minors (for students age 14 and 15 only)
The Department of Labor and Industry announces the launch of an automated, employment certificate process in accordance with the General Assembly changes to §40.1-92 of the Code of Virginia effective July 1, 2013. Children and their parents no longer need to apply for an employment certificate (work permit) at their school. The process is now fully online and parents and students are to follow the instructions at http://www.doli.virginia.gov/laborlaw/employment_certificate_instructions.html Paper applications will no longer be available at the schools.
An Assistive Listening Device is available for your use. To reserve a receiver please contact: Todd Rosier at least 48hours prior to the scheduled event.
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