• Information regarding summer opportunities and progams for students will be available here for students and parents to access throughout the school year. 

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  • Virginia Boys State

    June 20th- June 26th

    The American Legion Boys State Program will be held at Radford University in Radford, VA, June 20-26, 2021. Elibiligty for the program is to outstanding young men of the junior class who possess and demonstrate leadership, character, and honesty. 

    Virginia Boys State provides the opportunity to gain hands-on experience in one of three areas of government. Participants cultivate leadership skills and develop pride in American citizenship. For more information and details vist the Virginia Boys State website www.vaboysstate.org. 

    Program Highlights

    • Citizens learn the political process through the election process for the offices of the mythical 51st state.
    • Each delegate is assigned to a political party which has no philosophy or platform until the delegates develop one.
    • Delegates use the basic laws and procedures of the State of Virginia as a guide for their week.
    • Speakers from all levels of government provide valuable lessons for the delegates.
    • A highly qualified staff provides guidance and leadership.
    • Two delegates will participate in Boys Nation held in Washington, D.C. in July.

    Students who are interested must complete a one paged typed and double spaced essay on Americanism and "Why I would like to live in America." Essays are due to Mrs. Mungavin in the Counseling Office by Friday, March 26th, 2021. They will then be submitted to the American Legion for review and the selection process.

  • Virtual VA Summer Session 2021

    June 15th- July 28th

    Students interested in a Virtual VA Summer Session course must complete the form linked below. After completion, you will be enrolled in the Virtual VA system for the course(s) selected. The cost of each course is $375.00. Students and parents will get an automatic email to pay for the course from Virtual VA. After payment is completed, you must inform Mrs. Mungavin so that you can receive your username and password information. Visit www.virtualvirginia.org for more information.

    The deadline for registration is June 15th, 2021. 

    Please contact your school counselor if you have any questions.

     

    2021 Virtual VA Summer Enrollment Form

     

  • Virginia Girls State Program

    June 20th- June 26th, 2021

    ALA Virginia Girls State provides participants an opportunity to learn, in a few days, the mechanics, objectives, and ideals of democracy. “Learning by doing” is the keynote to the success of this program.

    This year the Girls State Program will be held virtually from June 20th- June 26th. 

    Students must be in their junior year of high school and complete an application from the American Legion. Applications will be available soon for students. 

    Applications are then submitted to the local American Legion who selects the delegates that will attend the Girls State Program. 

    For more information and details, visit www.vagirlsstate.org.