at 2:40 pm on Thursday, 26 January 2012
In February, we celebrate Open-Mindedness as well as Black History Month.
Grade 9: Seminars open with our Speakers Corner for the first two weeks. Students will assert aspects of the Learner Profile in persuasive speeches, shared with their peers.
February 14 and 21 will be devoted to the documentary “Free At Last” which recounts the struggles of the American Civil Rights Movement. Students will consider what American identity means. The worksheet for this film is here and it is due to your biology teacher: Free At Last2012
Grade 10: Sophomores will watch the feature length film “Something the Lord Made” as they contemplate how one person makes a difference, especially in the Jim Crow South. The worksheet is here and it is due to Ms. Brown (NOT Mr. Rigler as this sheet says): Something the Lord Made
Grade 11 will begin its Extended Essay journey. Students are referred to the page to the right on Extended Essay.
Grade 12 will explore open-mindedness and connections with a series of documentaries on race in America. “A Ripple of Hope” recounts Robert Kennedy’s contribution to the Civil Rights Movement. “NOW with Bill Moyers: Zaid Shakir on Being Muslim in America” discusses extremism and how Muslim-Americans are burdened with prejudice born of fear. “Brown is the New Green: George Lopez and the American Dream” explores being Hispanic/Latino in America today. This worksheet is due to TOK by 2/14: Sr Seminar_Black History. This one is due to TOK by 2/28: Senior Seminar_Feb
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Join us in congratulating two seniors, Connor C. and Lindsey R, who won Gold Keys for individual pieces in the regional competition of the Scholastic Art and Writing awards. Recipients of Gold Key awards continue on to be adjudicated on the national level in New York City. Connor also received an Honorable Mention for his portfolio. Junior Cindy S. also received an Honorable Mention for a portrait of a fellow student.
at 8:47 am on Monday, 23 January 2012
If you are a rising junior or senior, please look at this opportunity to take part in IB World Conferences. The early registration deadline is January 31. The regular deadline is 30 April. Register now!! Conferences are in Segovia, Spain, and Vancouver, Canada.
See http://www.ibo.org/wsc/ or email IBWSC@ibo.org for more information.
at 8:41 am on Monday, 23 January 2012
Here for the newsletter: School Counseling Newsletter-January 2012
Registration Packet for Capital One Future Leaders Forum for Young Women: Student Registration Packet Central VA
Super Saturday Financial Aid Workshop at HHS: Super Saturday -Financial Aid Workshop
at 3:29 pm on Tuesday, 10 January 2012
VA Senate Scholarship: VA Senate Schlrshp App-2011
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at 10:31 am on Friday, 6 January 2012
Please find the monthly update here: January Scholarship Newsletter v5 2012
Underclass Newsletter: Jan 2012 Underclass letter
at 10:29 am on Friday, 6 January 2012
Please see the attached flyer about a wonderful contest for all high school students: PHILOSOPHY ESSAY CONTEST
For more information go to http://high-phi.org/!
Don’t delay — the deadline is January 30!