Who can sign up for Behind the Wheel?
Students who hold a valid Virginia Learner's Permit, have a passing grade in the Driver's Education Course given in their 10th grade PE Class, and attended a 90-minute mandatory "Partners for Safe Teen Driving" presentation with their parent or guardian are eligible to sign up for Behind the Wheel.
How to Sign Up with a School Instructor:Upon eligibility based on the information above, Behind the Wheel packets can be picked up at the Main Office. Return the completed packet and use the payment portal to pay the $225 fee.Early sign-up for 10th graders is allowed after 18 class periods. The student must have a passing grade which is verified by their teacher.IMPORTANT NOTE: Students who have taken Driver's Education at another high school will need to get their "Certificate of Completion" from their previous school. Students must have attended the "Partners for Safe Teen Driving" presentation to get their certificate. This is required by the Code of Virginia.
Partners for Safe Teen Driving Meeting
December 5th @ Independence High School Auditorium. 7:00PM-8:30PM.
Arrive by 6:45PM. Doors will close at 7:00PM.