• Important Dates and Events from the SHMS School Counseling Department:
    If you have questions for a specific teacher regarding a grade, please contact that teacher directly via phone or email.  If you have questions for several teachers and feel a team conference would be helpful, please contact your child’s school counselor and they would be happy to arrange that meeting. ParentVUE is an excellent tool that can help you keep track of your child’s grades and assignments. If you have not received an activation code for accessing the system, please contact your child's school counselor for instructions on activating your account.
     
    September 19 - Thomas Jefferson High School application opens and closes on October 14th
     
    September 21 - Parent Coffee, How to Help Your Child Be Successful in Middle School, 7pm, Stone Hill Middle School Auditorium; This program is geared towards parents of 6th grade students and students new to SHMS
     
    September 22 - Gifted Information Night, 7:00 p.m. in the SHMS auditorium; This presentation is intended for parents interested in having their child be evaluated for receiving gifted services
     
    September 22 - Deadline for applying to the Academy of Science (AOS), 11:59pm
     
    September 26 - The LCPS ELL Department’s Parents as Education Partners (PEP) Program will be having a PEP Event on Monday, September 26th, from 6:00 to 8:00 PM in the Cedar Lane Elementary School Gym. If you are able to join, you will have an opportunity to learn about your child’s school and the U.S. School System, and resources in your community. Below is the agenda for the event: 6:00-6:45: Dinner, browse resources, shop for books; 6:45: Everyone go to their seats 6:50-7:10: PEP Presentation by Jennifer Baker, PEP Coordinator 7:10-8:00: Browse resources, talk to school representatives, shop for books at the No Sale Yard Sale
     
    September 26 - Information on the application process for the Academy of Engineering and Technology is made available on their website
     
    September 27 - AET Information Session, 7-8 pm @ Rock Ridge HS
     
    September 29 - AET Information Session, 7-8 pm @ Park View HS
     
    October - Bullying Prevention and Awareness Month
     
    October 3  - AET Information Session, 7-8 pm @ Tuscarora HS
     
    October 4 - AET Information Session, 7-8pm @ Blue Ridge MS
     
    October 10 - October 28 7th and 8th Grade Bullying lessons in English classrooms
     
    October 12 - Drug Awareness Parent Presentation, Briar Woods HS, 7-9pm
     
    October 14 - Deadline for applying to Thomas Jefferson High School; Deadline for applying to AET
     
    October 15 - PSAT at Dominion HS for any students applying to AOS
     
    October 19 - World Unity Day, Together against bullying, united for kindness, acceptance, and inclusion; Please encourage your child to wear ORANGE
     
    October 19 - Drug Awareness Parent Presenation, JL Simpson MS, 7-9pm
     
    October 27 - Parent Coffee, "Why You Must Be an Imperfect Parent to Raise Great Kids," 6:30pm, SH Auditorium
     
    November 2 - Drug Awareness Parent Presentation, Riverside HS, 7-9pm
     
    November 8 - The 2017 Prudential Spirit of Community Awards are open to students in grades 5-12 who have participated in a volunteer activity within the past year. http://spirit.prudential.com/
     
    November 8 - School Counseling Advisory Board Meeting, 8:30am, SHMS Library
     
    November 17 - Parent Coffee, 6:30pm - 8pm, The College Funding Coach will be presenting on "Little Known Secrets for Paying for College"
     
    November 21 - November 22 - 6th Grade Interest Inventory Lessons
     
    December 5 - CCTDI exam for AOS and AET application; Writing Prompts for AET, after school 
     
    December 6 - CCTDI and writing prompts makeup date, after school
     
    December 7 - Drug Awareness Parent Presentation, Freedom HS, 7-9pm
     
    December 15 - PALS Activity, 8th Grade
     
    December 16 - Step Up Loudoun Application deadline, http://www.loudounyouth.org/programs-2/the-step-up-loudoun-youth-competition/
     
    January 3 -January 6 - Counselors will be presenting bullying/teamwork/tolerance lessons through PE classrooms
     
    January 9 - AOS notification letters with finalist status to be postmarked no later than January 9th.
     
    January 11 - Parent presentation on Internet Safety, presented by Deputy Spurlock of the Loudoun County Sheriff's Office, 6:30-8pm...Come and learn about keeping your child safe online
     
    January 12 - Rising 9th Grade Parent Presentation/Curriculum Night at RRHS, 6:30pm 
     
    January 13 - Thomas Jefferson applicants receive semi-finalist pool notification through the online portal system
     
    January 17 - January 20 - Rising 9th Grade Scheduling Presentation during Civics classes with Rock Ridge HS Counselors
     
    January 18 - Drug Awareness Parent Presentation, Broad Run HS, 7-9pm
     
    January 20 - February 3 - Student/ParentVue portal open for rising 9th grade students to make changes to course requests
     
    January 21 - AOS Writing Prompt and CCTST for student finalist applying to AOS, Dominion High School, 9:00am
     
    January 23 - January 24 - 8th grade students will have a presentation in resource on the CAMPUS program
     
    January 24 - Rising 7th and Rising 8th Grade Parent Curriculum Information Night, Stone Hill MS, 6:30pm
     
    January 25 - Rock Ridge HS will be presenting a webinar for rising 9th grade parents who were unable to make the parent night presentation, 10am
     
    January 26 - PALS Activity, 8th Grade
     
    January 27 - CAMPUS applications are available on the CAMPUS webpage, https://www.lcps.org/Page/120796, applications will be accepted through March 9th
     
    January 27 - Deadline for entry by applicants of teacher recommendation information for application to Thomas Jefferson HS
     
    January 28 - Student Information Sheet/Essay Administration for application to Thomas Jefferson HS
     
    January 30 - January 31 - Rising 7th and Rising 8th Grade Scheduling in Resource/Spectrum Blocks
     
    February 2 - Parent Presentation on the CAMPUS Program at Briar Woods HS, 6:30-8:00 pm...Come and learn more about the CAMPUS program. More information can be found here: www.lcps.org/Page/120796
     
    February 2 -  The Loudoun County Public Schools (LCPS) Department of Pupil Services will present a Suicide Prevention Seminar from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Thursday, February 2nd, at the Broad Run High School Auditorium.
     
    February 2 - Mental Health and Wellness Parent Seminar Series, 6:30 - 8:30pm, LCPS Administration Building, 21000 Education Court, Ashburn, VA 20148, The Role of Restorative Practices in Building Emotional Literacy
     
    February 4 - Inclement weather date for AOS Writing Prompt and CCTST testing
     
    February 5 - Deadline to submit Part Two of the AOS application for admission to AOS; No applications will be accepted after February 5th at 11:59pm
     
    February 6 - February 28 - Applications are being accepted for rising 9th grade students for the NJROTC program at LCHS, NJROTC Application
     
    February 8 - Katie Clark, Lead Music teacher, Annabelle Luebke, and rising 6th grade counselors to visit rising 6th grade students at Rosa Lee Carter, Legacy, and Creighton's Corner Elementary Schools
     
    February 8 - Parent Coffee with special guest, Neil McNerney, "The Teenage Brain - Temporary Insanity?", 6:30pm, SHMS Auditorium, RSVP to: February Parent Coffee RSVP
     
    February 9 - Katie Clark, Lead Music Teacher, Annabelle Luebke, and rising 6th grade counselors to visit rising 6th grade students at Moorefield Station
     
    February 11 - Inclement weather date for the Student Information Sheet/Essay Administration for application to Thomas Jefferson HS
     
    February 12 - Teacher recommendations due for the application process to AOS
     
    February 13 - Teacher recommendations due for the application process to Thomas Jefferson HS
     
    February 15 - Rising 6th Grade Parent Information Night at Stone Hill MS, 6:30 pm, Parent Presentation
     
    February 16 - Mental Health and Wellness Parent Seminar Series, 6:30 - 8:30pm, LCPS Administration Building, 21000 Education Court, Ashburn, VA 20148, Promoting Health Teen Relationships
     
    February 18 - Hispanic Leadership Conference, Girl Scouts of America, 1-6pm, Robert Lee HS, please see your counselor for the application form
     
    February 22 - Rising 6th Grade Music Night at Stone Hill MS, 6:00 - 8:30pm
     
    February 28 - NJROTC Applications Due for rising 9th grade students
     
    March 1 - Summer in the Arts registration opens at 10:00am, https://www.lcps.org/Page/78249.
     
    March 2 - Mental Health and Wellness Parent Seminar Series, 6:30 - 8:30pm, LCPS Administration Building, 21000 Education Court, Ashburn, VA 20148, Managing Bumps in the Road: Building Resilient Relationships with Your Teen
     
    March 2 - Monroe Technology Center Open House, 7-8pm, Discover how the Monroe Technology Center can help prepare students for college and careers, 715 Children's Center Road, Leesburg
     
    March 6 - CAMPUS applications are due to 8th grade counselors
     
    March 13 - March 14th - 6th grade career lessons in keyboarding classes
     
    March 14 - Stone Hill MS Rising 6th Grade Music Night makeup, 4-6pm
     
    March 15 - Brambleton MS Rising 6th Grade Music Night makeup, 4-6pm 
     
    March 15 - Rising 9th Grade Math Night, 6-7pm, for students taking Algebra I in 9th grade only
     
    March 16 - Mental Health and Wellness Parent Seminar Series, 6:30 - 8:30pm, LCPS Administration Building, 21000 Education Court, Ashburn, VA 20148, Cyberbullying and Internet Safety
     
    March 17 - 6 year plans for 6th grade students in Spectrum and Resource
     
    March 20 - Rescheduled SHMS Music Night for rising 6th grade students at SHMS, 4-6pm
     
    March 23 - Rescheduled Brambleton MS Music Night for rising 6th grade students at SHMS, 4-6pm
     
    March 27 - Mental Health and Wellness Parent Seminar Series, 6:30 - 8:30pm, LCPS Administration Building, 21000 Education Court, Ashburn, VA 20148, Anxiety and School Refusal
     
    March 30 - Parent Coffee, SHMS Auditorium 6:30pm, "Helping Students Who are Perfectionists or Students Who Have No Motivation At All," with special guest Rachel Bailey
     
    April 1 - Open House at Thomas Jefferson High School, 9-12am, 6560 Braddock Road, Alexandria
     
    April 6 - Mental Health and Wellness Parent Seminar Series, 6:30 - 8:30pm, LCPS Administration Building, 21000 Education Court, Ashburn, VA 20148, Fostering Resilience in a Stressful World
     
    April 20 - Rosa Lee Carter ES  rising 6th grade students scheduled to visit SH for an orientation and tour
     
    April 21 - Legacy and Madison's Trust ES rising 6th grade students scheduled to visit SH for an orientation and tour
     
    April 27 - Creighton's Corner and Moorefield Station ES's rising 6th grade students scheduled to visit SH for an orientation and tour
      
    May 4 – Special Education Parent Education Series, 9-11am, LCPS Administration Building, 21000 Education Court, Ashburn, VA, 20148, Workshop on Executive Functioning

     

    May 4 – Mental Health and Wellness Parent Seminar Series, 6:30 - 8:30pm, LCPS Administration Building, 21000 Education Court, Ashburn, VA 20148, The Role of Restorative Practices in Building Emotional Literacy, Suzanne Petersen, Supervisor of Student Support Services

     

    May 18 - The Academy of Science (AOS) will be offering a spring information session for prospective parents and students (rising 8th grade students), 7pm, Dominion HS

     

    May 18 -  Mental Health and Wellness Parent Seminar Series, 6:30 - 8:30pm, LCPS Administration Building, 21000 Education Court, Ashburn, VA 20148, Mindful Parenting: Remaining Calm While Improving Family Dynamics
     

    May 19 – Last day to register for the Summer Session of Virtual Loudoun, https://www.lcps.org/VirtualLoudoun

     
    May 26 - Deadline for making changes to student course requests for the 2017-2018 school year
     
    June 5 - August 11 - Term 3 Summer Session through Virtual Loudoun
     
    June 13 - School Counseling Advisory Board Spring Meeting, 1pm, SHMS Library 
     
     
     
      
     

     

Last Modified on June 19, 2017