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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
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