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School Counseling Staff

Career Center:
Veronica Baker, Coordinator (853-2600) / vbaker@rcps.info
Vickie Marshall, Registrar (853-6158) / vmarshall@rcps.info
Amberlea Breeding, Secretary (853-2600) /
abreeding@rcps.info
Guidance Fax (853-1042)

Hall Counselors:
Persinger Hall (Student last names A-Bru)
Christina Bamber (853-6130) / cbamber@rcps.info

McQuilkin Hall (Student last names Bry-Fl)

Brazil Ford (853- 6101) / bford@rcps.info

McQuilkin Hall (Student last names Fm-Jor)
Amy Fiddler (853-1975) /
aefiddler@rcps.info

Penn Hall (Student last names Jos-Mur)
Michaella Bailey (853-6115) / mabailey@rcps.info

Parsons Hall (Student last names Mus-Stac)
Elizabeth Slaski (853-6140) / eslaski@rcps.info

Parsons Hall (Student last names Stad-Z)
Lindsay Coleman (853-2493) / llcoleman@rcps.info
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Announcements:

Virginia Western Community College will be here on October 26th with information on the college and CCAP
Seniors will be called to attend at 1:30.
For more information please go to College: All About College > CCAP 


Yale Young Global Scholars
The Yale Young Global Scholars Program (YYGS) is a summer academic enrichment and leadership program that brings together outstanding high school students from around the world for intensive two-week sessions on Yale’s campus in New Haven and the Yale Center Beijing in China
Please go to Opportunities tab for more information
Deadline: February 6, 2018
Go online to Apply today!


UVA Society of Women Engineers High School Visitation Program Fall 2017


The program gives young women a comprehensive look at engineering fields and UVA’s engineering curriculum through informative speakers and hands-on design activities. The program is designed to benefit participants with all levels of engineering experience, but particularly target students who may be interested in applying to engineering schools or pursuing a STEM career
When: Saturday November 18th

Application Deadline: October 21st, 2017
Fall 2017 Application

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Yale is On the Road...

Students are invited to attend an upcoming Yale Information Session. Reed Srere, Assistant Director of Undergraduate Admissions, will discuss academic programs, residential colleges and campus life, admissions, and financial aid. Details are listed below:
Wednesday, October 18, 2017 at 7:00 PM
Jefferson-Madison Regional Library
201 East Market St.
Charlottesville, VA 22902
Register Here
Thursday, October 19, 2017 at 6:00 PM
Roanoke Public Library (Main Branch)
706 S Jefferson St.
Roanoke, VA 24016
Register Here

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Upcoming CCAP Information Meetings at VWCC:


Parents and students interested in learning more about Virginia Western Community College’s Community College Access Program (CCAP) are invited to attend any of the public information sessions planned for October through February 2018. The CCAP application period opens Oct. 2, 2017, and closes Feb. 16, 2018.

Administrators from the Virginia Western Community College Educational Foundation and Office of Financial Aid will be on hand to answer questions about CCAP, which provides up to three years of tuition for Roanoke Valley high school graduates who meet program requirements.

The following meetings will be held in Whitman Theater on the campus of Virginia Western, 3095 Colonial Ave., in Roanoke. (For a map and parking information, see www.virginiawestern.edu/about.)

  • Oct. 10, 2017:  6:30 to 8 p.m.
  • Nov. 14, 2017:  6:30 to 8 p.m.
  • Dec. 7, 2017: 6:30 to 8 p.m.
  • Jan. 18, 2017:  6:30 to 8 p.m.
  • Feb. 6, 2017:  6:30 to 8 p.m.


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How To Navigate This Site:


Important topics are located in the links to the left. Here are some important things to notice!

Testing Information: This is where you can find information about PSAT, SAT, SAT II, ACT, ASVAB, and SOL testing.

Upcoming Events:
 Calendar page of events that are coming up.

Opportunities:
 Clicking here will bring you to a list of upcoming opportunities. There is also a link on the side to specific opportunities for parents and for the summer. 

All About College:
 This page will bring you to links about college admissions events, fee waivers, CCAP, requesting transcripts (from PH and Virginia Western), Virginia Placement Testing, NCAA, and more. The "College Application Process" link walks you through the entire college application process starting with choosing what to study and choosing where to apply and including information about applying as well as information about the FAFSA and financial aid.

Scholarships: The first page opens to a generic list of active scholarships known by the PH guidance department. The links on the left will take you to more specific scholarships such as college specific scholarships and military scholarships. There is also a link to scholarship search sites where you can search for more scholarships on your own. 

Please contact mabailey@rcps.info or bford@rcps.info if you have any concerns about the guidance website (e.g. links not working).