The Governor's School of Entrepreneurship (GSE) is for high school students currently in ninth through eleventh grades. At this camp, students will learn how to create small businesses that will energize the economy of WV. There is no cost to attend, and it will be held at Marshall University from July 5 - July 26. Visit WVGSE.org to apply. The application deadline is March 30.
On Thursday, March 24th students who have completed, signed PEP forms will be permitted to participate in arena scheduling at JMHS. Students will schedule their classes for the 2017 school year at this event. If you have any questions about your scheduling options, please visit the guidance office. Students and parents can view the master schedule and career clusters, among other things by clicking on the Academic tab.
Students, mark your calendars! An admissions representative from Concord University will be here on Wednesday, March 23rd during both lunch shifts. This university representative will speak with you about admissions, scholarships, college life and more! It is important to meet admissions counselors, and it is never too early. Freshmen are invited to speak with her as well.
Seventeen students from JMHS entered pieces of artwork in to the annual Pennies for Arts show hosted by the GFWC WV Woman's Club. Over 170 pieces were submitted from students across the state. The articles were displayed this past weekend at the Greenbrier Resort at the annual Woman's Club State Convention. Our students brought back seventeen ribbons for their hard work. Great job Mavs!!!!
Student winners: Hunter Amos, Shana Brant, Tiffany Jameson, Parker King, Caleb Meadows, Conner Pitzer, Brok Ratliff, Cheyenne Salmons, Olivia Sears, Samantha Vance, Meghan Watson, Hunter Williams and Rebecca Young.
The theme for this year's Geography Poster Contest is "MAPS". The recommended poster size is 22x28. Winners will receive $100, $50 and $25, respectively. Posters should be mailed to the address below. Contact Ms. Anne Endres at firstname.lastname@example.org with questions or for more information. The poster submission deadline is March 18, 2016.
Dr. Joseph Manzo
PO Box 68
Athens, WV 24712
The Forensic Sciences Program at WVU is hosting a week-long camp from June 20-24 for students interested in Forensics. The camp will cover topics like fingerprinting, firearm identification and crime scene investigation. The camp will cover topics like fingerprinting, firearm identification and crime scene investigation. More information is available at http://wvutoday.wvu.edu/n/2016/03/03/wvu-department-of-forensic-and-investigative-science-co-hosts-middle-school-high-school-students-for-week-long-summer-camp . This camp will fill up fast! Students should see the school counseling office for more information.
On Thursday, March 17th over 25 community volunteers visited JMHS to help with Teen Issues Day. Speakers prepared presentations on topics ranging from Hunter Safety to Financial Smarts to Healthy Snacking to Resilience. Over 15 different topics were covered. This year's Teen Issues Day was a success! Thanks to all of the volunteers who came out to make a positive impact on our students! Our students are lucky to have such a supportive community.
At the invitation of Delegate Roy Cooper four cadets from the James Monroe High School/Monroe County Technical Center's Maverick Battalion traveled to the West Virginia Capitol in Charleston, West Virginia on 7 March 2016. Cadet Lieutenant Colonel Callie Davis, Cadet Captain Samantha Vance, Cadet Captain Antonella Blanco, and Cadet Sergeant First Class Amanda Pitt posted the colors for that day’s legislative session in the House of Delegates and Cadets Blanco and Pitt sung the National Anthem as part of the ceremony. The House of Delegates also recognized the entire Maverick Battalion for its excellence representing the state of West Virginia at the 2015 D-Day Memorial Parade in Normandy, France and its ongoing mission of motivating young people to become better citizens. In addition, the four cadets had the opportunity to observe how our state's legislature functions and had informative meetings with Delegate Cooper, Secretary of State Natalie Tennant, and Governor Earl Ray Tomblin.
Our cadets make us proud!
Positions and vacancies for the NASA IV&V Program’s annual Summer internship program, located in Fairmont, WV, are now posted for student access on to One Stop Shopping Initiative (OSSI): NASA Internships Fellowships and Scholarships (NIFS) Site. NASA Internships are educational hands-on traineeships that provide unique NASA-related research and operational experiences for high school, undergraduate, and graduate students. The high school internship program begins June 13 and ends on August 5, 2016. Applicants have the opportunity to browse and selectively apply for specific internship opportunities once their application is complete. The application deadline is March 1, 2016. For more information, click here.