While visiting the WVU Tech campus in Beckley, students from JMHS were invited to participate in a campaign against domestic violence. The event was taking place in the campus cafeteria when the students arrived for lunch. Pictured below are some of the Maverick students that got involved.
Juniors and Seniors at JMHS are invited to come along on the annual school counseling college visit field trip. On September 29th, students will be visiting NRCTC and WVU Tech campuses in Beckley, WV. This is a great opportunity to meet college representatives and get a feel for college life. Students are encouraged to schedule visits to the colleges they are considering.
Pictured above: JMHS students learning about the programs and opportunities available at New River Community and Technical College.
Seniors is select classes will receive CPR training on September 28th. Those who do not receive training on this date will be scheduled for next semester. Thank you to school nurse Allison St. Clair for providing this great opportunity to our students!
On Wednesday, September 28th, students in the Fellowship of Christian Athletes led a See You At The Pole event at JMHS. SYATP is an annual gathering of thousands of Christian students at a flagpole in front of their local schools for prayer, scripture-reading and worship, during the early morning before school starts. JMHS students Kameron Hall and Ethan McKlarney led the event. For more information about SYATP, visit syatp.com.
On Tuesday, September 27th, juniors and seniors at JMHS traveled to Bluefield State College for a presentation on distracted driving. Students participated in several different activities including a distracted driving simulation game. They also heard a powerful presentation from Officer Ballard with the Bluefield State College campus police. We are very thankful to the BSC police officers that set this up for our students.
School newspaper students pictured below have been creating and putting up terrific and encouraging bulletin boards around the school. You can see them pictured here with their football themed board. These girls have been working very hard, and we are very proud of the outcomes! Keep up the good work girls!
Pictured above: Olivia Copenhaver, Madison Blair, Abigail Cozort and Summer Weikle. Not pictured: Regan McMahan
JMHS hosted its annual College and Career Fair on Wednesday, September 21st from 9:00am to 11:00am. Over 25 colleges and universities were represented, and 18 career representatives from the area attended. All Mavericks students were able to attend the event. Students spoke with college and career representatives about different programs, employment opportunities and more. We are very thankful for the career representatives in our area that volunteered their time to work with our students! Each of them are listed below.
Anthony Correctional Center: Wes Bashlon, Rodney Pomeray, & Johnathon Veney
BAE Systems – Radford Arsenal: Jason Edwards & Tammy Owens
Carillion Giles Community Hosptial: Michelle Campbell & Kaycie Ward
Celanese – Regina Thomas
Chambers Realty – Megan Raines
CSC with UTC – Nick Newberry
Department of Rehab – Chris Baker
Greenbrier Valley Medical Center – Kim Estep
Kilcolin Dental – Abby Kilcolin
Monroe County DHHR – Tammie Smith, Chelsea Clarkson & Joy Dunbar
Monroe County Schools – Malory McPherson
Monroe County Sheriff’s Office – Bud Ware
National Guard – Chris James
Oak Hill Farms – Jim Gore
The Bank of Monroe – Jim King & Lori Wickline
Thompson & Litton – Jackson Mohler
Thrasher Engineering – Derek Johnson
Tri County Vet – Dr. Goodling
Seniors and their parents are encouraged to attend financial aid night on September 14th at 5:30. Judy Kee-Smith from the WVHEPC will be here to present on financial aid, scholarships and more. Registration for this event is not required. We hope to see you there!
Academy Day 2016 will be held for any and all students, parents and school officials interested in learning more about U.S. service academies (Air Force, Coast Guard, Merchant Marines, Military/West Point, Naval). We will also have representatives from local ROTC programs on hand to discuss ROTC scholarship opportunities and a representative from the Dept. of Defense’s Medical Examination Review Board will join us on Saturday, October 8, 2016.
Join us at Senator Capito’s Academy Day to learn more about service academies (Air Force, Coast Guard, Merchant Marine, Military (W. Point) and Naval) and ROTC scholarships! No Registration Required. Visit http://www.capito.senate.gov/ for more information.
Saturday, September 17th
South Charleston High School
Sunday, October 2nd
Woodrow Wilson High School
The Davis-Michael Scholars Program of WVU and the WV Veterinary Medical Association invite interested high school students and parents to the Seventh Annual Veterinary Career Day. This educational event is scheduled for 9:00 am to 2:00 pm, Saturday, September 17th at the WVU Erickson Alumni Center in Morgantown, WV. There is no cost to attend. Registration forms can be found online and must be complete by September 2, 2016. Please note that live animals may be a part of the day for those with allergies. The day's program will provide an overview of the Davis-Michael Scholars Program, including information about WVU admissions. Please call 304-293-1951 if you have any questions.