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Loudoun Valley High School Weekly Update April 6 2020 to April 10 2020

Loudoun Valley High School Weekly Update April 6 2020 to April 10 2020

PLEASE SEE VIDEO MESSAGE BELOW FROM LVHS ADMINISTRATION

https://youtu.be/Omh51WfNZMc

The LVHS Science Team wanted to send you a Video Message because they miss you:

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Technical Support

DDI plans to continue to provide technical support throughout the closure.  Staff and students can receive technical support through one of the following methods:

The Technology Support Center will be staffed from 8 AM to 5 PM, Monday – Friday.  DDI is also planning ways to enable drop off and pick up for hardware repairs. Additional information will be shared once final plans for physical hardware support are in place.

MAPS FOR EXPANDED LCPS MEAL SERVICE

LCPS Meals Program During Spring Break –

Meals for Thursday, April 9, and Friday, April 10, will be made available on Wednesday, April 8, during the regular meal program at schools and on buses. Students should plan to collect 3 days of meals on Wednesday. From Monday, April 6, through Wednesday, April 8, the meal service at the schools and those delivered via school bus will continue on the current schedule. Please visit the interactive map https://tinyurl.com/s67dwzm to identify the nearest bus stop for mobile service; the list of schools where meals are being provided is also available online https://tinyurl.com/v4824wd.
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  https://sites.google.com/lcps.org/resourcesforfamilies/home

School Counseling

PLEASE SEE THE LINK BELOW FOR THE LATEST UPDATES ON THE LOUDOUN VALLEY SCHOOL COUNSELING WEB PAGE

https://www.lcps.org/domain/3202

Role of LCPS School Counselor

2020-21 Course Scheduling

2020-21 course scheduling information has been presented to all 9th, 10th and 11th grade students.

Counselors will work with each student during March and April to discuss selected courses as they impact diploma status and testing requirements for graduation.

You can find the presentation at https://bit.ly/3cfidUI

Important information about our Dual Enrollment Program through NVCC with application links are included in the presentation.

 PLEASE SEE LINK BELOW REGARDING COLLEGE BOARD’s RESPONSE TO COVID-19 AND IMPACT ON AP EXAMS

https://apcoronavirusupdates.collegeboard.org/students

2020-21 Common Application Essay Prompts Released

Please see the link below for the 2020-21 college Common Application essay prompts, essay writing tips and additional Common Application resources for rising seniors.

https://www.commonapp.org/apply/essay-prompts

 

FAFSA

Please refer to this website www.fafsa.ed.gov for more information on how to apply for financial aid 2020.

2020 AP Exam Information:  https://www.lcps.org/Page/171629

SAT and ACT

Please refer to the following links for upcoming SAT and ACT dates. Also, a separate message will be sent with more information regarding these tests and the financial aid process.

 

PSAT

Dear LVHS Families:

Congratulations! Your teen took either the PSAT 8/9®or PSAT/NMSQT on October 16, 2019.  This test gives students a chance to take the next step to college. Here’s what your teen can do to make the most of their scores:

  • Log in to or create a College Board account online at: https://studentscores.collegeboard.org. PSAT scores will be released online the week of December 9, 2019. Students should log in to their College Board account to see scores and test performance details.
  • Get free, personalized SAT practice. The PSAT is great preparation for the SAT®. Your teen’s score unlocks a free, personalized practice through Official SAT Practice on Khan Academy®. Students go to http://satpractice.org/, create an account, and link their College Board and Khan Academy accounts for a plan based on their test results.
  • Review AP course recommendations at: https://apstudents.collegeboard.org/what-is-ap. Student score reports identify AP® courses that are the best match for them. AP can give your teen an edge in the admission process and earn them college credit while in high school, which saves time and money in college.
  • Use Career Finder™: our career exploration tool. It helps students make informed academic and career decisions based on what truly drives them. Visit Career Finder at: https://pages.collegeboard.org/career-finder
  • Get started on BigFuture. Students can begin their College Search using BigFuture™. Visit BigFuture at: https://bigfuture.collegeboard.org
  • The College Board National Recognition Programs. These are academic honors that can be included on college applications. They’re not scholarships, but colleges use them to identify academically exceptional students. Learn more at: https://collegereadiness.collegeboard.org/psat-nmsqt-psat-10/scholarships-and-recognition/recognition-programs
  • Practice and improve. Juniors (class of 2021) are eligible to earn money for college by practicing for the SAT and improving their score through the College Board Opportunity Scholarships. https://opportunity.collegeboard.org
  • Register for the SAT. Take the next step toward college by registering at: https://opportunity.collegeboard.org/
  • Video Resources are below to assist as well.

Making the Most of Your PSAT 8/9 Scores: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wAlExfCLexs&feature=youtu.be

Making the Most of Your PSAT/NMSQT Scores: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ie6WBDzjtGA&feature=youtu.be

Official SAT Practice through Khan Academy: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=D3vHhXMQPmE&feature=youtu.be

 

Please see the Google Documents Link below for the latest updates on the LCPS County Wide Scholarships

https://sites.google.com/lcps.org/lcps-scholarship-site/home/list-of-scholarships

LVHSPTO

A Message from the PTO:

Support the students and teachers by donating to the annual PTO “no-sale” fundraiser! We raise money to support teacher classroom grants, student enrichment activities, and facility improvements. We are suggesting $40 per family, but any amount will help us reach our goal! Donate through our link at  https://www.lcps.org/Page/78194

Thank you for supporting our kids!

Sign up at the link below for the PTO newsletter:

https://visitor.r20.constantcontact.com/manage/optin?v=001qie9IeSPzo4T54OUk_bjnD0j6_FZH9S1

STEM

 

The Loudoun Valley STEM team competing in the Samsung Solve for Tomorrow competition has been selected as one of twenty National Finalists.  The team has now earned $50,000 in Samsung technology.  To watch the team’s video and support them with your vote, go to http://Samsung.com/solve.  The team receiving the most votes receives an additional $10,000.  You can vote once per day, so make it part of your morning wake up routine!  The team mentor, Mr. Rodriguez, and team are working with Samsung on virtual solutions since there will be no travel to New York.  Let’s cheer the team on and see if they can repeat our win of four years ago! STEM TEAM

Mr. Rodriguez, Danny Weist, Thomas Weist, Ryan Ebrahimi, Jeffrey Polivka, Alison Pike, Christina Thornton (not pictured).

For questions or for information on how you can help support the team and STEM at Loudoun Valley, contact Mr. Rodriguez at jose.rodriguez@lcps.org.

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