As the start of school approaches for the 2013-2014 academic year, getting a good start is essential for any student. Many schools have what is a called a “Success” program, which typically identifies potentially at-risk youth and provides them with an opportunity to get off to a good start, along with learning valuable lessons through helping their community.
While your teen’s academic record is the most important component of his or her college application, there are a few things that can certainly help set him or her apart, including compelling recommendation letters.
School supply lists are available at most of the area’s big box stores. If parents are unable to find their school’s list of supplies they can be found online at www.mychesterfieldschools.com/schools/supply-lists/.
The deaths of iconic celebrities such as Michael Jackson, Whitney Houston and Heath Ledger focused the media spotlight on the dangers of prescription drug abuse. Sadly, these deaths aren’t just Hollywood stories limited to the rich and famous.
The following students enrolled at Virginia Tech were named to the Dean’s List for the spring 2013 semester. To qualify for the Dean’s List, students must attempt at least 12 credit hours graded on the A-F option and earn a 3.4 grade point average (on a 4.0 scale) during the semester.
Everyone is welcome to the class reunion of Thomas Dale High School if you attended from 1953-57. The reunion will take place on October 5, 2013 2 p.m. – 5 p.m.
Five residents of Chester graduated from Radford University at the end of the spring semester.
Virginia State University is offering a unique admissions opportunity for students who just graduated from high school or community college and are unsure about the next step in their life? VSU is holding its final Trojan Challenge on Monday, July 22 from noon – 7 p.m. in the University’s Engineering & Technology Building.