2013 SENIOR TRANSCRIPTS
The 2013 senior transcripts will be delivered by Stafford County's central technology department late on June 21st. The transcript will be mailed the week of June 24th to the college or tech school the student requested on their Senior Exit interview. The student can request an unofficial copy with a 24-hour notice to the counseling center. (due to limited staff during the summer)
SUMMER SCHOOL INFORMATION
Please click on the link for more information and forms: stafford.schoolfusion.us/modules/cms/pages.phtml
SENIOR IMMUNIZATION RECORD
If you need a copy of your Immunization Record for college, a job or parent records, please request them from the Nurse's office Before you leave SHS.
The Nurse's staff is not on duty during the summer and the immunization record may not be readily available.
Scheduling Information and Class Applications
This is a reminder to all students interested in taking a CTE class next year that they will need to pick up the required CTE Application in the Counseling Center. Some examples are: Auto Tech, Masonry, EMT, Electricity, Cosmetology, and Carpentry. The applications are printed on green and yellow paper and are located to your right beside the door leading to the main office. These need to be completed and returned ASAP.
Attention all freshmen, sophomores and juniors: Students DO NOT need to sign up to see their Counselors to be seen regarding their schedules for next year. Students will receive a pass from their Counselor to review the white and yellow request sheets they have already turned in. Students will be seen in the following order – juniors first, sophomores and then freshman. (The order DOES NOT determine if a class will work in your schedule or not!!) If a parent would like to meet with the student and their child’s counselor they will need to contact Mrs. Bryant in the Counseling Center to schedule an appointment.
CLASS OF 2013
The following changes will be in effect for the Class of 2013 graduates:
Honor Graduate status will be 3.8 cumlative GPA
Distinguished Honor Graduate status will be 4.0 Cumlative GPA
Summa Cum Laude Graduate status will be 4.25
If you have questions please speak to your students guidance counselor during school office hours.
Parents and seniors -- remember to check the Scholarships page regularly. New scholarships are posted every 2 weeks! In addition, there are links to several scholarship search engines that will help you find more money for 2-year or 4-year college or technical school. Good luck and keep checking!
NCAA Eligibility Center Information
Attention Juniors interested in registering with the NCAA Eligibility Center: the following link will bring you to the NCAA information page so you can find out more about how to register for NCAA eligibility!
International High School Exchange Programs
AFS Intercultural Programs: Offers students the opportunity to study aborad for a semester, a school year, a summer, or for the "gap year" after high school. Scholarships are available for placements in Central and South America, Europe, Africa, Asia, and Oceana. Go to www.afsuas.org for more information.
ASSE International Student Exchange Programs: Offers students the opportunity to study abroad through Adacemic year HOmestay, Summer Homestay, Teen Twin programs. Placements are in 32 countries in Europe, Africa, Oceana, Asia, and Canada and Mexico. Scholarships are available. Go to www.asse.com for more information.
Excellence in Civics Diploma Seal
Attention Seniors! Many of you have given numerous hours of service to the school and community. We would like to recognize your efforts by placing a gold Excellence in Civics Seal on your Diploma. The criteria for the Civics Seal are:
1. Earn a Standard or Advanced Studies Diploma;
2. Complete US History and US Government with a "B" or
3. Complete 50 hours of participation in extracurricular
activities or community service in areas like:
* Volunteering for a charitable or religious
* Boy Scouts, Girl Scouts, or similar youth groups;
* Political campaigns, government internships, Boys
State or Girls State, or Model General Assembly;
* School activities with a civics focus;
* Enlistmen in the US Military
4. Have good attendance and NO disciplinary infractions.
The application for the Civics Seal is included under the "Important Forms and Handouts" section to the right. Please complete this form and turn it in to Ms. Biggs in the Counseling Center right away!
Confidential Scholarship Committee Survey
The SHS Scholarship Committee is often asked by local scholarship donors to nominate seniors for their consideration based on career plans, financial need, or special circumstances. The Committee is currently distributing to interested seniors a confidential survey to gather this information. All information submitted by seniors on this survey will be kept confidential by the Committee and only shared with donors if the student is nominated for a scholarship. (Completion of this survey does not guarantee that the student will be nominated.)Surveys are being distributed in Government classes and a copy of the survey is available on this page. Seniors should bring completed surveys to Mrs. Bryant in the Counseling Center as soon as possible.
Important Forms and Handouts
If you are new to Stafford county and need to enroll your student at Stafford high school; here is the information and some forms required.
Stafford High School Profile
Application for the gold Excellence in Civics Seal for Diploma.
If you would like your counselor to write a recommendation for you for colleges or scholarships, please complete and return this questionnaire with your transcript requests.
How to write a resume -- with a worksheet to help you put it all together.
Homework Request Procedures
Preparing for Life after High School is complicated. This powerpoint can give you some tips and links!
Records Request for previous students of Stafford High School.
Please fill out and fax, mail or bring into SHS for processing.(10 days)
CURRENT student transcript request form.