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Important AP Exam Registration Information & Schedule

AP EXAM REGISTRATION| 2019
This year ALL AP exam registration for Jamestown High School will be online. To register for one or more AP exam(s) , please go to:
www.TotalRegistration.net/AP/472403

The cost for each AP exam is $98.00 and a reduced-fee is available for students who qualify (free/reduced lunch). Students taking AP exams at Jamestown High School MUST register for exams at the website above by March 27th, 2019. To avoid a late fee, all students should register for AP exams during the normal registration window (February 18-March 19, 2019).

Students registering for an AP exam during the late registration
window (March 20-March 27, 2019) will incur a $10.00 late fee.
Jamestown High School is excited to offer families the ability to pay their full exam fees online at the time of registration. Please be sure to have a credit card or debit card available before beginning registration.

Families may also pay their full exam fees by mailing a check, cashier’s check or money order to Total Registration, LLC.
Registrations that have not been paid for by March 27, 2019 will
be cancelled and exams will NOT be ordered.

REFUND POLICY: Students who cancel before March 19, 2019 will
receive a full refund. Students who cancel after March 19, 2019 but
before March 27, 2019 will incur a $20.00 cancellation fee. There
will be NO REFUNDS given after March 27, 2019.

AP EXAM REGISTRATION TIMELINE
February 18th -March 19th AP exam registration window
March 20th -March 27th AP exam late registration ($10.00 late fee)
March 27th LAST DAY FOR STUDENTS TO REGISTER
FOR AP EXAMS
May 6th- 17th AP Exams will be given
Please contact your counselor if you have a question about an exam not listed, have questions about financial assistance, or any other questions.

Amazing Scholarship Opportunity

Scholarship Opportunity

Students in Grades 9-12

The Norfolk State University School of Business is working with 19 local school divisions in the Hampton Roads area to provide students with college scholarships and cash awards, regardless of whether they apply and enroll at Norfolk State. Students in grades nine through twelve will compete and will have the chance to walk away with one of the three scholarships and cash prizes available.

The winners will receive scholarships and cash prizes as follows:

1st Place: $10,000 — $8,000 scholarship and $2,000 cash

2nd Place: $3,000 — $2,000 scholarship and $1,000 cash

3rd Place: $1,500 — $1,000 scholarship and $500 cash

Winners will be announced in May 2019.

The goals of the competition are to provide early intervention by preparing students for college and the labor market; awareness by alerting students about the importance of communication skills; and motivation by provoking, stimulating or persuading students to express themselves through quality communication.

This competition requires both written and oral communication skills using the topic of Robotics and its Future Impact on Humanity. Each of the 19 school divisions will choose a single winner and that student’s essay will be forwarded. Norfolk State will then choose finalists from the 19, who will compete until first, second and third place winners are chosen by judges in the final round to be held at Norfolk State University.

 Guidelines for the written essay:

  • Maximum total number of pages: 7
  • Font: Times New Roman 12 pt.
  • Line spacing: single
  • Structure:
    • First page: Business Communication Competition, Sponsor: Norfolk State University, Date: …, Name of the candidate, Name the candidate’s high school, Title: Robotics: Future Impact on Humanity, Theme: (candidate’s unique theme (two or three key words).
    • Second page: Abstract: (Maximum 500 words). This is to provide the reader with a clear idea about the main points argued and the approach taken.
    • Pages three thru seven • Background: Review this topic by citing multiple sources (Academic, government sources, mass media, etc. …)
    • Discussion: Explore this topic from your own point of view to present your arguments, reasoning, persuasion, assessment, etc. …

Timeline:

  • Students submit essay to their school’s ELA Curriculum Lead by February 25, 2019.

Warhill: Katie Maclauchlan

Lafayette: Valerie Smith

Jamestown: Liz Wilder

  • Each school will rate essays according to the rubric and rank order their student submissions.
  • A larger committee will then review the ranked essays from each school and select one student essay to move forward in representation of the School Division.
  • This individual’s essay will be submitted to The Norfolk State University School of Business NLT March 1, 2019.
  • Presentations are not due until students are notified.
  • Presentation Guidelines:
    • PowerPoint presentation (maximum number of slides: 5)
    • Discuss and do NOT read the slides as is
    • Presentation time: 15 minutes
    • Candidate: 10 minutes
    • Q&A: 5 minutes

 

EVALUATION

The written essay and the oral presentation will be evaluated according to the following rubric:

Criteria Very Good Good Poor
Composition Skills (Weight: 45%) Near perfect spelling, punctuation, and sentence skills: 100%

 

Minor flaws in spelling, or punctuation, or sentence skills: 80% Major flaws in spelling, or punctuation, or sentence skills: 60%
Objectives of the Essay (Weight: 15%) Accomplishes all objectives of the essay: 100% Approaches accomplishing all objectives of the essay: 80%

 

Minimally accomplishes all objectives of the essay: 60%

 

Presentation (Weight: 40%) Near perfect speech, organization, and delivery: 100% Minor flaws in speech, or organization, or delivery: 80% Major flaws in speech, or organization, or delivery: 60%

 

 

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Mindfulness: Strategies for Anxiety, Stress and Focus Parent Academy – Register Today

Thank you for your interest in the Parent Academy: Mindfulness Strategies for Anxiety, Stress and Focus. Registration has closed due to the overwhelmingly high response to this event and limited seating capacity. Visit https://wjccschools.org/parentacademy

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Practice SAT or ACT. Test is Saturday, February 16th At JHS - 9AM to Noon Open to Everyone Registration Forms available in the counseling office (Deadline to Register is FEB 14th). Click to download a form.

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Apply Today for a PTSA Mini-Grant

The Jamestown High School PTSA has allocated funds for Mini-Grants for projects developed by the JHS faculty and staff. Mini-Grants will be awarded to support initiatives that are intended to enhance the educational experience for JHS students. Our hope is that the projects these grants help fund will:

• Broaden and enrich our students’ educational opportunities.
• Help provide a diverse array of extracurricular activities for students.
• Have a positive impact on as many current students as possible.
• Have long-lasting, positive impact on the JHS community and be accessible to future JHS students.
Submissions should clearly describe the project and provide a justification for the relevance of the project, as well as identify students the project is intended to benefit (e.g., particular class(es) or groups of students).

You can download the Mini grant application Spring 2019 by clicking this link.  Upon completion, the application should be submitted to the Principal who will review and sign it. The application should then be placed in the PTSA mailbox in the main office. All applications will be reviewed and the Mini-Grant Committee will present those recommended for approval to the PTSA Executive Board for consideration.
NOTE: Applicants must be a member of the JHS PTSA to receive mini-grant funds.
Applications may be typed or hand-written and should be placed in the PTSA mailbox no later than Wednesday, January 30, 2019 for spring project awards. Blank applications are available in the PTSA mailbox. Please send your questions to me at brobles6414@gmail.com. Thank you!

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