• The Center for Legal and Court Technology (CLCT), at the College of William & Mary Law School, in conjunction with the Center for Gifted Education at the William & Mary School of Education, provides interactive and thought-provoking classes for high school students.  Courses include:

    • Introduction to U.S. Law
    • Introduction to Torts
    • Introduction to Evidence
    • Introduction to U.S. Law
    • Introduction to Search & Seizure 

    See the website for dates and times. If you have questions, please do not hesitate to contact: Mary Beth Dalton 757-221-2494


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  • The Center for Gifted Education at The College of William and Mary is pleased to announce the dates for its 2017 Summer Saturday Enrichment Program (SEP) in Williamsburg, VA: Session 1 (June 26 – 30) and Session 2 (July 10 – 14)

    * Inquiry based learning

    * Academically challenging program

    The information is also accessible through the Center’s website at http://cfge.wm.eduIf you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact (757) 221-2166 or

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  • March 21, 2017 St. Bonaventure University visit during bear block

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  • Spotsylvania County School District Health Services Dept. and Sodexo School Food Service Dept. have partnered in a district-wide food drive to support school sponsored food pantries.  Non-perishable food items are greatly needed.  The Food Drive runs March 1-31st.  GO BEARS!

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  • >>Fredericksburg Regional Governor’s School Summer Program applications are available. One of these tuition-free summer programs may be just right for you. See Mrs. Mann in the office beside room 254 for applications.

    * chemistry or forensic science

    * or a rising junior or senior interested in an on-the-job-site mentorship

    *  The mentorship application deadline is March 15, and the science program application is due March 24.

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  • >>Please remember to register your Giant card for A+ rewards every year!!  This is a huge help in raising funds for PTSA.

    * Go to

    * Click on the "Register your card" link in the red box for customers and complete that process

    * Click on the "Confirm your schools" link in the red box and complete and confirm your changes

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  • >> Scholarship Opportunity for 2017 Seniors: The Teen Enrichment Network scholarship selection committee is searching for well-rounded students from the Fredericksburg Region who exhibit creativity, scholastic ability, evidence of leadership and involvement, service to community or school, and outstanding character.

     Deadline is April 1, 2017. Applicants may choose from the following three options:

    • Create a public service announcement video (no longer than two minutes)
    • Write an essay (approximately 500 words)
    • Create a power point presentation (approximately ten slides)

    The theme to be addressed is "As a teen in today’s society, what is your interpretation of the positive and appropriate use of social media?"

    Submissions should be made via mail or e-mail to:

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  • >>Attention Juniors and Sophomores: Summer Residential Governor’s School Academic programs are available in the areas of

    1. humanities,
    2. math, science, & technology,
    3. agriculture/genetics/biotechnology/environmental management, and
    4. medicine & life science.
    5. There are also mentorship programs in engineering and marine science.

    Please see Mrs. Mann as soon as possible in the Gifted and Talented Office (next to room 254) for more information. Your application deadline is much earlier than the one on listed the website! The month long programs are relatively FREE, but highly competitive! 

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  • >> TEST PREP - Riverbend students may sign up for help in preparing the SATs and the ACTs. Check out this document: SAT and ACT Prep.

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