•  *Many scholarships applications are still available, now's the time to apply!



     *WV Scholar Program available to 11th grade students 

    Juniors can apply for a full-ride scholarship to WV Wesleyan College.  Apply today!


    *Fairmont State Future Teachers Academy

    June 16-20, explore the potential of a career in teaching! This program is meant to give high school students intrersted in teaching, the opportunity to explore the teaching field as a possible career. It is free and open to all sophomore, junior, and senior students.  Interested students can go to www.fairmontstate.edu/futureteachers to learn more.  FLIER  APPLICATION


    *PIA Open House Event

    Saturday, May 18.  See FLIER 


    *Work  with the National Park Service at Harpers Ferry NHP
    Applications are now being accepted for the 2019 Youth Conservation Corps (YCC) program at Harpers Ferry National Historical Park (NHP). This is an exciting opportunity for high school students to spend their summer doing meaningful work in a national park site.
    The YCC program is scheduled to last for eight weeks beginning on June 16, 2019 and ending on August 20, 2019 and is open to individuals 15 through 18 years of age.
    Enjoy a summer working with the National Park Service at Harpers Ferry NHP. Through this experience, students will gain an understanding and appreciation of the nation’s environment and heritage while helping to maintain and preserve our national parks for current and future generations.
    For more information about YCC Summer employment then please visit Harpers Ferry YCC Summer Employment website. 
    Also, please see the  YCC Application I have attached to this email. 
    This eight week program is from June 16 through August 20, 2019. Students must be able to work at least seven of the eight weeks. Schedules will vary depending on position type. All positions will work 7½ to 8 hours a day, five days a week, including weekends. A typical daily schedule is 8:00am - 5:00pm or 9:00 - 6:00pm.
    The Salary will be for all positions at Harpers Ferry NHP start at $9.00 per hour.
    Available Position are Living History and Historic Trades and Interpretation/Visitor Services. 
    To qualify, each applicant must meet all of the following requirements:
    ·         Return their completed application by 5:00 pm on April 26, 2019.
    ·         Be age 15 - 18.
    ·         Be a U.S. citizen and have a social security card.
    ·         Have transportation to and from work.
    ·         Be able to work the assigned schedule for the program in which they are interested.
    ·         Be able to work at least seven of the eight weeks from June 16 through August 20, 2019.
    Apply by filling out an Applications which may be obtained at the Harpers Ferry NHP Visitor Center (171 Shoreline Drive, Harpers Ferry, WV 25425), by emailing the park, or from the NPS Youth Conservation Corps subject site.
    Applications must be received by 5:00 pm, April 26, 2019.
    Completed applications may be submitted to the park by email or mail.
    Preferred: Email your application to our YCC Program Coordinator Samantha Zurbuch at samantha_zurbuch@nps.gov
    You may also mail your completed application to:
    Harpers Ferry NHP
    Attn: YCC Coordinator
    P.O. Box 65
    Harpers Ferry, WV 25425
    Thanks and let me know if you have any questions. 
    Michael Fray 
    Community Volunteer Ambassador
    Harpers Ferry National Historical Park (HAFE) and Harpers Ferry Center (HFC)
    Office (HAFE) 304-535-5044
    Office (HFC)   304-535-6117 


    *Be a Census Taker!

    Go to www.2020census.gov/jobs and apply if you're interested in making some extra money helping with the 2020 census.  You'd be checking addresses, helping fill out questionnaires, working from home, getting paid $13.50/hour, up to 40 hours/week, $.58/mile, paid training.  You need to be 18 years old, have a vehicle, driver's license & insurance, and complete a finger print & background check.  You may contact Drew Ewing with questions at drew.c.ewing@2020census.gov.  The census runs now through April 2020. 


    *Work for FedEx

    Parcel Assistant positions at FedEx Ground in Martinsburg, WV

    -Must be 18 years old

    -See Flier

    Go to www.groundwarehousejobs.fedex.com to learn more.


    *Winchester Medical Center Junior Volunteer program

    Are you interested in the medical field? Winchester Medical Center offers an organized Junior Volunteer program to high school students as both an opportunity for career exploration as well as service to the patients and our community. Junior Volunteers are rising 9th graders through just-HS-graduated (in May/June of 2019). (Applications attached. Note, differences for New or Returning.)

    Junior Volunteer applications can also be picked up from the WMC Volunteer office or downloaded at:

    NEW Junior Volunteers (Never been a WMC volunteer):


     RETURNING Junior Volunteers:


     The deadline is a strict May 1, 2019.  
    Interviews for new applicants will be held in May and followed with an orientation in June.

     The Junior Volunteer service begins in late June and ends in August. Schedules are designed for serving only one day a week, Monday – Friday, 8am-4:30pm, starting late June and end mid-August.

    This program is for youth who can commit 50 hours of volunteer service, who are still in high school (or just graduated) and have completed the eighth grade..

     Volunteer Service office hours are:  Monday through Friday, 8:00a.m - 4:00 p.m. or call:  540-536-8158.

    We are located at the Main entrance/South Tower entrance of WMC. (1840 Amherst St. Winchester, VA 22601).
    As you enter, turn right, first hallway to the right, and the second door on the right, marked Volunteer Service/ Lifeline.  
    Learn more at:  https://www.valleyhealthlink.com/Winchester-Medical-Center/Volunteer.aspx

     Sara Wagner
    Program Manager
    Volunteer Services/Lifeline

     Winchester Medical Center
    1840 Amherst Street
    Winchester, VA 22601
    540 536 8156


    *Central Intelligence Agency: Undergraduate and Graduate Scholarship Program

    The Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) will accept applications for its Undergraduate and Graduate Scholarship Program, February 15 - July 31, 2019. The program provides internships beginning Summer 2020. This is a tremendous opportunity to gain valuable experience in your field while working towards your college degree. The program is for high school seniors as well as college undergraduates and graduates who are U.S. citizens with a 3.0 GPA or better and meet other employment criteria. Successful applicants can receive up to $18,000 per year for tuition, fees and books; a year-round salary ($29,715 - $49,036), and a guaranteed job after graduation if they meet performance expectations and successfully complete security processing.

    All internships are in the summer in Washington, D.C. CIA will cover transportation costs to and from the area and, if needed help find housing. Click here to apply.


    * Volvo Senior Internship Opportunity

      Are you a high school senior interested in an internship opportunity with Volvo here in Hagerstown!

    Volvo has a paid, rotational program for graduating high school seniors called the Volvo Career Advancement Program (VCAP). VCAP is a six week long program where students will rotate through different areas of engineering focused positions, from entry level junior roles up to management level and everything in between. The goal of this program is to give local students who are interested in engineering an opportunity to experience the career field before beginning their freshman year of college. We are looking for driven students who have a goal of gaining knowledge and experience to better prepare them for the future.  Students must be a graduating high school senior, have been already accepted to a college or university, and are 18 years old by the start date of the program (6/17).

    See this flier that we typically hand out describing the program, necessary qualifications and the process for applying.  

     If you have any questions or would like any more information please do not hesitate to reach out!

     Thank you,

    Sara Golden
    Human Resources Business Partner
    Volvo Group Trucks Operations
    Mobile: (301) 660-9516

    Soft Phone: (301) 790-5553



    Hedgesville High school: 

    Changing lives, building futures.

    HHS School Counselors



    The mission of the Hedgesville High School Counselors is to assist students with their educational, career, and personal-social development to ensure success in all aspects of adult life.



    Hedgesville High School's students will acquire the knowledge, skills, attitudes, and goals to maximize their full potential and successfully manage their lives as healthy, responsible, competent, and productive citizens.


    HHS School Counseling Philosophy 


     ·  Hedgesville High School’s program supports our school’s mission.


    ·  Hedgesville High counselors advocate for comprehensive, development guidance programs.


    ·  Hedgesville High counselors advocate for safe schools and foster a nurturing school environment.


    ·  Hedgesville High counselors serve as advocates for all students.


    ·  Hedgesville High counselors are knowledgeable about our school’s resources and programs.


    ·  Hedgesville High counselors collaborate with other community resources to ensure all students academic, career and personal/social needs are met using a Three Tier Model (Universal, Targeted, and Intensive).


    ·  Hedgesville High counselors work collaboratively with others to support the mental health needs of our students.


    ·  Hedgesville High counselors uses a data-driven accountability system to monitor and evaluate the Comprehensive School Counseling Program.


    ·  Hedgesville High counselors keep up to date with new and changing programs, researched best practices, resources, curriculum, policy changes, and post secondary and work place changes.


    ·  Hedgesville High counselors attend local, state and national professional development opportunities to assure we remain highly qualified professionals.


    · Hedgesville High counselors follow ethical guidelines to assure the well-being of students, parents and school staff and the integrity of our school counseling program.