January 1, 2020

From September 30th to December 9th, Taylor McCabe and Camille Weinberg ran Little Picassos, an after school art program at Westover Hills Elementary. Each week, they read a book to their 15 Kindergarten through Second Graders and taught a corresponding arts and crafts...

December 11, 2019

The name James River High School was first introduced to Allyson Steiner, a now senior in the Leadership and International Relations Center, during Mr. Roarty’s sixth grade gym class. He inspired her to continue playing field hockey and to go to James River where his w...

December 10, 2019

Cornhole For The Boys was a senior Capstone Project by Parker Brandt and Christopher Forrest that took place on December 8, 2019. Hosted at Independence Gold Club, the project was a cornhole tournament designed to raise awareness about men's health, specifically Prosta...

December 8, 2019

Sophie Azula and Kate Morris decided to combat the issue of the digital divide as their senior Capstone. The digital divide is a term used to describe the gap between individuals who have the Internet as a readily available resource and those who do not. Sophie and Kat...

September 24, 2019

After volunteering in Hillside Court in 2015, Karli Woodcock knew that she wanted to impact this community in some way. The week of August 12-16, she organized a summer program for elementary school children in the Hillside Court Community as her Capstone. This program...

April 20, 2019

No good thing should go uncelebrated. This is why Thalia Tymowski, a senior in the Center for Leadership and International Relations, decided that for her Capstone Project she would throw a 25th birthday party for James River High School. Leading up to the celebration,...

April 20, 2019

On October 20th, Makenna Mellon, a senior in the Leadership and International Relation Center at James River High School started her collection of gently used and new shoes through the non-profit organization, Soles4Souls. Soles4Souls is a non-profit social enterprise...

April 2, 2019

Over the past four months, Libby Larro has been organizing a Capstone Project called “Students Helping Students” to benefit United Methodist Family Services. United Methodist Family Services is an organization that provides foster and adoption care, residential treatme...

March 31, 2019

Since the beginning of the Capstone planning process, Tiara Alston and Miah Davis knew that they wanted to mentor teenage girls in some way. From the advice of school counselors, they decided to focus on middle school, specifically eighth grade to help the girls prepar...

March 30, 2019

Growing up as a kid, Lauren Hart always knew that she wanted to be a teacher. Now that she is a Senior in the Center for Leadership and International Relations, she had the opportunity to further explore her dreams with her Capstone, Full STEAM Ahead. Lauren developed...

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