Becca Delisio hosted the Casino Night and Silent Auction on February 28th. The event was held at Salisbury Country Club where the theme, a black and white masquerade, was shown through the center pieces on the table and decorations around the room and silent auction. All of the proceeds were split between the JRHS Band Boosters and Athletic Boosters and was a night that helped bridge the gap between band and athletics. It was a packed house with around 110 people in attendanc
Cameron Oglesby portrayed a wealthy woman from the Mt. Vesuvius eruption. Dressed for the part, she gave a vivid account of the ancient eruption in Pompeii. The Leadership sophomores have been working on a very exciting project in their communications class. Ms. Stewart assigned a "verisimilitude" speech, in which students must portray a character from a famous event in history. Topics include the Boston Tea Party, the ancient volcanic eruption of Mt. Vesuvius, the 1980 USA v
The James River High School Center for Leadership and International Relations had a great time hosting a TEDxLive viewing party on Tuesday, March 17th from 6:30 to 8:30 in the Library! Particpants were able to view early, never-seen-before TED footage!
Through ONE Lunch, the Leadership & International Relations Center is able to offer James River students many enriching experiences including IRISS (International Relations Interactive Speaker Series) opportunities. On March 16, the Center sponsored a talk from ChildFund International’s Global Treasurer, Sassan Parandeh. His talk focused on social awareness and cultural variations. For example, he pointed out that the Kenyan banking system is almost 20 years more advanced tha