CAPSTONE PROJECT: NICU Helping Hands
The first project, a Baby Bottle Drive, began in November 2015 to coincide with National Prematurity Awareness Month. Baby Bottles were gathered, each with a label, and distributed to family and friends, asking for change. Several opportunities took place at JRHS during lunch for volunteers to go around and collect change in baby bottles. This project was very successful and raised $503.70. The second event, a Student Card Drive, took place for the month of February. A box of
CAPSTONE PROJECT: NJROTC Open House
On January 14, 2016, James River High School’s NJROTC unit held its first ever open house. This project, a capstone project for the Center for Leadership and International Relations, provided publicity for a largely unknown program that pairs perfectly with the Center. Students from all over the county--including Midlothian Middle, Robious Middle, Providence Middle, and Manchester Middle--attended the program. NJROTC’s student leaders and instructors shared information about
Congratulations to our Ethics Bowl Team for placing 4th at the 2nd annual Virginia Regional Ethics Bowl at Collegiate. Way to go!
What's going on in English 9?
From one our freshman... So far in our English class with Mrs. Strittmatter we have examined and reviewed the different types of sentences, read thought-provoking and sometimes even creepy short stories, and written editorials about a topic of our choice. The climax of the year was most definitely the start of the novel To Kill A Mockingbird, a.k.a T-KAM. After winter break, the Leadership freshman dived into this intriguing book, analyzing the character’s behaviors, annotati