March 24, 2019

The weekend of March 16th, Festival for Foster Care was hosted at James River high school. The event was a Capstone Project organized by Jesse Hadfield and Micah Matthews that aimed to raise awareness for foster care and celebrate the work of foster families. The event...

March 17, 2019

On March 2, 2019, Ngan Bui organized a Human Trafficking Conference to inform the community about human trafficking. Since freshman year of high school, Ngan dedicated an assignment every year to educate herself and inform her classmates about human trafficking. In 9th...

March 1, 2019

During his senior year in the Center for Leadership and International Relations, Kevin Ivey implemented and led a support group for teens with Crohn’s Disease and Ulcerative Colitis, two forms of irritable bowel disease (IBD), in conjunction with Saint Mary’s Hospital....

February 16, 2019

Taylor Gibson and Elon Hairston knew they wanted their Capstone to involve giving back to others often overlooked, and have an initiative that would also influence the community to want to get involved in their issue. Because of this the duo decided to focus their atte...

February 11, 2019

On February 8 and 9

, 2019, senior Justin Carminucci hosted the second annual James River Model United Nations conference at James River High School. Almost 50 middle school students from Manchester, Tomahawk, Robious and Providence Middle Schools attended, spending the...

February 1, 2019

On Saturday, January 19, Allison Landergan hosted a dance at James River High School called the Senior Snow Ball. This event was for residents of Senior Living facilities around Midlothian. It was a great turn-out with guests attending from Morningside, Sunrise, Herita...

January 17, 2019

Shawdee Bakhtiari and Gabby Raymond have always had a love for performing, entertaining, and making people laugh. Couple that with their admiration for the James River community, there was no doubt they would continue James River High School’s legacy and take over the...

January 11, 2019

On November 17, 2018, Morgan Orr, a senior in the Center for Leadership and International Relations, held her Capstone, Santa’s Worldwide Supply Drive. And what a success it was! Many friends, family members, and colleagues came out to support her cause. Through her Ca...

January 9, 2019

Thinking of an idea for a Capstone can be difficult. Nichole Adams changed her idea multiple times until stumbling across the perfect one. It is important to tie your passion into the cause you want to help. In order to get the most out of your Capstone, you need to co...

January 8, 2019

With the start of the new semester, seniors in the Leadership and International Relations center are beginning their internships. As a part of this program’s curriculum, the internships come from a wide variety of topics and career paths. They are such a valuable exper...

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