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High schoolers at this district can meet with college reps virtually

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High school students looking to get ahead in their career may have some virtual opportunities during the coronavirus.

School counselors at Newport News Public Schools are hosting a series of virtual workshops over the next few weeks.

The sessions are every Friday and students can register via StudentVue, a student portal through the school district.

These virtual chats and workshops feature colleges or business representatives or informational sessions about college and career readiness, according to the NNPS’ website.

The Friday, May 22 schedule is below and registration closes on May 20 or when the session is full:

  • ‘Choosing the Right College’ workshop at 11 a.m.
  • Chat with Air Force and Marines representatives at 11 a.m.
  • Chat with Hollins University, Thomas Nelson Community College, Regent University and Bryant & Stratton College representatives at 1:30 p.m.
  • ‘Registering for the SAT and ACT’ workshop at 1:30 p.m.

The Newport News Public School Virtual Chats and Workshops are Fridays from May 15 through June 5 at 11 a.m. and 1:30 p.m.

For more information, students can contact their respective school counselor.

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