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High school students can register Jan. 10 for
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Posted: 2013 Jan 04 - 06:01

after school or Saturday drivers' education

Registration for the spring semester Driver's Education program begins on Thursday, Jan. 10, at all high schools.

Registration forms can be picked up from each high school's guidance department beginning on Wednesday, Jan. 9; actual registration begins on the 10th.

Students interested in earning credit in Driver's Education must be a registered Volusia County public school student. There is no fee for the program and students can earn an elective credit and a paperless waiver of the road test for an operator's license. Driver's education brochures are available in each high school's guidance department. Students must have their learners permit in hand when registering.

The After School Program will begin on Jan, 22 and will run through May 9 from 4 to 6:30 p.m. on Tuesdays and Thursdays. There will be no classes during the week of March 25-29.

The program will tentatively be offered at the following seven high schools:

oAtlantic High, 1250 Reed Canal Road, Port Orange

oDeLand High, 800 North Hill Ave., DeLand

oMainland High, 1255 West International Speedway Blvd., Daytona Beach

o New Smyrna Beach High, 1015 Tenth St., New Smyrna Beach

o Pine Ridge High, 925 Howland Blvd., Deltona

oSpruce Creek High, 801 Taylor Road, Port Orange

o University High, 1000 W, Rhode Island Ave., Orange City

The Saturday Program will begin on Jan. 19 and will run through April 20 from 8 a.m. until 3:15 p.m. Students will need to bring lunch each day and wear closed toe shoes.

The program will tentatively be offered at the following seven high schools:

oDeLand High, 800 N. Hill Ave., DeLand

oDeltona High, 100 Wolf Pack Run, Deltona

oMainland High, 1255 West International Speedway Blvd., Daytona Beach

oNew Smyrna Beach High, 1015 Tenth St., New Smyrna Beach

oPine Ridge High, 925 Howland Blvd, Deltona

oSeabreeze High, 2700 N. Oleander Ave., Daytona Beach

oSpruce Creek High, 801 Taylor Road, Port Orange

Eligibility requirements:

All students currently enrolled in a Volusia County Public School (to earn elective credit), School of Choice, private school or who are in the home-school program, and who are eligible to drive will be given the opportunity to enroll in a driver education program as seats are available. Students are to register at their zoned high school.

oMust be 15 years or older on or before the first day of the session for which the student is enrolled.

oMust have completed one full year of high school on or before the first day of the session.

oMust have and present a restricted license/learner's permit when registering and on the first day of the session for which the student is enrolled.

oMust not have already received credit for driver's education.

Registration is on a first-come, first-serve basis. If the class meets the enrollment capacity a waiting list will be started. Funding for this program is made available through the Dori Slosberg Driver Education Trust Fund. No district funds will be used to fund this program.

For more information regarding this program, students should contact their high school.

Cattlemen offer scholarships

The Volusia County Cattlemen and Women's Association is sponsoring four, $500 scholarships to Volusia County high school seniors or former Volusia County students attending an accredited institution.

High school students must be a member in good standing with Volusia County 4-H or FFA. For a copy of the application visit, http://volusia.org/services/community-services/extension/agriculture/.

Applications are due by March 15.




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