Incoming VCJH students who are interested in expanding their learning and receiving hands-on STEM training are encouraged to apply to AMSE. Please note that this application is only for new students to the AMSE Institute. Currently enrolled AMSE Institute students do not need to reapply each year.

Junior AMSE Institute Distinction Requirements

JH AMSE Membership

JH AMSE Distinction

AMSE Program and/or Elective2

Junior AMSE  Application

Junior AMSE Membership
Members stay up to date on AMSE news and activities with no obligation for participation. Students may join at any time. Members are eligible to participate in AMSE after school programs. Our goal is for EVERY VCJH student to become an AMSE member.

Junior AMSE Distinction
Students commit to participate in a minimum of two AMSE programs or electives by the end of 8th grade. (Participation in one program and one elective will also qualify.) An AMSE pin of distinction will be presented to qualifying students at graduation.

Junior AMSE Institute Programs
After-school programs and STEM focused clubs offer students a platform to engage with exciting material and the chance to participate in life-changing experiences.

The Junior AMSE Institute offers the following after-school programs:

  • Drone
  • Ocean Discovery
  • Robotics

The JH AMSE Programs Application for semester two is now closed.

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