The Counseling Corner

Greenbrier High School's Counseling Department Newsletter

November 2022

In This Edition...

  • Student Shout Outs
  • 2023/2024 Course Selection
  • DE/WBL Info Session
  • Class of 2026 Advising Appointments
  • ROCK Grief Camp
  • Scholarship Spotlight
  • Essay Contests
  • Beta Club Tutors
  • College Application Fee Waivers
  • Upcoming Events

Student Shout Outs!

Kai Hammerstrom is the Georgia Eagle Scout of the Year!

Jayde Massa and Phoebe Melvin are our school's very first All-Americans in the National Super 32 Women's Wrestling Tournament!

The varsity volleyball team won the region championship and advanced to the state elite eight!

The varsity softball team won the region championship!

Our NJROTC participated in a championship qualifier at Eagles Landing High School and won 1st place Overall! The group also won 1st place in Inspection, Color Guard, Armed Basic, and Unarmed Exhibition. The team won 2nd place overall in Drill and Academic, and 3rd place in Unarmed Basic, Athletic, and Armed Exhibition.

Our Band won 3rd place at their competition on October 22nd!

Luke Frain led our Math Team at the 2022 UGA Math Competition with 208 points and was selected for the UGA Math Competition Hall of Fame!

Our One Act ensemble and tech crew are the region champions for their One Act production of "Sistas." They will next compete at the state level on November 19th!

Way to go, Pack! We are very proud of your accomplishments!

2023/2024 Course Selection

On November 1st, course selection worksheets will be distributed to all students in 9th, 10th, and 11th grades for the 2023/2024 school year. Worksheets are due in 5th period on November 4th. Please use the links below to learn more about our course offerings.


DE/WBL Info Session

We will host a dual enrollment and work-based learning information session on January 26th at 6:00 p.m. in the auditorium. Anyone who wants to learn more about these programs is welcome to attend.

Class of 2026 Advising Appointments

Freshmen should schedule an academic advising appointment with Mrs. Hazlett to discuss classes for sophomore year. Click here to schedule an appointment and be sure to invite your parents. Please pick a time during an elective class period, not during English, Math, Science, or Social Studies. Openings will fill quickly but meetings can be scheduled three months in advance.

ROCK Grief Camp

ROCK (Remembering Others Creating Keepsakes) Grief Camp at the Family YMCA Camp Lakeside will be held on February 11th from 9:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m. This camp is for children ages 6 to 16 who have experienced the loss of a parent or primary caregiver within the last two years. This day camp is free of charge and the deadline to register is January 6th. Please click here for more information.

Scholarship Spotlight

The US Presidential Scholar Program recognizes the nation's most distinguished graduating seniors. Please click here to learn more and apply. Applications are due by 5:00 p.m. on November 15, 2022.

The Watson-Brown Scholarship application will open sometime this month, although the date has not yet been announced. Applications are due by February 8, 2023. Click here for more details.

The Georgia Scholar Program application opens on November 4th. All applications are due by 5:00 p.m. on February 10, 2023. Click here for more information.

Essay Contests

You can enter an essay contest sponsored by the Patriots of the American Revolution to win a monetary prize! Essays are due by November 18, 2022. Click here to learn more.

The Citizens for Nuclear Technology Awareness group is hosting an essay contest for juniors and seniors. Essays are due by February 28, 2023. Click here for more information.

Beta Club Tutors

Beta Club members are willing to tutor students at no cost! Please click here to request tutoring.

College Application Fee Waivers

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Upcoming Events

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November 1st:

-2023/2024 course selection worksheets distributed to students

-Math Success Night at 6:00 p.m. in the cafeteria

November 3rd:

-Augusta Tech STEM Night at 6:00 p.m. Click here to learn more.

-Apply to College Webinar at 6:00 p.m. Click here to register.

-Band concert 7:00 p.m. in the auditorium

November 4th:

-2023/2024 course selection worksheets due in 5th period

-AU's Professional Scholars Campus Visit. Click here to learn more.

November 6th: AU's Professional Scholars Virtual Campus Visit. Click here to learn more.

November 10th: Progress Reports

November 11th: Veterans Day Holiday (no school)

November 14th: Let's Talk: Stress Management at 6:00 p.m. at Stallings Island Middle

November 17th: 3K Turkey Trot at Greenbrier High School! Click here to register.

November 18th: East Georgia State College Open House. Click here to learn more. Click here to register.

November 21st-25th: School Closed for Thanksgiving Break

December 8th: Budgeting Fundamentals Webinar at 6:00 p.m. Click here to register.

December 15th, 16th, 19th, & 20th: First Semester Exams. Click here for the exam exemption policy.

December 20th: End of Second Nine Weeks / First Semester

December 21st-January 4th: School Closed for Winter Break

January 5th: Third Nine Weeks / Second Semester Begins

January 26th: Dual Enrollment & Work-Based Learning Info Session 6:00 p.m. in the auditorium

Our Website & Google Classroom


Students and parents: Click here to visit our website.

Google Classroom

Students: Use code awousem to join our Google Classroom.