GHS Counseling Newsletter

Volume 3

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Happy November students, families, and staff! Just checking in, how are you? October was a busy month filled with Senior Meetings, Virtual College Visits, and more. November will be just as busy with more Virtual College Visits, FAFSA Fridays, attendance and academic progress monitoring, support services and individual counseling meetings. We have less than 30 school days until the end of SEMESTER 1 (Dec 18th)!! Browse through our November Newsletter for more information and remember to always feel free to reach out to your school counselor for support. Continue to come to school and be Ready, Responsible, Respectful, and a Role Model.

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FAFSA Fridays!

Seniors, have you completed your FAFSA yet? Counselors will be available every Friday this month during lunch to assist with FAFSA completion in the main building atrium. Stop by to ask any questions and to submit your FAFSA!

Interested in taking the ASVAB @GHS: (Click on Link Below)

GHS ASVAB Interest Form


The ASVAB is a Multiple-aptitude battery that tests a student's knowledge in eight areas including: general science, mathematics, word knowledge, paragraph comprehension, electronics information, auto and shop information, and mechanical comprehension. Results are presented on an ASVAB Summary Results sheet, a report that describes standard and percentile scores on individual ASVAB tests, Career Exploration Score composites, and military entrance score.


Visit the https://www.careersinthemilitary.com/home website that complements Military Careers by providing more extensive information about job duties for approximately 140 military occupations

November it is Georgia Apply to College (GAC) Month!

It is officially Georgia Apply to College (GAC) Month! Many institutions are waiving their application fees! Class of 2021 make sure you apply in November for FREE! #iApplied #applynow #college #admissions

Probe Virtual College Fair

Wednesday, Nov. 4th, 5pm

This is an online event.

Probe is an annual program of college fairs that are held throughout the state of Georgia. Hundreds of colleges from across the nation attend Probe each year to reach thousands of Georgia high school juniors and seniors. Visit http://www.gaprobe.org/students/ to register and attend the college sessions of your choice Nov. 4th and Nov. 5th!

Apply to College Senior Series

Seniors, click this link to sign up for any of the below series workshops!

https://www.signupgenius.com/go/2021applytocollegeseries


How do I apply to College?


Date: Monday, Nov 9th

Time: Session 1: 11:45-12:30, Session 2: 1-1:45

Location: The Hub Wellness Room



How do I pay for College?


Date: Monday, Nov 16th

Time: Session 1: 11:45-12:30, Session 2: 1:00-1:45

Location: The Hub Wellness Room



I need help finishing college and financial aid forms?


Date: Monday, Nov 30th

Time: Session 1: 11:45-12:30, Session 2: 1:00-1:45

Location: The Hub Wellness Room

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SAT- Upcoming Test Dates

November 7: Registration Deadline: October 7 Late Registration: October 27

December 5: Registration Deadline: November 5 Late Registration: November 24

ACT- Upcoming Test Dates

December 12: Registration Deadline: November 6 Late Registration: November 20

New PSAT Date! January 26th, 2021



The PSAT/NMSQT and PSAT 10 are highly relevant to your future success because they focus on the skills and knowledge at the heart of education. They’ll measure:

  • What you learn in high school
  • What you need to succeed in college

https://collegereadiness.collegeboard.org/psat-nmsqt-psat-10

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GHS AP Program Newsletter (October Edition)

Please read the newsletter about GHS's AP Program and everything it has to offer from advanced course options to AP exams (paid for by GHS!)

Click here for information on Dual Enrollment (DEL)

Georgia’s DEL's Program provides funding for students who are dually enrolled at a participating eligible public high school, and a participating eligible postsecondary institution in Georgia.

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All Students: Are you taking the correct courses to meet graduation requirements? Do you know which courses you have left to take? Have you completed your Individual Graduation Plan?


Scroll down to important documents and download a blank copy of your GHS IGP today. Complete this and update it at least once a year to make sure you are on track for graduation! You can do this by logging into powerschool and reviewing your course history to see which credits you have earned and updating your IGP at the end of each semester.

Class of 2024 Checklist

Freshmen! Welcome to High School! Click this tab to see how you can make sure to start your high school years off on the right path

Class of 2023 Checklist

Sophomores! Please click this tab to stay organized, focused, and connected with this college prep checklist

Class of 2022 Checklist

Juniors! Please click on this tab to check out a list of things you can do this school year to help narrow down your college and career choices

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Class of 2021! The FAFSA application is open! Please complete your FAFSA as soon as possible to see what financial aid you are eligible for. Many colleges/universities set priority deadlines for aid programs they have available which you must submit the FAFSA to be considered for. Click on below steps to get started!

Stay up-to-date with virtual college visits and career exploration opportunities by checking out our college and career corner

Interested in learning more about any of the colleges/ universities below? Mark your calendar and plan to attend the schedules virtual visit(s) so you can hear and get your questions answered directly from their admissions representatives!

Check-in regularly for newly scheduled virtual college visits throughout the month!


SUNY Maritime College (NY)

November 16th @ 1:15pm Via Zoom link:

https://sunymaritime.zoom.us/j/95191244505



Guilford College (NC)

November 18th @ 9am via zoom link:

https://guilford.zoom.us/j/5635329170



Oglethorpe University (GA)

November 4th @ 9am via zoom link:

https://zoom.us/j/8487639406





Florida Institute of Technology

November 12th @ 9am via zoom link:

https://fit.zoom.us/j/98177506218



Champlain College (VT)

November 5th @ 1:15pm via zoom link:

https://champlainonline.zoom.us/j/92297985549


Emmanuel College

November 5th @ 3pm via zoom link:

https://zoom.us/j/92945544724?pwd=d1FyZTh0SU91WDJXNW5QZHFJMEluUT09



Full Sail University (FL)

November 19th @ 3pm via zoom link:

https://fullsail.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJIlcumqrjojHt1Sy1HRXGAQGrI0MRZmi_tr



Reinhardt University

November 17th @1:15pm Via Zoom link:

hhttps://us02web.zoom.us/j/83554623619?pwd=TFFpdnpSdVhiTktjelp5YzI3WDBlZz09

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