The Counseling Corner
Greenbrier High School's Counseling Department Newsletter
In This Edition...
- DE/WBL Info Session
- PSAT Results
- Class of 2026 Advising Appointments
- GA Tech Distance Computer Science Classes
- UGA Vet Camp
- Mentors Needed
- Scholarship Spotlight
- Essay Contests
- Upcoming Events
DE/WBL Info Session
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.
GA Tech Distance Computer Science Classes
Students in 10th, 11th, and 12th grades, you are eligible to win up to $40,000 in scholarship money each month now through February of your graduation year. To enter the scholarship drawing, you simply complete tasks like starting a career list, building a college list, starting a scholarship search, etc. Click here to learn more.
The Jackie Robinson Foundation Scholarship is open for graduating, minority seniors. Click here to apply by January 11, 2023.
The Watson-Brown Scholarship application is open! Applications are due by February 8, 2023. Click here for more details.
The Georgia Scholar Program application opened on November 4th. All applications are due by 5:00 p.m. on February 10, 2023. Click here for more information. Please note that there are no scholarship funds available with this program. Instead, eligible students will receive a seal for their high school diploma.
The Venus Morris Griffin Foundation Scholarship provides $10,000 to a graduating senior who has a parent who is incarcerated. Applications are due by February 15, 2023. Click here to apply.
The Horatio Alger Scholarship provides $10,000-$25,000 to deserving juniors. Applications are due by March 15, 2023. Click here for more information.
The Columbia County Historical Society is offering a $2,000 scholarship. All applications are due by April 1, 2023. Click here for more information.
The Get Into Energy Scholarship is worth $1,000! All applications are due by April 2, 2023. Click here for more information.
Please click here for additional scholarships.
The Rotary Club of Augusta invites students in grades 9-12 to enter its speech contest by February 17, 2023. Click here for details.
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.
January 5th: Third nine weeks / second semester begins
January 12th: Rising Freshmen Parent Night 6:00 p.m. in the gym
January 16th: School closed in observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day
January 19th: Representatives from Augusta Tech's Pharmacy Tech & Dental Tech programs at all lunches
January 20th: GCSU representative at all lunches
January 23rd: Let's Talk 6:00 p.m. at Grovetown High School
January 26th: Dual Enrollment & Work-Based Learning Info Session 6:00 p.m. in the auditorium
February 7th: Third nine weeks progress reports released
February 17th: Student holiday
February 20th: School closed in observance of Presidents' Day
March 10th: Digital Learning Day
March 13th: School closed
March 14th: Third nine weeks ends
March 15th: Fourth nine weeks begins
March 21st: Third nine weeks report cards released
April 1st-10th: Spring Break
April 11th: School resumes
April 21st: Fourth nine weeks progress reports released
May 19th, 22nd, 23rd, & 24th: Second semester exams
May 24th: Second semester exams; early release; fourth nine weeks ends
May 26th: Fourth nine weeks report cards released; graduation 6:30 p.m.