Golden Tips

Week of October 18-22

5 Things Happening at Golden Gate High School

1. Tuesday, October 19th, is the first day of the second quarter of the school year. Please encourage your child to start the quarter off strong.

2. Our first GGHS Parent Academy will be held on Tuesday, October 19th, at 6:00 pm in Room 1-201H. Please enter the school by the front door and follow the signs to the training.

Topics for this event include: Understanding Grade Point Average (GPA); Canvas Learning Platform; and Focus Gradebook.

3. PBIS Titan Way Drawing will occur on Friday, October 22nd. This will occur during our school announcements and parents will be notified if your child is eligible for the drawing.

4. Monday, October 25th, is a Virtual Learning Day for students. Students will work from home completing coursework provided by teachers on Canvas.

5. GGHS School Advisory Council (SAC) will meet on Monday, October 25th in Room 1-130 at 5:30pm. Any parent that is interested in joining the SAC is welcome to attend.

Big picture

Counselor's Corner

College application season is upon us, and with that comes FAFSA and financial aid! To find comprehensive information about FAFSA, financial aid basics, Bright Futures, the FL financial aid application, scholarships, a video of our recent financial aid night, and college application tips such as how to write a personal statement, the Common Application, virtual campus tours, and so much more, follow these directions on the CCPS website….

On your internet browser, type in the website:

-Click on the quick link for School Counseling on the left side of the screen'

-Click on College Preparedness

-This will take you to many links including …

a. Financial aid

b. Resources

c. Applying to college

There is a wealth of information here on the site, and we hope you access this great resource.

As always, if you have additional questions, your child’s school counselor is here to help!