Be Better Newsletter

EFHS Counseling - November 2022


You can check your HOPE GPA!

Log in to GAFutures or create an account if you have not already.

Click "My GAFutures" and then "My High School HOPE GPA."

This is a great way to monitor your HOPE/Core GPA and progress towards the HOPE or Zell Miller Scholarship.

FoCo Works Career Fair on November 2

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UNG National Leadership Challenge Weekend November 4-6

Come test your leadership skills and climb to new heights at UNG's semiannual National Leadership Challenge Weekend! On November 4-6, 2022, the University of North Georgia Corps of Cadets will be hosting high school sophomores, juniors, and seniors from around the country who want to experience what life is like as a UNG Cadet.

Click here to register!

BMore Learning - Game of Life - November 8

Does your teen know basic car care? Would you like them to better understand banking? The Game of Life hosted by BMore Learning will give them a crash course in these topics and several others, such as tips for getting hired and communicating effectively! See the attached flyer and CLICK HERE for information and to register. Dinner is included with the registration and the kids will earn a certificate for attending! BMore Learning equips teens with skills for real life!

SENIORS, you are invited to our first ever Apply to College Day - 11/9 in the Media Center during Be Better Time!

Sophomore/Junior Parent Night November 10th & Additional Junior Class Information

EFHS Counseling is hosting our Sophomore/Junior Parent Night on Thursday, November 10th in the EFHS Café. All parents and guardians of sophomore and junior students are invited to attend. Topics covered include Dual Enrollment, HOPE Program, SAT/ACT, post-secondary options, and more.

Counselors will also teach junior class guidance lessons during US History courses on November 9th and 10th. During the months of November and December, EFHS Counselors are offering Junior Conferences for parents/guardians to attend. During the conference, we will cover graduation credit progress, post-high school options, SAT/ACT, and more.

Click here to register for a junior conference.

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Dental Town Day of Caring November 12th - Please call to make an appointment.

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EFHS is Hosting the ASVAB on November 30th - Please see Mrs. Pitts in the Counseling Office to Register

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University of North Georgia is hosting two Dual Enrollment information nights - one on November 29th on the Cumming Campus and virtual and one on December 6th virtual only. Please plan to attend one of these sessions if you want to Dual Enroll for the 23-24 school year.

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GED Childcare Volunteers are needed! Please consider volunteering.

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High School 101 with Freshmen Students Recap

On October 19th and 20th, EFHS Counselors instructed freshmen on the high school essentials. Click the image below to review the presentation.