Senior Newsletter

January 25, 2023

GRAD BALANCE DUE FEBRUARY 1st FOR GRADUATION ITEMS

Grad Balance due February 1st!

Students should pay online at

www.RhodesGraduation.com/payments


Contact Jennifer Gooding

Director of GHS Student Life & Testing

jgooding@lexington1.net 803-821-1998

WE NEED YOUR COLLEGE ACCEPTANCE LETTER(S) - FINANCIAL AID/SCHOLARSHIP AWARD(S) - MILITARY PAPERWORK

Please bring copies to Kimberly, Counseling Secretary, Student Services Office or

email kroche@lexington1.net.


  1. All College Acceptance letters - Regardless of where you will attend.
  2. All Financial Aid/Scholarship Award Letters - Regardless of your intention to accept them. We recognize all scholarships awarded to GHS seniors at Awards Night and in the Graduation program.
  3. Military Paperwork - A copy of your Military paperwork is necessary so that you may have a military cord to wear at graduation.

MIDLANDS TECH APPLICATION WAIVER CODE FOR WEEK OF JANUARY 23

SENIOR DAY AT MIDLANDS TECH

Friday, February 10, 2023

9:00 AM - 12:30 PM Eastern Standard Time

Status: Space Available

Location: Northeast Campus

Students will have a chance to speak with current faculty, admissions, and possibly financial aid and tour some programs on the campus. Registration closes Friday, February 3, 2023

https://midlandstech.elluciancrmrecruit.com/Apply/Events/EventDetails?eventId=53501e2a-ea7a-ed11-8a09-0a64eab286d3

ASVAB TEST DATES

An aptitude test not just for the Military! What will it reveal about you? Upcoming test dates are Wednesday, February 8, 2023 and Wednesday, April 19, 2023. Contact Ms. Crumpton for details and to sign up at dcrumpton@lexington1.net.

Some great test sites to study for the ASVAB are https://www.march2success.com/ and uniontestprep.com.

KHAN ACADEMY SAT PREP

Help your students join the free SAT® practice movement! Use PSAT/NMSQT® scores to unlock a free SAT study plan on Khan Academy®.

KHAN ACADEMY SIGN UP

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THE COLLEGE FUNDING CENTER OF SOUTH CAROLINA, LLC

Be sure to sign up for this helpful monthly newsletter. Sign up at https://cfcsc.com/

SILVER PEN WRITING COMPETITION

Your Topic:

If a teacher gave you the opportunity to introduce a new subject to be taught for the rest of the school year, what would be your choice for the subject? Support your choice and how you would persuade your classmates to vote for it. Due February 10, 2023.

For Details https://silverpen-slc.com/

SC LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICERS" FOUNDATION (SCLEOF) SHOLARSHIPS

The SCLEOF will award one $3,000 scholarship and two $2,000 scholarships to high school seniors. One of the $2,000 scholarships will be awarded to the child of an SCLEOA member.

To be considered for a scholarship, a completed application (including transcript and essay) must be received Friday, February 17, 2023.

For Details https://www.scleoa.org/2023-scholarship-application

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SC STUDENT LOAN MONEY GIVEAWAY!

Win Free Money Just By Entering


Enter now to help pay your tuition expenses. $1K College Giveaway entries are chosen randomly each month. 18 year old high school juniors and seniors, current college students, and parents are all welcome to enter, and to apply each month for another chance to win.

Register here.

THE COLLEGE PLAN

Provides scholarships to High School students in Lexington 1, 2 and 4 School Districts.


https://www.thecollegeplan.org/scholarship-app

RAISEME

Micro-scholarships are based on individual achievements throughout 9th - 12th grade. They are awarded by colleges and universities who partner with www.Raiseme.com. Enter your grades each semester, all activities, jobs, and volunteering and watch the money add up! Be sure to hit the "Follow" button for those schools you are interested in.

COLLEGE DEADLINE CALENDAR

Check out this free College deadline calendar


There are a lot of college deadlines to keep track of - but now they are in one place. You can add them to your own calendar, whether you use Google Calendar, Apple Calendar, or Microsoft Outlook - Subscribe to this college calendar and never miss another deadline.

SCHOLARSHIP SEARCHES

There are a TON of scholarships to choose from all over the internet. Search specific colleges, companies, interests & hobbies, and even by age or grade. The scholarships are out there, keep searching!


You can also find scholarships through helpful search engines such as:

Fastweb

Mometrix

Scholly

Student Scholarships

Unigo

There are many more scholarship search engines so search for those too!

Happy money hunting!

SCHOLARSHIP TOOL

There are a TON of scholarships to choose from all over the internet! The Scholarship Tool breaks down scholarships that are due each month and will be updated as information comes in. Scroll through each month by clicking the tabs at the bottom of the spreadsheet tool. This is not an exhaustive list, but is intended to get you started!


If you want to make a copy for yourself to edit, please click this link : Make a Personal Copy

TRANSCRIPTS MAY BE ORDERED THROUGH PARCHMENT.COM

Order a Transcript

Please order your transcript online using Parchment.com.

MATH HOMEWORK HELP

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LCSD1 HIGH SCHOOL COURSE CATALOG

To Check High School Course Information in the District

https://sites.google.com/lexington1.net/lexonecoursecatalog/home

RESOURCES

Click Here for Helpful Links

SCHOOL COUNSELORS AND CAREER SPECIALIST

Counselors:

Mrs. Jennifer Adams (A-C) jhadams@lexington1.net

Mrs. Vicky Remy (D-Km) vcaseria@lexington1.net

Mrs. Rebekah Durham (Kn-Rio) rdurham@lexington1.net

Mrs. Jessica Calhoun (Rip-Z) jcalhoun@lexington1.net


Career Specialist:

Mrs. Dana Crumpton dcrumpton@lexington1.net

NONDISCRIMINATION POLICIES

Lexington County School District One does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, disability or age in admission to, access to, treatment in or employment in its programs and activities. The following people have been designated to handle inquiries or complaints. The Chief Human Resources Officer handles inquiries/complaints regarding Title IX. The Director of Middle Schools handles inquiries/complaints regarding Section 504. The Mathematics Coordinator handles inquiries/complaints regarding Title II. Contact these people if you have questions regarding these issues at 100 Tarrar Springs Road, Lexington, SC 29072 and telephone number (803) 821-1000.