Gopher Gazette

GPHS Counseling Department: February Issue

It's that time! Student Course Registration in Progress!

The GPHS Counseling department will be meeting with students to select courses for the 2018-2019 school year. The dates are listed below for each grade level.

Juniors: Week of February 5-9, 2018

Sophomores: Week of February 12-16, 2018

Freshmen: Week of February 19-23, 2018

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Kindness Ambassadors/Rachel's Challenge Can Food Drive

February 14-21, 2018
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Items to Donate

The collection will benefit our own Grand Prairie Community**

• Low-Sodium Soups or Stews

• Canned Vegetables

• Canned or Dried Beans

• Canned or Dried Fruit

• Peanut or Almond Butter

• Reduced-Sugar Pudding Cups

• 100% Whole Fruit Rolls

• Whole-Grain Crackers

• Whole-Grain Granola Bars

• Lightly Salted Trail Mix

• Brown Rice

*** No Glass bottles or jars please!***

Financial Aid Assistance

The GPHS College and Career Center will be conducting Financial Aid Nights to assist our parents and students with the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) and Texas Application for Student Financial Aid (TASFA) applications. For students completing the Dallas PROMISE, the financial aid application is part 2 of the process.

  • Tuesday, February 13, 2018
  • Thursday, February 15, 2018
  • Wednesday, February 21, 2018


Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)

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Texas Application for Student Financial Aid (TASFA)

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National TeenDVA Resources

REACH Hotline
(800) 899-4000 (Office (781) 891-0724)
National Teen Dating Abuse Helpline
(866) 331-9474 (866)331-8453 (TTY)

DOVE (Domestic Violence Ended) Youth Hotline

Peer Listening Line, Fenway Community Health Center
(for gay/lesbian/bisexual/transgender youth)

Families to Freedom (Addison, TX)


The Domestic Violence Officer at your local GP Police Department

*Note: See the Special Edition Newsletter on TDVA (GPHS webpage- Counselor's page)