• Welcome to TROJANS TRY!


    These pages have been designed for GMHS students and parents who need a starting point toward learning new ways to be successful at school. "Trojans Try!" makes it easy for students, parents, teachers, and community members to find and access resources created to help students stay or get back on track toward promotion and graduation. Please explore the pages for more information on a concern for you and easily learn what you can try next. Don't give up, Trojan! It's never too late to give TROJANS TRY! a try.

    Who can help me?

    The Garner Magnet High School Student Services Team is committed to promoting responsible leaders who are empowered with knowledge and character through a comprehensive, preventive, and developmental counseling model. The model addresses academic, career, and personal/social development to ensure that every student has equal access to a positive learning environment. In addition, students will acquire the skills necessary to become life-long learners and productive members of a global, multicultural community.

    Find out more about GMHS School Counselors and how they can help you.

    Information for parents

  • Doll, Eslami, and Walters (2013) used longitudinal data to explore the top reasons why students drop out of high school. Do you know the reasons haven't changed much over the past 50 years? Some of the top reasons include missing school, not liking school, under performing at school, and not feeling a belonging to school. The goal is that Trojan's Try! will provide hope to students through technology and with support via links, files, and videos containing local and global resources. For the full linked Doll et al. (2013) text and more information on national drop-out statistics and prevention, visit the National Dropout Prevention Center/Network.

    The following dropout prevention PSA was created by GMHS teacher Mr. Costa and his students:

  • These pages were created by: Stephanie B. Leibowitz, MS, NCC, NBCT (High School Counselor) in partial fulfillment for the requirements of Doctoral Studies, North Carolina State University