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    Upcoming Dates, Future Teachers Program, PDQ Spirit Night, GHHS Senior Class T-shirts, Junior T-shirts, Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery, ASVAB Tutorials, Parents of Juniors and Seniors, Yearbook Info, Covid Protocols, Senior Cap and Gown Info, Midyear Reports and Transcripts, Course Registration, Student Appointments with Counselors, Financial Aid Advisor, College Representatives, Freshman Class Virtual Activities, Drivers Ed, Math Tutoring Center

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    GENERAL INFORMATION
     
    Junior Jumpstart Night
    This is an invitation to Junior students and parents to attend the Junior Jumpstart presentations. These presentations are meant to help Juniors and their parents feel more comfortable in their college knowledge base moving into their Senior year. Thursday, March 4 at 12:00 pm or 7:30 pm

    Participating Colleges Include:

    • East Carolina University
    • UNC Charlotte
    • University of South Carolina
    • University of Alabama
    • The University of Alabama at Birmingham

     

    Virtual Mini College Fair

    Virtual Mini College Fair on March 24th (2:30-3:30pm)- Sophomores, Juniors, & Seniors can attend!

    Participating Colleges include:

    • East Carolina University
    • UNC Charlotte
    • University of South Carolina
    • The University of Alabama
    • The University of Alabama at Birmingham

    Students need to sign up here to attend:  https://www.signupgenius.com/go/5080b45abad28a13-virtual. When the Sign Up Genius page opens, scroll down to the 03/24 date. Sign-ups are coordinated by Leesville Road high school, but all WCPSS sophomores, juniors, and seniors can attend.

     
    Career Conversations

    Pilot

    Interested in a career as a pilot? Join a virtual meeting with PCHS, GHHS, and Blue Line Aviation on Thursday, March 4, 2021 at 10:25am.
    >>>CLICK HERE TO REGISTER<<< before Tues 3/2
     
    ABC 11 Television Meteorologist
    On Thursday 03/11 at 10:25 AM students are invited to a Career Conversation with Meteorologist Brittany Bell of ABC 11 Weather. Ms. Bell will meet virtually with students to discuss career opportunities for students related to meteorology.  Students may join the virtual meeting at this Google Meet link https://meet.google.com/jjz-bvxz-vkd
     
    Power Systems Engineer
    On Wednesday, 03/17 at 10:25 AM students are invited to a Career Conversations with Jose Zavala, a Power Systems Engineer. Power Systems Engineering is a subfield of electrical engineering that deals with the generation, transmission, distribution, and utilization of electric power, and the electrical apparatus connected to such systems. Students may join the virtual meeting using this Google Meet link https://meet.google.com/fhp-pdsn-vqo
     
    Caterpillar Diesel Technology Program
    Interested in a career as a mechanic for construction equipment, truck engines, marine, or commercial engines? The Caterpillar Think Big program combines classroom and hands-on learning to teach you how to service Cat equipment using cutting-edge diagnostic and maintenance systems, advanced technologies, and high-tech tools. The Caterpillar Dealer Academy is a cooperative two-year college-level student technician education program, which leads to an associate degree in Applied Science with a major in Diesel Technology. Join a virtual meeting with PCHS, GHHS, and Caterpillar on Thursday, March 25, 2021, at 10:25 am, on the Caterpillar - Gregory Poole CAT's Think BIG Student/Intern Program
    >>CLICK HERE TO REGISTER<< before Tues 3/23
     
    Speech-Language Pathologist
    Thinking about a career as a Speech-Language Pathologist? Join a virtual meeting with PCHS, GHHS, and a Speech-Language Pathologist on Wednesday, April 14, 2021 at 10:25am.
    >>>CLICK HERE TO REGISTER<<< before Mon 4/12
     
    Interior Designer
    On Friday, 04/23 at 10:25 AM students are invited to join a virtual meeting with an Interior Designer from the firm Little Diversified Architectural Consulting to learn how interior designers make indoor spaces functional, safe, and beautiful by determining space requirements and selecting essential and decorative items, such as colors, lighting, and materials. Interior Designers must be able to draw, read, and edit blueprints. They also must be aware of building codes, inspection regulations, and other considerations, such as accessibility standards.
    Students may join the virtual meeting using this Google Meet link
    https://meet.google.com/wyk-bcbw-nnz
     
    Virtual College Fairs
    Mark your calendars for these events sponsored by CACRAO (Carolinas Association of Collegiate Registrars and Admissions Officers):
    • March 25th (5 PM-7:45 PM):  Virtual College Fair for All NC/SC High School Students
    • April 19th (5 PM-7:45 PM):  Virtual College Fair for All NC/SC High School Students
    **Student registration will open in mid-March. Registration information will be posted here as it becomes available.
     
     
     
    NEW! 1/04/21 - Student Appointments with Counselors:
     
    We will resume student/counselor appointments second semester.  Students, please email your assigned counselor if you need assistance/have questions prior to second semester.  
     
    Financial Aid Advisor Appointments
    Click here for information!
     
    UPDATE! Ms. Merry and Ms. O'Neil are currently on maternity leave.
    See link for updated counselor assignments based on student last name.
     
    Yearbook Photos
    If you missed school portraits, you can now upload your own picture. Click here for details. 
     
    Math Tutoring Center
    The Virtual Math Tutoring Center launches Tuesday, November 17th! See this link for details:  https://sites.google.com/wcpss.net/gh-math-tutoring
        
    Technology Help
    Click here for technology help.
     
    Junior Presentation
    Click here to view the Junior Presentation document. 
     
    Class Rings
    Juniors and Seniors- Information on how to order your class ring is here. If you order a ring before October 15th, you will receive a free GHHS Adidas Backpack!
     
     
    Digital Portfolio Work Sessions
    Interested in working with GHHS media specialists to build your Digital Portfolio? Click here for information on how to sign up. 
     
    Purchase Falcon Gear
    Falcon Unity Apparel and Gear (including face masks and reusable water bottles) are now available to purchase! Click here to purchase between now and September 9th.
       
    Drivers Eligibility Certificate
    For information on obtaining a Drivers Eligibility Certificate, please click here.
     

    Book Pick-up

    The GHHS Media Center is now offering contactless book pickup!

    Students can request library books and will be notified to pick them up at the main entrance from 7:30 a.m.-3 p.m. once they’re available. Watch this video to learn how to browse the collection online and request holds, and email Ms. Yates and Ms. Dry at eyates@wcpss.net and jdry@wcpss.net for book recommendations.

     

    SENIOR-SPECIFIC INFORMATION

      
    SECU People Helping People Scholarship
    Seniors, if you are interested in applying for SECU "People Helping People" Scholarship, please complete the following application: https://forms.gle/iWi5MZgU2iMzyE5G6.  If you were unable to attend the interest meeting, please review the eligibility requirements, which is posted on the Student Services website and the Senior Google Classroom. The award amount for this scholarship is $10,000.  Applications must be submitted by February 15, 2021 at 2:30 PM. If you have any questions, please contact Ms. Perry. 
     

    Attention Senior Student-Athletes 

    For Coach Bob Pittard Scholarship application and instructions, please click here. Applications and recommendation letters must be submitted by February 2nd at 2:30PM.

    Senior Cap and Gown Message From Jostens

    GHHS Seniors and Families,

    Although school may look a little different this year, the graduation celebration for the class of 2021 will be more exciting than ever! Thank you to the many GHHS seniors who have already placed your cap and gown order! If you still need to place your order, it’s easy! We’ve extended the deadline for your school’s group order pricing until 11/6/2020. Don’t miss out, just click on the link below to go to your school’s order page. Please order by 11/6 to take advantage of your school’s group pricing. Congratulations, Senior

    Jostens Cap and Gown Info

     

    Senior Fees

    Seniors also have a separate $50 fee to cover their stole, diploma, senior social, awards and graduation program. The link to pay senior fees is here GHHS Senior Fees.

     
    Virtual College Info Sessions
    Click here for information on sessions with college representatives.
     
     
    Virtual College Fairs

    Virtual College Fair including Military, Apprenticeships & Virtual Breakout Sessions developed by WCPSS CDC’s (Career Develop Coordinators): Virtual College Fair 2020

     

     

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