Principal Message (5/23/21)
Current 9th Grade Students
On May 13, the State Board of Education voted to allow students who entered high school in 2020-21 and beyond to have AP US Government and Politics satisfy the North Carolina Civic Literacy social studies graduation requirement.
Based on previous guidance, all rising 10th graders were advised to register for Civic Literacy as their required social studies course for the next school year; however, due to this change, rising 10th graders can now take AP US Government & Politics instead of Civic Literacy. This may be a particularly attractive option for 9th graders who took AP World History this school year and who would like to stay on the AP pathway in social studies courses.
To have your/your child’s course requests changed to reflect a desire to replace Civic Literacy with AP US Government & Politics, please click HERE to complete a quick form that will serve as notice for counselors to update your requests. Responses are requested by Wednesday, May 26.
Also, for your reference, use this link HERE to access an updated list of potential courses that fulfill social studies graduation requirements, please see below.
AP Exams began on Wednesday, May 19. We have over 250 students who have not logged in and set up with Digital App for taking their AP Exam from home yet! Per CollegeBoard, students MUST set up their accounts before the exam day in order to take their exam digitally at home. If you have not done so, please review the AP information on the GLHS Website HERE! More information from CollegeBoard about test rules/Honor Code guidelines, technology questions, and more, linked HERE!
To ensure a successful AP exam day,
- Students MUST log in and should practice each exam to make sure their technology is working BEFORE their test day. Setup for exams must take plan 1-3 days before the exam. Failure to do so can result in not being able to test!
- Students must log in 30 minutes prior to the exam on test day. This was an issue last week with exams - you will be unable to test if you do not set up in time!
- Students will not be counted absent for the day they are taking an AP exam - however, students are responsible for any deadlines and missed work - please talk to teachers with any questions. Rosters for each AP exam will be sent to teachers and updated in Attendance.
Wake Tech’s Career and College Promise (CCP) Program Night
Wake Tech Community College CCP Representatives are partnering with GLHS Student Services for a Q&A night on May 25 from 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm. If you would like to learn more about this program before our program night, then use this link HERE! Our program will be a 45-minute presentation from CCP (program, pathways, and more) and questions at the end. A Microsoft Teams Live Event link HERE to join: CCP Live Q&A Session – Green Level HS
Please add these notes about registration:
- Students who are enrolled in CCP courses for the summer and/or fall must submit a Dual Enrollment form and screenshot from their Wake Tech portal to prove enrollment and secure dual enrollment credits. Additionally, if you are a rising junior (current 10th grader) or rising senior (current 11th grader) and would like to request an Early Release/Late Arrival for next year (requesting to have less than four courses per semester at Green Level), you should submit the form prior to leaving for the summer so your schedule comes out correct in the fall. Turning a form in early means we will build your schedule around your requests - if you request in the fall/spring, we cannot guarantee the ability to move courses to accommodate an early release/late arrival. If you have questions, please contact your counselor or make an appointment.
- If you are wanting to Mid Year Graduate (one semester early in December/January) or Early Graduate (one year early at the end of the junior year), you also can turn in your form prior to leaving for the summer so your schedule will be ready in the fall when finalized in August. If you do not turn it in before, we may not be able to accommodate all your requested courses once schedules are made in August. If you have questions or want to talk about this more, please make an appointment with your counselor HERE.
Current 11th Grade Email
We are so excited about celebrating our first senior class! We sent an email to all Juniors today regarding a variety of information. Please ask your son/daughter for this information so you can assist him/her in making next year incredible! Most of the information can be found HERE!
- Senior Fees
- Senior Shirts
- Senior Portraits
- Rising Senior Night
- Early Release/Late Arrival
- CCP Classes and Dual Enrollment Form
- New Immunization Requirements
- Info coming soon...
We are heading into the last three weeks of school. Student Council would like you to join the fun on:
- Thursday, May 27: Twin Day
- Friday, May 28: Hat Friday
Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Opportunities
The primary goal of the Belonging Initiative at Green Level is to ensure every student, parent, and staff member feels that their voice is heard and supported. We want to create an inclusive environment at our school that promotes cultural awareness and embracing our uniqueness.
We are very excited to present Mator's Cookbook, a digital compilation of various recipes from all around the globe! We want to give students and staff at Green Level the opportunity to share their heritage, family traditions, culture, and other unique parts of their identity through food! Please submit any recipes you would like to share by using this link HERE~
Black Student Union
As one of seven Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Clubs at GLHS, the BSU would like to invite students to join us for a student forum Connectivity session on Thursday, May 27 to gain a better understanding of a few topics concerning the black community.
Free Community Event at Durham Athletic Park
Please come join us on Friday night, May 28, at Durham Athletic Park (DAP) at 6:00 pm to watch GLHS vs Panther Creek baseball game! Once again, admission is FREE!
The PTSA’s General Meeting is on June 2nd at 6:30 pm in the school cafeteria before the Band concert. We will vote on new Officers and the Budget—we encourage all members to attend!
Gator Bite Night at PDQ in Cary on Monday night!
Semester Two Final Exams
Please use this link HERE for information about exams.
Mills Park Elementary Reunion
If you have a senior at another high school and he/she attended kindergarten at Mills Park Elementary, please continue to read… Mills Park opened 13 years ago and would like to honor their first graduating class of 2021! Please join the Mills Park teachers for a class reunion on June 2 from 4:30 to 5:30. We kindly ask that you RSVP if you can attend this celebration at https://tinyurl.com/y9w5hwzk
2021-22 Student Clubs and Organizations
In preparation for the 2021-22 school year, we are excited to open the application window for new student clubs and organizations. Students wishing to initiate a new club/organization must please complete and submit this form.
Please keep in mind that submitting this form does not guarantee the approval of your proposal. Following the application, a staff committee will meet to review all submissions. Once the committee approves a proposal, club proposers will be contacted and tasked with securing a faculty advisor. Final approval will not be granted until a faculty advisor has confirmed their commitment to your club/organization.
If you have any questions, please feel free to contact Mr. Williams at firstname.lastname@example.org.