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Principal Message (7/30/23)


School begins in less than one month.  Below is information to help you navigate a successful school year.  In addition to this message, please utilize our school website and social media accounts.  In case you missed the message in mid-July, below is a combination of old and new information. As always, if you have any questions, please reach out to us by using the “Contact Us” link located HERE.


Important Dates this Week

Off-Campus Lunch Passes

Off-Campus lunch passes will go on sale on the On-Line School Payments (OSP) site for juniors and seniors on Tuesday, August 1 at 3:00 pm. Please look on the website and social media for information. Students will pick up their lunch passes on August 15 during orientation. 


Senior Activities Committee (SAC) Meeting

If you want to help PTSA and GLHS Administration plan activities for the Class of 2024, please join us for our first meeting, Wednesday, August 2 from 6:00 to 7:00 pm in the media center.  We will also cover all of the senior information posted below.


Campus Clean-Up Day

If you have been on our school campus lately, you may have noticed that weeds have taken over the front of our school.  If you can lend a hand Friday, August 4 anytime from 7:00 am to 12:00 pm, we can have a great big campus clean-up party. Please come with your own gloves and tools.  We will provide large trash bags and PTSA will provide cold water. 


Student Parking Deadline

The Online Parking Application is open for Juniors and Seniors and will close on August 4. Students will receive their parking pass after attending a mandatory parking information session. All parking spaces will be randomly assigned to students.

Parking information sessions are at the following dates/times:

    • August 15 at 9:00, 11:00, or 1:00
    • August 23 at 4:00 or 5:00

If a student is unable to attend any of the available meetings, they will have to wait until school starts on August 28 to schedule a meeting with Mr. Guffey to review parking procedures and expectations.  If there are still spots available after the initial application window has closed, a final application window will open on September 5 and will remain open until all available parking spaces are filled.


Important Dates Next Week

GLMB Spirit Night

Our first Green Level Marching Band (GLMB) Spirit night of the season is Monday, August 7 from 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm at Andias Ice Cream.  They are opening the shop just for us, so come out and see us!


Gator Night

Please mark your calendar for Saturday, August 12, to attend our annual Community Social Celebrating the Kick-Off of 2023-24 School Year! Grab your family and friends and join us on from 6:00 pm-8:00 pm in the stadium.  

    • Socialize with administration, faculty, and staff
    • Purchase school spirit wear from PTSA and the Gator Club
    • Cheer on our football team as they hold their annual intrasquad scrimmage
    • Enjoy debut performances from our Marching Band, Dance Team, and Cheerleaders
    • Concessions will be available, including Pizza and Chick-Fil-A


General Information


Student Tickets to Athletic Events

Swamp Passes Are On Sale Now Through August 31st ~ Don’t Miss Out! These Passes Are Available To All Green Level Students For Only $20! The Passes Provide FREE Admission To ALL Regular Season, Green Level Home Games. They are only available until 8/31. They will not be available for purchase afterward. Use this link HERE to purchase.  It is also on OSP (Online School Payments).


Family Tickets to Athletic Events

Gator Club Memberships are now on sale.  Gator Club memberships include FREE admissions to all regular season games (Green Level Home Games).  You can purchase adult, senior citizen, or family memberships.  Use the TicketSpicket Link  HERE to purchase. 


Not Returning to GLHS

Families, if you are not returning to Green Level next year (of course this is not for the current senior class), please send an email to Karah Bullins at letting us know that you will not be returning next year and where you will be going.  If you checked out a Chromebook, you can return it to the main office.  Office hours are 8:00 am - 2:00 pm. 


2023-24 Student Schedules

We are aware that some students are able to view their schedules. Please understand that we are working on schedules until Friday, August 11. Therefore, there is a high probability that what you see today will be different when we finalize and release schedules on Monday, August 14. 



PSAT Registration Information

The registration window for the PSAT is open for Freshmen, Sophomores, and Juniors.   Refer to the flyer below for more details and access to the registration links and online payment.  The registration deadline is September 8 at midnight. If you have any questions, please email Ms. Hailey at

PSAT Flyer (Links Included)


First Home Football, Soccer, and Volleyball Games

    • Monday, August 14 Volleyball Game at 6:00 pm!
    • Wednesday, August 16 Men's Soccer at 6:30 pm!
    • Friday, August 18 Football at 7:00 pm!


2023-24 Orientation

Kick off the school year by attending orientation. 

Tuesday, August 15: 

Returning Students…Use this link HERE for more information

Wednesday, August 16:

Freshman and New Students…Use this link  HERE for more information


GLMB Spirit Day

Beat the heat by purchasing Kona Ice in the front parking lot on Thursday, September 7 from 2:15 pm to 4:00 pm.  All proceeds support the Green Level Marching Band.


Senior Updates

As stated above, PTSA and Administration are hosting our first Senior Activities Committee (SAC) meeting on Wednesday, August 2 from 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm in the media center. We will cover the information below, plus more...


Immunization Requirement

​North Carolina law now requires all rising 12th graders to receive a meningococcal vaccine booster before starting 12th grade. The vaccination must be done before the 23-24 school year begins. Parents will need to provide a copy of their child’s immunization record showing proof that the meningococcal vaccine has been completed prior to the first day of school. This is a 2-dose immunization; the 1st dose was required in the 7th grade in Wake County schools.​  More information is located HERE!  Please send your immunization updates to:


Senior Portraits

We are hosting two on-campus dates for senior pictures:  August 11 and August 17. Students will have 3 tiers of photography sessions they can book from: Traditional, Most Popular, and Elite. Students can schedule their “traditional” yearbook session which is the 1 yearbook, 1 cap & gown, and 1 casual photo for $29.  Book now at


Senior Exam Exemptions

Guidelines for senior exemptions have changed. All WCPSS high schools have agreed that students in Grade 12 may be exempt from exams based on the following criteria:

    • Students must have a projected final grade of B or higher
    • Students must have 10 or fewer absences (including excused, unexcused and educational leave) in the course.
    • Students cannot be exempt from state testing including field testing.
    • Waivers are NOT available


Early Release and/or Late Arrival Form

Use this form HERE to request a reduction in courses at Green Level High School for the 2023-24 school year.  Course reductions will result in the elimination of elective classes.

    • Early Release:  remove third and/or fourth period classes
    • Late Arrival:  remove first period

Mid-Year Graduation Request Form

Please complete this form HERE to request consideration for a Mid-Year Graduation (graduating in January - one semester early).


Senior Fees

We have 195 seniors (36%)  that have paid their senior fees. To ensure every senior has a special year, we are asking each senior to pay a $75 fee to help cover expenses (senior shirt, senior gift, senior dinner, stole, diploma, graduation expenses, etc…) over the year.  If you would like to sponsor another student, we are gladly accepting additional donations. Please use this link HERE or submit a check to GLHS with your rising senior name in the subject line.


Chalk the Spot

If you have a senior with a parking space, meet us in the student parking lot on Sunday, August 27 from 4:00 to 6:00 to decorate their space. Hint:  Please bring your own chalk and lots of it! Ms. Summers will have a map if you need any help.


Car Parade

Your first day of Senior Year deserves a GRAND ENTRANCE (& PRIZES)! Please get together with other seniors to register your car for our annual senior car parade on the first day of school.  More information is forthcoming, but here is the Google Form when you are ready.


Coca-Cola Scholarship

As summer breaks begin to draw to a close, we write to remind you that the 2024 application for the Coca-Cola Scholarship (open to high school students who will graduate during the 2023-2024 academic year) will be available HERE from August 1 through October 2.    


Morehead-Cain Scholarship

Rising seniors - the process for selective scholarships is here! The Morehead-Cain is a four-year, fully funded educational experience for students attending The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. But it’s also much more: scholars gain access to a network of peers and mentors, challenging internships and summer experiences, and an opportunity to travel the world. Morehead-Cain looks for seniors who are outstanding in four key pillars: leadership, the moral force of character, scholarship, and physical vigor. Please click HERE to learn more about this prestigious program, its requirements, and the profiles of Scholars.


There are two ways to apply for Morehead-Cain: seniors can start an application on August 15th in the UNC Morehead-Cain portal and self-nominate - or you can complete the application  HERE to have the opportunity to be selected as our school nominee as Green Level High can nominate up to 5 seniors. The scholarship committee will meet in August to review potential nominees - and we will notify the selected students by August 29th. If you have any questions, please visit UNC's Morehead-Cain website linked above or email Ms. Roberts, Dean of Students at Good luck Class of 2024!


Here are the timeline and links to learn more:

    • July 30th - Application for potential school nominees opens
    • August 15th - Morehead-Cain opens the portal for applications
    • August 22nd - School application for potential school nominees closes at 3:00 pm. There will be no exceptions to this deadline.
    • August 23 - August 28th - Scholarship Committee Reviews school nominee applications
    • August 29th - Up to 5 seniors at GLHS will be notified they are school nominees
    • September 1st - Nominations due to Morehead-Cain; students who are school nominations will update their nomination status after being notified by the scholarship committee
    • September 8th - Last date to ask your teachers, staff, and counselors for a recommendation - give them at least 2 weeks minimum for all deadlines!
    • October 1st - Morehead-Cain applications due! Both school nominations and self-nominations