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  Stella Hunter - Registrar Phone Icon 423-787-8034 Email Icon Email


*WE ARE ON A NO-ACTIVITY SCHEDULE *

 

To get TEXT notifications of your (your student's) Class information:

Participants text a unique class code to the phone number 81010, so if you want to get text messages from Guidance about a certain grade level, text the @code below to 81010. You can unsubscribe at any time.

***Seniors: GHS Class of 2018 - @devil2018

***Juniors: GHS Class of 2019 - @devil2019

***Sophomores: GHS Class of 2020 - @devil2020

***Freshman: GHS Class of 2021 - @devil2021

 

 

********DAILY ANNOUNCEMENTS********

Tuesday, January 9, 2018

 

 1. Welcome back, students! We will be on a no-activity schedule this week and 'should' resume our normal activity schedule beginning next week. Stay tuned for any changes.

2. Fall grades will be mailed home soon! Originally they were to be mailed Tuesday, Jan. 9th. They may be pushed back to late this week or early next week.

 

 

 

Any new scholarships are posted below, on our daily GHS News, via the REMIND texting app, and on our Twitter account @GHS _Scholarship. Students that are on campus also have access to morning and afternoon announcements (made at the conlcusion of the morning Tardy bell and again at 2:31 PM). **During EOC testing dates we will not make morning or afternoon announcements.**

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 College Events   Enrichment Opportunities   Scholarships   Services

 

 

 

Greeneville High School Guidance Department

Office Phone 423-787-8033  Fax 423-787-0837

 

Welcome to the Greeneville High School Guidance Department's website.  

Students who need to speak with their counselor should sign up on the appropriate clipboard in the Guidance Office.  Counselors will call the student from class as soon as time permits.  If a student has an emergency, please let Mrs. Streeter know and a counselor will see them immediately.

 

 

Counselor:   Amy Wagner - Students with last name A-G wagnera@gcschools.net

Counselor:  Amanda Livesay - Students with last name H-N  livesaya@gcschools.net

Counselor:  Melody Johnson - Students with last name O-Z  johnsonm@gcschools.net 

Intervention Counselor: Phillip Wright - wrightp@gcschools.net

Registrar:    Stella Hunter  hunters@gcschools.net

Administrative Assistant:   Page Streeter streeterp@gcschools.net

 

 

 

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Guidance Office Services

Every counselor and support staff member in the guidance office is dedicated to student success in high school and beyond.  We encourage students, parents and school staff to utilize the services of this office to ensure this success.

Student services

  • counsel students about a variety of subjects including academic, social, and home situations, and personal problems.
  • facilitate conflict mediations between students.
  • intervene when a student has a crisis or emergency.
  • talk about college/career planning
  • provide means and help in registering for SAT and ACT.
  • register students for classes
  • change class schedules when needed 
  • provide scholarship information
  • provide enrichment opportunity information

Parent services

  • talk to parents about student behavior, home problems, academic plans, classroom issues, alternative education options, and post-secondary education.
  • set up meetings between teachers and parents to work on resolving problems.
  • participate in meetings for all of our special education students.
  • refer parents to resources in the community that can meet the needs of their family.

Teacher Services

  • consult with teachers regarding student behavior and achievement.
  • facilitate private meetings between teachers, parents and students.

Other Services

  • keep records of all student credit requirements for graduation
  • plan and attend Brown Bag Lunches for each grade level
  • attend Financial Aid Night
  • accompany seniors to College Fair
  • Interpret tests including PLAN, PSAT
  • meet and consult with administration about students, policies and alternative education.
  • write letters of recommendation for seniors
  • provide transcripts for college and employment
  • mail grade cards every 9 weeks

To register for National ACT testing please visit act.org. The GHS school code is: 430815.

(Students register for the two free State tests- one for Juniors and one for Seniors- through the GHS Library with Kristen Caton)

To register for SAT and SAT Subject Tests please visit sat.org/register.  The GHS school code is: 430815.


 

 

Scholarships

Scholarships on this page are listed in the order they have been received in the Guidance Office with the newest entries listed first. Deadline dates are given if they have been provided with the information. Where applicable, links to online applications and information will follow scholarship description. Scholarship entries will be deleted from the list as the deadlines pass. Deadlines will also be posted on the guidance calendar. All scholarship information and applications are available in the guidance office Scholarship Box.

**NOTE  There is no need to pay for College Financial Aid Assistance.  You can obtain scholarship and financial aid information from you high school counselor or from the colleges that you are looking to attend.  In general, if you are asked to pay for assistance or a potential scholarship requires a fee to apply, you should do some in depth investigation. **

 

 


 

Tusculum College is offering the full-tuition Trustee Honor Scholarship, which is awarded annually.  This highly competitive, full-tuition scholarship is awarded to no more than two students in each class. To be considered for this prestigious scholarship, students must meet the following criteria: 3.5 or higher GPA; ACT composite score of at least 25 or 1150 on the SAT; rank in top 10% of high school graduating class; complete the general Tusculum application for admission and submit supporting documentation; complete Trustee Honor Scholar application found at www.tusculum.edu/trusteescholars/ including a resume; submit an essay on the topic, "What does Civic Arts mean to you and how do you plan to exemplify Civic Arts in your daily life?"; provide two letters of recommendation- one teacher. Finalists will visit the campus for a personal interview. GHS Deadline is February 8, 2018. 

 


   

The National Co-Op Scholarship Program awards 175 renewable, merit-based, co-op scholarships totaling 4.5 million dollars to high school seniors who plan to participate in college cooperative education at one of their partner colleges and universities. In addition to applying and being accepted to one of these institutions, the applicants must have at least a 3.5 GPA and submit a 200 word essay on why they have chosen to pursue a college cooperative education program. To apply online and view a list of the WACE Partner schools, go to http://www.waceinc.org/scholarship/index.html Application deadline is February 15, 2018.  

  

 


  Virginia Military Institute's Institute Scholarship Program candidates must meet or exceed the following criteria: Combined SAT of 1350 (combined critical reading & math) or ACT score of 31, and a high school GPA of 3.7. Applications are available in the Counseling Office. Transcript request forms are due to the Counseling Office by Friday, January 5, 2018. The VMI deadline for ALL materials is February 1, 2018.


 Health Education/CNA applications are available in the Counseling Office. Due to limited space in these classes the GTC has a strict deadline of February 28, 2018.


 The Brown Fellows Program is a premier four-year merit scholarship. Brown Fellows have the freedom to construct their own individual course of development through independent study and experiential learning. Brown Fellows receive a "full ride plus": tuition, room and board, books, and associated fees are all covered. Finalist at Centre typically have the following credentials: a difficult/challenging curriculum at their high school; average GPA of 3.95; ACT from 32-35 and/or SAT from 1420-1580; graduating at or very near the top of their high school class. Apply for Centre College through Common Application by January 15th (there is no fee) and complete the  premier scholarship application by January 20th. You can access the application at: www.centre.edu/scholarships


 The Grissom Scholars Program offers first-generation college students a full-tuition scholarship valued at more than $150,000 over four years.  The scholarship and enrichment program include: four-year, full-tuition scholarship, plus aid to cover any remaining financial need; $5,000 in educational enrichment funds after the successful completion of the first year; up to $1,500 reimbursement in travel expenses for Family Weekend for scholars in their first year and much more. Competitive candidates demonstrate: proven dedication to high academic achievement; strong character and leadership potential; persistence and motivation to achieve goals; creative problem solving and innovation; significant past involvement in extra curricular activities, such as the arts, community life, service, and paid or unpaid work. Apply for admission to Centre College through the Common Application by January 15th, and apply for this scholarship by January 20th, at www.centre.edu/scholarships.


The Lincoln Scholars Program is a four-year, "full-ride plus" scholarship, including room and board. Each Lincoln Scholar's experience will be an intentional, self-initiated journey toward the accumulation of knowledge and a deep understanding of the human condition, as well as an exploration of their roles as agents for positive change in the world. Competitive candidates will demonstrate: standardized test scores at or near the top 10% of scores nationwide and a high school GPA that reflects achievement; strong character and leadership potential; persistence and drive to achieve goals; creative problem solving and innovation; significant past involvement in extracurricular activities. Apply to Centre College through the Common Application by January 15th. Complete this scholarship application by January 20th at www.centre.edu/scholarships.


 AES Engineering believes that achieving a high grade point average should not be the only criteria for determining who deserves to be helped. For that reason they are offering a scholarship that will be awarded on the basis of character, as determined by an evaluation of essays that are submitted. This award is available for seniors. You are not required to be taking Engineering courses to be eligible. Students must submit an essay of between 500 and 1,000 words. The deadline for this $500 award is October 6, 2018. You can find information at http://www.aesengineers.com/scholarships.htm 


 

 

 

Enrichment Opportunities

Enrichment Opportunities on this page are listed in the order they have been received in the Guidance Office with the newest entries listed first. Deadline dates are given if they have been provided with the information. Where applicable, links to online applications and information will follow the description. Entries will be deleted from the list as the deadlines pass. Deadlines will also be posted on the calendar. All Enrichment Opportunity information and/or applications are available in the guidance office Enrichment Box.


 

The Tennessee Academic Decathlon Competition provides both team and individual opportunities to sharpen their study skills and tackle rigorous content material through an interdisciplinary curriculum. Africa is the selected 2017-18 theme of study. Information on this is posted in the Guidance Office.

 


 The posters for the Summer 2018 Oxbridge Academic programs are posted in the GHS Counseling Office. The 2018 programs include locations in Oxford and Cambridge, St. Andrews, Paris, Montpellier, Barcelona, Salamanca, Los Angeles, New York, and Boston. These programs offer students the chance to challenge themselves intellectually in disciplines such as Art History, Literature, Politics and Economics, Drama, Creative Writing, and Speech and Debate as well as Medicine, Law, Business, Architecture, or Filmmaking. www.oxbridgeprograms.com

 


 

College Events

 Here you will find dates and information for campus visits,events, and dates when college representative will be visiting GHS. Also check the calendar for a concise list of dates seniors need to know. Because of the number of colleges giving us notice of preview days, only in-state colleges and those out of state colleges that are frequented by our students will have preview days included on the calendar, but all will be listed here.

    


 Visiting Carson-Newman in 2017 & 2018

Individual Campus Visits: Students & Parents can schedule an individual visit @ www.cn.edu/visit

Showcase Saturdays: Open House Events offered this year- Sept. 23, Nov. 11, and Feb. 24. Please register @ www.cn.edu/visit

Eagle Experiences: A shadowing event offered this year on Oct. 31, March 20, and April 10. Be paired with a current student and go to chapel, class, and lunch! Register @ www.cn.edu/visit

 


 VMI (Virginia Military Institute) Open House Dates:

15-16 September 2017

29-30 September 2017

3-4 November 2017

9-10 February 2018

2-3 March 2018

16-17 March 2018

Each Open House begins on Friday morning and continues overnight, so bring a sleeping bag and pillow. You will stay in a VMI cadet's room, while your parents/guests must make arrangements for their own accomodations. Space is limited. Prospective students are allowed to bring no more than 2 family  members/guests with them. You must be a junior or senior high school student to attend a VMI Open House. If you have questions, call the Admissions Office at (800) 767-4207 email OpenHouse@vmi.edu.

 


 

Letourneau University - Longview, Texas

This Christian Polytechnic University is offering Fall and Spring Preview Days

 

Spring 2018 Preview Events:

Engineering and Technology Preview - Feb. 1-2nd

Aviation and Aeronautical Preview - Feb. 22-23rd

Yellow Jacket Preview - March 5th

Yellow Jacket (Homecoming) Preview - April 7th

www.letu.edu/visit