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School Counseling Department

Greeneville High School Counseling Department

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

 

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

Students who need to speak with their counselor should sign up on the appropriate clipboard in the Counseling 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.

Contact: Page Streeter - Secretary  423-787-8033
   - Registrar  423-787-8034

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

Counselor, Director:  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:    

Administrative Assistant:   Page Streeter streeterp@gcschools.net

 

GHS Comprehensive Counseling Program


Belief Statement:

We believe all students can achieve and are able to become college and/or career ready through a comprehensive counseling program in which counselors serve as collaborators and advocates for equitable access to rigorous curriculum and individualized opportunities for occupational, academic, and personal goals.  Licensed professional school counselors will maximize student outcomes by implementing a comprehensive counseling program that is ethically sound, data-driven, and student focused.

Vision:

Greeneville High School students will graduate perfectly prepared to boldly and confidently navigate the possibilities before them and create the future of their choice.  They will be successful and independent life-long learners who will be contributors and leaders within their communities, thus impacting lives and inspiring others locally and globally. 

Mission:

GHS School Counselors will ensure that all graduates are future ready by implementing a comprehensive counseling program that provides equity, access, and success of all students, a high-quality school counseling curriculum, and individualized advisement and counseling services.

 

Counseling Office Services

Every counselor and support staff member 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
 

 

 

 

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 2019 - @devil2019

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

***Sophomores GHS Class of 2021 - @devil2021

***Freshmen:  GHS Class of 2022 @devil2022

 

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Any new scholarships may be 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 the digital screens throughout the building and afternoon announcements (made  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

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. **

 

 

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.

 

 Boston University is offering 5 programs for high school students available through Boston University Summer Term. These pre-college programs provide students with rigorous and collaborative college life experiences. Copies of each programs overview are available in the Counseling Office.  You can get additional information at bu.edu/summer/highschool  You can contact (617) 353-1378 or summerhs@bu.edu with any questions. 

The Tennessee American Legion Boys State, Inc. (the #1 Boys State Program in the Nation) will be held at Tennessee Tech in Cookeville, TN during the week of May 20-May 26, 2018. Approximately 600 young men representing every county in TN will attend this year. This opportunity is for Juniors who exhibit strong communication skills and are in the upper 3rd of their class.  Interested applicants need to bring the following materials to the GHS Counseling Office no later than April 10th: Scholarship Nomination Form; Resume; Letter of Recommendation from one of the HS Principals; Letter of Recommendation from your Counselor; Transcript. This is a 'most expenses' paid opportunity. The fees, room & board and meals will be paid/provided by the organization. The student will need to provide their own means of transportation to and from the event as well as any excess 'spending money.'

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

The Tickle College of Engineering at UT-Knoxville will host a series of summer engineering programs for rising 10th and 12th grade students. The application deadline for the eVOL10(Residential) experience is March 2nd, and the program dates are July 15-20th. The application deadline for the HITES12(Residential) experience is April 13th, and the program dates are July 8-13th. For more information, visit www.engr.utk.edu/diversity/pre-college

Adelphi University (minutes from New York City) is offering a two-week, credit-bearing Pre-College experience July 22-August 4, 2018! They invite rising high school sophomores, juniors, and seniors to spend two weeks living and learning on Adelphi's beautiful campus in Garden City, NY, exploring numerous challenging subjects. Apply at precollege.adelphi.edu

Milliganis offering

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.

 

University of Alabama:

Summer on Campus -    

Who? Any student who has successfully passed UAEC 200: College Readiness Course and is in good academic standing.

When? Application opens February 1st (application process includes letters of recommendation)

Deadline to Apply?

-Summer I Term (May 29-June 28) - SOC Application due May 11th

-Summer II Term (July 5-August 3) - SOC Application due June 18th

Why? Live in a premier residence hall on the UoA campus; Take two classes with other college students; engage in social activities; meet other UAEC students from across the country.

Call or email with any questions: (205) 348-7083 or early college@ua.edu.

Website: uaearlycollege.ua.edu

 

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

 

 

Baldwin Wallace University (Berea, Ohio) Important Dates:

*President's Day Preview - Monday, February 19th

*Spring Open House - Saturday, April 28th

*Priority Deposit Deadline for Fall 2018 Enrollment- Tuesday, May 1st

 

If you are interested in a career with horses, Meredith Manor is hosting an open house. The 2018 Visitors Day is Saturday, May 19th. Bring family and friends for a complimentary lunch and spend the day learning about what Meredith Manor offers. Registration begins at 9AM and demonstrations will run form 10-3. Contact Kristen for more info or to RSVP- Call 304-679-5265 or Text 304-584-3128 or Email bosgraf@meredithmanor.edu