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***EOC TESTING IS CURRENTLY TAKING PLACE AT GHS***

 

Effective February 21, 2018, in an effort to provide enhanced and more secure service for our students, all student records requests including transcripts and graduation verifications must be made online using our new student record request system.  Fax, phone calls, emails and paper applications will no longer be accepted. Please use the following link to access our online student records request system: https://greenevilletn.scriborder.com/ 

 

(CURRENT STUDENTS - PLEASE SEE THE PDF FORM, UNDER FORMS OR ON THE HOMEPAGE, FOR PICKUP INSTRUCTIONS)

Thank you, Greeneville City Schools 

 


 

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********

WEDNESDAY, April 25, 2018

 

1. Scholarship Information Forms are now available. Click on the FORMS link. They are due in the Guidance Office by 3 PM on Thursday, May 3, 2018.

2. Scholarships posted today: GSIA; George M. Walker-Anne Hensley Walker Memorial Scholarship;

3. The deadline for the Practical Nurse Program (September classes) at TCAT Morristown is June 20th. Info is posted in our office. 

4. Job Opportunities:

   1. Cherokeee Nation Forest Youth Conservation Corp (YCC) Program- Unaka Ranger District. Contact: Cheryl Summers, District Recreation Program Manager (423) 638-4109. Duty station located in Greeneville. Three positions will be hired

   2. Integrated Fire and Recreation Internship Program. Interested applicants are encouraged to apply as soon as possible. Application review will continue until all positions are filled. After training, members will spend 14 weeks on Forest Service districts in the southeastern U.S. receiving on-the-job training in fire, recreation, and natural resource management. Complete an Internship/Corps Application online at thesca.org. Add the promo code PO-00724631. Contact (603)543-1700 X1327 with any questions.

   3. Forestry Technician (Recreation) GS-0462-05 (18/8). The Forest Service is seeking a highly motivated individual that is multi-skilled and technically proficient in managing and maintaining campgrounds and day use areas and dispersed recreation facilities and other District support facilities. For more information, contact Leslie Morgan- District Ranger (423)638-4109 or Cherly Summers- Recreation Manager (423) 638-4109. This position requires the Outreach Documentation Form available in our office.

   4. Customer Service Rep at Forward Air- The Customer Service Rep fields external customer questions, complaints and shipment tracking inquiries while demonstrating the highest degree of courtesy, intergrity and professionalism resolve customer issues via phone and email communication. There are Part Time and Full Time shifts available with variable hours Monday-Saturday. Please contact Forward Air with interest- Renata Knuckles custserv@forwardair.com.  The official job posting is also available in our office.

   5. The Gubernatorial Campaign has several positions open for a summer internship. The positions are roughly 15 hours a week lasting throughout the whole summer. It is a paid position. The project will offer students an excellent opportunity to build their resume and provide valuable hands on experience in campaign/political work. Please contact Emma Mills if you are interested- (615) 517-5162 mills@dianeblack.com.

 5. Christian Student Guide to Choosing a College (free resource if you are interested - click the link to access the information)

 


 

 

 

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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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**

 

 


The George M. Walker-Anne Hensley Walker Memorial Scholarship is awarded each year to a GHS Senior who is a participating member of a Varsity athletci team, displays consistent character, positive attitude and friendliness, has a financial need in attaining a high education and has at least a 3.0 GPA. This year's award will be in the amount of $750. Applications are in guidance or on our FORMS page and must be turned in no later than 8 AM, April 30th.  


Martin Methodist College is offering tennis scholarships. Seniors must apply for MMC, first. You can apply at: Martin Methodist Admissions. Once you apply, contact Will Martin (931-363-9813 or wmartin@martinmethodist.edu or Tyler Cox (931-424-2015 or tcox@martinmethodist.edu about the scholarship.


Walker Morgan, LLC, a personal injury law firm located in Lexington, SC, is offering the 2018 Walker Morgan Scholarship (worth $2500). Applicants must be a high school senior and graduate by July 1, 2018; have a 2.5 GPA or higher; applicant or direct family member must have been affected a personal injury of some type. Deadline to apply is May 31, 2018. Applications can be found at: https://walkermorgan.com/#scholarship-application.


 The Greeneville Arts Council is offering the Greeneville/Greene Co. High School ART Merit Scholarship (up to $1,000) for graduating seniors entering studies in a fine arts program (Visual or Performance). Applicants must have successfully completed high school art and/or art related classes over a period of two academic years; committed to major in art or art related courses at an accredited college, university or art school in the fall of 2018. Applications are available in the Counseling Office and will be accepted to the Greeneville Arts Council from April 23rd through April 27, 2018.


The G.S.I.A. (Greeneville Schools In Action) Scholarships are "one time" monetary awards of varying amounts. The awards will be paid directly to the two or four year college of the recipient's choice, according to the guidelines established by the G.S.I.A. Scholarship Committee. If you have at least a 2.8 GPA, ACT of 21 or higher, a will be a 2018 graduate of Greeneville High, and have NOT been awarded a Niswonger scholarship, you should apply for this scholarship! They prefer a very quick turnaround for this process and the deadline is this Friday, April 27th. Please pick up an application in the Guidance Office or print one in the FORMS section of this webpage.


Students enrolling in Career and Technical Education programs for Fall 2018 are invited to apply for the Horatio Alger Association Career & technical Scholarship Program. This program provides financial assistance to students throughout the nation who have financial need and have exhibited integrity and perseverance in overcoming personal adversity. Scholarship criteria also include high school completioin by Sprin 2018, commitment to pursue and complete a career or technical certificate/degree, Pell-eligibility, student under age 30, and United States citizen. The Association will award 1020 scholarships in 2018 with a maximum award amount of $2500. The first priority deadline will be June 15, 2018. Students may apply at: application.horatioalger.org For More information, you can visit: https:scholars.horatioalger.org/scholarships/about-our-scholarship-programs/technical/


 

The Shepherd Scholarship Foundation is offering a scholarship to a senior who is in the top 10% of their class, has financial need, and has been actively involved in high school extra-curricular activities. Applicants must complete an online application and upload requested documents by May 1, 2018. You can access the application at https:www.grantinterface.com/regionsscholarship/common/logon.aspx

 

The Access Code is shepherd15  Directions for the online application are available in the Counseling Office.


 The Wofford Scholars Program awards qualified/eligible candidates scholarships ranging from $10,000 per year up to full scholarship. Current Juniors can fill out a nomination form in the Counseling Office. The GHS DEADLINE is June 1, 2018.


 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 

 


 The Greeneville Optimist Club will be awarding the Donaldean Renner Scholarship to two graduating seniors in Greeneville or Greene County. Applications along with supporting materials must be submitted no later than May 20, 2018. Applications are available in the Counseling Office.


The UT-Knoxville Sigma Phi Epsilon is offering their Balanced Man Scholarships. Seven awards of up to $1500 rewarding and recognizing male students who are committed to academic excellence, leadership and service, and impacting their community. There is no obligation to join Sigma Phi Epsilon and you can find the information in the Counseling Office. The deadline is June 9, 2018.

 


 If you have a 2.8 or higher GPA, plan on attending college next fall and have participated in football, basketball, volleyball or softball or have been a manager or athletic trainer, you will want to apply for the Nathan Lee McCoy Memorial Scholarship, worth $500. Applications are available in our office and must be completed and turned in to the Counseling Office no later than May 2, 2018.

 


 

 

 

 

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 Hugh O'Brian Youth Leadership (HOBY) Seminar will be held May 25th-27th at Trevecca Nazarene University in Nashville, TN. If you are a sophomore interested in serving as an Ambassador for GHS please bring a Resume to Mrs. Streeter in the Guidance Office by Friday, April 27th. Registration fees apply! GHS may send a total of 3 students. The selected students will be responsible for the registration fee- $225 for the first student and $395 for additional students.


Milligan Summer Camps

 

**Open to all rising high school freshmen through seniors.**

*When: July 9-13

*Where: Milligan Summer Camps are held on the beautiful Milligan campus near Johnson City, TN.

*Email: camps@milligan.edu

*Call: 800-262-8337  or  423-461-8410

*Registration: Registration for each camp closes when the maximum number of students are received. Apply before June 1st at www.milligan.edu/camps  (Registration fee before June 1st is $300. Registration fee after June 1st is $400.)

 

Camps Offered:

Musical Theater

Engineering

Nursing

Computer Science

Teacher Education


 

Each year the James H. Quillen VA Medical Center sponsors a Summer Youth Program that is open to students ages 14-19. This year's program will run from June until August 2018. Orientation will be on Wednesday, June 6, 2018 from 9:00 a.m. until 11:00 a.m. at the VA Medical Center. This program is designed so students can gain experience working in the medical field and serving our Nation's Veterans. In the past, students who participated in our Summer Youth Program, have volunteered in Escort, assisted with administrative and clerical duties in the Business Office and Learning Resources. Students 15 and older may work with Nursing Service to ensure the inpatient Vertans have water at their bedside/comfort items they need, other assignments as per staff. Please contact Mike Kromoff Jr. with any questions (423) 979-2891


 Boston University is offering 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


Due to the generosity of the Niswonger Foundation and other donations there will be no cost for any of our camps! 

For the past 16 years, ETSU's Department of Computing has hosted a Science and Technology Day Camp for young females - called G.I.S.T. Their mission is to support and recruit females in the science and technology fields. Recently, with the help from the Niswonger Foundation, the Department of Computing has provided Code and Technology Summer Camps in the East TN region for all students who will be entering grades 5-12. These camps provide instructino and direction, allowing students to explore code and technology in a fun safe environment. A camp application as well as infromation in available online at ETSU's Department of Computing website located at www.etsu.edu/techcamps 


 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


  

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


 

  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