Guidance - Students/Parents
18- Mentoring Informational meeting 7th period in Mr. Rutherford's room. Students are invited to a question and answer with Miss Tarilyn Garrard from South Columbia Elementary School about becoming a mentor for students on their campus. Students who serve as mentors can earn Community Service hours. For more information please call Clare Bethune at 706-863-2905, ext. 137, or email email@example.com
8- Samford University visit during 7th period, Mr. Rutherford's room
11- Columbia International University visit during 1st period in Dr. Strother's room
Colorado Christian University visit during 7th period, Mr. Rutherford's room
Christian College Fair at Warren Baptist, Simmons Hall from 6:30-8:30pm
15- Report Cards Parent conference, IEP Reviews, Student Holiday
17- 10th and 11th grade students will take the PSAT/NMSQT test. 9th grade students will take the PLAN test. 8-11am
30 Sophomore parent meeting, 7:00-8:15 pm in the Chorus Room
5- Newberry College visit during 2nd period in Mr. Giddens' room
6- Student Holiday for Election Day, Teacher In-Service
12-15 Spiritual Emphasis Week, 8:40-9:50am each day in the gym
19-23 Thanksgiving Holiday Break
3-5 check with Guidance to verify that 2nd semester schedule is correct
17-19 1st semester final exams
20 - January 7 Christmas Holiday break
21 Registration Deadline for October 27th ACT
4 Registration Deadline for November 3rd SAT
6 SAT Test day
27 ACT Test day
1 Registration Deadline for December 1st SAT
2 Registration Deadline for December 8th ACT
3 SAT Test day
1 SAT Test day
8 ACT Test day
28 Registration Deadline for January 26th SAT
Interested in joining the military or attending a military institution? Saturday September 29th is Military Academy Day. Senator Saxby Chambliss, Senator Johnny Isakson, Representative Austin Scott, and member of the Georgia Congressional Delegation Cordially invite all students 8-12th to Military Academy Day 2012, Saturday, September 29, 2012 from 10:00-12:00pm at Warner Robins Museum of Aviation: Century of Flight Hangar (GA HWY 247 and Richard B. Russell Parkway, Warner Robins, GA 31088). For additional information contact: Alice Johnson (229) 396-5175
Wendys High School Heisman applications are due no later than October 2nd. Seniors in the class of 2013 with excellence in academics, participation in sports, and involved in community and/or extracurricular activities may apply at WendysHeisman.com
Nominations are rolling in for Georgia Governors Honors Program, Senate Youth Program, and State YMCA of Georgia- Georgia Capitol Honors Program. If you are interested in these programs please contact Clare Bethune by calling at 706-863-2905, ext. 137 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Presbyterian College 2012 Open House Friday, September 28th; Friday, October 19th; Saturday, November 10th; Monday, February 18th www.presby.edu/openhouse
Carson-Newman Showcase Saturday October 9th; March 5th; April 2nd email@example.com or 800-678-9061
Liberty University Experience Liberty Friendly Fridays Fridays this fall; visit www.libertycfaw.com for more information about these free events
SCAD (Savannah College of Art and Design) Day In Atlanta October 20; January 26th; March 2nd; In Savannah September 29th; October 27th; January 12th; February 16th
Mercer University- Scholarship Challenge event on October 20. We have two major scholarship opportunities: Engineering and Technical Communication. If youre interested please contact Mrs. Bethune for a nomination.
North Greenville University Encounter Day Saturday, September 22nd from 2pm 6pm with scholarship opportunities, campus tours, and tickets to the football game. To register go online to www.ngu.edu/plan-your-visit.php or call 864.977.7001.
Remember if your college application requires a counselor's evaluation (i.e. UGA) you will need to be ready to submit everything and enter my information into the appropriate box, at least 7 days in advance.
What do I do NOW?
1. Create an account or re-login and update www.GAcollege411.org.
2. Create an account www.collegeboard.org.
3. Create an account www.act.org.
Horatio Alger Scholar Students who possess the character to succeed in life the Horatio Alger Association wants to help students overcome the financial barriers of pursing high education. To qualify, you must have at least a 2.0 GPA, require financial assistance ($50,000 or less adjusted gross income) to go to college, participate in co-curricular and community activities, and be a US citizen. For more information visit www.horatioalger.org/scholarships and apply yourself.
ParentPrep provides nine FREE webinars that offer practical information and advice for parents of high school students. Learn more and register at http://www.Cedarville.edu/parentprep
Bullying: http://www.bullying.org; http://www.stopbullyingnow.hrsa.gov
Depression/Suicide prevention: http://www.save.org; http://www.suicidepreventionlifeline.org/
Study Skills: http://www.ucc.vt.edu/stdysk/stdyhlp.html; http://www.howtostudy.org; http://www.d.umn.edu/student/loon/acad/strat/
Make use of Free Resources
- NCAA Clearing House
- SAT Question of the Day
- ACT Question of the Day
- Wendy's Heisman
- Fast Web
- Christian Connector