• Welcome to the Nighthawk family!

    This page contains resources which will help you transition smoothly into our school community. 

    If you are registering over the summer, please call the main office at 336-643-8449 to schedule an appointment with the summer counselor. 


    Get connected with New to the Nest:



    The information below is simply an attempt to create a quick reference guide for new students and families. All information contained is subject to change and verification.

    Tour the School - click to take a virtual tour

    ** Be sure to contact school office to sign up for Connect-Ed messages from the school and district.  This is a great way to stay informed. **



    Bell Schedule. - click to see schedule


    Testing Days by Subject for 2021-2022



    Visit NGHS and GCS websites for Activities/Events and School Year calendars. Sign up to receive PTSA newsletter for weekly email with important dates.  (Look under Organizations > PTSA to sign up)


    Early Dismissal Policy

    • Every attempt is made to avoid unnecessary disruptions during instruction time and to have students ready  for pick up.
    • Excused dismissals - dated/signed note must be brought to attendance office BEFORE school starts.
    • Call Attendance office for more details.


    Dress Code

    • All students must dress in clean, neat attire that does not offend or distract others.
    • Please refer to NGHS website for points of emphasis. Video


    Power School 

    Students and Parents can access grades and course registration via this website. Users can sign up to receive grade notifications via email.  Contact school for login / user ID instructions.  Parents Tab on NGHS.gcsnc.com

    Summer Work

    Some courses require this. Visit Department websites for details.

    Course Offerings

    There are a variety of options for students to meet their graduation requirements.  Inquire with Guidance to learn more about online, dual enrollment, AP class offerings and much more.  Visit department websites to see examples of course sequences.

    Student Drivers - Parking Spaces are assigned via lottery system in late summer to Seniors and Juniors only.   Cost is 50.00 for 2021-22 (per GCS) copies of license and registration are req’d. Parking lot polices are included in the application which can be picked up at the office.

    Seniors are given the opportunity to pay to paint their parking spaces.  See PTSA web page.