Upcoming Open House Dates:
Open House dates for the 2018-2019 academic year are scheduled on the following Saturdays.
- February 16, 2019
- March 9, 2019
- April 13, 2019
- May 18, 2019
I have been handed a link to a great resource that explains all about the ACT and includes:
You can visit this resource here!
Have a great week!
Counselor, Class of 2021
Your counselor with his super-cute daughter!
Guilford County Schools Magnet Fair (aka: The GCS Showcase) will be March 13 at the Greensboro Coliseum from 5:30 - 8:00 p.m. Representatives from all GCS's middle and early colleges will be there to tell you about their respective schools and how to apply. Applications to these schools will also be available by March 13 on the GCS website.
This and next year will be the time to start to visit college and university campuses. Visiting the campus and checking it out are a first step to getting a feel as to whether or not this campus will be good for you. I have, therefore, added a COLLEGE OPEN HOUSE section waaaaay down, below the SCHOLARSHIPS section. I'll continue to add to this section as new info comes to my office. If there's a particular college you're interested in, however, don't hesitate the contact the school directly and ask about visiting their campus. They'll welcome you and likely invite you to visit the Admissions office when you arrive to campus, as well.
Guided Pathway Support (GPS) program from the Ron Brown Scholar Program is a free program for high school Sophomores, Juniors and Seniors that is designed to help college-bound African American students navigate the admissions process. It directs them to the most comprehensive and reliable resources available. "Using a "high-tech and high-touch" mentorship approach, GPS students are invited to an exclusive GPS Workplace by Facebook platform, an online college access community. On the platform, students can download free college application resources, join college advising webinars, interact with college admissions professionals, and receive guidance from successful peer role models. GPS complements the work that the high school counselors, teachers, and professionals from Northeast Guilford County High School are already doing.
Rolling admissions is offered. So, students can and should apply today! This spring, GPS Navigators can look forward to advising in the following areas:
To be eligible for GPS, a student must:
The 2019 GCS Choice Showcase is Wednesday, March 13, from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. at the Greensboro Coliseum Special Events Center. All magnet and choice programs will be represented, and applications will be available on-line from March 13 to April 5.
The district will also host two High School Options Nights – From 6 - 7 p.m. on Thursday March 21, at Jefferson Elementary in Greensboro and on Tuesday, March 26, at Union Hill Elementary in High Point.
Tarheel ChalleNGe Academy is a quasi-military style program for at-risk teens 16-18 years of age and is sponsored by the North Carolina National Guard as part of the National Guard Youth Challenge Program with 40 locations across the United States and Puerto Rico. The purpose of the program is to provide qualified North Carolina dropouts, potential dropouts, and expellees an opportunity to learn in a safe, structured environment so the cadet can become a successful individual not only immediately but in the future. Read more about this school at Tarheel ChalleNGe Academy. Vincent Smith is a recruiter assigned to us; he can be reached at 704/960-9325 and firstname.lastname@example.org
Northeast Guilford High School is offering Naval Science 1 in the Spring semester.
Why Naval Science 1?
What do I have to do?
If you’re interested, please sign up at the Counseling Office.
GTCC offers a program called Career and College Promise. I've written about it before, and it's great. Although it's aimed for Juniors and Seniors, I want y'all to know about it, too, in case you'd like to take time and think about if it's something you would like to do.
GTCC will host an information session about it on three upcoming dates:
Location: Jamestown Campus, Percy Sears Applied Technology Building, Room 120.
This program allow participants to choose a college transfer pathway and earn transferable college credit! You can choose from an Associate in Arts or an Associate in Science.
They also have more than 20 different Technical Pathway 9 options, including: FireProtection Technology, Criminal Justice, Culinary Arts, Medical Office Administration, Early Childhood Education, Aviation, Welding and many more. Visit ccpi.gtcc.edu for eligibility requirements.
Beth Endsley is our Admissions Counselor for East Carolina University, and she is coming to the area to answer ECU questions, share the steps of getting into ECU and more. Here are the dates/times/locations:
You are welcome to email Beth Endsley at email@example.com or text 252/888-2592 to schedule an appointment.
Attention Juniors and Seniors: If you are an active community member, Bank of America is offering an opportunity do a paid internship. Participants will also be invited to participate in aa week-long all-expense-paid summit in Washington, D.C. in July. Visit Bank of America Internship for details, and come see me! The deadline is February 1, 2019.
GCS has now made available a video on how to prepare for college. It is available in both English and Spanish versions.
On my browser, the English link inexplicably starts five minutes into the video; you will want to run this back to the beginning.
Exam Exemptions: Students who are in non-EOC, non-NCFE, non-CTE, non-AP, and non-Foreign Language courses have the opportunity to exempt one exam each semester. In order to exempt an exam, students must have missed 3 or fewer TOTAL days in that class period for the semester and have earned and maintained an A or B average in the class. STUDENTS ARE ONLY ALLOWED ONE EXAM EXEMPTION. If students are exempting an exam, they are not allowed on campus. If they are at school, they will take their exams.
GAP offers apprenticeships to juniors and seniors who are interested in the below industries. Students will have the opportunity for on-the-job training while earning a competitive salary ($9.00 per hr. - yr. 1). Additionally, students will earn college credits towards an associate’s degree at GTCC all paid for by their employer.
Companies participating in GAP include:
This program is great and has provided awesome opportunities to our students. Again, see Mrs. DeBerry in Room 109 to sign up. You can also read more about GAP at gapnc.org
Resources to Help Teens Quit Smoking and Vaping:
Nine out of ten adult smokers started smoking before the age of 18. At smokefreeteen there are many resources for teens who are thinking about quitting tobacco. Teens can access SmokefreeTXT, the quitSTART App, DipfreeTXT, SmokefreeUS on Instagram, or even Speak to an Expert online. Like adults, the more often teens try to quit the more they increase their chances of being successful. Each attempt at quitting helps the smoker learn what strategies work best for them. In addition, the younger and healthier a person is that stops smoking, the faster his/her body will heal from the damaging effects of tobacco.
The Greensboro Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. is recruiting participants for its Empowering Males to Build Opportunities for Developing Independence (EMBODI) Program. EMBODI is designed to empower Africa American males in the areas of leadership, the arts, self-esteem, college preparation, and budgeting. The program will run from October through May 2019. New members will be accepted after October. EMBODI recognizes the challenges African American males face in education and the community. EMBODI collaborates with outstanding males and male organizations within the community to serve at facilitators at each monthly meeting. A scholarship will be awarded to a qualified graduating senior.
Please direct questions to firstname.lastname@example.org! I have EMBODI applications here in my office. So, come by if you'd like to get one or to learn more.
Parking passes are still on sale for $30 in the front office. You will need your license, proof of insurance, license plate number, and description of your vehicle. Effective Monday Sept 24, cars without an updated pass are subject to towing.
Reminders and updates
Below is bus information for Weaver students:
Morning Bus (1146)
Afternoon Bus (1146) – Midday from and to
Sgt. Perry is our recruiter for the U.S. Marines. He can be reached at 336/210-6904 and email@example.com
Sgt. Shannon S. Pitchford is our United States Army recruiter. Friendly and personable, she will be happy to talk with you and answer all of your questions about life in the Army. She can be reached at 704/500-1551 or Shannon.firstname.lastname@example.org The US Army Recruiting Center is located at 2917 Battleground Ave., Suite E, Greensboro 27408.
As of December 6, 2018, I also met SSG Terry L. Purnell of the Army, and he, too, is available to talk with anyone interested in a potential career in the Army. He can be reached at 336/279-4467 and email@example.com
SSG Julius Larry is a recruiting & retention specialist for the Army National Guard and can be reached at 336/596-4972 and firstname.lastname@example.org
Students who enlist in the Army or Army Reserve can be guaranteed admittance to certain colleges and universities. To learn more, visit goarmy.com or call 800/USA-ARMY.
The following info is presented as resources for folks fighting or living in a state of homelessness:
SSG Julius D. Larry is a recruiter with the NC National Guard. He can be reached at email@example.com and 336/596-4972.
Extra help for college and scholarship applications is coming your way. Here is an announcement from Ms. Foye: Attention ALL Students! Ask yourself these 3 questions:
If so, then our CAAP club is for you!!! Transportation will be provided. See Ms. Foye for more details or questions.
Youthsafe is a welcoming and ongoing social networking group for LGBT youth in Guilford and surrounding counties. Meetings are held every Friday from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at 210 E Bessemer Ave., Greensboro. Learn more at www.youthsafegso.org; on Instagram at youthsafegso; on Facebook at youthsafe gso; or email firstname.lastname@example.org
The current minimum admissions requirements for UNC system can be found here: UNC minimum criteria for admission
The FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) is a form that you need to do starting your senior year and continuing through every year you’re in college. This form determines your eligibility for student financial aid.
The FAFSA should not be confused with the CSS Profile, which is also required by some colleges. The CSS is a fee-based product of the College Board and usually used by colleges to distribute their own institutional funding rather than federal or state.
Nearly every student is eligible for some form of financial aid. Students who may not be eligible for need-based aid may still be eligible for an unsubsidized Stafford Loan regardless of income or circumstances.
If you need help writing a student resume, check out this video I found: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WZS_GqM-nHM
Students who intend to graduate a semester early need to be sure they fill out an early graduation application by the end of September. This will allow us to register your graduation with the county office.
Questions about Say Yes and the scholarship model may also be directed to Say Yes. Parents can call 336-814-2233 or email email@example.com.
NC A&T has a computer science program and huge job (and mega-salary) opportunities exist for its graduates! If you would like to learn about it, too, visit http://www.ncat.edu/divisions/academic-affairs/bulletin/2016-2017/academic-info-and-regs/coe/dept-of-comp-sci.html for more info. Computer Science is a field that extends from theory through programming to cutting-edge development of computing solutions. Jobs available in computer science include: software engineer, computer system analyst, network system analyst, system and database administrator, Internet systems engineer, web page designer, computer games developer and more. This is a growing field, and NC A&T is looking to fill the demand. A&T just had another new graduate land a new job with a starting salary of $75,000. So, check it out! Hard work pays off, and graduates from this program know it!
Students can register online for Driver's Ed beginning 21 days prior to the first day of class. Registration closes out five days before each class starts. The site to visit is http://ncdrivingschool.com/ After you have completed the paper/pencil part of the course, you should be contacted to do the driving part. However, if you've waited a good long while and not been contacted, call the NC Driving School at 800/375-6550 and make sure you're not getting overlooked!
Armel Tawokamkamden, USN is our Navy Recruiter here at Northeast. She can be reached at 336/712-6065 and firstname.lastname@example.org and facebook.com/pettyofficerkamdem. You can also contact Shauna Lambert at email@example.com or 336/430-1916! If you have any questions about the military, the opportunities it offers, compensation, etc., feel free to ask. The local Navy Recruiting Station is located at 2404 C. Merrill Drive, Greensboro.
Our dress code is posted on our website. Please review it. Students not meeting the dress code must call for an appropriate clothing replacement.
Cell phones, earphones and other electronic devices are permitted only at lunch. You can also find our electronics policy online.
Occasionally, a student will ask me about volunteer opportunities. One hears a lot of talk about how great it is to volunteer, but - sometimes - finding a way into a position is difficult. A little bit of research led me to http://www.volunteergso.org This website looks terrific and should readily lead you to some great volunteer opportunities. It's good to have an idea of the type of the work you would like to do. Here are some common areas of interest:
Parent/Student Portal is a great device that gives parents and students access to grades, student attendance, detailed assignment descriptions, school bulletins and even personal messages from the teacher. Once parents have created their account, they will be able to manage their account information, link any and all students to the account (for whom they have parental or legal rights); set email and notification preferences for each student linked to the account.
Visit Parent Portal to log in. Info on how to create an account is also found on this link. Keep in mind that the directions are a bit wordy and not as difficult as they might first appear.
Has your student been suspended from school? New Light At Risk Intergenerational Outreach Program (NARIOP) is a program designed to benefit elementary, middle and high school students suspended from school for a period of 10 days or less. Through the program, students receive counseling, encouragement, educational enrichment, and anger management and conflict resolution counseling. Additionally, students are provided support through community agencies. Academic support is provided that follows the Guilford County Schools curriculum, which helps students to remain on schedule with their studies. The program's goal is to reduce the number of students who have recurring suspensions from school. Students can be referred to NARIOP by their parent or school principal. Students attend the program for the duration of their suspension. For more information, call 273-9671 or visit http://www1.gcsnc.com/nariop/index.htm NARIOP is a partnership of Guilford County Schools and New Light Missionary Baptist Church.
Work permits can be submitted and approved online at www.nclabor.com Scroll down a little and look for 'Apply for a Youth Employment Certificate.' On the right side-panel, scroll down and link to: (Youth Employment Certificate) Work Permits. Read instructions and click on link at bottom of page: YOUTH EMPLOYMENT CERTIFICATE. You must have the employer and job information, and there's no need to go to DSS.
Diploma Endorsement info:
Students enrolled in North Carolina high schools will have the opportunity to earn endorsements to their high school diploma that identify a particular area of focused study, beginning with the graduating class of 2014-2015. Please keep in mind that these endorsements have nothing to do with college admissions; they are a high school recognition. The potential endorsements that can be earned in GCS include:
Career Endorsement: the student will complete the Future-Ready core mathematics sequence, as well as a CTE concentration on an approved CTE Cluster, i.e. Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources; Architecture and Construction; Marketing, Sales and Service, etc. The student will also earn an unweighted GPA of 2.6 or higher, as well as one industry-recognized credential, i.e. Career Readiness Certificates.
College Endorsement: The student will complete the Future-Ready Core math sequence, as well as a fourth math course that will meet the UNC system minimum admission requirements. A 2.6 GPA is also required.
College/UNC Endorsement: the student will complete the Future-Ready Core math sequence, as well as a fourth math for which Alg II, Math III or Integrated Math III is a prerequisite. The student will also complete three units of science (Biology, Earth/Env Sci, and Chemistry are the three our students will most likely have), as well as two units of a world language. A 2.5 GPA is required.
North Carolina Academic Scholars Endorsement: This one will require the normal four units of English, four maths, three sciences, four social studies and one unit of Health/PE. Additionally, it will require two units of credit in a world language required for the UNC System, as well as four credits from one of the following; Career and Technical Education (CTE), JROTC, Arts Education, World Languages or another subject area. Three higher level courses are also required, i.e. AP IB, Dual or college equivalent course, honors, etc. A 3.5 GPA is required.
Global Languages Endorsement: The student will earn a 2.5 GPA for all of the four English courses that are required for graduation, as well as establish proficiency in one or more languages (in addition to English); most of our students who earn this endorsement will do it by completing four progressive units of a world language and earning a 2.5 or higher in those courses.
Graduation Coach extraordinaire J. Drumwright and our Junior class counselor C. Allred!
Mrs. G. Young, our new data manager
NEGHS Tutoring Plan
• Bell Rings at 3:30pm to end the day
• Students should report to their tutoring site by the 3:35 bell
o Any students not in class at that time will not be allowed in for tutoring and should report to the front of the school and arrange for a ride home.
• At 4:25 a bell will ring to end tutoring
o Tutoring passes should be issued by teachers at this time
o Teachers should sweep all students to the cafeteria
• Administration will provide supervision in the cafeteria
• All students will be offered a hot meal at no charge
o All students that are eating must sign-in at the line
o All students not eating should remain in the cafeteria
• Tutoring buses will arrive at the front of the school at 4:45
Notes about passes:
• Teachers must stay the entire time if they offer to tutor students (cannot leave students unattended or in halls)
• Teachers should complete parts of the pass to include: Date, Student Name and Teacher Signature
• Students will complete: STUDENT ADDRESS and CITY/COUNTRY
• No pass should be given to students that do not stay with teacher entire time.
• No passes will be provided by administration.
Tutorial Days and Times:
Bacote (English I, H Eng I & Eng III): Thursdays after school and by appointment
Capozzi (English III and AP Eng Lang & Comp): Tues, 3:35-4:20
Cornett (H Chemistry): Thursdays after school
Cox (Physical Sci and H Anatomy/Physiology): Wednesdays, 3:35-4:20
Curtis (Math 2): Wednesdays after school
DeBerry (Marketing, Hospitality & Tourism): Tues after school & by appt.
Diggs (English I & III): Tuesdays, 3:30-4:25
Ducking (MS Word & PowerPt and Principles of Bus): Wednesdays 3:35-4:20p
Fedor (MS Word & PowerPt & Personal Finance): Wed after school and Mon/Thurs before school
Felder (English IV): Thursdays after school
Foye (World History): Wednesdays 3:35-4:15
Fulton (Math I and Found of Math): Wednesdays, 3:35-4:30
Grubbs (French): Tuesdays after school
Harris (Biology and AP Env Sci): Wednesdays at 3:35
Hawkins (Civics and Leadership Development): Tuesdays after school
Jones (Career Training, Occ Prep, Applied Sci, Intro to Math, Math I & Financial Management: Thursdays at 3:35
Kinghorn (Spanish): Tuesdays, 3:35-4:35
Lamont (Intro to Model & Anim and Adv Mod): Wednesdays 3:35-4:40
Lopez (Spanish): Wednesdays after school for an hour
McNeal (Health Team Rel and Health Sci): Thursday after school 3:45pm-4:30pm.
Mendenhall (English II): Wednesday after school and by appointment
Nunn (AP World/H World Humanities and American Hist): Tuesday afternoon, mornings by appointment
Palmenteri (Visual Art): Tues & Thurs after school and by appointment
C. Powell: After school on Tuesdays for Math 2 and Wednesdays for AFM
K. Powell (MS Word/PowerPt and Multimedia & Webpage Design): Wednesdays, 3:35 - 4:30
Praylor (Early Childhood): Tuesdays, 3:45-4:45
Prevete (Biology): Tuesday after school
Robinson (Earth/Env Sci and Physical Sci): Tuesdays 3:35- 4:25
Schmidt: PreCal on Tues after school; AP Calculus on Wed after school
Schoolfield (Drafting I and Drafting Arch II): Tues & Wed after school
Smith: Math 3 on Thurs afternoons & AP Statistics on Wed afternoons & by appointment
Spence (OCS): Wednesdays after school
Strader (Sports/Ent Marketing and Entrepreneurship): Tues mornings at 8:00 and by appointment)
Surgeon (Math III): Wednesdays after school
Taylor (AP US Hist/Turn Pts and American Hist): Tuesdays 3:35-4:30
Whitehead (Math I and Foundations of Math I): Tuesdays after school
S. Williams (English II): Tuesdays after school
SAT and ACT INFO.
The SAT will be offered right here on our campus on these upcoming dates:
Register for the SAT at Collegeboard
SAT Prep Course for Fall 2018:
When: 1-5 p.m. on the first four Sundays in October (10/7, 10/14, 10/21 & 10/28)
Where: Gospel Baptist Church, 5945 North Church Street, Greensboro
Cost: $300 (non-refundable).
Additionally: students will need to purchase The Official SAT Study Guide from CollegeBoard. Be sure to purchase the latest edition with eight practice tests!
Space is limited to the first 24 paid students.
Please see Mr. Cheek or Ms. LaRocque with questions. To register, you must submit payments (cash or check) to either instruction
Contact info: firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com
Say Yes Guilford is offering an SAT Prep workshop on Saturday, September 29 from 10 a.m. until noon. Location: NCA&T University, Proctor Hall (School of Education), 1601 E. Market Street, Greensboro 24711. RSVP is required at www.tinyurl.com/2018SATPrep by Wednesday, September 26. Read more about it at www.sayyesguilford.org. Contact info: 336/814-2233 and firstname.lastname@example.org
Info. on how to order more official ACT score reports can be found here: https://www.act.org/content/act/en/products-and-services/the-act/scores/sending-your-scores.html
You might have heard about SAT Subject Tests. They're optional for some schools but not for others. How about you? Do you need them? Check out College Board's comprehensive list and advice (which is to always double-check with the colleges to which you're applying): http://blog.prepscholar.com/complete-list-of-colleges-that-require-sat-subject-tests
To see upcoming test dates and registration deadlines, go here: https://collegereadiness.collegeboard.org/sat/register/dates-deadlines
To actually register for the SAT, go here: https://cb.collegeboard.org/sat/reserve-your-seat/?gclid=EAIaIQobChMInr6SkrOi1gIVSLjACh3TWARPEAAYASAAEgKCuvD_BwE&st=cs&s_kwcid=AL!4330!3!197070766242!e!!g!!sat%20registration&ef_id=WByP-AAAACPpvx41:20170913144429:s
To practice for the SAT, go to Khan Academy here: https://www.khanacademy.org/sat
Khan is a GREAT website, and I encourage everyone to use it as much as possible. As you work through practice questions, it can actually diagnose what your weak areas are and how to better prepare. This makes the time you put into this site very efficient. I cannot stress how much some preparation can boost your score and also help you simply feel better during the test.
I’m hoping all of you have created an account with College Board, so you can sign up for the SAT, but if you’re doing that now, be sure to keep your username and password written/saved in multiple, safe locations. If you lose any of this information, it’s virtually impossible to get it from College Board.
You have probably heard about an optional essay part of the SAT. Whether you do the essay portion of the exam or not should depend on whether the colleges to which you're applying require it. I recommend you check directly with the colleges/universities to which you're applying to make certain of this. Meanwhile, here is a list I found that shows schools that recommend, require or don't require the essay portion: http://blog.prepscholar.com/schools-that-require-the-sat-essay
Although students are welcome to see me anytime a teacher can send them, I encourage parents to call to come see me, as well, if they have any questions about these exams, how to sign up or how to prepare.
To qualify for a fee waiver, you need to be on free/reduced lunch. You can go to the cafeteria in the mornings and ask a staff member there for a printout of your free/reduced status. Take this printout to me or to Ms. Z. here in the counseling department, and you can get a fee waiver.
The Northeast High School SAT/CEEB code is 342570.
The link to the ACT administration dates for 2017-18 is here: http://www.studypoint.com/ed/act-test-dates/
To register for the ACT, visit To sign up for the ACT, visit: goo.gl/xsIEe5
When you create an account with College Board, I encourage you to keep your username and password written in about five safe locations! If you lose this information, it's impossible to retrieve from College Board.
March2Success is a site for SAT and ACT prep. Check it out and let me know what you think: https://www.march2success.com/
I'm on the lookout for additional ACT practice sites and not having a great deal of luck yet. However, I did find this one: https://www.4tests.com/act#StartExam
By taking the PSAT/NMSQT and meeting published entry requirements, 11th graders may enter the National Merit Scholarship Program conducted by National Merit Scholarship Corporation. Visit www.nationalmerit.org to learn more.
Miss Allred, Ms. Drumwright and our social worker D. Cabiness monitor outside the counseling office during a class change
Many students will pursue service learning opportunities throughout their high school careers. Be sure to get your service learning plans approved beforehand, however, to make sure you get the credit you deserve! I now have a supply of service learning approval forms. Come get one if you need it! Meanwhile, I'll post service learning opportunities here as I learn of them. Be sure to check in with Ms. Hawkins, as well; she has the scoop on virtually everything connected to service learning!
SUMMER 2019 PROGRAMS
In its eighth year, the institute, is designed to prepare students to take active roles in their schools and communities through service experiences that are aligned to the curriculum. It is divided into three cohorts: (1) rising fourth and fifth graders, (2) rising sixth through eighth graders, and (3) rising ninth through twelfth graders. Prospective participants register as a team of 4-6 students with at least one adult mentor from their school or district.
Selected teams will receive:
Applications are due by 5:00 pm EDT on March 4, 2019. LEARN MORE AND APPLY TODAY!
The University of Alabama offers UA Early College . Session one runs May 28 through June 28. Session two runs July 1 through August 3. Participants will live in a suite-style residence hall on the UA campus; take two classes with other college students; participate in engaging social activities; and meet other UAEC students from around the state and across the country. Questions can be directed to email@example.com or 205/348-7083. Rad more about it at UA Early College at The University of Alabama
Stanford University offers a variety of summer programs for students who are passionate about learning and intellectually adventurous. They include:
Read about these programs at spcs.stanford.edu/collegecounselor
The Rotary Youth Leadership Program is one of this area's best-known leadership programs in the region, and I have applications and information available! This program is for outstanding rising juniors and seniors with a 3.0+ GPA and have or are interested in assuming leadership positions in their communities. The program will run July 21-27 at the campus of Guilford College. The entire RYLP cost for each student - including room, board and leadership training - will be paid by a sponsoring Rotary Club. Come see me right now for an additional info! The direct link to apply is Rotary Youth Leadership Program.
The First Generation College Student Ambassadors (FGCSA) Program is a free, three-day summer boot camp for rising Juniors who are interested in learning more about college life and how to transition to it. The camp will provide: insight of what the FGCSA Program is and how it can benefit students; basic training for new recruits entering the FGCSA program to prepare students for what's expected of them while in the program and when they enter college; College planning activities which will involve developing academy resumes, identifying best college matches; developing Junior-year action plans; identifying gifts, talents and branding; and identifying the wide range of financial aid and scholarship opportunities for which students qualify; a guaranteed space in the FGCSA program in the fall. The boot camp will run Monday-Wednesday, June 24-26, 2019 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. (including a free lunch). The location: GTCC Greensboro, Technical Education Bldg, 3rd floor computer lab room 304 (2505 Ast Wendover Ave, Greensboro, NC 27405. Paper applications are available in my office and will be accepted until all spaces are filled.
The Cooperative Council of NC is a free week-long overnight camp in June. CLC is for teens who have finished their freshman year of high school. The camp is open to all rising sophomores, juniors and seniors with a letter of reference for good behavior from us (your school) or who are selected from their cooperative as an outstanding teen. Attendance to CLC qualifies students for the Jim Graham college scholarship in their senior year. Participants will learn about cooperatives, leadership, team building and will be connected with other leaders from across the state. The camp will take place at the NC FFA Camp at White Lake, NC from June 17-21, 2019. Read more about CLC at www.CCNC.coop
UNCG CHANCE is a 7-day summer program for Latinx rising high school juniors and seniors. During their time on campus, students will participate in college preparation and leadership skills development. These experiences include:
Follow this link and see NEHS Senior Becky talk about her experience with UNCG’s Chance program: https://youtu.be/RN2baYRt_v8
If you’re interested, come see me – and feel free to share this with other current Sophomores and Juniors. Participants engage with university professors, students, and staff to develop a peer/professional network forging positive, healthy mentorship connections focused on academic success and personal growth. This program encourages Latinx students to attend college by increasing their awareness of higher education and showing that it is well within their reach. The cost is $65, but scholarships are available. Contact Kattya Castellón (firstname.lastname@example.org) or Margarita Kerkado (email@example.com) if interested in either assisting with the program or attending it. You can also read more about UNC Chance at admissions.uncg.edu/visit/events/chance/
AMDA High School Summer Conservatory allows students to study, train, rehearse, perform and live on campus at AMDA NYC and Hollywood. Two-week sessions will be held:
June 30-July 13, 2019 (NYC + LA campuses)
July 14-July 27, 2019 (NYC + LA Campuses)
July 28-August 10, 2019 (NYC only()
AMDA will concentrate in: Musical Theatre, Dance Theatre, Acting for Film + TV, Acting for the Stage, and Recording. Learn more and apply at amda.edu/hscamp
Duke Summer Session for High School Students offers captivating and meaningful ways to spend your summer and get a taste of life on a college campus. By attending one of Duke's programs, you will prepare for college by delving deeper into intellectually stimulating courses of interest, which may even include the opportunity to accompany your college application with a letter of recommendation from a Duke instructor. In addition to challenging yourself academically, you will engage with a diverse group of peers, exposing you to different cultures and expanding your future network. Not to mention, you will leave with a lifetime of memories! Interested in learning more about our programs? Visit their website, and be sure to mark your calendars for December 3rd, 2018 when our applications open!
This portion of the website is for our Seniors. However, it's not a bad idea for all grade levels to check out the scholarship info! By getting familiar with these opportunities now, you'll be especially ready to hit the ground running during your senior year and start applying!
You will see that with all the scholarships, I'll list the name, amount/how much it's worth; the deadline, and criteria (what you need to have done to be eligible to apply).
All the scholarship information received will be posted here, but if you prefer hard copies of the info., it can be found in the Scholarships wall pocket. This pocket is located on the door to the immediate left of the counseling department entrance. It is marked 'Scholarships'!
Here we go . . .
Name: PDK Scholarships for future educators
Deadline: April 3, 2019
Criteria: Must be a member of Educators Rising, Phi Delta Kappa or Pi Lambda Theta (and if you aren't, you can join). Visit pdkintl.org/scholarships to learn more and to apply. Also, be sure to check out the Kim & John Wright Scholarship for future educators on this website. It is worth $550/year for four years.
Name: Marine Corps Scholarship Foundation
Amount: Varies, depending on need and the specific scholarship applied for through this foundation
Deadline: None listed; it depends on the specific scholarship applied for through this foundation
Criteria: Applicants need to be the child of a Marine (current or veteran); 2.0+ GPA; family income of $100,000 or less.
Notes: Go to mcsf.scholarshipapps.org/cte/index.cfm
Name: Herter-O'Neal Scholarship
Amount: $750 for tuition and/or books
Deadline: March 22, 2019
Criteria: This scholarship is open to students pursuing an Associates and/or Bachelors degree in a business-related field of study. Complete a paper application and return to the noted address. Applications are available in the scholarship wall pocket in the Herter-O'Neal Scholarship file.
Name: Scholarship Buddy scholarships for McLeansville students
Amount: Varies depending on the specific scholarship applied for but ranges from $500 - $10,000
Deadline: Again, various depending on the scholarship for which you apply, but deadlines range from Feb 27 - June 30
Criteria: Visit https://scholarshipbuddynorthcarolina.com to visit a site with live links for every scholarship they have listed. Visit Scholarship Buddy to see the newsletter. A hard copy of the newsletter is available in the scholarship wall pocket in the 'Scholarship Buddy' file.
Name: African American Network of the Carolinas
Deadline: March 1, 2019
Criteria: Plan to major in engineering, computer science, the sciences, accounting, finance or business administration at a four-year college or university in NC or SC. Apply at fftscholarships.communityforce.com and click 'View All Scholarship Funds' to see 'African American Network of the Carolinas.'
Name: Buffalo Soldiers Motorcycle Club of Greensboro Scholarship
Deadline: April 19, 2019
Criteria: 2.0+ GPA and financial need
Notes: Complete a paper application and mail to the listed address on page five - or scan and email it to firstname.lastname@example.org. Applications, of course, are located in the scholarship wall pocket. The philosophy of Buffalo Soldiers M/C of Greensboro is to promote the history of African American Veterans (Buffalo Soldiers). You can more about Buffalo Soldiers at www.greensborobsmc.com
Name: Gamma Epsilon Scholarship (for future teachers)
Amount: $2,000 (non-renewable)
Deadline: Tuesday, April 16, 2019
Criteria: Open to students majoring in Education.
Notes: Submit a completed paper application to the addressed on the app, along with a high school transcript, two letters of recommendation, a list of extracurricular activities and honors, and - finally - a paper/essay sharing your career goals in Education and reasons for applying for this scholarship. Applications are available in the scholarship wall pocket.
Name: Miss and Miss Teen North Carolina International Scholarship Program
Amount: Up to $23,000/renewable for Hollins University
Deadline: Not listed
Criteria: 2.8+ GPA and available SAT scores; participation in the Miss Teen NC International Pageant.
Notes: Entry fees exist for this pageant, but if you intend to attend Hollins University, an award up to $23,000 is to be awarded. Visit www.NCInternationalPageant.com for details.
Name: Donna Easter Student Ethics Award
Amount: $2,500 - $7,500
Deadline: April 12, 2019
Criteria: Apply online at Donna Easter. Applicants will want to have: demonstrated leadership, community activities, school-related activities, academic achievement. A 500-word essay is also required as part of the application.
Name: 2019 Student-View Scholarships
Deadline: April 22, 2019
Criteria: Log on to www.student-view.com and complete a 15-20 minute application survey about colleges in our area. The scholarship will be awarded randomly from all completed survey applications. The winner will be announced in May 2019. This scholarship has no minimum SAT/ACT score, GPA, no essay, etc.
Name: CGCS - Bernard Harris Math and Science Scholarship Program
Deadline: April 12, 2019
Criteria: This scholarships is open to African American and Hispanic students who plan to pursue a career in Science, Technology, Engineering or Math. A 3.0+ unweighted GPA is required. Submit your application at CGCS-Bernard Harris.
Name: State Employees Credit Union Scholarship
Amount: $1,250 per semester (for a total of $10,000)
Deadline: February 25, 2019 to ME, Counselor Harrison!
Criteria: Must be a SECU member or eligible for membership through a parent/guardian; must be a U.S. Citizen and resident of NC; must plan to attend one of the 16 UNC universities; 2.5+ GPA; Demonstrated leadership, excellence of character, integrity and community involvement; file the FAFSA as part of the application.
Notes: This application has an entire packet of information, which I can send you electronically. Hard copies of these packets are available in the scholarship wall pocket. Be advised, however, that the actual application portion itself must be submitted to me electronically as a Word document.
Name: Aubrey Lee Brooks Scholarships
Amount: Up to $12,000
Deadline: January 31, 2019
Criteria: Complete an application; demonstrate financial need; plan to attend NC State, UNC- Chapel Hill, or UNC - Greensboro
Notes: The application can be found at Aubrey Lee Brooks
Name: Alpha Delta Kappa Scholarship (for future educators)
Amount: $2,500 (non-renewable)
Deadline: April 2, 2019
Criteria: 1100+ SAT score; be in top 20% of graduating class.
Notes: This scholarship is for someone who intends to major in education at a four-year college or university in North Carolina. Complete a paper application and submit it early enough so it is in the hands of this scholarship committee by April 2, 2019 (I recommend mailing it by March 20). Paper applications are available in the scholarship wall pocket.
Name: John R. Kernodle Scholarship
Amount: Up to $10,000 per year
Deadline: January 31, 2019
Criteria: For future teachers who agree to service three or more years as a NC teacher. Applicants need a 3.0+ GPA, community service and extracurricular involvement.
Notes: Special consideration is given to students with financial need who attend a NC college/university and agree to work specifically in Guilford County. Apply at Community Foundation of Greater Greensboro
Name: Matthew C. Graziadei Achievement Scholarship
Amount: $1,500 for use at any post high school learning experience/training or for equipment or technology needed for employment.
Deadline: Wednesday, February 13, 2019
Criteria: All NC students with disabilities are eligible to apply, including Occupational Course of Study, students receiving a Graduate Certificate and students enrolled in Future Ready Course of Study.
Notes: A completed application by the student, teacher, counselor or someone else who knows the student is required. Applications are available in the scholarship wall pocket and with me.
Name: NC NAYO Conference Scholarship
Amount: $500 for four-year college/university; $250 for community college
Deadline: April 1, 2019
Criteria: Be a Native American with a 2.5+ GPA
Notes: Complete one of the paper applications (that are available in the scholarship wall pocket outside the counseling office) and mail it to the indicated address. You will also want to plan to attend the annual NC Native American Youth Organization Conference Awards Banquet on June 29, 2019 at UNC Chapel Hill.
Name: Because of My Village Scholarship (BOMV) by 'The Village Mentoring'
Deadline: January 15, 2019
Criteria: 3.0+ GPA; be a minority male.
Notes: This scholarship is for use at a two or four-year college or university. Application packets are available in the scholarship wall pocket. Complete one, include the requested documents, and mail it in.
Name: Kappa Lambda Chapter of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc. Scholarship
Deadline: February 5, 2019
Criteria: 3.0+ weighted GPA; have or create a Google email account (the application is done online).
Notes: This scholarship is for use at a four-year college or university. Complete the application at KL Scholarship
Name: Light On the Hill Society Scholarship
Amount: $2,000 (renewable for up to three years) and $2,500 (a one-time award)
Deadline: March 3, 2019
Criteria: Academic achievement, community service, leadership qualities, strength of essays. Complete an online application at Light On the Hill
Name: Jean Embrey Frazier Scholarship by the Greater Greensboro Society of Medicine Alliance
Amount: Up to $1,000
Deadline: February 15, 2019
Criteria: Be enrolled in a health occupations/medical careers class; have 3.0+ GPA.
Notes: Complete a paper application (available in the scholarship wall pocket outside the counseling office); secure letters of recommendation; provide an official high school transcript; enclose your college acceptance letters (if available).
Name: J. Howard Coble Scholarship
Deadline: March 31, 2019
Criteria: For students of high moral character and good citizenship.
Notes: Priority given to children of U.S. military personnel or veterans, members of Scouting and ROTC programs (but not limited to). Is good for two or four-year colleges! Read more about it and apply at J. Howard Coble Scholarship
Name: NAFEPA Scholarship Program(National Association of Federal Education Program Administrator)
Amount: Not listed but likely $2,500
Deadline: January 5, 2019
Criteria: Two awards to be given to future Education Majors; two other awards will be given to Education or any other majors! Scholarship winners will be selected based on: GPA; extracurricular, service and/pr leadership activities; letters of recommendation; personal essay.
Notes: Complete a paper application (these are available in the scholarship wall pocket) and mail it to the indicated address!
Name: Elon Teaching Fellows
Deadline: January 10, 2019
Criteria: For future teachers! Students need to apply to Elon, then apply to the Fellows Program.
Read more about Elon Teaching Fellows at here!
More info about the various Fellows Program to which you can apply after you're admitted to Elon can be found here!
Name: Lockhead Martin STEM Scholarship
Deadline: Not listed, but the application opens January 15, 2019
Criteria: 3.5+ GPA; be willing to consider a paid internship.
Notes: This is a Science, Technology, Engineering, Math Scholarship. Preference will be given to: women, people of color; people with disabilities; LGBTQ; first-generation college students; those with a compelling personal story; students with leadership capabilities.
Name: GE-Reagan Foundation Scholarship Program
Amount: $10,000 renewable
Deadline: January 4, 2018
Criteria: 3.0+ GPA; leadership, drive, integrity, citizenship. Go to GE-Reagan Foundation to apply.
Name: Burger King Scholars Program
Deadline: December 15, 2018 or when 50,000 applications are received (whichever comes first)
Criteria: 2.5+ unweighted GPA; volunteer experience/community service and/or sports, clubs, etc.
Notes: Register and apply at Burger King Scholars
Name: Pearl Berlin Scholarship
Amount: Up to $3,000
Deadline: March 1, 2019
Criteria: Be a resident of Guilford, Forsyth, Rockingham, Randolph or Alamance counties; Be a self-identified lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer or straight ally; demonstrated service, or desire to serve, the LGBTQ community.
Notes: Complete a paper application and email it to the indicated email address (or send a hard copy via regular mail to the indicated address). Applications are available in the scholarship wall pocket and at Pearl Berlin
Name: NC Alpha Delta Kappa Student Achievement Scholarship
Amount: Unspecified, although contact Joyce Key says it's likely $2,000
Deadline: March 1, 2019
Criteria: 2.5-3.5 GPA; SAT of 990-1130 or ACT of 20-24; School, community and/or church service; integrity/leadership potential.
Notes: Questions can be directed to Joyce Key at 336/697-5815. Apply online at NC Community Foundation scholarships
Name: Eunice Riggins Memorial Scholarship & Mary Rose Mills - Linda Rankin Memorial Scholarship
Amount: $2,000 for each one (non-renewable)
Deadline: must be received by February 1, 2019. It's recommended you send in your completed applications by mid-January.
Criteria: Be in the top 10% of your graduating class; 1220+ SAT or 25+ on ACT (for Eunice Riggins), 1290+ SAT or 27+ on ACT (for Mary Rose/L. Riggins); good character; extra-curricular activities; financial need (although this point isn't the primary consideration).
Note: You can apply for either or both of these scholarships with the same paper application, which is available in the scholarship wall pocket outside the counseling office.
Name: Your Gift To The World Scholarship
Deadline: December 18, 2018
Criteria: create a free account on www.cirkledin.com and then click the 'Apply Now' button; In three sentences, answer: "If you could give one gift to the world, what would it be?"
Name: Clare Johnson Marley - Mary Early Berger Fine Arts Scholarship.
Deadline: February 1, 2019
Criteria: Male of female; intend to enroll in a four-year college or university with a fine arts major; be in the top 20% of graduating class; 1220+ SAT or 25+ ACT; proof of talent in a fine arts discipline (CD, DVD preferred); good character and extra-curricular activities.
Notes: Complete one of the paper applications (they're in the scholarship wall pocket outside the counseling office entrance) and mail to Joyce Key at the indicated address.
Name: StudentScholarships.org (various scholarships)
Amount: $1,000 - $50,000
Deadlines fall throughout November and December.
Criteria: StudentScholarships.org lists a variety of scholarship opportunities. Although handouts are available in the scholarship wall pocket outside the counseling office door, you can visit Student Scholarships at StudentScholarships.org to review everything that's currently available.
Name: United Tribes of NC
Deadline: February 25, 2019
Criteria: Be American Indian living in NC and enrolled in a state or federally recognized tribe. Complete an application (which are in the scholarship wall pocket just outside the counseling office) and mail to the indicated address.
Name: OppU Achievers Scholarship
Deadline: December 31, 2018; March 31 and June 30, 2019
Criteria: 3.0+ GPA
Notes: Submit a short response at opploans.com/scholarship. This scholarship will be awarded three more times this year.
Name: Golden Door Scholars
Amount: Varies upon individual application
Deadline: October 29, 2018
Criteria: Be a DACA student. Preference given to those intending to go into Engineering, Computer Science, Technology or Math
Notes: Read more and access application at Golden Door Scholars
Name: Community Foundation of Greater Greensboro scholarships (various!)
Amount: $1,000 - $30,000 Greensboro Scholarships (various!)
Deadline: Depends on the scholarship. Dates include: January 31, February 8, March 1, March 4, and April 15, 2019
Criteria: Depends on the scholarship, but one of them is specifically for a student in the McLeansville area. These are local scholarships. So, check them ALL out! at cfgg.org
Name: North Carolina Teaching Fellows
Amount: $4,125 per semester, renewable for up to eight semesters!
Deadline: January 7, 2019
Criteria: 3.0 unweighted GPA; 24 ACT or 1,100 on the SAT; be willing to teach in a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, or Mathematics) or special education licensure area in a North Carolina public school, traditional or charter.
Visit NC Teaching Fellows to learn more and to apply.
Name: Ron H. Brown Scholarship
Amount: $10,000 (renewable for four years)
Deadline: November 1, 2018 for early applicants and January 9 for all final Ron Brown applications
Criteria: Must be African American; excel academics; exhibit leadership potential; community service; financial need
Name: Cheatham-White Scholarship at NCA&T University
Amount: full tuition, student fees, housing, males, textbooks, laptop, supplies, travel, personal expenses
Deadline: November 1, 2018
Criteria: 4.0 GPA; 1280 (new)/1200 (old) SAT or 28 ACT; character and leadership; extracurricular activities
Visit Cheatham-White for more info!
Name: Anne Ford and Allegra Ford Thomas Scholarships
Amount for Anne Ford: $2,500 (one-time award)
Amount for Allegra Ford Thomas: $10,000 ($2,500 per year for four years)
Deadline: November 12, 2018
Criteria: Have documented learning disabilities and/or ADHD and intend to go to college. Apply at Anne Ford and Allegra Ford Thomas
If you would like information on scholarship opportunities outside of NCLD, visit Financial Aid for Students With Learning and Attention Issues
Name: Elon University Odyssey Program
Amount: $30,000-full tuition over four years
Deadline: January 10, 2019
Criteria: academic strength; civil engagement; financial need
Notes: Submit an Odyssey Program application to be considered for 10 different scholarships and grants at Elon! The application is available at Elon Univ Odyssey Program!
Name: Florence Kidder Memorial Scholarship
Amount: $1,000 and $3,000
Deadline: February 3, 2019
Criteria: Answer all questions on the paper application; write a 500-700 word essay on this year's topic; letter of recommendation; unofficial transcript, current photograph; list of extracurricular activities. Complete the paper application and upload to Florence Kidder
Name: Cirkledin Back To School Scholarship
Deadline: October 31, 2018
Criteria: Create a free account at cirkledin.com; click 'apply now'; In three sentences, answer this question: Other than your essential school supplies, if you could only keep three items in your locker for the rest of the school year, what would they be and why?
Name: LLJ Scholarship Fund
Deadline: Friday, October 12, 2018
Criteria: completed application; transcript; 2.8+ GPA; two recommendations (one teacher and one community member); two-page essay; be a scholar athlete
Notes: This scholarship requires a paper application. Blank applications can be found in the scholarships wall pocket on the the door to the immediate left of the counseling department entrance. The family of Jeremiah Praylor will award a student athlete of Northeast Guilford High in Jeremiah's honor. Jeremiah was a three sport scholar athlete for three years and NEHS' 2017 athlete of the year and athlete of distinction. He participated in many service projects in our community.
Name: The Robertson
Amount: Full four years of tuition at either UNC-Chapel Hill or Duke University, as well as: room, board, mandatory fees, three fully funded summer experiences, funding for conferences and seminars and unique access to the academic and extracurricular offerings at both UNC Chapel Hill and Duke; as well as four years of dedicated leadership development programming
Deadline: November 15, 2018
Criteria: Students applying to Duke and/or Chapel Hill are invited to apply for this highly sought-after scholarship. Full details - including the online application - can be found at Robertson Scholars
Say Yes Guilford provides services, support and scholarships to GCS students in order to prepare them for success in college, career and life. Visit Say Yes Guilford to learn about eligibility criteria and much more. This site also includes info about how Say Yes scholarships are applied toward public vs. private universities and colleges. You can also pick up a hard copy of Say Yes information in the folder marked 'Say Yes Info.' This file is located in the scholarships wall pocket on the door to the immediate left of the counseling department entrance.
Student-Athletes of all grade levels are invited to enter an essay contest through the NC High School Athletic Association and NC Governor's Highway Safety Program. Here are the details:
Name: NC Governor’s Highway Safety Program Student-Athlete Essay Contest
Amount: one male and one female will be chosen for an Amazon gift card and a prize pack
Deadline: September 30, 2018
Criteria: 3.5+ GPA. Student athletes can write a 400-word or less essay for a chance to win prizes from the NCHSAA. Visit www.nchsaa.org/scholar-athlete-program for full contest details and the online application and essay prompt, The actual essay prompt is: Explain why, as a scholar athlete, you feel that some teens do not wear their seatbelts and what you would do to encourage them to always buckle up.
Name: Prudential Spirit of Community Awards
Amount: $1,000 + trip to Washington, D.C.!
Deadline: complete the online application by November 6, 2018, and once done, submit the certification application to Ms. Z. (our Senior counselor) here in the counseling office.
Criteria: Be sure you have done some community service/volunteer work during the past 12 months.
COLLEGE OPEN HOUSES
Upcoming Open House Dates:
Open House dates for the 2018-2019 academic year are scheduled on the following Saturdays.
Arrange for your visit at Beacon College's website
Northeast Guilford High School
6700 McLeansville Road
McLeansville, NC 27301
School No.: 410-484
CEEB Code (for SAT and ACT): 342-570
Here is some additional info. that is sometime required for various applications:
My name is: Michael Harrison
My position is: Counselor
My email address is: email@example.com
My phone number is: 336/375-2500
My fax is: 336/375-2520
The Counseling Dept.'s fax number is 336/375-2506
The school website is: Northeast Guilford High
We have 11 AP courses and 28 honors courses.
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