A WORD FROM YOUR COUNSELOR
GTCC offers a program called Career and College Promise.
Career and College Promise offers North Carolina high school students the chance to earn college credits at GTCC. The program is tuition-free to all students who maintain a “B” average and meet other eligibility requirements.
Students can earn:
- College credit transferable to all UNC System Institutions and many of NC’s Independent Colleges and Universities
- A credential, certificate or diploma in a technical career
- A high school diploma and two years of college credit in four to five years through innovative cooperative high schools (limited availability).
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: Fire Protection Technology, Criminal Justice, Culinary Arts, Medical Office Administration, Early Childhood Education, Aviation, Welding and many more. Visit ccpi.gtcc.edu for eligibility requirements.
The priority deadline for applications is October 30.
The next admissions meeting date is October 24: https://www.gtcc.edu/academics/high-school-programs/career-and-college-promise.php
The admissions application is here: https://www.gtcc.edu/_files/programs/gtcc_ccp_admission_application.pdf
The whole application packet will also include a transcript, copy of test scores, consent to release form.
Linda Whitlow is the contact there. She will work with the admitted students with course registration.
Come see me if you have questions or want to apply!
Have a good rest of the week!
Counselor, Class of 2021
Your counselor with his super-cute daughter!
FRESHMEN: Oct 16 Field Trips: On 10/16 Freshman students will have the opportunity to engage in a science enrichment experience by attending the NC ZOO or Greensboro Science Center along with the White Street Landfill. Students in the academy will attend the NC Museum of Natural Science in Raleigh. Students must pick of permission slips next week during lunch and return by 10/14 to guidance.
SOPHOMORES: Oct 16 PSAT: On Wed. 10/16, 10th graders will take the PSAT. They will report to homeroom (here!!) at 8:40am and take the test with their homeroom teacher. The PSAT is great practice for college entrance exams like the SAT and ACT. Additionally, scores and lists of test takers are often passed on to colleges, and a strong performance can lead to scholarship money or being recruited by colleges.
JUNIORS: Oct 16 PSAT: On Wed. 10/16, 11th graders will take the PSAT. They will report to homeroom (here!!) at 8:40am and take the test with their homeroom teacher. The PSAT is great practice for college entrance exams like the SAT and ACT. Additionally, scores and lists of test takers are often passed on to colleges, and a strong performance can lead to scholarship money or being recruited by colleges.
SENIORS: Oct 16: On 10/16 you can have a job shadow day or college visit day. In order to have the day excused, no make up time, you must bring a letter from the college stating that you did visit. For the job shadow, please pick up a form in guidance and have it complete upon your return. All letters and notes should be turned in to Mrs. Watts in attendance.
College Application Week: College Application Week will be October 21- 25th! During college application week many North Carolina colleges and universities waive their application fees for students applying on CFNC.org. The goal for this year’s college application week is to have 100% of our seniors be accepted into a postsecondary colleges and/or universities. In order to achieve our goal and get our seniors prepared for success we will need your assistance. Prior to the start of College Application Week, please log onto CFNC to create an account and complete the North Carolina residency determination. Residency determination establishes if a student qualifies for in-state or out of state tuition. To determine residency, seniors will need the following:
- Student’s home address
- Personal social security number
- Parent/guardian social security number and driver's license
The Greensboro Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. is now accepting applications for the Delta GEMS program for the 2019-2020 school year. Students and parents who are interested are invited to attend their orientation on Saturday, October 12th at 10:00 a.m. at Bennett College, Jones Student Union. They will be meeting in the coffee house in the basement of the student union. Parent and participant attendance at Orientation is required for participation in the program. See me for an application and information.
October is CFNC’s Countdown to College month. In conjunction with that, GCSTV is now airing a series of videos related to the FAFSA. These videos include the following topics:
- “Creating a Federal Student Aid ID” (FSA ID)
- “FAFSA Overview”
- “FAFSA Financial Aid Process”
- “How To Fill Out FAFSA”
- “FAFSA Mobile App”
- “FAFSA – Types of Aid”
These videos are available online at this link: https://studentaid.ed.gov/sa/resources
Various colleges and universities will be on campus throughout October and November to meet with students during lunch, one-on-one or within small groups.
Right now, here are the confirmed colleges:
Rockingham Community College, October 8 from 9 to 10 a.m.
UNCG: October 15 from 11:45 to 2 p.m.
GTCC: October 22 from 9 a.m. to noon.
NCCU: October 23 from 9 to 11 a.m.
Greensboro College: October 24 from 9 a.m. to noon.
See Mrs. DeBerry in room 109 with questions.
If additional post-secondary schools are confirmed, they will be shared via the morning announcements. I am asking for you to print the attached flyer and post in your rooms to promote the institutions and when they will be here at Northeast.
Guilford Apprenticeship Partners (GAP) will be here for an informational meeting on Wednesday, October 23. This is a phenomenal opportunity for students who are unsure about attending a 4-year institution. Visit https://gapnc.org/ to learn more. See Mrs. Gardner in room 109 to sign up.
Say Yes Guilford Offers Free Test Prep Sessions on Oct. 3, Oct. 24. Say Yes Guilford is pleased to announce two free workshops for GCS high school students: SAT Prep Academy and ACT Prep Academy. Workshops will focus on strategies to improve students' scores on these standardized tests, and are open to high school juniors and seniors planning to take the tests this fall or spring 2020. The SAT Prep Academy will be Thursday, Oct. 3, 5:30-7:30 p.m.; the ACT Prep Academy is Thursday, Oct. 24, 5:30-7:30 p.m. Both workshops take place at Guilford Technical Community College, 3505 Wendover Avenue E. The workshops are free, but space is limited. Go to sayyesguilford.org/testprep to reserve your spot.
Northeast High will have a peer tutoring program this year. It will run Thursdays immediately after school. Students who tutor and students who need/want to be tutored are to meet in the media center. Students who want to tutor need to see me so I can get them onboard with the program, review goals and expectations and answer any questions they have. This program can/will be a great service learning opportunity for them, as well. Students who want to be tutored can sign up at the media center's circulation desk and at: https://www.signupgenius.com/go/10C0C4BAFAE2DA7F49-peer Be sure to include in the 'Public Comments' section on the sign-up the class for which you want/need tutoring! Every effort will be made to match you up with a tutor.
Substance abuse, including alcohol and other drugs, is a complicated, difficult, and sometimes tragic circumstance with which to cope for families and individuals. The good news is that resources exist. The important thing is to start to reach out, make a call, send an email—anything—to start communicating and tear down the barrier of isolation that seems to exist in so many cases. Students and parents are encouraged to consider the resources below and/or to contact Counseling Services here at school for additional support.
Kimberly Fields, a Substance Abuse Prevention Coordinator with GCS’ Student Support Services & Drug Free Schools is a wealth of resources just by herself! Her contact info is:
- 336/621-4044, x1 (office)
- 336/375-2564 (fax)
- 336/482-8462 (cell)
- Her office is at 2500 Lees Chapel Road, Greensboro, NC 27405
Sheretta Mitchell, Substance Abuse Service Director at Youth Focus: 336/542-0868
Visit the Psychology Today website to find a private provider: https://www.psychologytoday.com/us/therapists/north-carolina (therapists with the LCAS credential are recommended).
For more information, contact the Prevention Services Division of Alcohol & Drug Services: 336/333-6860 in Greensboro or 336/882-2125 in High Point.
FAFSA Day is coming October 3 at the Hege Library at Guilford College. Every Senior needs to do the FAFSA. The FAFSA is a form that determines your eligibility for student financial aid, which includes scholarships, grants - everything! So, mark your calendars for October 3 for this great opportunity and get help on this critically important form. The program will run from 6 to 8 p.m. at Hege Library on Guilford College's campus (5800 West Friendly Ave., 27410). You will learn about the importance of filing the FAFSA early. A brief presentation will be held. You will then be able to complete the FAFSA on-site with help from their financial aid staff. Make sure to bring your FSA User ID and password (https://fsaid.ed.gov/npas/index.htm), as well as your parents' 2018 tax return. Light refreshments will be served. See me if you have questions!
Stay on top of your classes. As you well know, your GPA will continue to follow you all the way to the end of high school, and it has a great effect on the options you'll have after high school. The next GPA calculation will be in January at the end of the first semester. Come see me if you have questions.
This year, the counseling office is organized a bit differently. We are now organized by alpha instead of grade level.
- Ms. Zemaityte will be the counselor of all students with last names A-D.
- Miss Leonard will have students E-J.
- I have students K-P.
- And Miss Allred has students R-Z.
Tufts University is offering a free program to high school seniors. The Voices of Tufts Diversity Experiences are overnight fly-in programs for prospective applicants to learn about Tufts by interacting with current students, staff, and faculty. While on campus, Voices participants stay with a current undergraduate, eat in the dining halls, sample our academic offerings, and meet with the Admissions staff. All meals are provided during their stay and there is travel assistance available to students for whom the trip would present financial difficulty. If travel expenses are an obstacle, you can apply for assistance. Students who apply and are accepted will attend one of the following Voices programs:
THURSDAY, OCTOBER 17 TO FRIDAY, OCTOBER 18, 2019
THURSDAY, OCTOBER 24 TO FRIDAY, OCTOBER 25, 2019
Read more about this opportunity (and access the link to apply) at https://admissions.tufts.edu/voices/voices-home/
GTCC offers programs in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math. Perhaps you should think about a career in STEM! GTCC's program offers:
- One-on-one or group coaching
- Opportunities to connect with companies and leaders
- Faculty and peer STEM-focused mentoring
- Personalized career guidance
- Financial support every semester based on completion of a grant request
For more information or to see if you qualify, contact Al Jones at 336/334-4822, ext. 50350 or firstname.lastname@example.org
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 email@example.com
GTCC offers a program called Career and College Promise. 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: Fire Protection Technology, Criminal Justice, Culinary Arts, Medical Office Administration, Early Childhood Education, Aviation, Welding and many more. Visit ccpi.gtcc.edu for eligibility requirements.
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.
- IT/Cyber Security
- Aviation Mechanics
- Advanced Manufacturing
- Service Technicians (HVAC, electrical, plumbing)
Companies participating in GAP include:
- Bright Plastics
- Central Carolina Air Conditioning
- HAECO America
- Proctor and Gamble, just to name a few
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, 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.
Sgt. Perry is our recruiter for the U.S. Marines. He can be reached at 336/210-6904 and firstname.lastname@example.org
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 email@example.com 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 firstname.lastname@example.org
SSG Julius Larry is a recruiting & retention specialist for the Army National Guard and can be reached at 336/596-4972 and email@example.com
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:
- The Greensboro Housing Coalition helps people reach an ultimate goal of owning their home. Their contact info can be found here: http://www.greensborohousingcoalition.org/
- Food can be obtained at Urban Ministries. They’re located on Gate City Blvd., and they, too, have a website: http://greensborourbanministry.org/
- Mr. Cabiness, our social worker, can help directly with school supplies, and he’s available here on campus full-time.
- Mr. Cabiness also told me he can help with clothing needs with a voucher for kids; he fills it out, and it can be sent to a Guilford County Schools Central office location. Once there, it’s processed, and things are sent here for the student.
SSG Julius D. Larry is a recruiter with the NC National Guard. He can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org 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:
- Do you plan on going to college after you graduate?
- Do you have questions about how to apply/ or what to do before you get to college?
- Would you like information about college applications, Financial Aid, Scholarships, and more?
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 email@example.com
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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 email@example.com and facebook.com/pettyofficerkamdem. You can also contact Shauna Lambert at firstname.lastname@example.org 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.
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.' Read instructions, follow the prompts, and supply the requested information. 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.
Our new social worker Mrs. Courtney Hall
NEGHS Tutoring Plan
- Tutoring with teachers is done by invitation. However, peer tutoring is now available on Thursdays after school. Scroll down to read more.
- Bell Rings at 3:30pm to end the day
- Students should report to their tutoring site by the 3:35 bell
- Any students not in tutoring at that time should report to the front of the school and arrange for a ride home.
- At 4:25 a bell will ring to end tutoring
- Tutoring passes should be issued by teachers (or by me if it's peer tutoring) at this time
- 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
- All students that are eating must sign-in at the line
- 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:
• No pass should be given to students who do not stay with their teacher the entire time.
• No passes will be provided by administration.
Tutorial Days and Times:
Bacote (English): Thursdays after school
Campbell (Accounting): Wednesday afternoons
Capozzi (English): Tuesdays after school
Cornett (Chemistry & Physics): Thursday afternoons
Cox (Phy Sci & Anatomy): Wednesday afternoons
Curtis (Math 2 and AFM): Wednesdays after school
DeBerry (Business Management, MS Word PwrPt): Tuesday afternoons
Fedor (Personal Finance & MS Word/Pwrpt): Wednesday after school
Felder (English): Tuesdays after school
Foye (World History and American History): Wednesday afternoons
Fulton (Math 1 and FOM 1): Wednesday afternoons
Grubbs (French): Wednesday afternoons
- Harris (Princ of Business): Wednesday afternoons
- Harris (Biology & AP Env Sci): Tuesday afternoons
- Harris (AP Computer Science Principles): Wednesday afternoons
Hawkins (American History & Leadership Development): Thursdays after school
Hooker (English): Tuesdays after school
Howell (Earth/Env Sci): Wednesday afternoons
Jones (OCS Math & Science): Thursdays after school
Kinghorn (Spanish): Wednesdays after school
Lamont (Digital Design & Animation and Adv Modeling & Anim): Wed after school
Lopez (Spanish): Wednesday after school
McNeal (Health Science): Thursdays after school
Mendenhall (English): Thursdays after school
Minassian (ESL): Wednesdays after school
Mitchell (Math 1 and FOM 1): Thursday afternoons
Palmenteri (Art): Tuesdays & Thursdays by appointment
Pegram (English): Thursdays after school
Powell (AP Computer Sci & MS Word): Wednesdays after school
Prevete (Biology): Tuesday afternoons
Raeford (AP Psychology/H Sociology): Wed afternoons for remediation; Thurs afternoons for subject area tutoring
Robinson (Earth/Env Sci & AP Chemistry): Thursday afternoons
Rosse (English): Wednesdays after school
Schmidt: H Pre-Cal on Wed afternoons and AP Calculus on Thurs afternoons
Schoolfield (Drafting): Thursday afternoon
- Smith (Math 2 and 3): Wed afternoons and Thurs afternoons by appointment
Spence (OCS English & History): Every day except Thursday
Surgeon (Math 3): Tuesday afternoons
Taylor (APUSH & Honors American History II): Thursdays after school
Thomas (Engineering Design I & II): Wednesday afternoons
Whitehead (Foundations of Math 1): Tuesday afternoons
Williams (Math 2): Thursday afternoons
Students who want to have peer tutoring on Thursdays after school need to sign up by the previous Wednesday. Sign-ups are done in the media center or here online: https://www.signupgenius.com/go/10C0C4BAFAE2DA7F49-peer Be sure to include in the 'Public Comments' section on the sign-up the class for which you want/need tutoring! Every effort will be made to match you up with a tutor.
Students who tutor and students who need/want to be tutored are to meet in the media center on Thursdays after school.
Students who want to tutor need to see me so I can get them onboard with the program, review goals and expectations and answer any questions they have. This program can/will be a great service learning opportunity for them, as well.
SAT and ACT INFO.
Free SAT Prep Academy is coming to GTCC at 3505 E. Wendover Ave E, Greensboro 27405.
When: Thursday, October 3 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. On-site registration is offered, but space is limited. So, sign up at www.sayyesguilford.org/testprep
Free ACT Prep Academy is coming to GTCC Greensboro at 3505 E. Wendover Ave E, Greensboro 27405
When: Thursday, October 24, 2019, 5:30-7:30 p.m. On-site registration is offered, but space is limited. So sign up at www.sayyesguilford.org/testprep
I have been handed a link to a great resource that explains all about the ACT and includes:
- a full-length practice ACT test, including the optional writing test
- info about the multiple-choice and writing tests
- test-taking strategies
- what to expect on test day.
You can visit this resource here!
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-deadline
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.
Create an account with College Board (if you haven't already) 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
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 2019-20 is here: http://www.studypoint.com/ed/act-test-dates/
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/
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.
We currently have three service learning activities available for students:
- September 14 – Annual Native American Association Pow Wow at Country Park
- September 28- Autism Walk at Jaycee Park
- October 5- Women’s Only 5K at Greensboro Women’s Hospital
Students can come see Ms. Hawkins with any questions and to get proper paperwork.
Greensboro Youth Council is a volunteer organization for high school students that allows them create, implement and evaluate projects for the community. GYC Advisors work with their volunteers to cultivate skills in leadership, project management, decision making, time management and more. GYC members earn service learning hours for participating in the program. Projects/Programs run through GYC include: Ghoulash, Santa's Workshop, Fashion Show, Camille's Closet/Theo's Threads, GYC Training Institute, and more. Visit greensboroyouthcouncil.com to learn more.
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!
Greensboro Aquatic Center is looking for volunteers from June 10-14. Learn more and sign up at bit.ly/swimcamp2019
Greensboro Parks & Recreation will host their Counselor In Training Program this summer. For eligibility requirements and an application, visit www.greensboro-nc.gov/counselors
SUMMER 2020 PROGRAMS & JOBS
The United States Naval Academy Summer Seminar is a first step in navigating your future to becoming one of our nation's next generation of leaders. Summer Seminar introduces you to life at the Academy, where you will experience first-class academic, athletic, and professional training at one of the most prestigiouis academic institutions in the country. If you are a junior in high school interrested in pursuing an appointment to the United States Naval Academy, you are invited to apply to Summer Seminar 2020. Visit usna.edu/Admissions/Programs/NASS
CHANCE is a college prep summer camp for Latino/Hispanic students who are currently in 10th or 11th grade. See what college life is like! Attend college courses; meet faculty, students, and staff; and stay in a campus residence hall. You will also gain cultural experiences, participate in sports activities and team-building games, and learn about college prep! You need a minimum 2.8 GPA to participate. The fee is $65. Apply by March 1 at admissions.uncg.edu/chance You are also welcome to direct questions to email@example.com or call Kattya Castellon at 336/334-5653 or Margarita Kerkado at 336/334-4090.
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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 . . .
- Morehead-Cain Scholarships (Nominations are due by Sept 27, 2019; Applications due October 15, 2019)
- Amount: Amounts may Vary
- Description: The Morehead-Cain Foundation seeks motivated, courageous, and inquisitive leaders interested in embracing new and unknown experiences and impacting positively and profoundly the people and purists that define their lives.
- Eligibility: Applicants should be on track to graduate high school in the spring. Additionally, a student must be a competitive applicant to the university of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and nominated by your high school or an affiliate program or applying directly.
- Davidson- Lowell L. Bryan Scholarship (Nomination are due September 27, 2019; Applications due October 15, 2019)
- Men's Golf
- Men's and Women's Cross Country
- Men's and Women's Soccer
- Men's and Women's Swimming and Diving
- Men's and Women's Tennis
- Men's and Women's Track and Field
- Men's and Women's Indoor Track
- Women's Field Hockey
- Women's Lacrosse
- Women's Volleyball
- Amount: Amounts may Vary
- Description: The Lowell L. Bryan Scholarship is available for students who are interested in pursuing athletes at Davidson University.
- Eligibility: Participate in an eligible sport (see list). Be nominated by your counselor, school head, coach (high school or league), or by a Davidson College coach by September 27 of your senior year. Provide stats and player profile information to the Davidson coach of your sport immediately.
- GenM Scholarship (Apply before September 30, 2019)
- Amount: $5,000
- Eligibility: Applicant must be in high school, college, or university, and be at least 16 years of age on the day of the deadline
- Money Metals Exchange Scholarship Program (Apply before September 30, 2019)
- Amount: $2,000
- Eligibility: Applicant must be in high school, college, or university, and have an interest in economics. You do not have to plan on majoring in economics.
- Guilford Community Foundation Scholarships (Deadlines will Vary)
- Amount: Amounts may Vary
- Description: The Community Foundation of Greater Greensboro administers more than 60 scholarship opportunities, including many that support graduating high school seniors.
- Eligibility: Scholarships are awarded based on a range of factors depending on the scholarship, including need, talent, academic achievement, field-of-study focus, and athletics
- Rob Brown Scholarship (January 8, 2020)
o Amount: $10,000
o Description: RBSP competitively awards Ron Brown Scholars four-year scholarships to the most talented and economically challenged high school seniors who demonstrate a keen interest in public service, community engagement, business entrepreneurship and global citizenship.
- Eligibility: Must be Black/African American high school senior at the time of your application. Additionally, individuals must excel academically, exhibit exceptional leadership potential, participate in community service activities, and demonstrate financial need.
- NC Teaching Fellows Program (January 13, 2020)
o Amount: $4,125 a semester
o Description: The North Carolina Teaching Fellows Program is a competitive, merit based forgivable loan for service program that provides highly qualified students committed to teaching special education or a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics) field in a North Carolina public school.
o Eligibility: High school applicants must have a minimum unweighted high school GPA of 3.0 and have scored at least a 24 on the ACT or a 1,100 on the SAT. Be accepted to enroll in an approved educator preparation program leading to initial licensure in an eligible area at one of the five Teaching Fellows partner institutions Elon University, Meredith College, NC State University, UNC Chapel Hill, UNC Charlotte Students must 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.
- Elon Teaching Fellows Program
o Amount: $5,550 per semester
o Description: Elon Teaching Fellows is open for all students who are interested in attend Elon and have an interest in teaching
o Eligibility: Outstanding student leaders who have a GPA of at least 3.8 should consider applying. Standardized test scores will also be evaluated. Twenty-five Teaching Fellows will be selected annually
- Lockheed Martin STEM Scholars (March 21, 2020)
o Amount: $10,000
o Description: Lockheed Martin has launched a new scholarship program to provide opportunities to students who want to build their talents and change the world! Will be open to individuals studying engineering or computer science that demonstrate financial need and come from underrepresented or underserved communities
- Eligibility: Current high school seniors with a cumulative 3.5 or above GPA, or current college freshmen or sophomores with a cumulative 3.0 or above GPA. Students must be planning to enroll full-time at an accredited four-year college or university in the U.S., majoring or planning to major in Aerospace Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Industrial Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Electrical and Computer Engineering, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Systems Engineering, Math, Physics, Information Systems/Management Information Systems or Information Assurance. Also, students must demonstrate financial need.
- Council of Great City Schools Bernard Harris Scholarship (Please remove link)
- Howard Coble Scholarship (March 21, 2020)
o Amount: Amounts may vary
o Description: The J. Howard Coble Scholarship was established in 2016 by Howard’s nephew Dr. Ray Coble and wife Chris Coble who created a fund at the High Point Community Foundation to honor Congressman J. Howard Coble and provide financial support for deserving students who demonstrate the ideals and leadership qualities of Congressman Coble
o Eligibility: The scholarship will be awarded to an incoming freshman. It will be awarded to the student who best demonstrates the ideals and leadership qualities of Congressman Coble, including high moral character and good citizenship. Priority will be given to children of U.S. military personnel or U.S. military veterans, members of scouting programs, and members of ROTC programs.
Name: Golden Door Scholars
Deadline: Monday, September 16, 2019
Criteria: This one is for a high-performing student with DACA. Read more and apply at https://www.goldendoorscholars.org/apply-now
OPEN HOUSE INFO
The University of Dayton has open houses scheduled for September 29, October 20 and November 10. The address is 300 College Park, Dayton, Ohio 45469. The best way to know if the University of Dayton is the right place for you is for you to see it firsthand. That’s why you and your parent are invited to one of their Sunday open house events this fall.
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: firstname.lastname@example.org
My phone number is: 336/375-2500
My fax is: 336/375-2520
The school website is: Northeast Guilford High
We have 11 AP courses and 28 honors courses.
The Echo Hall