GCS students experiencing a crisis of any kind— anxiety, depression, abuse, suicidal thoughts, food insecurity, etc., are urged to call GCS Youth Crisis Hotline at 336-332-7295 to speak with a mental health professional. The hotline is open daily from 7 am until midnight.
Western Guilford High School's
Student Services Department
In partnership with our educators, parents/guardians, and community, our mission is to provide a comprehensive school counseling program that focuses on academic, personal/social, and career development, within a safe, supportive, and nurturing environment; so all students are empowered with the knowledge and skills to reach their fullest potential, and effectively contribute as responsible members of society.
Please further explore our webpage to access many helpful resources.
If you cannot locate the information you need or you need to meet with the assigned counselor,
then you may schedule an appointment using the link below.
ACT for ALL Juniors: Match 1st
Make-up date: March 15th
SAT for ALL Juniors: April 13th
What courses have a GCS Final Exam?
Other courses still have "Teacher-Made" exams which will be announced by your teachers.
Civics and Economics
Earth and Environmental
American History 1
American History 2
Can students be exempt from exams?
Yes, students can be exempt from teacher-made exams ONLY at this time. If a student has an A (90-100) in the class they may be exempt.
Do students have to come in-person to test?
Yes, all GCS Final Exams and EOCs are required to be taken in-person
How much will the exam weigh?
It VARIES. GCS Final Exams will count as 20% of the final grade. EOCs will count as 20% but we may receive additional guidance.
GCS Final Exams will be online assessments that will be accessed via Performance Matters (administration guide attached).
Families in Need of Food - Upcoming Free Food Give Away
Important Magnet/Choice School Dates
High School Options Selections
March - April 2, 2021
Magnet/Choice High Schools will have access to Candidate data via Shared Folder (membership, grades, test scores, etc.)
Early College at Guilford (ECG) In-Person - Essay Writing
ECG In-Person - MAP Growth Assessment
March 20, 21
April 5, 10, 11, 18
STEM Early College at NCAT - Interviews
April 5-9, 2021
Deadline for HS Magnet/Choice programs to identify candidates in SchoolMint
April 14 (six weeks from data receipt)
Lottery & notification
Families accept or decline offers
Families can make an appointment to enroll at a school site
MISSED THE WESTERN SHOWCASE & REGISTRATION INFORMATION SESSION?
NO WORRIES, HERE IT IS!
Pre-Registration/Course Selection Tool
As long as these links are posted they are available for use.
Western Guilford Middle
All Other MS's (i.e. Brown Summit, Lincoln, GSO Academy, New Garden Friends, etc. - NOT Kernodle or WG Middle)