A WORD FROM YOUR COUNSELOR
On Monday October 25th at 6:30PM, Salem College is offering an opportunity for students and their families to learn more about applying for financial aid at our virtual event, Salem Spooktacular: Don't Be Afraid to Apply for Financial Aid.
The presentation will include a brief overview of Salem College, and focus on the ins and outs of the FAFSA and the financial aid process. Even if you are not specifically interested in Salem College, it is another opportunity to learn about financial aid and how to apply.
Counselor, Names G-N
Northeast Guilford High School
Michael Harrison, Counselor for students R-Z
At 7 p.m. on Oct. 21, Guilford's Office of Financial Aid is hosting a free, virtual workshop designed to help high school students become more familiar with the financial aid process. This workshop is a great opportunity for your seniors to learn more about scholarship opportunities at Guilford, and they can ask questions about filing their FAFSA. They can register at this link.
Senior order night was Wednesday, September 29. If you missed it, there will likely be another one scheduled at some point. Students will be emailed this information when it comes out.
Meanwhile, seniors should be receiving email from Ms. DeBerry. If you have not, plaese email her at firstname.lastname@example.org, and she can add your email address to the list.
Finally, you do not need to wait for another order night to place an order. You can do it at any time at Highschool.herffjones.com
Questions about any of this can be directed to Mrs. Harris at email@example.com
GCS, Say Yes Guilford, CFNC and the College Advising Corps are offering a series of events to assist families in planning, applying and paying for college. Check these out:
September 23: SYG Scholarship Info Session
September 30: GCS College Blast
October 5: Cash for College
October 18-22: NC College Application Week
November 9: Line by Line FAFSA Walkthrough
Register for Say Yes Guilford events today at sayyesguilford.org/events
Register for CFNC events today at cfnc.org/events
Senior Portrait Make Up day will be September 23rd. Students can sign up here: https://tinyurl.com/seniormakeups
Please note the following:
- Students are NOT allowed to change into multiple outfits. They will need to come to their appointment in their casual outfit. They will take their drape photos and their outside Senior courtyard photos. We are NOT doing the same photoshoots as we did the first time due to limited cameras.
- Seniors are only allowed to take photos if they DID NOT take their photos the first time around as appointments are limited.
- Parents can not be present during portrait appointments.
- Students have until September 22nd to Sign Up using that link. They should NOT contact Prestige.
Sergeant Cowell from the Marines encourages students to follow the following link to a survey that looks to match students to potential career possibilities, whether they're with the Marines or not. Visit here to do the survey: https://www.jotform.com/202614270301035
Apply today to join the Youth Leadership Greensboro (YLG), a leadership development program for high school sophomores, juniors, and seniors!
- Applications are available at www.greensboro-nc.gov/ylg.
- The program costs $80, and fee assistance is available.
- Participants will meet from 8:30 am to 3:30 pm one Wednesday monthly October through March at the Barber Park Event Center.
- Participants are excused from classes by Guilford Country Schools. This program is for exceptional students who want to make a difference in the community by becoming better advocates and problem-solvers. It is designed by teens who have graduated from the program. Students will learn about local issues of concern. Past subjects included diversity, politics, media, health, law and justice, the economy, environment and advocacy.
Check out our video which highlights the Youth Leadership Greensboro Program!
Career and College Promise is a marvelous program at GTCC that offers North Carolina high school students the chance to earn college credits at GTCC. The program is tuition-free for high school juniors and seniors (semester fees will be due). Applicants must have a cumulative unweighted GPA of 2.8 or higher or passing test scores. Scroll down toward the bottom of my website, and I'll have much more info about Career and College Promise listed.
Morning Weaver students will catch the bus next door at the middle school. Please arrive no later than 8:10 a.m.
For our car riders, please be patient while we work out drop off during the first days of school. We will re-evaluate at the end of the week and see if any updates need to be made! Also, if your student is a bus rider, please be sure and reach out to transportation. Unfortunately we, here at NEGHS are not able to put your student on a bus route. You can find the number on the GCS website or call 336/378-6445 or 336/449-6095.
Please remember that food cannot be dropped off or delivered to students during the day. Outside delivery is not allowed. You child can bring his or her own lunch from home, but we cannot have visitors or delivery services for food. Any food brought to the school will be saved until end of day.
Please remember our dress code. All students must wear sleeves, all shorts or skirts should be fingertip length, and tops and bottoms should meet in the middle and be free of cut outs or transparency. A list of our dress code, electronics policy and tardy policy were sent home today.
Don’t forget that vapes are not allowed on campus. Research shows that vaping is bad for the heart and lungs.
We will open our building at 9am. Students must remain outside and the doors will be locked until 9am. School begins at 9:10am and runs until 4:15pm.
Do you need to find out the colleges and universities that have your intended major? Go here! https://www2.cfnc.org/college-search
GTCC has a career interest inventory. Go to the link below, click 'Take the Assessment', and decide if you want the six or the 60-question survey (I recommend the 60). Let me know what you think: https://gtcc.emsicc.com/?radius=®ion=50%20Mile%20Radius%20from%20Jamestown
Bus transportation form: https://app.perfectforms.com/PresentationServer/Form.aspx/Play/_2IGggMo?f=_2IGggMo
Here is the link to the 2021-22 GCS registration book: 2021- 2022 Registration Book
Here's info about two upcoming seminars about community colleges:
How people without college degrees can find higher-paying jobs: article
Need to send a transcript to a college? Transcripts are free for current students and can be requested via ScribOrder at https://guilfordnc.scriborder.com
Be sure to select 'current student' if you are still enrolled here! Otherwise, there'll be a fee. Transcript requests fulfilled by ScribOrder allows the transcript to be electronically sent in a way that colleges will accept them as an official transcript; an emailed transcript is not acceptable for most colleges and universities.
Many students are interested in Service Learning but need a place to visit to come up with ideas of things to do. Here is a link to some great volunteer opportunities in the area:
GCS students in 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 counselor. The hotline is open daily from 7 am until midnight.
- Crisis Hotline Flyer - English
- Crisis Hotline Flyer - Spanish
- Crisis Hotline Flyer - Arabic
- Crisis Hotline Flyer - Vietnamese
- Crisis Hotline Flyer - Swahili
The North Carolina Driving School is now scheduling new opportunities for students to register for virtual driver’s education classes. Even though virtual, classes are being scheduled for students at specific schools to help manage the large number of students across the district that are waiting for driver’s education classes. Classes are being added regularly, so check regularly at www.ncdrivingschool.com for class schedules and registration information. Northeast Guilford High cannot register students for driver's education so families must go to the website to register. Once there, click 'Register Now' under 'Online Registration'. Select Guilford. Select Northeast Guilford High School and go from the
Below are two support guides created by an organization called STEPS (Student Training & Education in Public Service) for low-income and homeless college students.
Helping Hand: Resources & Support for Low Income College Students: https://www.publicservicedegrees.org/resources/low-income-college-students/
Resources & Scholarships for Homeless Students: https://www.publicservicedegrees.org/resources/higher-education-resources-for-homeless-students/
Both guides help students learn about assistance programs and resources they can take advantage of to help get college-ready, find housing, afford tuition, and more. STEPS believes everyone should have the chance to go to college and achieve their career dreams regardless of their financial status, and creating guides like these can help make it happen. If you utilize these guides, I'd love to hear your feedback!
Sergenat Paul S. Anglin is our new Army Recruiter at the Greensboro Recruiting office. He is glad to be able to take his knowledge and expertise to assist students in making decisions about a potential career in the U.S. Army! He is at 2917 Battleground Ave., Suite E, Greensboro 27408. His phone #s are 336/288-6777 (office) and 336/862-9101 (cell).
Driver's Ed: Only students 15 years and older can register for new classes. The number of students in these virtual classes is limited to 30. Classes are being added regularly, so check regularly at https://www.ncdrivingschool.com/ for class schedules and registration information. Northeast Guilford High cannot register students for driver's education so families must go to the website to register.
FYI: our College Board code is 342 570. You need this when signing up for the SAT.
Guilford Green Foundation and the LGBTQ Center seeks to create unity through programming and philanthropy that advances equality and inclusion for LGBTQ communities. Weekly youth nights for youth ages 12-18 will be held on Thursday evenings from 6 pm - 8 pm. They are doing a virtual one-hour, three-week mental health workshop, in place for the youth night from August 26th- September 9th. The topics include:
- August 26th: “Your Mental Health is a Priority”: Mental Health 101 for Teens
- September 2nd: “Self-Care is not Selfish”: Resilience Building Strategies Part 1
- September 9th: “Love Yourself”: Resilience Building Strategies Part 1
Registration Link to workshop #1: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZYtf-CtpzIqGdc2fOVPKU3NBpzru-q3aQbv
Registration link to workshop #2: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZArc-6rpzksG9XQFWSOCGBAL3KIIsm0Y-jo
Registyration link to workshop #3: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZclc-GvqDopHtNWysoP5UGkZgliGwHS31am
Khan Academy is a free test practice site, and it's quite fabulous. Their section on the SAT is sensational, and I understand it is very beneficial for ACT prep, too! As students work through practice questions, Khan can actually discern where the student's weak areas are and identify them - which is exactly what you want. Focusing on the weak areas will allow for the best point gain. Check it out! https://www.khanacademy.org/sat
Nick Osborne is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker here in Greensboro. He and his wife Nicole Osborne own and operate Milk and Honey Therapy. Nicole and Nick have experience working with teens from a variety of cultural backgrounds who struggle with ADHD, anxiety, depression, anger issues, adjustment issues, trauma, low self-esteem, and other mental health concerns. They offer Teletherapy, Walk & Talk Therapy, and Outdoor Play Therapy services. They are here to talk if you need assistance.
FAQs on FAFSA:
1) What is the "FAFSA" and how is it used?
The Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) is the form that determines eligibility for state and federal financial aid to cover higher education expenses.
2) Where does the student data in the Finish the FAFSA database report come from?
The NC Department of Public Instruction provides a list of the seniors for each participating high school. Each senior’s name, date of birth, home address, and school code are matched with his or her FAFSA status from the U.S. Department of Education’s office of Federal Student Aid. Information reflected in the database includes: not submitted, submitted, completed, signed by student and parent, and whether chosen for verification.
3) What do schools do with this information?
School counselors who work with seniors can monitor their students who have or have not completed the FAFSA. They can advise seniors about correcting FAFSA errors or how to complete verification.
4) Is there a risk to student privacy?
No income information is included in the Finish the FAFSA database. No Social Security numbers are included either. Access to the database is guided by regulations to safeguard student data and only authorized users at each school can access that school’s student data. Parents can opt-out so that student information does not appear in the Finish the FAFSA database.
5) Can I share student data that I find in the Finish the FAFSA report?
Student-level data is protected by federal law and must not be shared with anyone other than the student or parent, and other authorized personnel at the school.
• The data should never be shared with other students.
• Sharing student data from one school with authorized personnel at another school is prohibited because authorization is school-specific.
• Sharing student data within the school with unauthorized personnel at the same school is prohibited.
• Authorized personnel have been designated by the school district administration.
• Access has been granted only to those school staff, and/or to other persons from federally designated entities, such as GEAR UP, who work directly with seniors on FAFSA completion and college access.
Each participating school district signs a Data Use Agreement requiring the protection of student data and limitation of use of the data for intended purposes only.
6) Where is Finish the FAFSA?
Education professionals who are Authorized Users access Finish the FAFSA in the Professional Tools on CFNC.org.
7) Where do I get more information?
The North Carolina State Education Assistance Authority (NCSEAA) is a state agency that helps North Carolinians pay for education. Contact Outreach@ncseaa.edu with questions or to request a Data Use Agreement for your school.
FAFSA help can be found at CFNC: 888/737-9321.
You will need to get a FSA ID so you can electronically sign your FAFSA. Visithttps://fsaid.ed.gov/npas/index.htm
The link to complete the FAFSA: https://studentaid.gov/h/apply-for-aid/fafsa
Say Yes Guilford is a local education non-profit organization committed to providing access to support services and scholarships designed to prepare Guilford County Schools’ students for success in college, career, and life. An equity-based model provides evidenced-based, impactful, and consistent services making sure students who need the most are offered the most support from elementary school through high school and college. Go here to register for scholarships: https://sayyesguilford.org/
Using Your Chromebook
Steps to Complete
- Log into the Chromebook
- Log into Microsoft Office (Office 365)
- Complete the Responsible Use of GCS Technology Canvas Course.
Step 1: Logging into the Chromebook
From the white Google login screen, steps must be done in this order
- Connect to Public WIFI (password gcs12345) or your home WIFI
- Enter your GOOGLE username. Format is last name + first initial + last 4 of student ID number. Ex. firstname.lastname@example.org
- On the next page (Guilford County Schools Soar to Greatness) enter your GCS username and password. Format is studentIDemail@example.com. Password is your birthday, format mmddyyyy
- If you see a page with a blue ACCEPT button on the bottom, click ACCEPT
OR, from the black screen with your name that says “sign in required”
- Click the orange sign in required button
- Follow the steps above.
Step 2: Logging into Microsoft Office
- Go to www.office.com
- Enter your GCS username and password.
Step 3: Responsible Use of Technology Canvas Course
- Go to my.ncedcloud.org
- Sign in and click on Canvas
- Look for the course on your Dashboard or under Courses > All Courses
- Complete all assigned activities.
Important Chromebook Care:
- Keep food and drinks away from your Chromebook
- Keep Chromebook and charger away from pets
- Do not drop or place heavy objects on top of your Chromebook
I wanted to add a couple of tips that may help get the laptops working better:
- Sound: if the sound is not working properly try holding down the “up volume” button on the keyboard to 100, then shutting down the computer while still holding the volume button. Then restart the computer. This usually fixes sound issues.
- Not opening work: try going to www.office.com and logging in with their student email address and password. Email address would be studentIDfirstname.lastname@example.org and password would be their birthdate mmddyyyy
- Other issues: restart the computer AFTER 5 pm so updates can install.
Even if you do end up switching out the computers, these tips should work on any of our current GCS laptops.
SchoolMint Application Instructions:
Parents looking to enroll their students for virtual learning for the spring semester need to go to Schoolmint:
Virtual Academy or GCS eLearning University Prep Academy (9-12)
Information and FAQ’S can be found under Quick Links on the Guilford County website. Please visit www.gcsnc.com
Step 1: Log in to SchoolMint from the GCS website at www.gcsnc.com
Scroll down to “Quick Links”
Click on “SchoolMint Registration”
If you do not have a SchoolMint account, you must create one
Step 2: Under Student Dashboard find the student’s name enrolling in the eLearning Program
Beside the student’s name, click on the box that says “Add New Student Application”
Step 3: Under “Please Select the School Year You Would Like to Apply to”
There should be 2 boxes that are checked off and highlighted in blue
Make sure the checkmark beside 2020-2021 is highlighted in blue
Step 4: Confirm student’s current information is correct and student is a current NEHS
Step 5: Select the box that says “Registration”
Step 6: Under the map you will see 2 boxes
Northeast High-Registration (should see a blue checkmark beside this box)
GCS eLearning University Prep Academy (9-12)-Registration
Click on the checkmark to uncheck Northeast High-Registration
Click on the checkmark to check GCS eLearning University Prep Academy(9-12)-
***You should only be applying to the virtual academy, not reapplying to NEHS***
Step 7: Complete the information required
Sometimes it helps to see your username and password written out. When students have trouble logging in, they most often are simply typing in their username and password wrong (sometimes repeatedly) and thinking it doesn’t work.
Signing Onto Canvas:
Students will access Canvas via NCEdCloud
Students will log in with their Powerschool ID # (aka "lunch number") and password (Rams4life! is the universal password initially. However, if this doesn't work, try your birthday in the format MMDDYYYY)
*If you need your password reset, contact your teacher - teacher emails can be found here: https://www.gcsnc.com/domain/14891
You can also access Canvas via a mobile app on your phone or other mobile device
1. Download Canvas student app from your device's app store
2. Open the app and search for "Guilford County Schools" and select it from the search menu
3. Log into your Canvas account with your Powerschool login information (see above)
4. You will then see your Dashboard which features any Canvas courses you are enrolled in
*If you need more assistance with Canvas, please see the Canvas Parent and Troubleshooting Guides above.
The GCS technology helpdesk can be reached at 336/370-8179 and online at Technology Services.
For ALVS and Credit Recovery classes, login info is, as follows:Username=gcs+your student ID numberPassword=apex (or student01)Yes, the course content for ALVS and Credit Recovery courses is all on www.apexvs.comRegular classes with our teachers here on campus are accessible on Canvas.
ALVS Tech Support can be reached at 855/550-2547.
Career & College Promise at GTCC
Would you like to save time and money on your college education? Would you like to “try on” college while still in high school?
Please join us on Tuesday, September 28th at 6:00 for a Career and College Promise Admissions Presentation.
The presentation will provide information about dual enrollment at GTCC along with the admissions process and qualifications for the program.
Career and College Promise offers North Carolina high school students the chance to earn college credits at a community college campus. The program is tuition-free for high school juniors and seniors (semester fees will be due). You must have a cumulative unweighted GPA of 2.8 or higher or passing test scores.
Students can earn:
- College credit transferable to all UNC System Institutionsand many of NC’s Independent Colleges and Universities
- A credential, certificate or diploma in a technical career
Spring 2022 Semester:
- September 28 – 6:00 CCP Admissions Presentation (please see the attached flyer for more information)
- October 21, 2022: Priority application deadline for early registration
- December 6, 2022: Deadline to submit new applications
- January 10, 2022: First day of the spring semester
New Student Admissions Meetings
Admissions Sessions are required for all new students. Because of COVID-19, the recorded Admissions Session below replaces the required Admissions Meeting. Please submit a completed application packet with all signatures after viewing the Admissions Session.
The Admissions Session includes information on the following:
- General Program Information
- Curriculum Pathways
- How to navigate the website to search for classes
- How to register for classes
- Q & A
It is important that you and your student watch the entire recording.
Once you and your student have viewed the Admissions Session:
- Determine your Career and College Promise Pathway– Write the Pathway name and Code on your Verification Form. Please refer to the Dual Credit Allowances Document for information on how the high school credits dual courses.
There are two types of Career and College Promise Pathways:
- College TransferPathways – GTCC offers seven different college transfer pathways
- Career/Technical Education Pathways – GTCC offers numerous certificate and diploma programs.
Use the links below to learn more about them.
College Transfer Pathway
Career and Technical Education Pathway
- Complete the Application Packet (forms are attached). (Signatures may be obtained by email.)
The Application Packet includes:
- GTCC Application for Admission– Student signature required on page 2.
- Verification of Student Eligibility Form– Please make sure that you have all signatures required and that you have included the pathway.
- Attendance Policy Form
- Year-End High School Transcript– courses must be listed by grade level, signed and dated by principal and include a cumulative unweighted GPA. Please send a copy of your latest transcript with the admissions packet. If you attend a public high school, you may request this through cfnc.org. Please provide your High School ID # on the Verification Form. If your transcript is in a sealed envelope, you may open it and scan it.
- Copy of Home School State Registration(if applicable)
- Consent to Release Form– to be completed by the student.
- Media Release Form – to be completed by the parent.
- Scan your application packetand email the documents as attachments using the attach button to email@example.com. Do not copy and paste the documents into the body of the email.
Once you have submitted your application packet:
- Please be checking the email listed on your application. If something is missing, you will be notified. After the application is processed, the applicant will receive an email with Titan Account Activation Instructions.
- After activating your Titan account, please log into your GTCC Titan Email and check it frequently.
- Once you have registered for classes, you will be sent an email with instructions for our mandatory online CCP Orientation.
Please keep in mind that the purpose of CCP is for eligible high school students to earn college credits towards a college degree, diploma, or certificate. Dual credit for high school graduation requirements is a bonus, but should not be what drives course selection. Courses in the CCP transfer pathways should be selected based on the published bachelor degree plan for the major at the university the student intends to transfer to after high school. Students cannot exceed 61 credit hours for the college transfer pathways.
Please let me know if you have additional questions.
Director of K-12 Partnerships
Guilford Technical Community College
Percy Sears Applied Technology Building, Room 318
601 E. Main Street, Jamestown, NC 27282
336.334.4822 ext. 50562
Mailing Address: PO Box 309, Jamestown NC 27282
Supporting success through innovative education, training, and partnerships
SAT and ACT info.
For SAT registration, go to https://collegereadiness.collegeboard.org/sat/register
FYI: our school’s CEEB/College Board code is 342 570. You need this when signing up for the SAT.
For now, go to CollegeBoard, check it out, create your account, and then when you’re ready to select a test date, email me. I can send you a code that will waive the registration fee, and the code is good for two test administrations!
Listen! When you create your account with CollegeBoard, be sure to write your username and password in multiple, safe locations! Maybe photograph it with your phone. If you are to lose your username or password, it’s almost impossible to retrieve it from CollegeBoard. It’s a pain in the neck, for sure!
Meanwhile, Khan Academy is a free test practice site, and it's quite fabulous. Their section on the SAT is sensational. As students work through practice questions, Khan can actually discern where the student's weak areas are and identify them - which is exactly what you want. Focusing on the weak areas will allow for the best point gain. Check it out! https://www.khanacademy.org/sat
Finally, I want to encourage you to take the best courses you can, make As and Bs, and keep moving forward.
College can be a great experience for you, one of the best of your life. Just be sure to pick a major that has great employment opportunities, is something you ‘d like to do, and will generate an income that will allow you to live well. Don’t let anyone tell you money can’t buy happiness! Money doesn’t buy fulfillment, but it sets the stage to have a lot less stress in your life.
Let me know of anything you need – and keep a watch on my website for news, announcements and other messages of interest!
COLLEGE VISITS, OPEN HOUSES AND CONTACT INFO
ETSU is waiving the application fee for North Carolina students! As you may have already seen, their out-of-state tuition for NC students has been adjusted down to $10,500 per year (border counties still receive the in-state rate). Students can apply for free by going to etsu.edu/apply and using the application code ncbucs21. ETSU is also test-optional, which means we will rely solely on their high school transcripts to deliver a decision. You can still submit their test scores for scholarship purposes. Here is a video (1 minute and 45 seconds) about ETSU: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cJqZcILm2GM
GREENSBORO, NC (August 12, 2021) – The Greensboro Parks and Recreation Department has extended the deadline to apply to join Youth Leadership Greensboro (YLG), a leadership development program for high school sophomores, juniors, and seniors. Applications are available at www.greensboro-nc.gov/ylg. The new deadline to apply is September 24.
The program costs $80, and fee assistance is available. Participants will meet from 8:30 am to 3:30 pm one Wednesday monthly October through March at the Barber Park Event Center. Participants are excused from classes by Guilford Country Schools. This program is for exceptional students who want to make a difference in the community by becoming better advocates and problem-solvers. It is designed by teens who have graduated from the program. Students will learn about local issues of concern. Past subjects included diversity, politics, media, health, law and justice, the economy, environment and advocacy.
For more information about the program, contact Youth Development Director Britt Huggins at firstname.lastname@example.org or 336-373-7617. For more City of Greensboro COVID-safe in-person, socially distant, and virtual activities, visit www.gsosummeronline.com.
Northeast's CEEB code: 342-570
Northeast High School is located at 6700 McLeansville Rd, McLeansville, NC 27301
Our phone number is 336/370-2500
Kristina Zemaityte, Alpha A-D
(336) 375-2508, ext. 1206
Mikayla Gunn, Alpha E-K
(336) 375-2508, ext. 1208
Kanesha Fields, Alpha L-Q
(336) 375-2508, ext. 1205
Michael Harrison, Alpha R-Z
(336) 375-2508 ext. 1207