Wednesday, October 01, 2014 3000 East Gap Creek Road * Greer, South Carolina 29651 * (864)355-5700 FAX (864)355-5725 * Guidance Department 355-5704 * Athletic Director 355-2584
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SAT Workshop offered Monday, October 6th

Greer High School will host an all-day SAT Workshop on Monday October 6.  Students in grades 10 taking English 2 Honors or above and Algebra 2 Honors or above and all students in grades 11 and 12 who will take the SAT this year are invited to participate in this workshop. This is offered to the first 70 students that sign up with Ms. Rimmer in the Guidance Office.  The cost for the all-day workshop is $25.  Students will alternate in SAT Verbal and SAT Math classes first through fourth blocks during the day. Deadline for sign-up is Thursday afternoon October 2

PSAT testing for all 10th graders
The PSAT will be administered at Greer High to ALL 10th grade students on October 15th at no cost.  Juniors that are planning to attend a 4-year college should also plan to take the PSAT. The PSAT also allows students to enter the National Merit Scholarship Program. Students must take the PSAT their junior year to enter the competition. The National Merit Scholarship Program is an annual academic competition among high schools students for recognition and college scholarships.  The registration fee for Juniors is $14.00 and the deadline is October 10th. Registration forms are in the Guidance Office. For more information regarding the PSAT visit collegeboard.org/psat

Class Rings
Class Ring Make Up Day is Friday, October 3, from 8-8:45 in the commons area. Down payments start at $60.00

Last Chance for Senior Pictures

The absolute last chance to have your senior picture made and in the yearbook is Saturday, 10/4/14 between 10:00 am-2:00 pm, at the Piedmont Portraits office.  The sitting fee for in office appointments is $25.00 and must be paid at the time of the portrait sitting. Students will need to contact Piedmont Portraits by phone or email to make an appointment. The email address will need to be sent to seniors@imagesbypiedmontportraits.com or by callling our office at 834-4261. The parent or student will need to leave a voice message and their call will be returned in the order it is received. 

ASVAB - Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery Test
The ASVAB will be offered on Wednesday, October 15th, from 8:50-12:00pm. The ASVAB is the #1 test that provides students with an analysis of their potential career strengths.  Any 11th or 12th grade students who wish to take the ASVAB test must sign up in the Guidance Office and pick up a letter by October 8th. 

Are You Interested in a Career in Health Care?

Greenville Health System is planning a Health Careers Fair Thursday, October 23, 2014, 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. A career in health care provides endless career possibilities and is one of the most broad-based service industries today! The purpose of this Fair is to give you the opportunity to learn more about health careers by participating in activities and projects with many of Greenville Health System's own medical professionals. The deadline to register is Oct. 16th. Please see Ms. Henry in the counseling department to get an application.

 

Food Drive
Please bring snack items and other non-perishable food items to your first block class beginning Monday, September 29th. The Backpack Buddies at Crestview Elementary help elementary students who do not have food and snack items to welcome them when they get home from school everyday.  Crestview fills backpacks full of goodies for their students who are in need. The drive is sponsored here by Service Learning and Leo Club students to support Crestview Elementary Backpack Buddy program. The first block class that collects the most items will get a free breakfast. The individual that brings in the most items will receive a free football ticket. 

SAT/ACT Workshops
Take advantage of these opportunities to raise your SAT or ACT scores. Workshops available sponsored by Urban League two Saturdays per month and by Greenville Region of Personal Pathyways to Success, October 25, 2014. Click on links for specific information; visit guidance page for all current offerings and senior newsletters.

Wendy's Heisman Award for Seniors
Wendy’s is looking for the next class of remarkable students who excel in academics, athletics, and community involvement.  The 2014 Wendy’s High School Heisman award application process is underway.  Now through October 3, 2014, class of 2015 graduating seniors can apply at www.wendyshighschoolheisman.com. Click to see requirements. 

Honeywell Leadership Academy

Follow this link for information: Honeywell Leadership Challenge  Academy  Students must be in high school and between the ages of 16-18 and have a parent that works full-time at Honeywell. The program pays for lodging and meals, but students are responsible for incidental costs and transportation to the US Space Center in Huntsville, Alabama for a week in February. The emphasis is on STEM project based learning (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics). Deadline is October 20, 2014. 

 

Senior Ad Information
Senior Ad information for yearbooks is due October 15. See attached forms for more information. Information  Form