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Holiday Happiness (12 Days of Spirit Until Winter Break)

Students and teachers are encouraged to help us spread a little holiday happiness by participating in the Spirit of the Season Spirit Days.

Thursday, December 5, 2019: Spirit of the Season - Wear blue and white or red, green and black to celebrate diversity and start the countdown to the holiday season.

Friday, December 6, 2019: Family Photo Day - wear your favorite flannel and take a family photo during family time. (Share them with us so we can add them to Facebook and Twitter)

Monday, December 9, 2019: Shine Bright Like a Light - Light up your wardrobe wit holiday lights, tinsel, light up necklaces, or your favorite holiday bling.

Tuesday, December 10, 2019: Candy Cane Crazy - wear red and white to look like this favorite holiday treat. Students will be able to purchase candy-grams at lunch ($1) that will be delivered during exams.

Wednesday, December 11, 2019: Tree Topper - Wear your favorite holiday hat, headband, or tree topper.

Thursday, December 12, 2019: Winter is Coming - wear your ugliest holiday sweater.

Friday, December 13, 2019: Holiday Wishes - create a card for a member of the GEC staff.

Monday, December 16, 2019: Winter Wonderland - wear white as we wish for snow!

Tuesday, December 17, 2019: Jingle Bells - wear bells

Wednesday, December 18, 2019 (EXAMS): Winter Vacation - wear Hawaiian shirts, hula skirts, sunglasses, etc.

Thursday, December 19, 2019 (EXAMS): Silent Night - prepare for a comfortable break in your favorite school appropriate PJ's.

Friday, December 20, 2019: Isle of Misfit Toys - bring your favorite board or card game. Students will be able to buy-out of class for $3 and winter movies will be played.

 


Ace Awards

The ACE Awards (Advocates for Character and Education) was created by Greg Blatt, Founder and Executive Director of Coaches 4 Character. It is an annual award given to 72 male and female students from each of the 35 Greenville County middle and high schools. This award is designed to honor true “unsung heroes” who all too often are not recognized for their accomplishments. The selection process, established by Greenville County school counselors, focuses on identifying and selecting students who often go unnoticed for one reason or another, but have accomplished great things in their community, church or school.

If you would like to nominate an 8th or 12th grader, complete and submit a nomination form (available in the School Counseling office) or go online.   Nominations open Monday, October 14, 2019 and must be submitted by January 31, 2020. An ACE Awards Advisory Committee at each school will choose finalists from among those nominated to complete an application for the ACE Award. One male and one female will be chosen from each middle and high school in Greenville County. All ACE award recipients will be recognized at the ACE Awards ceremony in the spring.

Unsung Hero…
“Who will represent your school?”

  • Accepts the challenge of difficult work
  • Tries hard, doesn’t quit, gives best effort
  • Leadership among peers/enjoyed by others
  • Good character on a consistent basis
  • Educational growth
  • Unusual commitment to learning despite various obstacles
  • Plans for future
  • Contributes to school or community in a special way

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SHORT-TERM JOB TRAINING OPPORTUNITIES NOW AVAILABLE!

Greenville Technical College's Division of Economic Development & Corporate Training (EDCT) is offering the Workforce Pathways Grant (WPG) for a limited time to eligible applicants. It covers the cost of class tuition for eligible GTC continuing education workforce training courses for a limited time or until funds are expended.
 
Applicants must be a current resident of South Carolina and meet certain criteria to be eligible. Join us for a WPG Information Session to learn more about guidelines, the application process, and the complete list of eligible courses. We look forward to seeing you there!
 

REGISTER FOR AN INFORMATION SESSION
 

CONTACT:
Stephanie Sherman
(864) 250-6715
Stephanie.Sherman@gvltec.edu
 


New! Parent BackPack Account

Parent BackPack account provides parents, guardians, or contacts with a central place to sign in to do the following:

Please note the Parent BackPack account is replacing the Parent Portal.

Instructions for Creating a Backpack for Parents Account

Instrucciones Para Crear una Cuenta de Mochila Para Padres


School-based Health Centers (SBHC)

School-based Health Centers make getting medical care  as simple as walking down the hall!

What are the advantages of school-based health centers (SBHC)?

Your SBHC will be staffed on Wednesdays; however Telehealth will be available 5 days a week. 

Please fill out the SBHC packet (Spanish version) and return to your child’s teacher, school nurse,  or at the front office.   These forms will allow your child to be seen in the SBHC anytime throughout the school year.