SYMPHONIC WINDS RECEIVES HIGH AWARDS AT SC BAND DIRECTORS ASSOCIATION EVENT
The Greer High Symphonic Winds attended the South Carolina Band Directors Association “Concert Performance Assessment” on Tuesday, March 20th at Dorman High School. The total event takes place over a 3 day period of time with about 54 bands performing at the site. The Greer band earned the honor of “Superior with “Distinction”. This means that the band received a superior rating from all 5 judges. Of the 18 bands that performed on Tuesday, only 5 bands earned a superior rating with only “3” of those 5 earning “Superior with Distinction” honors and Greer was one of those 3. Mr. Norman would like to thank his students for their dedication and commitment to musical excellence. This makes the 2nd consecutive year that the band has received this honor.
Community Support for Aliah Geesey
What: BBQ Fundraiser for Aliah Geesey
When: Saturday, March 24 - 11:00am - 2:00pm
Where: Fairview Baptist Church Softball Fields (across from Ingles)
Why: To offset a portion of Aliah's medical expenses (All proceeds will be given to Aliah's family)
HEALTH CAREER NIGHT INFORMATION
Health Careers Night is a fun and engaging event geared towards middle and high school students intended to educate and excite students about the wide variety of careers available in the health care industry. In its 3rd year, this event is sure to be our best yet - full of engaging, interactive concourse displays from Greenville County Schools, Greenville Tech, Greenville Health System and more! The pregame interactive student health expo starts at 6:00 PM. Plus, students will have the chance to participate in honorary positions on field or as contestants in between-inning promotions! Click here for information and to get tickets.
GREER HIGH SCHOOL JUNIOR/SENIOR PROM
The Greer High School Junior/Senior Prom will be held April 28, 2018 at the Cannon Centre from 8 -11pm in downtown Greer. Prom tickets will go on sale Monday, March 26 during all 3 lunches. Students may purchase tickets at a discounted price of $25 each March 26-30. After Spring Break, Tickets will be $30 each and will be sold through April 20. In order to purchase a ticket, all student fines must be paid, including, textbooks, chromebook/technology fee, graduation dues, parking tickets, media center debts, athletics, etc. Students and parents must also read and sign the GHS Prom Contract before purchasing a ticket. Click here for Prom Contract
PTSA and GREER CHRISTIAN LEARNING CENTER SCHOLARSHIPS ANNOUNCED
The Greer High School Parent Teacher Student Association annually awards a scholarship up to the amount of $1000 to seniors who qualify based on the criteria listed below. The amount and number of scholarships awarded will be determined by the GHS PTSA Board of Directors for the current school year and is based upon the funds available. The goal of the GHS PTSA Board is to provide financial support for the Greer High Senior(s) who demonstrate a commitment to the advancement of Greer High School, it’s PTSA, and the Greer community. Return completed application to Ms. Henry by March 30th. Click here for application.
The Greer Christian Learning Center annually awards a scholarship to the graduating senior who exemplifies Christian morals, character, and leadership principles, as instructed in the Bible, among the students at Greer High School. While the recipient is not required to have attended Release Time Bible classes at Greer Christian Learning Center as a student at Greer Middle School or Greer High School, this will be given strong consideration. The following questionnaire will aid in the selection of the recipient of this scholarship. Applications will be reviewed and a limited number of applicants will complete an interview process with members of the GCLC Board of Directors. Please return the completed application to Ms. Henry by March 26th. Click here for application.
PROM COMMITTEE MEETING
There will be a Prom Committee meeting this Friday , March 23 in Mrs. Duncan's Room.
GREENVILLE JOURNAL AND GREENVILLE COUNTY SCHOOLS PARTNERSHIP
Greenville County Schools is proud to announce a new partnership with The Greenville Journal to showcase our award-winning students, staff, and schools in a way that’s never been done before! The Journal has created a Greenville County Schools section on their website where parents and other community members can watch videos, view photos, link to our website and Facebook page, and find information on special topics such as the Strategic Education Plan. Our first e-publication of Class Acts has been posted on the site. Future Class Acts editions will be posted in April and June. The Graduation Edition and Teachers of the Year editions will be printed and distributed through The Journal, copies will be delivered to schools, and the information will be posted on this page.
MU ALPHA THETA - Math Honor Students
The following students have received a “B” or better in all Math courses and have a Math average of better than an 85. Students should plan to attend a meeting either morning or afternoon in Room 228 on March 12, 2018 for detail about induction. Induction will be on March 29th at 6:00pm in conjunction with National Honor Society.
Aurelia, Calista, Ashley Barnett, Alison Bernabe, Gabriel Bolivar, Shakaiya Bradford, Victoria Brown, Elizabeth Bruce, Kamille Bush, Malcolm Carman Peraza, IV, Ashleigh Corder, Pierre Yves Courrier, Michael Crawford, Marketia Dandy, Leticia Flores Duran, Savanna Fore, Madison Godfrey, Trevor Green, Austin Green, Baylee Henderson, Eduardo Hernandez-Garcia, Megan Jones, Peyton Keeley, James Kennedy, III, Caroline Littlefield, Madelyn Matthews, Hannah McGill, Patrick Raines, Megan Raines, Austin Reid, Melanie Reyes-Cruz, Wendolyn Rodriquez, Dianaicel Salas-Moctezuma, Olivia Turner, Keythel Vasquez Maradiaga, Jesse Velazquez-Monvalo, Johanna Verdejo, Jhonny Villamil, Duy Vu, Travigea Ware, Haley White, Izaiah Wood, Laura Yarborough
ANNOUNCEMENTS FOR GRADES 9-10
9th and 10th graders….March 26 is the deadline to apply for Bonds Career Center.
Rising 10th graders have the opportunity to take Career Exploration which is a one (1) semester program. You would take the bus to Bonds along with other students who attend Bonds. Earn 1.5 credits. Career Exploration is a course that will introduce students to a variety of career fields. Students will rotate through all of the career center programs allowing them the opportunity to explore their interests, aptitudes, skills and individual learning styles in order to find possible career matches. Upon completing the program, students may register the following school year, into the program they feel is the best fit.
See your counselor for more details.
VOLLEYBALL SPRING WORKOUTS
Volleyball Spring Workouts for 9th-11th grade girls are from 4:00 - 6:00pm on dates below. You must have a current physical dated on or after April 1, 2017. If you don’t already have a physical on file with the Athletic Department, you must bring it with you to participate. Students must wear athletic shoes and modest athletic wear. You must be picked up in the bus parking lot area on the side of the weight room/gym area.
GREER HIGH WINS TOP PTSA STATE REFLECTIONS AWARDS
Congratulations to the following Greer High School Art students for winning the top awards for the PTSA Reflections contest for the State of South Carolina. The 2017-18 Theme is "Within Reach."
State Award of Excellence- Laura Brown- Hear No, Speak No, See No; State Award of Merit- Letisia Murcia- Always a Bright Side; State Award of Merit- Stephani Aguilar- Forward Onto the Void
SAT PREP CONSULTANTS
GHS will be hosting SAT Test Prep Consultants on April 19th and April 20th for the Juniors who elected to take the SAT here at Greer High School on April 24th.Please see Mrs. Stringer or Dr. Knight in the Counseling Office to sign up for the test prep for a fee of only $10 (cash only and please bring correct change).
Students interested in applying for the Teacher Cadet course for the 2018-2019 school year should click here to complete the online application by March 30th. If you have questions about the application or the course, please see Mrs. Garrett in room 77.