Welcome Winder-Barrow High School freshmen! You can officially consider yourself a “GG” Bulldogg! Freshman year is the most critical year in your academic journey. A great start in high school can mean an easier road to completing all that is required of you within the next four years. As a high school student, your independence and freedom increases and is more apparent. However, increasing your focus, maturity and determination maintain. Start to identify your support network with positive peer relationships, teachers, counselors and administrators. Tasks to consider can include, but are not limited to: taking the PSAT in the fall, increasing your student involvement by joining a club/sport, becoming more involved in volunteer opportunities, defining your pathway sequence to align with career goals, and talking regularly with teachers about your progress.
This freshmen page and our counseling site exists to give you all specific information that will help you navigate and remain focused this school year. The Counseling Department will assist in providing and disseminating necessary info on your freshmen year, as well as fun info in research, current trends, facts, and more.
IMPORTANT FRESHMEN DOCUMENTS (check back for updates)
Parents and students who are interested in Duke Summer programs, below is the information they would like to get to students as they are now accepting applications: They started accepting applications 12/5/16. Students are invited to Duke Summer College for High School Students (grades 10 & 11) to earn academic credit or Duke Summer Academy for High School […]
Winder-Barrow High School parents/guardians are welcome to attend and bring along any other community member who may find this information useful.
Attention students and parents: On Monday, December 12th, 2016, Winder-Barrow High School will host a “Lunch & Learn” session for four local area colleges. Schools on campus that day will be: Georgia Gwinnett College, Gwinnett Technical College, Lanier Technical College and the University of North Georgia. The event will take place int he WBHS Atrium […]
AP Exam registration and payments will be completed online this school year. Students and/or parents will need to complete these steps through their My School Bucks account (the same as for school lunch)*. Registration/payments will begin November 29, 2016. The deadline will be March 22, 2017. Click the icon below to access the My School Bucks site and create an […]
We would like to share with you an exciting program for high school students in our district. Many Rotarians are unaware of the excellent opportunities available through the Rotary Short Term Youth Exchange Program. This program allows for a short term cultural exchange during the summer and is open to any High School Student residing our district. This […]
October is considered LGBT (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender) History Month. We would like to provide some more information about the background of this month and other links for you to find out more info. *LGBT History Month provides role models, builds community and makes the civil rights statement about our extraordinary national and international contributions. […]