Welcome Winder-Barrow High School juniors! As such, we know you all can see the end is near and your senior year awaits just around the corner, or couple of semesters. There are many important tasks and events to be mindful of and complete. First of all, maintain your focus in the classroom and on your graduation requirements. Also, this a great year to start solidifying your plan for after high school. Tasks to consider can include, but are not limited to: register/take the PSAT in the fall for scholarship consideration, taking the ACT/SAT in the spring, consider enrolling in rigorous course/Dual Enrollment, career exploration and shadowing, college tours and increasing your student/community involvement.
This junior 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 junior year, as well as fun info in research, current trends, facts, and more.
IMPORTANT JUNIOR DOCUMENTS (check back for updates)
Junior Info Night Presentation_2017-18 (September 2017)
Financial Aid Presentation 2017-18 (December 2017)
College Board Materials
On Wednesday, October 28, our school will administer the PSAT/NMSQT®, a test that showcases the skills and knowledge you are learning in class that are essential for college. We encourage you to take advantage of the many benefits PSAT/NMSQT offers: 1) Get connected to colleges and universities across the country — and to scholarship organizations […]
Students and parents check out the resources through Wells Fargo on their CollegeSTEPS program. There are some tools to help you with college and financial aid planning. See the snap shot captured below, and when you have a moment take some time to visit their site here.
UPCOMING EVENT WBHS is a co-sponsor for this upcoming event in Athens, GA. On Thursday, September 24, 2015, UGA will be screening, First Generation at University 16 Cinema at the Oconee Connector in Athens. The film is a feature-length documentary following the story of 4 students striving to be first in their families to go to […]
Wondering what your GPA is on a 4.0 scale? Curious about your possible GPA in your current classes? Trying to calculate what grades you need to achieve your goal GPA? Visit this handy GPA calculator! http://www.college-scholarships.com/gpa-calculator
The counselors held a resume building workshop during advisement on Friday, September 25th. Topics included learning the key components of a resume, how to format your resume, and helpful tips were discussed. Students were provided the opportunity to walk away with a packet to assist in making/tweaking their own resumes. Attached is the handout from our workshop. […]
HOPE rigor requirement began impacting students who graduate on or after May 1, 2015. In order to qualify for the HOPE Scholarship and Zell Miller Scholarship a student must certain criteria. One of those criteria are the academic rigor requirements. For students and parents who are planning to utilize the HOPE program as a part […]