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)
Junior Info Night Packet_2017-18 (September 2017)
College Essentials Night Packet 2017 (November 2017)
College Essentials Night_Financial Aid 101 Presentation_2017-18 (November 2017)
College Board Materials
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 […]
Celebrate the spirit of service by applying for a 2016 Prudential Spirit of Community Award! All interested students should fill out an online application at http://spirit.prudential.com/view/page/soc. Applications must be completed and submitted to Dr. Darby or a counselor by November 3, 2015. Top applicants will be recognized in our school and community and will receive a […]
C2 Education is hosting FREE practice tests for the new PSAT, the new SAT, the current SAT, and the ACT on September 5, 12, and 14. Seating is limited! Register online at: www.c2educate.com/labor-day-practice-test or call the center to reserve your spot: C2 Education of Hamilton Mill 2463 Hamilton Mill Pkwy #205 Dacula, GA 30019 […]
As we approach the PROBE college fair date (September 17th @ AHS) there are a few things you students and parents can keep in mind to best prepare for the event. Since the event is a few weeks away this will allow plenty of time for you to review and create your plan. Below are a couple […]
KHAN Academy, College Board to offer free SAT Prep! The non-profit organization behind the SAT, widely used as an academic benchmark for college entry, will offer free test preparation in a move to make the highly competitive college admission test more fair and equitable. The College Board announced a partnership with online tutor Khan Academy […]
Attention Students & Parents: “Make College Real ,” will be a presentation by AHS Class of 2015 Valedictorian, Mr. Paul Serrato. It will be here in the WBHS cafeteria Sept. 3, 2015 from 6-7pm. The basic goals of the presentation are to: 1) Learn how to effectively apply to Ivy League institutions and other selective schools/programs […]