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: taking the PSAT in the fall for scholarship consideration, taking the ACT/SAT in the spring, 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
September is Attendance Awareness Month. For this we’d like to make a post discussing the importance of attending school. From the GA DOE: Families all across Georgia wake up each morning and make a decision: whether or not their children will make it to school that day. School attendance is essential to academic success, but […]
Students, are you hoping you’ll get high scores on upcoming college admission tests? Strengthen your preparation with help from The University of Georgia, regardless of where you plan to attend college. UGA offers SAT and ACT preparation courses to help you apply proven principles for successful testing. In eight live, online sessions, you’ll interact with an […]
Check out this upcoming tour opportunity from UGA: This tour is a chance for high school students with type 1 diabetes who are interested in attending college to learn a little bit more about diabetes in college. We know personally that transitioning from high school to college is hard for the average person but especially hard […]
The Barrow County PROBE Fair will be held at Winder-Barrow High School this year from 8am-10:30am in the cafeteria. This event is open to all juniors and seniors. AHS and SIMS students should complete the bus permission forms prior to the event. 2016 Barrow Co. PROBE College Fair Schedule *If you are a parent or guardian who […]
College Board now has a SAT Score Converter. This is the official tool for comparing old and new SAT scores. It uses a method called concordance to estimate how you might have scored on a different test. There’s even an app for your mobile devices: Click here for more info
Winder-Barrow High School will offer the PSAT 8/9 and the PSAT/NMSQT on the morning of Wednesday, October 19. The state of Georgia pays for all 10th graders to take the exam at no cost. The cost for freshmen to take the PSAT 8/9 is $13.00 (no fee waivers available), and the cost for juniors to take […]