Welcome Winder-Barrow High School seniors! Congratulations on making it to this point of your educational journey. This year is a time celebrate; however, there are many important tasks and events to be mindful of and complete. The focus on your remaining courses and graduation should be at the top of your list, followed closely by your plan after high school. Keep those lines of critic communication open between your teachers, counselors and administrators. Let us help you reach your goals!
This senior page and our counseling site exists to give you all specific information that will help you navigate and remain focused for your final year. The Counseling Department will assist in providing and disseminating necessary info on your senior year, as well as fun info in research, current trends, facts, and more.
IMPORTANT SENIOR INFO (check back for updates)
Class of 2018 Senior Info Presentation (August 2017)
Class of 2018 Senior Info Night Packet (August 2017)
Senior Advisement Meeting (August 2017)
College Essentials Night Packet 2017 (November 2017)
College Essentials Night_Financial Aid 101 Presentation_2017-18 (November 2017)
College Goal Georgia Flyer (TBD @WBHS)
College Board Materials
Army ROTC Scholarship Rising high school seniors may apply for the scholarship as early as mid-June between junior and senior year. A National Board awards 4-year and 3-year advance-designee scholarships worth up to $57,000. The scholarship can pay either tuition and fees or room and meals; a monthly stipend ($300 for freshmen, $350 for sophomores, […]
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 […]
Attention sophomores, juniors and seniors, registration for National Leadership Challenge (NLC) Weekend at the University of North Georgia (UNG) is still being accepted. The weekend is for students who are considering a military program in college, such as ROTC or a service academy such as West Point. This year, more than 90 of our Cadets will graduate […]
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. […]
Attention Parents and Students: On Tuesday, October 25th, 2016, WBHS will host College Essentials Night at 6pm in our cafeteria. This year the counseling office has secured a combination event with two presentation sessions. Junior and Senior students/parents/guardians are targeted to attend this event. Part I – ACT/SAT Info – targets students who have not taken the ACT/SAT college entrance exams, […]
Changes to the 2017-2018 FAFSA Starting the Fall of 2016: Students will be able to file for aid beginning Oct. 1—a full three months earlier than previously allowed. And for the first time, applicants will use prior-prior year (PPY) tax information when reporting personal and family income. Previously, the FAFSA used the previous year’s tax data. Beginning […]