Welcome Winder-Barrow High School sophomores! In the gaming world, you’ve survived and made it to the next level. During this next step in your high school careers there will be important tasks and events to be mindful of and complete. Always maintain your focus in the classroom and on your graduation requirements. As sophomores you should be increasing your abilities to self-advocate and inform your parents, teachers, counselors and administrators of the things you may need to be successful. This year a great time to evaluate how last year went and to make improvements for this school year. Tasks to consider can include, but are not limited to: register/take the PSAT in the fall, increasing your student involvement by joining a club/sport, becoming more involved in volunteer opportunities, consider enrolling in rigorous course/Dual Enrollment, and defining your pathway sequence to align with career goals.
This sophomore 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 sophomore year, as well as fun info in research, current trends, facts, and more.
IMPORTANT SOPHOMORE DOCUMENTS (check back for updates)
Sophomore Info Night Presentation_2017-18 (September 2017)
Sophomore Info Night Packet_2017-18 (September 2017)
The Georgia Driver’s Education Commission launched a new grant scholarship program on March 1, 2017. The program allows students to apply for driver’s education grant scholarship and, upon award, choose a driver training school of their choice from a list of authorized providers to complete a driver’s education course consisting of 30 hours of classroom […]
Students, summer is fast-approaching and Clemson University Summer Scholars is offering fun and educational residential programs in June, July and August for students entering 7th to 12th grade in the fall. Program offerings range from Engineering and Biology to Audio Engineering and Music Production and many more diverse programs. To find out more, check out […]
¡Si se puede! is an annual seminar hosted at the University of Georgia by SLE (Students for Latin@ Empowerment) that targets first generation latino/a students which includes workshops that will aid/inform students concerning leadership, financial aid, college admission, and other skills necessary for success. This is an event that will greatly benefit every latino/a student […]
Attention students and parents: Mill Creek High School in Gwinnett is a host site for the Spring Probe College Fair. They have extended an invitation for students and parents in the Barrow County area to attend. The College Fair will be on March 23rd from 6:00 – 8:00pm in the Commons Area. Here is an […]
The National Association for College Admission Counseling (NACAC) invites all sophomore, junior and senior students to the National College Fair coming to our area. It is a free and open to the public event. NACAC sponsors 64 national and international college fairs. They offer a variety of opportunities to help students simplify the college search […]
Opportunity for a Winder-Barrow Sophomore/Junior Student: Jackson Electric Membership Corporation (EMC) is now accepting applications for their Washington Youth Tour (WYT) delegates. Jackson EMC will send four student delegates on an all-expense paid leadership and team building experience to Washington, D.C., June 8-15, 2017, for the 2017 WYT, sponsored by the nation’s electric cooperatives. Each high […]