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)
Underclassmen Info Night Presentation (September 2018)
Underclassmen Info Night Packet (September 2018)
Attention rising juniors and seniors, the University of Georgia is still recruiting students for the Dean Stuart Feldman Summer Science Institute. If you have an interest in pharmacy, love science, want to explore career opportunities in pharmacy or all of the above, this will be a 6-day summer program exposing high school students to classroom […]
Attention high school sophomores and juniors: If you live or attend a school in a Walton EMC (Electric Membership Corporation) service area, you could be one of four students who will an all-expense paid trip to Washington, D.C. as a participant in the Washington Youth Tour June 7-14, 2018. Walton EMC sends four Youth Tour […]
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 7-14, 2017, for the 2018 WYT, sponsored by the nation’s electric cooperatives. Each high school […]
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High school representatives, students and their parents can learn about the college admissions process at the ninth annual Colleges in Your Backyard event hosted by the University of Georgia Office of Undergraduate Admissions. Colleges in Your Backyard Sunday, January 14, 2018 12 pm – 2 pm (Doors open at 11:30 am) University of Georgia Tate […]
Attention Sophomores! Sophomores with leadership potential, outstanding communication skills, sensitivity to the needs of others and community service activities are encouraged to nominate themselves for the Hugh O’Brian Leadership Ambassador. One sophomore will be selected to represent Winder-Barrow High School as the HOBY Leadership Ambassador at a three-day leadership seminar. Interested sophomores should download a HOBY […]