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: taking the PSAT in the fall, increasing your student involvement by joining a club/sport, becoming more involved in volunteer opportunities 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
Sophomore Info Night Packet_2017-18
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 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 pick up application […]
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 […]
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 […]