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)
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 […]
The GA Department of Human Services (DHS) is excited to launch a new program for teen youth: Youth Empowerment Series. The program is a yearlong interactive series that empowers high school students through leadership development, community impact and experiential learning. During the 2016-2017 school year, participants will convene in different parts of the state to […]