Wednesday, February 10, 2016 3000 East Gap Creek Rd ⋄ Greer, SC 29651 ⋄ (864)355-5700 FAX (864)355-5725
  • Miss GHS 2016, Emma Kate Rhymer
  • Miss GHS 2016, Emma Kate Rhymer, Michaela Parker, 1st runner up and Tara Hawkins, 2nd
  • Mr. GHS Nick Roberson,
  • Virtual Enterprise Team to Compete at Myrtle Beach
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New NCAA Eligibility Requirements

 
ncaaAthletes: please follow link to see changes made for playing Division I Sports. Students who enroll full time at an NCAA Division I school this fall must graduate high school and meet ALL the following requirements: complete 16 core courses, earn at least a 2.3 GPA in core courses, and meet SAT or ACT requirements. For more resources regarding these changes, visit NCAA.org or the Division I Academic Requirements Guide.

Band Sponsored Mattress Sale
mattressThe Greer Band fundraiser has been rescheduled for Sunday, March 6 from 1pm-6pm in the Greer High commons Area. Please support the band and buy a mattress!

Pennies for Patients
Leo Club is sponsoring the annual Pennies for Patients drive during the month of February. Pennies for Patients is sponsored by the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society which raises money for children with cancer. We will be raising money through all first period classes through the entire month of February. Your students can bring in all types of change and cash to fill the donation box located in your classroom. Pennies count twice toward your total amount collected. The first period that raises the most money will be rewarded with a delicious breakfast in March. students will come by to collect the change from your boxes.  If you did not receive a box and want one, please email me back.

Thanks for all your help in donating to this charity! Pennies for Patients link

Mr. and Miss GHS Pageant

The Miss GHS and Mr. GHS pageant was held Saturday night. The results for Miss GHS are Photogenic Winner – Michaela Parker, Miss Congeniality – Tara Hawkins, Casual Wear Winner – Tara Hawkins, Talent Winner – Michaela Parker, Evening Gown Winner – Emma Kate Rhymer, Interview Winner – Emma Kate Rhymer, 2nd Runner Up – Tara Hawkins, 1st Runner Up – Michaela Parker, and Miss Greer High School 2016 – Emma Kate Rhymer
Mr. GHS awards go to Freshman representative – Austin Green, Sophomore representative – Kendrick Smith, Junior representative – Andre Toro, Senior representative – Dorian Lindsey, and Mr. GHS 2016 – Nick Roberson. Congratulations to all who competed!

GHS Athletes Signing Day

 
Congratulations to our student atheletes. Several GHS Jackets sign to play sports at the collegiate level. Football quarterback Mario Cusano will play for Presbyterian College, Troy Pride, Jr. signed with Notre Dame, and Dorian Lindsey will play for Wofford. Pictured are Troy Pride, Jr. Mario Cusano, and Dorian Lindsey, Head Coach Will Young, Coach Mazzie Drummond, AD Coach Travis Perry, and Coach Eric Williams. 
Soccer signings include Andrew Messer for Spartanburg Methodist College and Fernando Orellana for USC Upstate. Soccer Head Coach, Jorge Santos 

Curriculum Night
Greer High School’s Rising 9th  - 12th  Grade Curriculum Night will be held on Tuesday, February 16th  at 6:30 p.m. The Curriculum Night Presentation will be held in the GHS Auditorium. Please plan to attend and receive information concerning the registration process for the 2016-17 school year, course offerings, recommendation guidelines, grade advancement, and diploma and college requirements.

First Semester Makeup Exam

Any student that did not take his/her 1st semester exam for whatever reason has until February 12, 2016, to complete make-up for 1st semester exam. Students that have missed an exam may submit their request for permission to make-up a missed 1st semester exam to Mr. Waters between the dates of January 29 – February 5.  After approval has been granted, the student has until February 12th to complete 1st semester exam make-ups.   

Bonds Career Center Application

The 2016-2017 application to attend Bonds Career Center  is now available on the BACKPACK portal for students who wish to apply for enrollment (click on "Programs" once logged into Backpack). The application window will be open through March 24.  Program acceptance decisions will be available on April 21 in the Backpack system. Greenville County School District students must use their district username and password to access Backpack.   Grades, discipline, and attendance will be reviewed for each applicant. Acceptance is not based on first come, first served.  However, in the event that a course has more applicants than available seats, the date the student completed the application could be used as a tie breaker.  Homeschool, Private School, or out-of-district students will need to "sign up for an account" and follow the prompts to apply.  Click HERE to access the application.  In-district students may link a personal email account and/or mobile phone number for text messaging by clicking the "gear" near the top right of the Backpack portal, and then click on the corresponding tabs.

 

College Financial Aid Workshops
During February area workshops on college financial aid will be held in the district.  Greer High's date is February 18, 2016. All workshops are open to the public. All types of financial iad, including scholarships, grants, and loans, FAFSA, and the Sirrrine Scholarship will be discussed. See flyer for more information.