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BACK TO SCHOOL DATES - MARK YOUR CALENDARS!
Students and Parents, mark your calendars for Greer High School Back-to-School dates!
Thursday, August 8th – Upperclassman Schedule Pickup: Students will be able to pick up their class schedule, request a locker, purchase a student parking tag, pay fees (any outstanding debts, technology fee, Senior Graduation dues), and join PTSA!
8:30 – 10:00 am – Senior Pickup
10:30 – 12:00 pm – Junior Pickup
1:00 – 2:30 pm – Sophomore Pickup
Chromebook Technology Fee – All Greenville County students participating in the Personalized Learning Initiative will pay a common technology fee for chromebook maintenance. The standard fee is $25. Students on reduced lunch will be required to pay $15 and students on free lunch will be required to pay $5 for chromebook use during the 2019 – 2020 school year.
Parking Passes will be $30 and the prime passes for the numbered parking spots will be $40. All students will also need to complete the Alive at 25 training, pay the chromebook technology fee, have turned in all old textbooks, and have all outstanding debts paid to Greer High School before being eligible to buy a parking pass.
Senior class graduation dues will go towards the 2020 graduation ceremonies and will be $10.
Thursday, August 15th (6:30 – 8:30 pm) – Freshman Orientation: Students and parents will experience an assembly where they will be presented information about opportunities and expectations in the Freshman Academy and Greer High School. Students will receive class schedules, be introduced to school organizations and clubs, tour the school, and meet their teachers.
GREER HIGH SELECTED AS AN AMAZON FUTURE ENGINEER (AFE) SCHOOL
Greer High School is pleased to announce that it has been selected as an Amazon Future Engineer (AFE) school - a partnership between Amazon and Edhesive to improve access to computer science education in communities currently underrepresented in the technology field. According to the Bureau of Labor statistics, by 2020 there will be 1.4 million computer-science-related jobs available and only 400,000 computer science graduates with the skills to apply for those jobs. Many students eager to fill that gap and obtain a high paying job in technology do not have access to computer science in their high schools. Often schools want to offer these courses to their students but do not have access to curriculum and/or teacher support materials.
Amazon and Edhesive are partnering to address this gap by sponsoring teachers and administrators who demonstrate this need and are committed to bringing computer science to their school with access to content. This content also includes access to support forums for both students and educators new to learning or teaching computer science. Greer High School currently offers AP Computer Science Principles and has added Computer Science Essentials for the 2020-21 school year. Interested schools can learn more at www.amazonfutureengineer.com, including how students can access college scholarships and internships at Amazon.
2019-2020 Dates Set
Sexual Health and Responsibility instruction at Greer High School will take place on the following dates. Parent preview dates are listed.
Semester 1: August 21 - September 3 with Parent Preview from August 7-20.
Semester 2: February 19 - March 2 with Parent Preview from February 5 - 18.