Thursday, September 29, 2016 3000 East Gap Creek Rd ⋄ Greer, SC 29651 ⋄ (864)355-5700 FAX (864)355-5725
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Noah Hannon selected for Shrine Bowl
Noah HannonCongratulations to Noah Hannon on his selection to the 2016 Shrine Bowl. The Shrine Bowl of the Carolinas was first played on December 4, 1937 in Charlotte, N.C., making it the oldest high school football all-star game in the nation. The annual game featuring 40 of the best players from North and South Carolina is played to benefit the Greenville (South Carolina) Unit Shriners Hospital for Children© and the 21 other Shriners Hospitals for Children© across the nation. This year’s game is set for Saturday, Dec. 17 at 2 p.m. at Wofford College’s Gibbs Stadium in Spartanburg.

 

Mrs. Yount - WYFF Golden Apple Winner
Congratulations to Mrs. Yount who is this week's WYFF GOLDEN APPLE AWARD WINNER. Watch the interview with students, faculty and of course, Mrs. Yount next Thursday, October 6th on channel 4. We are so proud and blessed to have someone on our faculty that cares as much about our students as you do! mrs. yount

Furman University
An admissions counselor from Furman University will be at Greer High School on October 20th at 8:45am. If you have applied to Furman or you are interested in learning more about Furman admissions, please see your counselor!
 

GHS T-shirts
PTSA is taking orders for t-shirtst shirt description. Order form can be picked up at the school store, and shirts will be delivered to the school store for pick up. Turn in cash or check with the form to school store or PTSA mail box in front office.

PSAT Registration for Juniors
Registration is now open for JUNIORS who would like to take the PSAT. The cost is $15 cash or check. You must pick up your registration form in the School Counseling Office or you may follow the link to print one here (Registration Form). The registration deadline is Friday, October 7th. The PSAT also allows juniors to enter the National Merit Scholarship Program. Students must take the PSAT their junior year to enter the competition.

IB Survey
Greenville County Schools is conducting a review of the district’s IB Middle Years Programs and invites parents, students, staff, and community members to participate in the process by completing an online survey. This brief survey is one way the District receives valuable input and feedback from the community, which will be used to evaluate the effectiveness of our IB Programs. The online survey is available on our school’s website through October 4, 2016. Please be assured that your responses will be anonymous. We value your opinion and encourage you to complete the survey. If you have any questions about this survey or need assistance to complete it, please contact Principal Ludley at 864–355–5700.
 

Juniors! Order your Class Ring!

 
class ringJuniors! It's time to order your authentic Greer class ring! Representatives of the Herff Jones Company will be here on Friday, September 30, during lunch in the front lobby to take Class Ring orders.  Down payments start at $60. Parent Order Night will be Thursday, September 29 from 5-7pm in the front lobby.  Payments may be made by money order, cashier's check, cash, credit card, or check. Extra ring packets will be available in the office.

PTSA Budget
The Proposed PTSA Budget is posted under the PTSA tab on the website. If anyone has any questions about it, please contact Shellie Roberts at (864) 505-3403. If there are no issues brought up by September 30, the budget will be considered approved.

Greer High Clothing Closet
Greer High Leo Club members are working to create a "clothing closet" at school. Donations of clothing- men's, women's, kids, all sizes, all ages as well as shelving, baskets, hangers are all appreciated. Leo Club members will collect donated items on the third Friday of every month.  There will be various events throughout the year to promote donations and clothing "swap" days for all. Contact Mrs. Pruitt for more details.

Greer T-shirts on Sale Now
greertshirtShow your yellow jacket school spirit in style! Simply Greer T-shirts are on Sale now and only $12. See Mrs. Duncan or Mrs. Garrett or a sophomore class officer to purchase. Pay in cash or make checks payable to Greer High School. All proceeds will go to the Class of 2019 and Prom 2018. Orders will be taken through September 30. 

Freshmen Academy Students of the Month

 

August Students of the Month
Greer High School’s Freshman Academy celebrated four freshmen students as Students of the Month for August. Students of the Month were nominated by their Freshman Academy teachers and selected based on their outstanding contributions to Greer High School and their academic success. The winners were Ellison F., Abigail C., Erik G., and Avery C. Read more...

PTSA Reflections Theme
The annual PTSA Relections Contest is open and this year's theme is "What's Your Story?". There are several categories including dance choreography, music composition, photography, film production, literature, and visual arts. Entries must be turned into the PTSA school store by Monday, October 17. A complete set of rules and entry forms may be found online

Homecoming Court and Activities
homecoming bannerCongratulations to the following ladies who have been selected by their peers to represent their class on the Homecoming Court. Freshmen: Aliah Geesey, Carson Hannon, Madison Kear; Sophomores: Hannah Bowens, Savanna Fore, Ayana Leva; Juniors: Laura Brown, Madison Perez, Hannah Perry; Seniors: Molly Aughtry, Danielle Blair, Emma Cornell, Erin Long, Emma Kate Rhymer. Homecoming is September 30 vs. Travelers Rest. The theme this year is "Game Night at Dooley Field". Each class will make a float, hat, banner, and create a chant presented at the pep rally to highlight their game. The Freshmen theme is Battleship; Sophomore theme is Operation, Junior theme is Candyland, and the Senior game is Monopoly.

Current and Prospective School Volunteers

 
volunteer badgeAll Greer High current and perspective volunteers, please open and read the attached document and follow the directions to meet the new guidelines to be eligible to be a volunteer for Greer High School this school year. There is also a permanent link under the Parents tab on the main webpage.

 

Financial Aid Workshops for Parents
Attend one of four financial aid workshops for parents sponsored by Greenville County Schools. All workshops are open to the public. Greer High will host a workshop on Tuesday, October 25 at 6 pm. All types of financial aid, including scholarships, grants, loans, FAFSA, and the Sirrine Scholarship will be discussed. Financial Aid flyer

IB Survey

Greenville County Schools is conducting a review of the district’s IB Middle Years Programs and invites parents, students, staff, and community members to participate in the process by completing an online survey. This brief survey is one way the District receives valuable input and feedback from the community, which will be used to evaluate the effectiveness of our IB Programs. The online survey is available on our school’s website through October 4, 2016. Please be assured that your responses will be anonymous. We value your opinion and encourage you to complete the survey. If you have any questions about this survey or need assistance to complete it, please contact Principal Ludley at 864–355–5700.