News & NotesWIN Work Ready Assessment
The WIN Work Ready assessment will be held at J. L. Mann High School on March 26, 2024. All juniors and any seniors who have not yet passed it will take it. This assessment measures real world skills that employers believe are critical to job success. By passing this assessment students can earn WIN’s Work Ready credential as well as a Soft Skills credential that is recognized by businesses world-wide. To learn more about the WIN Work Ready Assessments, visit the South Carolina Department of Education website.
AP Review Day
GCSD will be hosting AP Review Day on May 4, 2024 from 9:00 AM to 1:05 PM. The AP Review Day offers an opportunity for students to take up to three review sessions to solidify what they have learned in their AP classes this year. Students will be able to choose the sessions based on areas of support needed. AP Review Day will be open to all GCSD AP students. Last day for student registration is April 22, 2024. Please use this link for student registration.
Job Shadow Day Information for March 26
On March 26, JL Mann will offer 9th, 10th, and 12th grade students the opportunity to participate in a Job Shadow Day to explore career interests. Students are responsible for securing their own Job Shadow work site and providing transportation to and from the site. Job Shadow forms have been distributed to eligible students or may be accessed using this link. Students and parents should complete and return pages 1 & 2 of the form to the Guidance Office by 4 PM on March 14. After the Job Shadow event is completed on March 26, students will return the work site evaluation pages 3 & 4 to the Guidance Office by 4 PM on March 28. If forms are not complete or turned in by the deadline, the day will be an unexcused absence if the student is not in attendance on March 26. Juniors are not eligible to job shadow as they will be in school to taking the WIN Career Readiness test.
AP Capstone Application
The AP Capstone Program is now accepting applications for the 24-25 school year. Applications will be accepted until March 14, 2024. Contact Regina Eudy, Assistant Principal of Instruction, at firstname.lastname@example.org if you have any questions.
Spring EOC Schedule
J. L. Mann's EOCEP Schedule for Spring 2024 (2nd Semester EOC courses)
All EOC exams will begin at 8:45 a.m.
- English 2 Writing Section (Virtual students only) May 1, 2024
- English 2 Reading Section (Virtual students only) May 2, 2024
- Algebra 1 May 9, 2024
- English 2 Reading (In-Person students only) May 10, 2024
- US History May 13, 2024
- Biology May 14, 2024
- English 2 Writing (In-Person students only) May 15, 2024
Makeups (as needed) May 16-17 & 20-22, 2024
New Cellphone Policy
Effective January 4, 2024, all Greenville County High Schools will implement a cellphone-free policy. The policy states that personal electronic devices cannot be used by students in classrooms during the instructional day. (Electronic devices include but are not limited to cell phones, earbuds...etc.)
All personal devices must remain out of sight of others during this time. Students may use personal electronic devices during class changes, lunch, and other times outside of the classroom during the instructional day unless directed differently by the principal or principal’s designee.
The instructional day for high schools is between the hours of 8:45 a.m. to 3:45 p.m.