Newest information at the top!Google ClassroomParents, please join our Google Classroom with code: fb1jem. We'll be posting helpful resources, the latest research, and other materials we hope you'll find useful in relation to your high-school-aged children. Need help joining? Just ask your student!Students may also join the appropriate classrooms:Class of 2017: jy5iucvClass of 2018: zvfa4dClass of 2019: 97pfcjClass of 2020: skjrzuNovember 1st: College, Career & Financial Aide Night flyerASVABThe ASVAB will be offered on October 12th at 8:30 a.m. at GHS for both GHS and CHHS students. Please sign up here and visit our ASVAB tab for more information on the test.College & Career NightSave the Date: Do you have questions about colleges, career pathways, and/or financial aid? Come get your answers all in ONE EVENING! GCISD College & Career Night is combining with our Annual Financial Aid Night on November 1st from 6-8 p.m. at GHS. ALL high school students and parents are invited to attend and connect with representatives from more than 125 colleges (4-year, 2-year, technical) as well as military personnel. There will also be financial aid presentations to help families navigate how to pay for college.Leveling DownWithin the first semester, students will be allowed to level down to PAP or on-level courses at the end of the 4-week point and at the end of the first semester (pending space and availability). The "Level Down Request Form" will be available on the counseling website from 8 a.m. on Monday, September 12th until 8 p.m. on Wednesday, September 14th. Please read all instructions prior to submitting the form.PSAT PrepRegistration for Kaplan’s free PSAT Prep Live has begun. Highly-rated, expert instructors will review all the areas of the exam, streamed live online leading up to test day. Register now by visiting www.kaptest.com/psatpreplive.Freshmen ChatsCounselors will be pulling each freshmen from class for approximately 30 minutes in small groups between September 6th and 23rd to introduce themselves, welcome them to high school, cover basic need-to-know information, and answer questions.College NightFort Worth ISD is hosting a college fair on Monday, September 19th, and GCISD students are welcome to attend.Final TranscriptsSeniors will all receive the final transcript through Parchment. Students must request this online before they are done with senior checkout. It is free before they graduate and then will cost $8.Here is the link: http://go.parchment.com/
dp0pafIDMc0We00BrD020T0Community Scholar Ambassador updateIf you are a 2018 or 2019 CHHS graduate, the academic requirements for Community Scholar Ambassador have changed. In an effort to align with House Bill 5, students will no longer be required to have three years of the same foreign language. Students will continue to need four credits of math and science, maintain an average of 70% or higher in every course taken, and perform at least 100 hours of approved community service.
For additional information, please email CHHSscholars@gmail.com.PREP programWe are launching the PREP program at CHHS, or Panthers Ready for Extra Practice. From 4-6pm in the library Monday-Thursday, students will be tutoring students, a volunteer teacher will be proctoring make-up quizzes and exams, and a space will be available for students to work, collaborate and utilize technology that may otherwise be unavailable. There will also be a late bus running at 6pm! Click here for more information and to sign up.Recorded parent education programsRecommendation LettersIn order to provide a thorough review of our senior transcripts and process our letters of recommendation, Common App and Send Edu requests will be processed beginning the week of September 28th. Please let your counselor know if you have an earlier decision date than the 26th.Lunchtime CounselingThe counselors will be available in the Panther Den during all lunches on Wednesdays beginning in September. If your student has a need but isn’t able to get to the counseling office tell them to see us at lunch! We look forward to spending time with your student during their lunch hour.You can email your counselor for an appointment (please have the STUDENT send the email, give name and grade, and list the reason for the appointment) or stop by and schedule an appointment with Ms. Buttell at the front desk of the counseling office. We would love to meet with you!