Juniors planning to take a Dual class at TCC this summer need to be applying to TCC now. If you expressed interest in summer Dual classes, you should be receiving directions on what you need to do from Mrs. McWhorter by today. Come by the counseling office if you have questions.
Attention Seniors and Juniors: TCC will be here on April 17th to give information about and applications for their Honors program, Cornerstone. They will be in the lecture hall from 12:00 to 2:00. If you are thinking about attending TCC or don’t yet have a plan for after graduation, come by and get information about their program and scholarship information.
Tarrant County College is having an Open House event on April 27. The event will showcase all of our academic programs including: Dual Credit, College for Kids, Cornerstone Honors, First Year Freshman Mentoring and any services the students may need to help them complete their TCC process.
The event will be considered a Freshman Orientation Program for all seniors considering TCC in the fall. However, this event is open to all of your students and their families. Also – a registration site has been created – www.tccd.edu/OpenHouseRSVP.
Seniors, it’s time to finish up that correspondence/ online course! If you are counting on a correspondence course as a graduation requirement, you will need to finish the course with final grades in by the end of November or the counselors will be putting that course in your Spring schedule. It might be replacing something you really want, but if it is a graduation requirement, it will be in your schedule. The counselors are available to proctor the final exams. Just put their information in as proctor and the school will contact us. We will contact you when we get the code to schedule your exam.
Our annual Parent University was Feb. 4th. If you missed Parent U, please check out the presentations on the Parent University page.
The FAFSA for the 2013-2014 school year will be available after January 1st at FAFSA.ed.gov. Go online now to www.pin.ed.gov to get your pin number. This money is on a first come first serve basis and most colleges require this form for their scholarship process. See your counselor for more information.
Download or pick up a form in the counseling office from Ms. Knotts. Parent signature is required for students under 18 years of age. Cost is $3.00 for an official transcript. If you need a recommendation letter please check the box indicating a letter is needed and fill out a senior information sheet. Our standard GPA for GCISD is a weighted 5.0. Turn in completed forms to Bette Bower in the counseling office for processing. If you need additional help please see your counselor or Mrs. Knotts.