Announcements

Guidance Announcements

Educational Opportunity (Ed Op) College Fair
The 2019 Spartanburg County Educational Opportunity College Fair (Ed Op) will be held at the USC Upstate Readiness Center on Tuesday, September 17th, from 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. for students and parents.  On Wednesday, September 18th, we will be taking seniors to the fair from 9:30 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.  More than 100 colleges and universities will be in attendance. Permission slips must be returned to Guidance prior to September 18th in order to attend.
 
PACE Scholarship Academy
The Urban League of the Upstate is sponsoring a PACE Scholarship Academy workshop at the SCC Downtown Campus, Room 203, on Thursday, September 19th, from 6:00 – 8:00 p.m.  This workshop is an opportunity for parents/guardians and students to learn what types of college scholarships are available, how to search and apply for them, and other general information regarding college scholarships. This small group informational session provides the opportunity to ask questions and get immediate responses.  You must register to attend.  Come to Guidance for details. 
 
Southern Wesleyan University
If you are interested in finding out more about Southern Wesleyan University, they will have a Preview Day on Friday, September 27th.  This will be an opportunity for you to meet students, faculty and staff, tour the campus, meet with Financial Aid and other activities. Additional Preview days will be October 14th and November 11th. Register at https://www.swu.edu/campus/visit-campus/preview-day-september-27-2019/.  
 
Upstate College & Career Showcase 
We will be taking 9th grade students on Thursday, October 3, 2019 to the Upstate College and Career Readiness Business Showcase at Spartanburg Memorial Auditorium.  Each student that attends the field trip will receive a free College and Career Showcase t-shirt to wear the day of the event. Come to Guidance or see Mrs. Goode in room 106 if you need another permission form.  All permission forms should be returned to Mrs. Goode no later than Monday, September 30, 2019.
 
PSAT for Juniors
Any JUNIOR that wants to take the PSAT on Wednesday, October 16th needs to register in Guidance by Monday, September 30th. The cost for juniors taking the 2019 PSAT is $17.00.  The PSAT scores determine eligibility for the National Merit Scholarship. 
 
Converse College Event Dates
If you are interested in learning more about Converse College, come to Guidance for event dates for the 2019-2020 year.  Converse will have their first Open House on Friday, September 20th.  Come to Guidance for more information or visit https://www.converse.edu/admissions/undergraduate/attend-an-admissions-event/
 
Clemson’s PEER & WISE Sneak Preview 
PEER & WISE Sneak Preview allows top performing female students and underrepresented seniors (African American, Hispanic/Latinx, Native Americans) of all genders interested in the fields of engineering and computer science to come together for a one-day visit to explore Clemson University and hear all that a degree in engineering or computer science can offer. This one-day event is Friday, October 18, 2019.   Students must have a GPA of at least 3.0 on a 4.0 scale.  Only FOUR students per school will be selected! There is a fee of $25, but funding is available for those with a financial need.   Apply at https://www.cognitoforms.com/PEERWISEClemsonUniversity/SneakPreview  
DEADLINE: OCTOBER 1, 2019
 
College Application Day
SENIORS College Application Day is coming on Friday, October 18th!!!!!!!
 
Columbia College Visit
There will be a representative from Columbia College coming to Broome the morning of Wednesday, October 23, 2019.  If you have an interest in finding out more about Columbia College and meeting with them, come to Guidance to sign up.
 
ASVAB
Any 10th, 11th, or 12th grade student interested in taking the ASVAB assessment should come to Guidance to sign up before Thursday, November 7, 2019.  This assessment WILL NOT be used to recruit for the military, but will give you knowledge about what careers you may qualify for.
 
Limestone College - Fleur Friday
Limestone College Fleur Friday will be on Friday, November 8th, 2019.  This event will give prospective students the opportunity to talk to students, faculty and staff, and tour the campus. Register at https://www.limestone.edu/day/admissions/open-house.
 
Gardner-Webb University Dawg Day
Gardner-Webb will have “Dawg Day” on Saturday, September 14th and again on Saturday, November 16th.  This is a chance for interested students to tour the campus, meet faculty, talk with students, and tailgate before a game.  Come to Guidance for more information or visit https://gardner-webb.edu/dawg-days
 
SAT Workshop
We will have an all-day SAT Workshop on Tuesday, October 1, 2019.  Any SENIORS interested in participating in the workshop should come to Guidance to sign up.
 
North Greenville University
If you are interested in attending North Greenville University, come to Guidance for a listing of important dates or visit https://www.ngu.edu/./