Jonesboro High School Counseling Department
The mission of the Clayton County Public Schools Comprehensive School Counseling Program is to provide the assistance and support needed to aid all students in becoming successful and productive citizens in a globally competitive society.
The strategic goals of the Clayton County Public School Comprehensive Guidance and Counseling Program include:
Alignment of the program with the American School Counselor Association National Standards and the Georgia Quality Core Curriculum Standards for Guidance and Counseling
Assist in reducing the student dropout, failure and school absenteeism rates
Assist students in understanding and respecting themselves and others, behaving responsibly in school and in the community
Assist students in making wise choices, managing change successfully, and in communicating effectively to solve problems
Assist students in career planning and preparation by identifying the resources needed for academic preparation and post-secondary options
Student Service Staff
Dr. Camela Johnson, Lead Counselor
Mr. Roderick Hardy, School Counselor
Dr. Khadija Mathis, School Counselor
Ms. Talathia Robinson, School Counselor
Mrs. Veronica Miller, Registrar
Ms. Ronkeisheal Meeks, Parent Liaison
Ms. Jemila Pujadas, School Psychologist
Ms. Michelle Santana, School Social Worker
Philanthropic Leadership Development Program
This seven-week campaign ends with a Grand Finale Gala where we announce the winner(s) and celebrate everyone’s success. Applications are due no later than Tuesday, September 11, 2018 at www.lls.org/ga/soy/apply.
See attached flyer for more details
SAT Boot Camp at Georgia State University on September 16th . We are offering $7500 in scholarships for low-income students to attend. We see an average increase of 200 points. Our mission is to empower the future of your students, one correct answer at a time. We would love your students to get all of these scholarships. Please kindly email the below links to your parents and students and post on their school’s website. Thank you!
2018 METRO-ATLANTA COLLEGE ACCESS CONFERENCE
Thursday, September 13, 2018
6:45 - 8 pm
Towers High School
3919 Brookcrest Circle
Decatur, GA, 30032
See attached flyer for more details.
The Gates Scholarship is a highly selective, full scholarship for exceptional, Pell-eligible, minority, high school seniors. Starting in 2018, the scholarship will be awarded to 300 top student leaders each year with the intent of promoting their academic excellence through college graduation, and providing them the opportunity to to reach their full potential.
Ron Brown Scholar Program
The Ron Brown Scholarship honors the legacy of Ronald H. Brown through a selective scholarship program that advances higher education for community-minded and intellectually gifted African Americans.
College Prep 101
It's never too early to plan for life after high school. So will you choose a 4-year college or a 2-year college? Or is technical school a better fit? Are you preparing today with the right classes? Do you know how you will pay for your education? Do you know the best sources for scholarships or other financial aid? Get these questions and MORE answered at 2018 College Prep 101! Hosted by the Atlanta Suburban Alumnae Chapter (ASAC) of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc., Thunderin' Tau Chapter of Omega Psi Phi Fraternity and the Atlanta HBCU Alumni Alliance, this FREE community event is designed to provide a one-stop shop for students and parents/guardians. Registration will begin promptly at 8:00 AM and the program begins at 9:00 AM. Free parking onsite at the school. The location is also accessible via MARTA (http://www.itsmarta.com/planatrip.aspx).
Questions? Please contact the College Prep 101 at CollegePrep@asacdst.org.
Youth United 2018 Kick off Project
Event DetailsGet the year of service started off right! At our annual meal-packing for kids event, you can expect our usual level of over-the-top volunteerism: a DJ, lunch, prizes, and special surprises.
We’ll be hosting a “Civic Breakfast” – so come hungry and ready to dive deep into the issues facing Atlanta! Your voice matters and we want to hear it. We’ll be working hard and playing hard, with students from all across Atlanta!
We’ll also be announcing our 2018-2019 Board Members – the YU leaders. Oh, and we’ll be packing hundreds of meals for kids in need in Atlanta, too.
Register at https://www.unitedwayatlanta.org/event/youth-united-2018-kickoff-project/
Presidential Scholarship Georgia State University
Deadline: November 15, 2018.
The earlier Presidential Scholarship deadline means that prospective students must also apply to Georgia State University by November 9, 2018 to be eligible for scholarship consideration.
As you may know, our competitive Presidential Scholarship program recognizes incoming university freshmen who were leaders in their high schools with superior academic achievement, a commitment to service and inspiring personal qualities. The Class of 2022 Presidential Scholars boasted an average SAT score of 1431, ACT score of 32.5, GPA of 3.96.
In addition to participating in an engaging, selective college community amidst the vast opportunities of a large and evolving public research university, our Presidential Scholars receive competitive financial benefits, including:
Tuskegee University Fall Open House Bus Trip
Attention Metro-Atlanta High School Students & Adults...Experience a day in the life of a Tuskegee University Student at a cost of only $35 per person (Saturday, September 29th, 2018)...See the attached Flyer for details...
Register online asap @ http://reg.planetReg.com/TU2018FallOpenHouse
COLLEGE FAIR 2018
Saturday, October 27, 2018
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Turner Chapel AME
492 North Marietta Parkway
Marietta, GA 30060
Click here to register
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