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-Hunter, 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
Announcements and Scholarship Opportunities
Live Mas Scholarship Sponsored by Taco Bell
Due: February 21, 2019
That’s right! The Live Más Scholarship is not based on your grades or how well you play sports. No essays, no test scores, no right or wrong answers. We’re looking for the next generation of innovators, creators and dreamers who want to make a difference in the world.
In 2019, the Taco Bell Foundation will award $4 million in Live Más Scholarships. $1 million will be awarded through our new applicant program, $2.25 million through our renewal program for previous recipients, and $750,000 through our program for Taco Bell restaurant employees.
To apply visit https://www.tacobellfoundation.org/live-mas-scholarship/
InspirASIAN-Atlanta, a non-profit (501.c) Employee Resource Group (ERG) within the AT&T Corporation.
I am pleased to announce that for the 7th year in a row – our organization is providing scholarship opportunities for Georgia high school students. Because InspirASIAN has both a National & State chapters - there are two categories of scholarships available:
1) (21) - $2,000 “National” awards
2) (22) - $1,000 “Georgia State” awards
This provides Georgia High school students 43 opportunities to win a scholarship award from our organization!
20th Anniversary Scholarship (Georgia State University)
Description:To provide scholarships for first-year law students. Eligibility is based on merit.
Contact's Name: Ely Abbott
Contact's E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Contact's Phone Number:404-413-9022
Class Level: Law
For more information regarding scholarship opportunities at Georgia State University
2019 College Within Reach Scholarship Cycle for the Atlanta Suburban Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc.! Our chapter has two (2) programs available for female graduating seniors:
Academic Scholarship and STEM Scholarship
The deadline for the application is February 17, 2019 at 11:59 PM. For your students’ convenience, the process is completely online.
Please click here to access the Scholarship Application Center for more information.
Harris Poll Scholarship
Scholarship Value: $1,000
Awards Available: 1
Award Deadline: February 28, 2019
To be eligible for the $1,000 Harris Poll Scholarship, you must be:
A) A legal resident of the 50 United States and DC who are:
B) 13 years or older at the time of entry,
C) Have not won a prize in the preceding 90 days and
D) Not employees of iGain, its parent companies, subsidiaries, affiliates, related companies, and its advertising and promotions agencies, and/or the immediate families and/or household members of each of the above. Only one entry per person.
Click here for more information
Clayton County Public Schools (CCPS), in conjunction with the Next Step Education Foundation, will host a 2019 Spring College Readiness Boot Camp on Saturday, February 23, 2019, at 10:00 a.m.
To be held at Mount Zion High School, located in Jonesboro, Georgia, the Spring Boot Camp is designed to introduce students and parents to workshops such as The College Selection Process, Financial Aid & Funding, SAT & ACT, NCAA Compliance, Program of Study Selection, and much more!
For more information and/or to register for the event, please visit the following link: www.nextstepeducation.org.
The Atlanta Association of Legal Administrators Foundation, Inc., a 501 (c)(3) organization, sponsors a $10,000 Scholarship to be awarded to an outstanding senior enrolled in one of our local high schools who is interested in attending one of Georgia's accredited higher learning institutions. Seniors attending public or not for profit high schools are eligible to participate.
Students must be recommended, see Ms. Robinson if interested.
The GOIZUETA SCHOLARSHIPfor LATINOS who want to become TEACHERS Sponsored by Georgia Southern University
For More information Visit https://coe.georgiasouthern.edu/students/goizueta-scholars/
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