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
Mrs. Talathia Robinson-Pollock, School Counselor
Mrs. Veronica Miller, Registrar
Ms. Ronkeisheal Meeks, Parent Liaison
Ms. Jemila Pujadas, School Psychologist
Ms. Michelle Santana, School Social Worker
School Hours: 8:45 AM-4PM
Registration Hours 8:45AM-12:30PM
Announcements and Scholarship Opportunities
Scholarships for Seniors
NPG Essay Scholarship
1. Entries must be received by 11:59 PM EST on April 19, 2019 through NPG's official submission webpage. Those received after the deadline will NOT be accepted. Winners will be announced online at www.NPG.org by July 8, 2019.
2. Document must be in MS Word or an MS Word compatible file to be considered, (Google Docs will not be accepted), and include the entrant's name, address, email, and telephone number. Letter should be between 500 and 750 words, in 12-14 pt. font. Only the body of the letter will be considered in the word count. If cited sources are included, they are not included in the word count.
3. Applicant must be a U.S. Citizen or legal permanent resident.
4. Applicant must be a senior in high school or a college freshman, sophomore, or junior enrolled in an official undergraduate program of study for the Fall 2019 semester. Applicant must be 14 years old or older.
5. Applicant must be enrolled in or attending an accredited school within the United States, or operated overseas by the U.S. government, for the Fall 2019 semester.
6. No purchase or contribution is required for entry. Neither membership in nor contributions to NPG will enhance the chances of winning.
7. Essay must be the original work of applicant.
8. Applicant must sign and date the Application Form. (A parent or guardian signature is also required for all applicants under 18.)
Finance Academy Scholarship
HOW IT WORKS AND ELIGIBILITY
Once you have completed at least one module of a Finance Academy course (personal finance or entrepreneurship), reflect on what you have learned and submit your contest entry in the form provided above. Suggested length: 300 – 500 words. This scholarship contest is open to any U.S. student in grades 9-12 who has completed at least one module of a Finance Academy course during the 2018 – 2019 school year. The scholarship contest will run in both the fall and spring semesters.
Spring semester entries must be received by May 10, 2019 at 5:00 pm EST.
Sports Unlimited Scholarship
Sports Unlimited is dedicated to reaching further than the field, court, or diamond that you play on. We believe in fostering development and empowering ourselves and others through higher education because it takes as much courage to succeed in the classroom as it does on the field. Once every year, we offer a $1,000 college scholarship to the athlete who inspires us most through his or her essay. You might even be featured in our blog! If you intend to apply for the scholarship, follow the instructions below.
What changes to sports and/or sports equipment do you think we will see in the next 10 years and why?
Here's how to enter:
A) Write an essay on the above topic in 500-1000 words.
B) Email a word doc attachment of your essay
C) Use subject: Sports Unlimited Scholarship - 2019
D) The file name should be your full name, state, and date of birth. Example: Chase-Utley-PA-12-17-1978.docx
E) Include your high school in the essay (either in mention or stated in the header)
F) Submit by April 25th, 2019
Here's how you win:
A) Write a great essay.
B) We will pick and notify the winner in summer 2019
C) It's subjective, we're going to pick our favorite essay.
D) We will send you a check to spend on tuition, books, room, board, etc.
To be eligible:
A) You must be a graduating high school senior or a freshman/sophomore in college.
B) You can't be related to anyone at Sports Unlimited.
C) We reserve the right to verify the date of high school graduation and/or college enrollment.
Congressional Black Caucus Foundation Student Scholarship
See Ms. Robinson for Application information.
Deadline: April 30, 2019.
Georgia Association of Alternative Education
(G.A.A.E.) 2018-2019 Student Scholarship
Please see Ms. Robinson for application
Deadline: May 3, 2019
Underclassmen Scholarship Opportunities:
Students Grades 8-11th can visit the website below for underclassmen scholarship opportunities.
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