Town Hall meetings set for soon-to-be-High School Seniors

A series of town hall meetings are coming to your area in order to reach out to parents of juniors in their own neighborhood. The program is sponsored by Greenbrier East High School and Communities in Schools of Greenbrier County.

The purpose of the meetings is to:

• Help high school juniors and their parents to prepare for senior year and beyond

Discuss options as seniors

• Graduation requirements and credits – high school transcripts will be available

• How to recover credits that are missing

• Discuss Greenbrier University

• Co-op through Career Education Program

• Earning college credits during senior year

Discuss options after high school

• The goal is for parents to understand that certificate, technical, 2-year and 4-year programs are reachable for any student

• Discussion of financial aid: what is it, how to apply, how it can help

• Discussion of some of the post- secondary programs available in West Virginia

• Discussion of scholarship options

• Encouraging open discussions about colleges and college visits

Refreshments will be provided by Greenbrier EastHigh School ProStart. Door prizes for attending. All meetings will be from 7-8:30 p.m. at the following communities:

• Tuesday, Mar. 24, Renick Firehouse

• Wednesday, Mar. 25, Alderson Firehouse

• Thursday, Mar. 26, White Sulphur Springs Civic Center Meeting Room

• Monday, Mar. 30, New River Community and Technical College Auditorium

• Tuesday, Mar. 31, Ronceverte Armory

Contact Cindy Solak, Community in Schools Site Coordinator Greenbrier East High School, at csolak@cisgc.org or 304-667-9938 or Mike Vincent, Greenbrier East High School, School Counselor, Class of 2016, 304-647-6464, ext. 38, mevincent@k12.wv.us if you need more information.

Communities In Schools of Greenbrier County (CISGC) is an on-campus program dedicated to helping Greenbrier East High School students succeed. Our staff is present at GEHS five days a week to provide educational programming. We partner with teachers, counselors, and school leadership to quickly address student needs as they arise. Students in CISGC programs benefit from individual academic assistance, social and behavioral guidance, group focus-sessions, and mentoring. Community In Schools believes in surrounding students with a community of support, empowering them to stay in school and achieve in life.

 

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