- Guidance News
Click HERE for Graduation and Commencement Information
SAT/ACT Test Dates 2020-2021 are listed on the Guidance SAT/ACT link.
You'll be able to see all available test dates and the registration links to each.
Eligible Juniors and Seniors may attend the Central Nine Career Center in the afternoons to gain career knowledge and skills. If you are interested in attending C-9 for next year and do not currently attend C-9, please see your counselor.
For information on Central Nine programs or to ask questions, visit Central Nine's website by clicking the image to the right.
Phone: (317) 889-4000 ext. 3500
Fax: (317) 889-4034
Students Services Advisor: Samantha Young
(317) 889-4000 ext. 3506
Guidance Counselors9th -12th Grade Last Name A- G: Tanya Fenner(317) 889-4000 ext. 3503
9th-12th Grade Last Name H-Q: Bill Ronk
(317) 889-4000 ext. 3501
9th-12th Grade Last Name R-Z: Tracy Wilson
(317) 889-4000 ext. 3504
Counseling Director & College and Career Liasion
(317) 889-4000 ext. 3502
Seniors are allowed 2 college/career days. These do not count toward the maximum 10 absences per semester, if the following procedure is followed:
- Obtain a visitation form from Mrs. Shotts in the guidance office at least two days before your visit.
- While at the college/institution, an official must sign your Visitation form.
- Return the Visitation form to the attendance desk the day you return to school.
GHS invites college and military recruiters to visit throughout the year. Recruiters will be in the lunch room and will be available to speak to any interested students. For more information please see Mrs. Laug in the guidance office.
College Admissions Representatives
Naviance www.naviance.com Tuition Funding www.tuitionfundingsources.com Learn More Indiana www.learnmoreindiana.org
Career Browser www.collegeboard.com Planning a Career www.adventuresineducation.org The Career Key www.careerkey.org University Career Centers www.careerresource.net Career Paths www.careerpathsonline.com America’s Job Bank www.ajb.dni.us Military Career Center www.todaysmilitary.com Indiana Jobs www.indianacareerconnect.com Career Interest Survey www.livecareer.com Proprietary Education www.in.gov/cope
Scholarship/Financial Aid Information
FAFSA Express www.studentaid.ed.gov Financial Aid Estimator www.finaid.org/calculators/finaidestimate.phtml Financial Aid Tips from NASFAA www.nasfaa.org/Home.asp Free Scholarship Info. www.freschinfo.com FastWeb www.fastweb.com FinAid www.finaid.org Wiredscholar.com www.wiredscholar.com CollegeNet’s Mach25 Scholarship Search www.collegenet.com/mach25 United Negro College Fund www.uncf.org Scholarship Experts www.scholarshipexperts.com INvestED https://www.investedindiana.org/ Student Savings: The Ultimate Scholarship Resource Guide http://www.shopsleuth.com/resources/scholarship-guide
College Board Online (SAT) www.collegeboard.org ACT www.act.org College Admission Testing www.kaptest.com AP Exam Review www.apexlearning.com
United Way Resources - including food, housing, and internet during the Covid-19 Crisis
pdf Mental Health and Physical Health Resources (301 KB)
pdf Food Pantries (392 KB)
pdf Free Weekly Community Meals (195 KB)
pdf Behavioral Health Resource Guide
(94 KB) pdf Housing Resources (581 KB)
pdf Emergency Shelters
United Way: 317-738-4636
CPS Hotline: 800-800-5556
5/12/20 Finanlizing Financial Aid with INvestED recording
Students and families who need FAFSA assistance should note the following opportunities
- FAFSA Completion event. A chance to have an expert assst you in completing the FAFA will be held on February 26th at 6:00 in the C103 computer lab at the high school.
- Financial Aid Events will feature presentations and assistance by INvestED. INvestEd is a free resource for Hoosier students and parents looking for help with college planning and financial aid. At INvestEd, we help families understand how to fund college wisely to help minimize potential education debt. https://www.investedindiana.org/
- College Goal Sunday. Students and their parents/guardians are invited to get support completing the FASFA. There are many available locations go to www.collegegoalsunday.org for more information
Below are a mix of Federal and State resources. Indiana's state deadline for filling out the FASFA is April 15. The federal deadline is June 30th
- FAFSA: Free Application for Federal Student Aid
- pdf Major Federal Student Aid Resources (45 KB)
- pdf Federal Student Aid: Finding the Information You Need Online (40 KB)
The below graduation requirements link outlines the courses and credits required for each type of diploma option.Graduation Requirements Class of 2019 - 2022
Graduation Requirements Class of 2023 and and beyond
On January 8th, Principal Todd Garrison and Counselor Lisa Laug hosted a presentation regarding the graduation requirements for the class of 2023 and beyond and the new graduation pathways. Below are the materials that were reviewed at that event.
pdf Graduation Pathway Presentation (845 KB)
pdf Graduation Pathway Handout (464 KB)
For more information go to the Indiana Department of Education's Graduation Pathway page
The Class Registration page for incoming freshmen is currently open and will remain open through March 7th. High School Counselors will meet with current 8th grade students on March 1st, 2nd, 3rd, or 4th during Pride Period. Students and parents may begin selecting freshmen courses using the PowerSchool Class Registration function.
To begin this process, sign on to the student's PowerSchool account and select Class Registration from the main page.
Please use the following resources to help guide your scheduling choices:
Instructions for selecting your freshmen courses
GHS 9th Grade Required Courses Enrollment Guidelines
GHS 2021-2022 Freshmen Electives
4 Year Plan Worksheet
Welcome to the Greenwood Community School Corporation. In order for the enrollment process to be as accurate and efficient as possible, students must have the following items to enroll at GHS:
- A birth certificate
- Immunization Records
- Utility Bill with name and address
- Let us know if student is in any programs such as Special Services
- Must have a transcript of your grades and credits from previous school
Please use our links to the left to explore the academic programs at Greenwood High School.
Greenwood Community High School Guidance Department
615 W. Smith Valley Rd.
Greenwood, IN 46142
Phone: (317) 889-4008
Fax: (317) 889-4034
This page contains information on the most commonly administered standardized tests, including the SAT and ACT. The SAT (Scholastic Aptitude Test) and ACT (American College Test) are qualifying tests required for admission to colleges and universities.
Students who are considering attending college are strongly encouraged to take the SAT and/or ACT in the spring of their junior year. They may then retake the tests if necessary during the fall of their senior year.
For information on the newly redesigned SAT, please go to https://collegereadiness.collegeboard.org/
SAT Test Dates Test Date Registration Deadline Late Registration (Late Fee Required)
August 29, 2020 July 31, 2020 August 18, 2020 September 26, 2020 August 26, 2020 September 15, 2020 October 3, 2020 September 4, 2020 September 22, 2020 November 7, 2020 October 7, 2020 October 27, 2020 December 5, 2020 November 5, 2020 November 24, 2020 March 13, 2021 February 12, 2021 March 2, 2021 May 8, 2021 April 8, 2021 April 27, 2021 June 5, 2021 May 6, 2021 May 26, 2021
ACT Test Dates Test Date Registration Deadline Late Registration (Late Fee Required) September 12 and 19, 2020 August 14, 2020 August 28, 2020 October 10, 17&24, 2020 September 17, 2020 September 25, 2020 Devember 12, 2020 November 6, 2020 November 20, 2020 February 12, 2021 January 8, 2021 January 15, 2021 April 17, 2021 March 12, 2021 March 26, 2021 June 12, 2021 May 7, 2021 May 21, 2021 July 17, 2021 June 18, 2021 June 25, 2021
**On these dates the SAT or ACT will be offered at Greenwood High School.
Students may register online at www.collegeboard.com (for the SAT) and www.actstudent.org (for the ACT). Greenwood High School's Code for both
Click here to compare the SAT and ACT .
Notice: Both the ACT and SAT are now requiring students to upload a picture of themselves during online registration and provide an ID when checking in the day of the test. Please make sure ID is current and that both photos are similar in their resemblance to you. Testing administrators may turn you away if your ID is faded, outdated, or does not resemble you.
All local scholarships will be posted in the Scholarship List available through you Family Connection account. Parents may select "I'm a guest" to gain access to the scholarship list.
- Greenwood Community High School
Indiana Online Academy Summer School Offerings
Government and Economics
Juniors should sign up for summer school with their counselor
Health and Preparing for College and Career
All Grade Levels
Credit Recovery LabStudents interested in the credit recovery lab should sign up for summer school with their counselor
Current Students should request their trancripts through their Family Connnection Account. No requests made through any other transcript site will be processed. Mrs. Laug is available for assistance during PowerHour-2 on Fridays in the College and Career Center.
Former students in need of a transcript should contact Mrs. Shotts at (317) 889-4000 ext. 3500 for assistance. Hard copies of high school transcripts are available for a cost of $3.
- Student TutorsThe high school is currently looking for student tutors. If you are intersted in tutoring high school students, either for pay or community service, please see Mrs. Shotts in the guidance office. Successful completion of a course is a requirement to be a tutor.
*In early September we should have a list of available student tutors. More information will be posted then.
Below is a list of available adult tutors, please see or contact Mrs. Shotts in the guidance office for contact information. (317)889-4008
Adult Tutors Club Z www.clubz.com/IndySouth Homework Hotline www.askrose.org *GHS is not affiliated with nor responsible for any persons or outside tutoring services The Graduation Ceremony will take place on May 28th at 7:00 pm in Woodmen Stadium.
Seniors can find information and handouts related to Commencement on their Senior Canvas page under "Graduation Information"
Letter to Senior Parents
Cap and Gown Order Information
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Important information for Seniors
College Entrance Exams
ACT – The ACT is administered at various locations in September, October, December, February, April, June, and July. TSeniors who are planning to attend college and have not taken this exam or students who would like to retake the ACT should register at www.act.org .
SAT - The SAT is administered at various locations in October, November, December, March, May and June. Seniors who are planning to attend college and have not taken the SAT or students who would like to retake the SAT should register online at www.collegeboard.org.
College bound seniors who have not taken one or both of these exams should register immediately for the next available administration.
Applications- College and scholarship applications should be accessed online. After submitting a college application, students need to request that a transcript be sent to that college (see Transcripts below). Some colleges also require that ACT/SAT test scores be sent directly from the testing institution. Make sure to verify application deadlines to ensure that scholarship opportunities are not missed.
Transcripts- All transcript requests should go through the online request site Naviance Student. Instructions and guides can be found on the Senior Canvas Page. If you need assistance, please see Mrs. Laug.
FAFSA- Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) form is available online at www.fafsa.ed.gov. The FAFSA is due by April 15. Every student should fill out the FASFA form, regardless of your financial situation.
Scholarships- Local schoarlships are posted on the Naviance Student website in the scholarship list.
College Visit Days - Students may take 2 to visit colleges. Students should obtain a form from the guidance office at least two days prior to the visit. When contacting a college to set up a visit, make sure you relate what it is that interests you about their school. Parents should plan on attending with their student, your observations and concerns are important! The college visit form must be signed by a representative from the college you visited and returned to the main office. Colleges also visit GHS. A list is posted outside the cafe with times and dates of visits.
If you have any questions, please contact your guidance counselor.