WELCOME TO GHS
Senior portraits will be taken in the GHS cafeteria on Monday and Tuesday, August 4 & 5, beginning at 8am. Appoinment cards will be sent directly to students' homes from Bill Miller Photography. Senior schedules and parking passes may be picked up from 8-11am on Monday, August 4, at the front office.
The Senior panoramic picture will be taken at 9:30am on Thursday morning, September 11th. There will not be a make-up day for this, so students who are not at school will not be included in this picture. Please make sure to plan your doctor visits around this date.
Sophomore and Junior photographs will be taken on Wednesday, August 6, in the GHS gym. Schedules and parking passes may be picked up in the GHS office from 8-11am that morning.
Freshman Orientation will be held in the GHS auditorium from 8-8:30am on Friday, August 8. Students will have their school pictures taken and will be given their class schedules immediately afterward. Parents and students are welcome to tour the school that morning.
Click here for a 2014-2015 school supply list.
We hope everyone is having a great summer! Since school will be back in session soon, the AP & pre-AP teachers want to remind their students that summer reading must be completed by August 12th. (Students taking regular English do not have summer reading.)
9th: The Book Thief plus an assignment which students were given in May
10th: Anthem, The Alchemist (for packet, click here)
11th: The Great Gatsby, Their Eyes Were Watching God
12th: The Kite Runner plus a data sheet and a dialectical journal (click here for journal and here for data sheet)
The last chance to make schedule request changes is quickly approaching. Listed below are the course opportunities for the 2014-2015 school year:
Computer Science - Introduction to computer science technology and computer programming. Prerequisite is Algebra II.
ACCESS - Elective courses available through online instruction. See curriculum guide for details.
Dual Enrollment - Core courses available through Snead State at Marshall Technical School (MTS). Tuition for these courses must be paid by the student.
Career/Tech Dual Enrollment - CTE elective course available at Snead State and MTS. Speak with a guidance counselor at GHS or MTS for more information. Tuition for these courses is covered by the Workforce Initiative Grant. Earn college credit for FREE.
Early College Credit - Available through state universities. Tuition must be paid by the student.
Apple Seeds - Non-credit opportunities for seniors available through partnerships with business/industry. Students must have an approved partnership agreement for job shadowing/mentoring. Students interested in a career in education may apply for this program and serve as mentors/tutors at GES, CES, and GMS. Please contact Mrs. Amber Harbison for details.
It's not too late to take advantage of these courses; however, changes must be made this summer in order to design a schedule that serves the needs of all students in an effective manner. Schedule changes will not be made at the beginning of the school year. See the GHS Curriculum Guide for details about all course offerings at GHS.
Enrollment for students entering grades 9-12 who are new to the Guntersville City School System will be August 4 at Guntersville High School from 1:00-3:00pm. For more information, please click here. If you have any questions, please contact the Guidance Department.
|July 22||Media Day, 8am|
|August 4||Senior portraits in lunchroom starting at 8am (Seniors will get appointment cards in the mail from Bill Miller Photography)
Seniors pick up schedules & buy parking passes, 8-11am
Enrollment for students who are new to Guntersville, 1-3pm, GHS
|August 5||Senior portraits in lunchroom beginning at 8am
Junior and Sophomore pictures in the gym beginning at 8am
|August 6||Juniors & Sophomores pick up schedules and buy parking passes, 8-11am
Freshman pictures in the gym beginning at 8am
|August 8||Freshman Orientation, 8:00-8:30am, GHS auditorium. Freshmen will be given schedules and tours immediately afterward
|Aug 12||First day of the 2014-2015 school year|
|Aug 22||Football jamboree at Oneonta, 7pm|
|Aug 29||Football game at No. Jackson, 7pm|
|Sept 1||Labor Day holiday|
|Sept 5||Home football game vs. Madison County, 7pm|
|Sept 12||Football game at Douglas, 7pm|
|Sept 19||Home football game vs. Randolph, 7pm|
|Sept 26||Home football game vs. Arab, 7pm|
|Oct 3||Football game at Etowah, 7pm|
|Oct 10||Homecoming game vs. Fairview, 7pm|
|Oct 15-18||Fall break|
|Oct 17||Football game at Butler, 7pm|
|Oct 24||Football game at Albertvillel, 7pm|
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The hotline is an excellent source of help for concerned friends, family, co-workers and others seeking information and guidance on how to help someone they know.
GHS Sports Media Class will stream some of our school's sporting events live on the web. Audio and video will be provided by Horizon Communications, and scores & graphics will be updated by the Media Class students. To view, go to www.theahsaanetwork.com/guntersville
Guntersville City Schools is using Envision Payment Solutions to handle checks that are returned for insufficient funds. Click here for more information.
Mrs. Roseanne Mabrey, Principal
14227 U.S. Hwy. 431-S
Guntersville, AL 35976
Phone: (256) 582-2046
Fax: (256) 582-4742