Exciting news!! The GMHS web page is getting a make-over!! We will be updating the GMHS web page over the next few days. The new site should be up by Monday, March 24. Thank you for your patience during this transition. You may experience outages while trying to access the site. Please check back later if this occurs. Also, once the new site is up and running, we welcome your feedback if you find any broken links. Thank you again for your patience and we hope you find the new GMHS web page more helpful!
and Softball vs West Johnston has been cancelled for today. Baseball
will be made up on this Saturday with JV starting at 1:00 and Varsity at
3:00. Softball make up dates have not be decided at this time.
We are aware of some issues accessing the
Student Services page from off-campus devices, please use the following
links to access needed information:
Would you like to be recognized at the Awards Ceremony in May? You will be, if you receive a scholarship, academic or athletic, to further your education…However, we can’t include your scholarship dollars unless we know about them! Seniors, as you receive academic and athletic scholarships, please bring a copy of the notification letter to Counselor Ms. Leibowitz in Student Services so the money offered to you can be announced at the May Awards Ceremony and included in the total dollars offered to the Class of 2014.
and Softball vs. West Johnston scheduled for Tuesday, March 18th has
been rescheduled for Thursday, March 20 starting times 4 and 7.
Soccer at Clayton scheduled for Monday, March 17th has been rescheduled for Thursday, March 20 starting times 4:30 and 6:30.
Soccer vs South Johnston scheduled for Tuesday, March 18 has not been rescheduled at this time.
Lacrosse at Millbrook scheduled for Tuesday, March 18th has been rescheduled for Thursday, March 20th starting time 6:00.
Attention students who registered for March 8th SAT:
The SAT make up date is this Saturday, March 22nd.
Please remember to report to the 2-story building between 7:15 and
7:45. You must have a valid photo ID and admission ticket with a
passport like photo. Without these, you will not be allowed to test.
Go to CollegeBoard.org if you have questions.
Open House for our rising magnet families was
canceled due to this week’s inclement weather. It has been rescheduled for
Monday, March 24. Join us at the new 9th Grade Center from 6:00-7:30PM.
Click Here to SIGN UP - Spring ASVAB Testing: March 28, 2014
Prom tickets are on sale now in Room 803 before or after school. Admission for a couple is $80 and single admission is $45. You may pay in cash or check. Please make checks payable to GMHS.
The GMHS Drama Department presents "A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum" beginning Thursday, March 20 through Saturday, March 22. Tickets are $10 and the show begins at 7 pm each evening.
Students! Do you have an idea to do amazing things in an effort to serve the greater good? Submit your “BIGG” ideas using this link: http://inspiremedianetwork.org/student-challenge/
MEdia Group will pick the 10 best and help make those ideas a reality.
If your BIGG is crazy enough to be selected, Inspire MEdia will create a
professional video of your project as it comes to life. They'll invite
you to the BIGG Student Challenge screening party where they'll show
your video and let you talk about the whole experience. Then they will
share it with the world via social and traditional media channels so it
can, in turn, inspire others.
for the 2014-2015 school year starts on Monday, March 3rd. All
students grades 9-11 will register with counselor assistance during 2nd
block throughout the month of March. In preparation for registration,
please click the link near the top of the Announcements for important registration information. For specific questions regarding registration, please
contact your student's counselor.
your plans are to enter the IB Diploma Programme next year, you will be
registering through the IB Office. Those students who have turned in an
intent form and/or have met the prerequisites will be notified about
the upcoming registration meeting.
Two more local Garner scholarships are now available for application:
Garner Civitan Scholarship - Due 3/28
Optimist Club of Garner Abe Wade Scholarship - Due 4/1
Please access the Student Services 2013-2014 Scholarship link at the top of the page for application and instructions.
The Garner Educational Foundation offers scholarships to graduating Seniors only at GMHS. See the Student Services scholarship link at the top of the page for all the scholarships available.
Garner Magnet High School Career Expo Registration Form - March 21, 2014
CLICK HERE TO REGISTER:
Each North Carolina public high school will receive one (1) scholarship valued at $10,000 (payable@
$1,250 per semester) for a student to attend one of the 16 constituent
campuses of the University of North Carolina. Although the SECU
Scholarship Program wishes to recognize academic achievement, the
“People Helping People” scholarship has a much broader purpose:
recognizing leadership and community involvement. Preference
will be to students whose parents or guardians are public sector
employees who live and work in North Carolina. Some of the criteria for
awarding this scholarship are:
exemplifies the membership philosophy of credit unions, “People Helping
People” and has demonstrated leadership, excellence of character,
integrity, and community involvement.
Also demonstrates scholastic
achievement with a maintained 2.5 or higher grade point average on a
4.0 scale and may be deserving of financial aid.
Download the application materials and E-mail the completed application to Counselor Ms. Leibowitz and turn in the consent form and your college acceptance letter no later than 8:00 am on April 9, 2014. Information is available using the link at the top of the page. The
Garner Magnet High School Scholarship Committee will review the
applications and select the GMHS scholarship winner. Read all of the instructions carefully! Interviews may be required.
The Garner Trojan Club will host the Fourth Annual Athletic Hall of Fame Induction Banquet on
May 1, 2014 at the Grand Marquise Ballroom. There will be a Social
beginning at 6pm, followed by Dinner at 6:30 and the Induction Ceremony
beginning at 7:00. Tickets can be purchased at the Garner Chamber of
Commerce and the Main Office of Garner Magnet High School at a cost of
Playing With Purpose Scholarship Program is a unique program that
recognizes and rewards the nations outstanding Christian Student
Athletes! See the Student Services Page and click the Scholarship tab for more details.
The Trojan Club Athletic Scholarship application is now available, earlier than in previous school years, so apply now!! See the link at the top of this page for more information. Return ALL materials to Counselor Stephanie Leibowitz by April 15, 2014 before 2:30PM. Only complete applications will be considered.
Parent Portal Access:
Attention Parents! The Parent Portal on PowerSchool is now available. If your child attended GMHS last year and you had a parent SPAN account OR
if you have already completed and returned a PowerSchool Parent Portal
Access Form, you have been assigned a PowerSchool account. Letters
with your access information went home with students the week of 9/23.
If you still need access, click on the link below to download the form
from the Wake Co. Public Schools website.
Home Base/PowerSchool Parent Portal Account (When you click here it links you to the instructions and forms on the Wake County site)
Account information will be distributed at your child's school.
Each parent or guardian will have one account. If you have more than one
child enrolled at WCPSS, you will receive an access ID for each child,
which you add to your single account.
How can parents contact Transportation with bus issues?
For the fastest service, parents should fill out an online form:
The online form can be used to report bus delays, route questions, lost
items and general inquiries. Alternatively, parents can also call the new
centralized Transportation number (919) 805-3030.
Parking Information for Juniors and Seniors: Follow the instructions in the letter below. Then print and complete the required forms.
Rising Juniors: AP English III Summer Reading List and Information. Due
to summer scheduling changes, students registered for AP English III
second semester, should complete the assignment by the first day of
second semester courses.
Students, this is another reminder that the former movie theatre across the street from our campus is now owned by the WCPSS and will be an active constuction site for at least the next 6-8 months. This area is off limits, and any students found on the site will face disciplinary action from the school and a possible trespassing citation from the Garner PD. Please assist us by avoiding this area altogether, as we wan &