Counselors’ Corner

Attention Seniors!

Have you met with Dr. Brown?  If not, you need to schedule an appointment ASAP!

Any Seniors graduating in May need to contact Balfour to order cap and gowns.

Grades 9-12–Need an Appointment?

Gwinnett Online Campus has a new Counselor Conference scheduling system. Students and/or parents may click on the link below and schedule a meeting with high school counselor, Dr. Lindsey Brown:

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Don’t Know Which College is Right for You?

Click here to find out more about various college’s admission requirements and other helpful information to aid in the decision-making process.

Move On When Ready (MOWR)

Move On When Ready

Move On When Ready (MOWR) is a program for rising 9-12 grade students who can earn college credit while still attending high school.

Click HERE to view a recorded virtual session with Jennifer Morse from Gwinnett Technical College. Ms. Morse addresses many questions about the MOWR program throughout the recording. She also discusses the Accuplacer Test (formally known as the Compass Test).

Click here for an informational letter from Dr. Brown.  Still have questions?  Click here for more information.

Georgia Department of Education answers Frequently Asked Questions for students and parents:  FAQ’s

Counseling Confidentiality

What is considered confidential? All information except:

  • drug use including alcohol
  • pregnancy
  • sexual or physical abuse
  • or that you may harm yourself or someone else

Counselors’ Blog

High School Carnegie Credit in Middle School

The following High School Courses are offered in Middle School:

  • Physical Science (8th grade) – required for all GOC 8th grade students
  • Biology (8th grade) – teacher approval required
  • Spanish I/Year-long Spanish I, Part A (7th grade)
  • Year-long Spanish I, Part B (8th grade)
  • Accelerated Algebra I CC (8th grade) – teacher approval required
  • Algebra I, CC (8th grade) – teacher approval required
  • Technology Education (8th grade)

Click here for more helpful information about earning high school credit in middle school.