Counseling Newsletter May 13, 2020
Georgia Tech Dual Enrollment Application Open May 15 - June 15.
Application information is on the Georgia Tech web site: https://admission.gatech.edu/dualenrollment/application-and-admission.
Click here for important information due to the affects of Covid-19.
Student Ambassador Applications Now Open
The PTO has opened applications for the Student Ambassador program. They are seeking to appoint about 30 Student Ambassadors as representatives of Northview High School. Ambassadors will be expected to assist the PTO and counseling department with various school related programs, events and activities throughout the year to enhance the student expectations and image of Northview High School. Applications are due May 15th. Here is the link to the application https://forms.gle/UNoNqXU1BLindvLTA.
Checking for Course Requests in Infinite Campus
The counselors have processed and approved all of the waiver requests. Denied waivers cannot be changed. If you'd like to see your final course request list for the 2020-21 school year, you can log into the Campus Portal for a limited time to check.
Log-in to Infinite Campus.
Click on the menu bar in the top left corner (the three horizontal lines).
Scroll down and click “More.”
Select “Course Registration.”
Fulton County Now Using Naviance to Help Students with College and Career Preparation
Fulton County Schools is providing students, grades 9-12, access to Naviance, an online college and career readiness platform that helps students find their best-fit path after high school. Naviance is designed to integrate different aspects of the college application process including Common App, recommendations, and transcripts. Visit our Naviance web page for more information on how to log in: https://www.northviewcounseling.com/naviance.
Seniors: Final Transcript Requests - Don't forget to request your final transcript in Parchment. When you log-in to Parchment.com, you need to choose the scroll down menu that defaults to "Send Now." Change it to "Hold for Grades." Final Transcripts will not be released until early June. If you applied for the school via Common or Coalition App and you submitted a Post Graduation Plans form requesting that your counselor upload your transcript, then you do not need to request another transcript in Parchment.
Online Summer Classes - Don't forget to pay for your summer classes once you have registered for them and been approved by the counseling office.
Dual Enrollment Reminder - Once you have registered for DE classes, don't forget to submit a copy of your college course schedule to your counselor and firstname.lastname@example.org.
New Student Leadership Opportunity for 2020-21
Fulton County Youth Commission 2020-21 - Due by June 26, 2020 by 5pm
The Fulton County Youth Commission is a LEADERSHIP PROGRAM designed to help get tomorrow's LEADERS involved TODAY! As Youth Commissioners, they will address the many issues presently facing youth through the influences of government mandates, policies and legislation. Students will become familiar with how local government resolves youth issues and will make suggestions for the best solutions, but most importantly, help facilitate change. For consideration, students must meet the following criteria:
Must be a resident of Fulton County
Must attend a school within Fulton County (public, private, charter)
Must be in the 9th -11th grade during the 2020-2021 academic year
Must submit a completed application and a two-page essay
Applications are due by Friday June 26, 2020 by 5 p.m. For more information, contact Reginald Crossley at (404) 612-7386; Reginald.Crossley@fultoncountyga.gov or visit our website at www.fultoncountyga.gov/FCYC.
Link to application.