Counseling Newsletter May 20, 2020

Graduation Information from Mr. Downey

Our last chance to “Walk the Stage” will be on Saturday morning!  This is only for students and their families that did NOT attend on Tuesday.

Please let us know that you are coming by signing up here:


if you still need to pick up your diploma, graduation packet or diploma cover, just stop by the stadium on Saturday from 10-11 AM.


We will be sending out the graduation video ceremony around noon on Saturday. Our official graduation “time” is set for 7:00PM, but I wanted all to have access to it so you can watch on your schedule.

Summer Assignments Posted to Web Site

Some honors and AP classes will have summer assignments. Please check to see if your class has summer work.


2020-21 Schedule Changes

The last date to request elective changes is May 24th.  In order to request a change, please email your counselor. Information on checking your current course selection is posted below.

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.”

  • Select “2020-2021.”

Emerging Leaders (EL) Greater North Fulton Chamber of Commerce - Due May 22, 2020

Emerging Leaders (EL) offers a unique regional leadership opportunity for North Fulton high school students who wish to develop leadership skills, identify and address community issues and interact with local leaders. This is accomplished through a combination of interactive lectures, discussions, site visits, community service, and networking opportunities. Each class focuses on topics such as public safety, government, interviewing skills, personal finance, nonprofits, and leadership skills. The mission of Emerging Leaders is to provide students with an understanding of the concept of leadership, and provide skills and knowledge to become effective leaders in
our communities. Go to their web site for more information and a link to the application:  Cost is $250.

Georgia Tech Dual Enrollment Application Open May 15 - June 15.

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:


  • Seniors: Final Transcript Requests - Don't forget to request your final transcript in Parchment.  When you log-in to, 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 ReminderOnce you have registered for DE classes, don't forget to submit a copy of your college course schedule to your counselor and

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; or visit our website at

Link to application.