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Seniors!  The Greenwich Scholarship Association application is now open and the deadline is March 10, 2020.  Here is a fact sheet with detailed information.  

GHS Guidance is sponsoring a Military Career Panel on Friday November 22nd from 10:30-11:30am in The Center for Education and Wellness.  Representatives from the US Marines, US Army, US Navy, US Air Force and Army National Guard will give brief presentations about their branch and share career/training/financial aid opportunities, etc. 

Girls With Impact is an entrepreneurship and leadership program offered live and online for 8 sessions over 8 weeks.  Winter sessions begin January 13th.  

A video of our annual College Panel held on Tuesday, October 1st is now available.  Gail Sweezy from Gettysburg College, Lee A. Coffin from Dartmouth College, Robert McGann from the University of New Hampshire, and Haley Burrowes from the University of Pennsylvania shared useful information with the audience members.   

 Download a list of dates for Guidance and other activities for the 2019-20 School Year.  

We encourage our students to consider apprenticeships in the building trades as a post high school educational option.  All apprenticeship training is tuition free, which means no student debt! Earn while you learn - apprentices earn a living wage from day one, as well as health benefits and pension benefits through union participation.  Visit ConstructYourFuture.Com and have a conversation with your school counselor!   

The URL for student and parent GHS Naviance accounts is  https://student.naviance.com/ghs  

Norwalk Community College High School Partnership allows juniors and seniors with a 3.0 GPA to take a free course at NCC in either fall or spring semester.

School Counseling Program Overview:

The school counselors support the mission of the Greenwich Public Schools by helping all students access the coursework and extracurricular activities that will allow them to reach their highest academic potential, and develop the capacities outlined in the Vision of the Graduate. The school counselors also actively contribute to the development of a safe and supportive environment in which to learn.

Throughout the year, the school counselors meet with students individually, in small groups and in the classroom to assist with:

  • Academic advising including course selection, scheduling, and academic support
  • Social and emotional counseling including peer relationships, stress management, conflict resolution and crisis intervention
  • Career and college exploration using tools on Naviance as well as community resources
  • Post-secondary planning, beginning with the initial search through the application and acceptance process

Students are assigned a school counselor who works with them throughout their four years at Greenwich High School. To discuss a question or concern, or to schedule an appointment, students and families can contact their school counselor directly by phone or email, or contact their House’s Guidance administrative assistant. Contact Us.