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Important Senior Information
Important Senior Information
SGCHS
Tuesday, October 13, 2020

Important Senior Information

  • FAFSA

The 20-21 FAFSA is now open.  There will be a representative at our school on Tuesday evening, October 20th from 3-6 p.m. and on Wednesday morning, October 21st  from 8-Noon to help any parent with the FAFSA. 

What will I need to fill out the FAFSA?

To complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), you will need:

  • Your Social Security Number
  • Your Alien Registration Number (if you are not a U.S. citizen)
  • Your federal income tax returns, W-2s, and other records of money earned. (Note: You may be able to transfer your federal tax return information into your FAFSA using the IRS Data Retrieval Tool.)
  • Bank statements and records of investments (if applicable)
  • Records of untaxed income (if applicable)
  • An FSA ID to sign electronically.

If you are a dependent student, then you will also need most of the above information for your parent(s).

  • TN Promise

The TN Promise application deadline is Monday, November 2nd

  • ASVAB

Any senior that is interested in taking the ASVAB needs to sign up in the counseling office by next Wednesday, October 21st

  • Cap & Gown

Greg Williams with Balfour will be here to talk to all seniors on Thursday, October 29th at 10:15 a.m.  All seniors, including digital learners, need to attend the presentation.  Digital Learners need to report to the front office no later than 10:10 next Thursday, October 29th.  Seniors will be getting information on ordering their caps and gowns. Seniors that attend GCHS for the first 2 blocks of the day will come to the school at 11:30 for their meeting with Balfour. 

  • Senior Tailgate

The following week, on Wednesday, November 4th, we will be having a tailgate party for seniors from 11-1.  All seniors, including Digital Learners, are invited to attend, and that is when students will actually place their cap and gown orders. 

  • Merrier Christmas Fund

Also, that same week, November 2nd – 5th, we will be taking up donations for our Merrier Christmas Fund. This will be a contest between the grade levels.