Opinion / Editorial
Seniors begin preparation for post secondary options
November 2, 2012By Brittany Avery of Douglass High School
At FDHS, the Class of 2013 is being advised everyday to start thinking about life after high school. There are approximately 121 days excluding planned teacher workdays, holidays and weekends until graduation day and many of the seniors are unsure of their plans after leaving FDHS. Time is running short!
“I know for sure that I am going to college, but what I don’t know is what major I will study or what school I will attend yet,” senior Kierica Jernigan said.
Options such as applying for various colleges, scholarships, and even the National Guard have been thrown at the seniors. Thursday November 1st is Georgia’s National Apply for College Day. Seniors twho plan to attend are advised to bring any documents that have been sent to them about admittance to college to school with them.
“The road to success is long, but with the guidance of our teachers, principal and graduation coach anything is possible and the routes to success will be shown throughout college.” senior Ibrahim Carson said.
Along with being encouraged to prepare for life after high school, the seniors who have yet to pass the Georgia Graduation Test have also been preparing to retest. Dr. Horton and staff have set up tutorials two extra hours after school on Monday through Thursday to prepare these students.
The college and career center is open during lunch hours everyday for seniors who are interested in applying for schools.
Seniors who have not passed the GGT should attend those tutorials Monday through Thursday for two hours after school.