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Summer FAQs

COUNSELING OFFICE HOURS:
The counseling office is open Monday-Thursday from 7:15-3:30 and on Friday from 7:15-11:30. The counseling office phone number is 610-579-7717. The counselors have limited availability and office hours during the summer. If you send an email to your counselor you need to be patient for a response. 

APPOINTMENT WITH YOUR COUNSELOR:
Counselors are available for appointments on a limited basis during the summer. Please use your counselor's appointment scheduling Calendly link to see their availability and to schedule an appointment with your counselor. Please use the link below to access your counselor's appointment scheduling link: 
https://gvhs.garnetvalleyschools.com/our_school/guidance_office/counselor_apppointments

SCHEDULES:
Final Schedules will not be released until mid to late August.  Would like to change your course requests for next year:  Course request changes or schedule adjustments will not be accepted via email over the summer.  All requests for changes must be submitted using this form.  The form will be available from August 15th to August 25th.  The student MUST be logged into their Garnet Valley Google account in order to access this resource.

TRANSCRIPTS/FINAL GRADES:
Students will be able to access final grades and their unofficial transcript through their ALMA account. Look for the transcript tab.  Updated GPAs will be available by August 1st on your Alma transcript.  

WORKING PERMITS:
Working permits can be obtained in the counseling office Monday-Thursday between 7:30-3:00. Students and parents should be present together in order to obtain a working permit immediately. The student must have a passport or birth certificate to obtain working papers. 

PARKING APPLICATIONS:

Senior & Junior applications will be accepted as follows:

June 17, 18, 20, 24 and 25 from 8:00 am – 11:30 am and 12:30 pm – 3:00 pm

August 19 - 23 and 26- 29 from 8:00 am – 11:30 am and 12:30 pm – 3:00 pm

Beginning September 3 applications will be accepted on school days from 7:00 am - 7:30 am and 2:40 pm - 3:00 pm


Applications must be fully completed and accompanied by a valid driver’s license and the fee of $60.00 payable to “GVHS”  by check or cash. NO EXCEPTIONS

Sophomores with a valid drivers license may submit completed forms and will be put on a waitlist. A lottery will be held in the fall for sophomores with the remaining spots.

SUMMER ASSIGNMENTS:

The summer work assignment site is now live.  Please click the link below to access your assignments.  If you have any issues with the link, please access through the Garnet Valley High School webpage from the District website.

https://sites.google.com/garnetvalley.org/gvsdsummerworkforstudents/home?authuser=0


FINAL EXAM MAKEUPS:
If you need to take an exam over the summer, please contact the Counseling Office at 610-579-7717 to schedule a date/time to take the final exam. All exams must be scheduled Monday-Thursday between 8:00-2:00

LETTER OR RECOMMENDATIONS:
Students must complete the Letter of Recommendation Form.  Your counselor and teacher will not write a letter of recommendation for you until this information form is completed.

COLLEGE APPLICATIONS:
The Common Application will open on August 1st.  Students are encouraged to create a Common Application account and begin working on the college applications in August.  More information on the college application process will be available in late summer

NATIONAL HONOR SOCIETY:
All eligible rising seniors (Class of 2020) and rising juniors (Class of 2021) will receive directions towards the end of the summer for completing an online application via Schoology. Applications will be due once we return to school. Additional questions should be directed to Mrs. Gumpert at gumperc@garnetvalley.org or Ms. Cahill at cahilln@garnetvalley.org.
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