GCS students experiencing a crisis of any kind— anxiety, depression, abuse, suicidal thoughts, food insecurity, etc., are urged to call GCS Youth Crisis Hotline at 336-332-7295 to speak with a mental health professional.

    The hotline is open daily from 7 am until midnight.


    Western Guilford High School's

    Student Services Department

    Our Mission

    In partnership with our educators, parents/guardians, and community, our mission is to provide a comprehensive school counseling program that focuses on academic, personal/social, and career development, within a safe, supportive, and nurturing environment; so all students are empowered with the knowledge and skills to reach their fullest potential, and effectively contribute as responsible members of society.


    Please further explore our webpage to access many helpful resources.

    If you cannot locate the information you need or you need to meet with the assigned counselor,

    then you may schedule an appointment using the link below.


    Click Here to Book an Appointment with a Counselor

    Please be sure to select the appropriate Counselor when selecting an appointment.







    Student Access Instructions for Exams - Jan 2021

    January 5th-8th, 2021

    January 11th-15th, 2021

    Semester Fall Final Exam Testing Window: January 5th -8th

    Semester Fall EOC Window: January 11th -15th

    EOCs are required to be taken in-person. So we will be hosting these assessments on site Monday, January 11th- Friday, January 15th (this also includes CTE assessments) for our students who are taking semester/block courses.

    NCFEs have been retired by the state of NC. However, Schools are required to use GCS Final Exams for all corresponding courses:

    Civics and Economics

    American History 1

    American History 2

    World History

    Earth and Environmental

    Physical Science



    Math 2

    English I

    English III

    English IV


    Each GCS Final Exam will be available within the Performance Matters platform as on online secure test and will be administered remotely (attached are the directions for students) for the Fall Semester. Students should be allowed 2 hours to complete each assessment. There will be no constructed response items on any final exams. Online calculators will be available, but students may use hand-held calculators. Text-to-speech is available on all final exams except English I, III, and IV. The GCS Final Exams are not connected to teacher evaluation (EVAAS).

    Student Access Instructions for Exams - Jan 2021






    Canvas help Ad


    Virtual Webinars for Families
    Parent Support: Live Canvas Help

    Starting Tuesday, October 13, 2020
    Every Tuesday & Thursday for the 2020-2021 Academic Year

    6:00 - 8:00 p.m.

    Are you having a hard time navigating Canvas? Canvas is a web-based educational system that is used by educators and students to access and manage online course learning, materials and communicate about public instruction. GCS’ Guilford Parent Academy is collaborating with Blended Learning and GCS’ teachers to offer virtual live help on the Canvas platform. Parents will have the opportunity to receive live help and support to strengthen their skills on Canvas. Parents can ask their questions or share any concerns for feedback.

    CLICK HERE to register and receive the session link for live canvas support.

    To learn more about this workshop or other GPA offerings, visit www.gcsnc.com, email parentacademy@gcsnc.com or call 336.279.4924.

    Guilford Parent Academy is a department of Guilford County Schools funded by the U.S. Department of Education. Guilford County Schools administers all educational programs, employment activities and admissions without discrimination because of race, religion, national or ethnic origin, color, age, military service, disability, marital status, parental status, or gender, except where exemption is appropriate and allowed by law.




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