Welcome to Great Bridge High School

Thankful for our Teachers!

image reads: "So very thankful for GREAT Teachers - Click here to send a note of gratitude to a GBHS teacher"You know that warm & fuzzy feeling you get when someone pays you a compliment or acknowledges the good work that you do? Help us spread that GREAT feeling to our amazing staff and faculty. TEACHERS, COUNSELORS, SUPPORT PROFESSIONALS (Teacher Assistants, Librarians, Athletic Director, Secretarial Staff, Nurse, IT Professionals, Security), & ADMINISTRATORS…certainly there is someone at GBHS who has earned a message of gratitude. Every November we encourage an attitude of gratitude – we encourage  you to send a message of appreciation to that special teacher or staff member at Great Bridge High School? Use this easy form: http://bit.ly/2zsk7yE and we can amplify your message!

I promise you – the staff can’t help but smile when they get these messages!

SENIORS – Have you submitted your FAFSA Application?

FAFSA season opened Oct. 1st!  ALL seniors should file the FAFSA to be eligible for financial aid & scholarships.

Did you know?
–The FAFSA is FREE & doesn’t obligate students to take loans or parents to pay for college
–Seniors should file ASAP to be eligible for the most money (some schools’ deadlines are as early as November)
–The FAFSA is available at https://studentaid.ed.gov/sa/fafsa

Mrs. Moorhouse, GBHS ACCESS Advisor, can file the FAFSA for your senior.  To make a FAFSA appointment:

  1. Go to www.signupgenius.comand click on “Find” at the bottom (mobile version) or the search tool in the upper right corner (desktop version).
  2. On the search page, search for a SignUp by email– .
  3. Student/parent needs to make sure to select the GBHS SignUp
  4. Select an available day/time slot

For more information on the FAFSA process, review this information provided by Mrs. Moorhouse!

Parents & Guardians – Please VERIFY your student’s data in ParentVUE

Bye-bye blue card. Say Hello to Student Online Verification with ParentVUEBye-bye blue cards!  The new Student Online Verification process has replaced blue cards.  Now, parents can log into their ParentVue accounts and update emergency and other important information for each child.

The window has been extended! Parents – please help us reach our goal of getting EACH STUDENT’S information verified through ParentVUE!

(1) Visit www.cpschools.com and click the ParentVue link.  (2)  Login or activate your account.  (3)  Select the Online Registration/Verification button on the top right hand of the screen.  (4)  Follow the prompts to verify student information. (Click here for step-by-step directions on how to verify your student’s information.)

Student Parking Information

text reads "student parking" around image of car on a green field Information on how to obtain student parking passes for the 2019-2020 school year is now available! Please remember, student parking passes will only be sold to GBHS seniors and juniors without existing obligations (overdue textbooks, calculators, etc.).  Please visit our page dedicated to student parking information – including a link to the application, info on dates, fees, etc.

In our Hallways

Don’t miss an opportunity to participate! Check out these signs hanging in our hallways right now!

Great Bridge High School has been awarded Purple Star status!

VIRGINIA DISTINGUISHED PURPLE STAR SCHOOL - FOR SUPPORTING MILITARY CONNECTED STUDENTSGreat Bridge High School is proud to support the many military families that move into the division! We were recently awarded the Purple Star designation by the Virginia Department of Education. As part of the efforts to best support our military families, we have developed a page to add to our website to provide answers to the many questions you may have when choosing a community within Hampton Roads to call home. Please find that new page here and linked in our main menu.

Microsoft Office 365

Chesapeake Public Schools is happy to announce the availability of Office 365 Pro Plus at no charge to all Chesapeake Public School (CPS) students for use on personal computer equipment. 
The licensing allows the installation of the software on up to five compatible PC and/or MAC computers. In addition, a simplified version of the software may be installed on up to five tablet/mobile devices. The license will remain active as long as the division maintains this agreement and as long as you are a CPS student. Once the student withdraws from the division, they are no longer legally licensed to use the software.

Click here for more information and to access the link to install Office 365

 

Sign up to get Text Messages from GBHS

School Messenger text YES to 67587Chesapeake Public Schools provides a service for parents that enhances communication by delivering important information, such as delayed school openings or emergency closings due to weather, via SMS text messaging. This service is intended to enhance our existing means of communication and will not replace any exiting form of communication.

To participate in the new service you must register your mobile phone number. Registration is simple and only takes a few seconds to complete.

Access the directions to sign up for Text alerts from GBHS.