January 2023

Resolutions are canceled. Shift your vision to see that you are all you need.

2023 holds abundant opportunities for Guilford County. New jobs await graduating seniors. Expanded scholarship awards are available to GCS students planning on college, Exciting new programs will challenge students at every level, elementary school through college.

You have everything you need to boldly accelerate student potential right here, right now.

No more waiting. Now is the time to commit to students, to employers and to raising the bar in our community.

shift_ed is charging forward, transforming what opportunity looks like.

shift_ed scholarship registration is open. A few simple steps has students on their way to earning thousands in tuition assistance and grants.

Our first class of SEO Scholars is taking shape, which promises to get our students to and through college with unparalleled success.

The much anticipated Mobile Innovation Lab is in the final phase of production, and should roll to middle schools this spring.

Our nationally recognized, high-dosage tutoring program moves into even more elementary schools this month. And those are just the start of shift_ed's plans.

Stop planning. Start doing.



Support shift_ed with a one-time or recurring gift.

GCS Students can schedule a consultation with one of our education professionals to discuss your options after high school. From exploring career options and FAFSA completion, to test scheduling and college application preparation, we can help you plan a path to success.

Find Your GCS Calendar

January 9

Winter Session Tutoring Begins

January 14 First Gen Event

January 16 MLK Holiday - no school

January 27 No School - end of second grading period

February 4 First Gen Event

February 9 Free SAT/ACT Prep Class

February 25 SEO Scholars Orientation

Scholar Story

Keonna Elliot

“I was especially taken aback when I saw the Pauline Theatre (High Point University), and I was able to step on the stage,” she remembers. “There was a bit of light coming down from the rafters, and I could see the seats. I could just imagine myself on that stage performing for everyone.”

Read Keonna's Story

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