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GSF Announcements

For the most recent announcements and upcoming events, please visit our GSFH Facebook page daily and see the school calendar on our website. (A Facebook account is not required to be able to visit the GSFH Facebook page.) 


Important Message for Parents and Students 

With all learning being converted to online at this time, please be mindful that it is extremely important for students to check their assignments daily for all classes on Google Classroom. Students should reach out to their teachers if they need assistance or have questions via email. Beginning the week of March 23rd, students will also be required to begin participating in online virtual meetings with their teachers and classmates through “Google Meets” or “Zoom”. Teachers will be conducting these meetings during their regularly scheduled class times to prevent overlapping of meetings between classes. Individual teachers will be providing their meeting information through their Google Classrooms. Parents, thank you for all that you are doing to help your children be successful during this major change in the learning process. We are here to help all families in any way possible!

COVID-19 Information

On Sunday, March 15th, Governor Henry McMaster announced the closure of all South Carolina public schools beginning Monday, March 16, 2020.  On March 24th, he extended the closure through the month of April. The closure includes ALL school-related activities.

Please follow this link to learn more information: HCS COVID-19 Information.

Virtual Coffee Chat with your Counselor

  • Who:  9th GRADERS
  • When:  Thursday, 3/26/2020 at 10:00 am
  • Where   Google Meet
  • Directions:  Check student emails for log in information
  • Host: Guidance Counselor, Kate Diana

* Stay tuned for information regarding meetings with other grades

HCS Summer Scholars Program

  • The 2020 HCS Summer Scholars Program online application will be available on March 14th. The deadline to register is Friday, May 1st. Follow the link below for more information.

USC Summer Opportunities for Rising 6th - 12th Graders

  • Visit the website below to find out about USC's summer opportunities through the Carolina Master Scholars Adventure Series. Please contact the guidance department with any questions.
  • Carolina Master Scholars Adventure Series 

Graduation Supply Orders

  • Jostens will reschedule cap and gown deliveries when school resumes, which is unknown at this time. 

Sophomore Ring Orders

  • A Jostens representative will return to Green Sea Floyds High on Monday 30th from 11:00 – 1:00. This is the time to order your “2022” class ring. Don’t forget to go over with your parents all the information in your ring packet. A $60.00 deposit is required to order.

Junior~Senior Prom

  • Attention Juniors and Seniors: Prom tickets will go on sale Monday, February 10th. Tickets will be $30 until February 28th and then the price will continually increase. ALL fees must be cleared PRIOR to purchasing a ticket. Please see Mrs. Grainger to purchase your ticket during high school lunches ONLY. Please enter Mrs. Grainger’s office from the cafeteria to purchase tickets. Guest Forms will be available in the front office. If you have any questions, please contact Mrs. Dean.
  • Even if you have already purchased your prom tickets, you MUST submit a guest form for any guest who is not a junior or senior at GSFHS. This form must be submitted by APRIL 3RD. Guest forms are available in the front office. 

  • Prom is on April 9th from 8 pm – 11 pm at the Spanish Galleon at the Ocean Drive Resort in North Myrtle Beach.
  • Ticket Sale Dates & Ticket Price
    • February 10th – February 28th - $30
    • March 2nd – March 13th - $35
    • March 16th – March 27th - $40
    • March 30th – April 3rd - $45
    • At the door - $50

Attention Seniors - Bring Your College Acceptance Letters!

  • As you receive your college acceptance letters, please bring them to the guidance office. We want to celebrate all of your acceptances with you! 

Attention Athletes!

  • In order to participate in spring sports, athletes should have all forms in PlanetHS/Arbiter Athletes completed and approved by Athletic Trainer Katy Campman. If you have any questions or issues, contact Ms. Campman or come see her at school, and she will be happy to help you.

Attention all 8th-grade parents!

  • Please contact Eve Waddell in guidance to set up your child’s Individual Graduation Plan (IGP) conference. It is time to plan for success in high school!

Girls in the Middle Club is Collecting T-shirts

  • The Girls in the Middle Club is hard at work creating dog toys for local shelters from donated t-shirts. If you have any available t-shirts, please see Ms. Deremer or drop them off in the front office. Thank you!

Order Your Yearbook

Make-up Days 

  • At the September 9, 2019, meeting of the Horry County Board of Education, Dr. Maxey announced a make-up day plan for the four days missed from school due to Hurricane Dorian. HCS will utilize four of the five make-up days that were designated in our 2019-2020 student calendar, which are:
  • Monday, October 14, 2019
    Tuesday, October 15, 2019
    Friday, January 17, 2020**
    Tuesday, February 18, 2020
  • **January 16, 2020, will now be a full day, and January 17, 2020, will be a half-day with a 2.5 hour early dismissal for students. With these alterations to the student calendar, the first semester will now end on January 17, 2020, instead of January 16, 2020, for grading purposes. February 17, 2020, will be a Teacher Work/Staff Development Day and a Student Holiday, unless a make-up day is required due to a future school cancellation. 

Important Notice - GSFH is a Closed Campus

  • CLOSED CAMPUS: Please be reminded that GSFM/HS operates a "closed campus" system. Students are expected to remain in the building for the entire day once they arrive at school. Students do not leave campus without permission from the administration and the parents. Violation of this regulation is considered "cutting school" and is subject to disciplinary action. Students will not be allowed to leave the building and return except for scheduled doctor appointments that are confirmed with the doctor's office or when accompanied by a parent. Leaving campus to retrieve "forgotten" items, eat lunch, or take care of personal business will result in an unexcused absence and the student will not be allowed to return for any classes the remainder of the day unless special permission is given by the principal. No food is allowed to be delivered to students from an outside vendor.
Trojans Tappers Practices
  • Practices will be every week on Tuesday mornings.
  • Contact Mrs. Melody Edge with any questions.   

2019-2020 Student Calendar

Sports Physicals

  • The physical form is available for any student interested in playing a sport this school year. To access the form, please follow the link below.

Attention parents and students:

  • All transportation notes for bus pickups, early dismissals, or any other transportation change must be sent to the front office first thing each morning. No verbal changes will be made over the telephone. It must be in writing or emailed to attendance and it must include a parent signature and a working contact number. A drop off address should be included with bus notes. *These notes should be submitted prior to 1:00 pm each day. No changes or notes accepted after this daily cut off time.*

Attendance Matters!

  • Good school attendance is critical for student achievement.
  • Visit this link for more information about the HCS attendance policy: Attendance Matters

ATTENTION SENIORS! - The FAFSA application opened up in October. All students interested in financial aid for college are required to complete this form, and many colleges require that all students complete FAFSA regardless. The application is free to submit. The FAFSA is available for filing online at 

To complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), you will need:

  • Your Social Security Number
  • Your Alien Registration Number (if you are not a U.S. citizen)
  • Your most recent federal income tax returns, W-2s, and other records of money earned. (Note: You may be able to transfer your federal tax return information into your FAFSA using the IRS Data Retrieval Tool.)
  • Bank statements and records of investments (if applicable)
  • Records of untaxed income (if applicable)
  • An FSA ID to sign electronically. 

If you are a dependent student, then you will also need most of the above information for your parent(s). 

The deadline for the 2018-2019 FAFSA is midnight, Central Time, June 30, 2019. The earlier you file, the more grant money you are likely to receive (up to twice as much). Filing early also helps to ensure you don’t miss FAFSA deadlines for state and college aid, which may differ from the federal deadline. You can find state FAFSA deadlines at For a specific school’s FAFSA deadline, contact the college directly.

Google Classroom Scholarship Information

  • A Google Classroom for scholarship information has been created for grades 9-12.  Interested students should join the classroom in order to see available scholarships. Please use the following classroom code to join: rvp1ge. 

High School Class Google Classroom Codes

  • Below are the codes for students to join their respective grade Google Classrooms. This is the best way (besides announcements) for them to receive information. It is also how seniors will be voting for senior superlatives and submitting items for the yearbook. If a student joined his or her classroom last year, it is the same class, and they do not need to rejoin. However, it would help for them just to check that they are still in it.
    • 9th- hixaisv
    • 10th - bys77d
    • 11th - q74iki
    • 12th  - 94itqo 

HCS Announces Athletics Clear Bag Policy

  • In order to provide a safe and secure environment for our parents, community members, students, athletes, staff, and officials, Horry County Schools will implement a Clear Bag Policy for all football and basketball games effective August 2018.  School staff will continue to implement security checkpoints and approved bag searches.
  • To see more specific information about the clear bag policy, visit the following link: HCS Athletics Clear Bag Policy.

Attention Parents/Guardians of Rising 7th Grade Students

  • This is a reminder that South Carolina law requires that all students entering 7th grade receive one dose of the Tdap vaccine. Please plan to have your child vaccinated early, before the start of 7th grade. Please see the provided letter for more information at the following link: 
Download the HCS Mobile App
  • The Horry County Schools mobile app for both Apple and Android devices is available! Stay connected while you’re on the go with this FREE mobile app that will bring you the latest news and information about our schools.  To learn more, click on the following link: HCS Mobile App Information.   

Student Drop-Off Time

  • Student drop-off time is 7:30 a.m.  Doors open at 7:30 a.m. daily. Supervision is NOT provided in the mornings before 7:30 a.m. 
Attention All Students!
  • Students, please be reminded that you are tardy to school if you walk into your breakfast class after 8:25. Also, remember that every student will go through the metal detectors each morning. If necessary, please adjust your arrival time so that you make it to class on time. Attendance will not be delayed