High School Guidance Department


NEWS & NOTES:

2017 Summer School Information and Registration

Working papers are available through the high school guidance department in Room 207. During the summer, working papers are prepared Monday-Friday from 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.


2017-2018 High School Guidance Calendar of Events

Table of high school guidance events for 2017-2018 academic year
Month Date Time Event Description
September 6 Welcome back!
October 5 6:00 p.m. College Fair
7 8:00 a.m. SAT I and SAT II exam
12 6:00 p.m. Financial Aid Night and NCAA Workshop
14 8:00 a.m. PSAT Exam
28 8:00 a.m. ACT Exam
November 4 8:00 a.m. SAT I and SAT II Exam
9 End of Quarter 1 – be sure all your work is submitted by now!
December 19 6:00 p.m. Grades 9 and 10 Early College Planning Night
January 26 End of Quarter 2 – be sure all your work is submitted by now!
February 6 6:00 p.m. Grade 11 Post High School Planning
March
April 6 End of Quarter 3 – be sure all your work is submitted by now!

10 Ways Guidance Counselors Help Students Everyday:

  1. Facilitating relationships between students, teachers, parents and administrators.
  2. Supporting the individual needs of each student.
  3. Assisting students in selecting courses that align with graduation requirements educational/career goals, teacher recommendations and parental approval.
  4. College application process and scholarship information.
  5. Career education through classroom activities and individual guidance meetings.
  6. Post-high school planning and transition planning.
  7. Counseling for decision-making, goal setting and academic success.
  8. As part of a team in both 504 and Committee on Special Education meetings.
  9. Counseling in family and peer relationships.
  10. Counseling students with personal/social problems.