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We Believe Young People…

  • Possess dignity and worth as human beings
  • Have the ability to succeed and become contributing members of our society
  • Seek guidance and support from school, parents and community as they seek to find their place in society
  • Need schools, parents and communities to communicate, collaborate and to provide the most effective support to them
  • Want to experience significance in their school and community

"We believe young people seek guidance from their parents, school and community to communicate and collaborate to find their place in society."

The Counseling Department helps students reach their potential through assistance and guidance. In addition to the academic and college areas, counselors also guide students on their personal and social needs. Parents will be contacted as needed to discuss academic progress. Counselors also assist students to prepare for the standardized tests, such as TerraNova, Redistep, PSAT and SAT.

Academic Counseling

  • Annually update course plans to ensure proper credits for graduation
  • Help students reach their potential through time management and study skills
  • Ensure appropriate course placement
  • Conference with parents, as needed, regarding the academic progress of student

College & Career Counseling

  • Help students research colleges
  • Help students research careers
  • Assist students and parents in the college application process
  • Assist students and parents in applying for college financial aid
  • Prepare students for standardized tests (TerraNova, Redistep, PSAT and SAT)

Personal & Social Counseling

  • Provide guidance on personal/social issues to students and parents
  • Offer one-to-one, small group and large group counseling
  • Make the appropriate referrals to outside agencies

Naviance: A comprehensive college and career planning program