Bright Futures

This post is all about Bright Futures, the Florida scholarship. Here you will find everything you need to get started all the way through applying. We will discuss general information, how to submit a proposal, how to track your volunteer hours, how to apply, and more. IB students, please see the Additional Information section. General … Continue reading Bright Futures

All Things FAFSA

This post is all about FAFSA (the Free Application for Federal Student Aid). We will discuss why it is important EVERY SENIOR completes it, resources for completing it, and more. Why EVERY SENIOR Should Complete the FAFSA There are numerous reasons why every senior, regardless of socioeconomic status, should complete the FAFSA. Each year millions … Continue reading All Things FAFSA

Stress Management

This post will explore stress in teens, signs and symptoms of stress, tips for managing stress, and a few resources. Introduction It is no surprise, especially with COVID-19, that teenagers are experiencing high amounts of stress. A 2013 study conducted by the American Psychological Association reported that 83% of teens said school caused a significant … Continue reading Stress Management

All Things Scheduling

This post will answer FAQs regarding scheduling, schedule changes, and more for the 2020-2021 school year. We will cover how to read the schedule, how to submit a schedule change, what the course names means, and e-learning questions. Prologue Before we get started, I would like to sincerely thank everyone for their patience. Counselors typically … Continue reading All Things Scheduling

All Things Virtual

This post details everything you need to know about Brevard Virtual School. We will discuss how to register for courses, and how to know which courses to take. This post is for CBHS students who will take some classes through BVS; this is not for full-time BVS students. Registering If a student has not previously … Continue reading All Things Virtual

Dual Enrollment at EFSC

This post is all about Dual Enrollment at Eastern Florida State College. We will touch on what Dual Enrollment is, initial eligibility, and some updates in this COVID-19 time. What is Dual Enrollment? Dual Enrollment is a course of study for dedicated high school students. Students can earn both high school and college credit at … Continue reading Dual Enrollment at EFSC

Weeks 15&16: 11/18-11/26

7th-9th grade assembly and NJHS field trip to Arnold Palmer Children’s Hospital! Assembly During week 15, we held an assembly for all students grades 7-9. 8th grade students who attended the leadership conference introduced the guest speaker, Danny, who is a mental health counselor with Peace Club. Danny spoke about vaping, mental health issues, and … Continue reading Weeks 15&16: 11/18-11/26

Week 14: 11/12-11/15

All about attendance! Did you know attendance is a better prediction of graduation than test scores? Missing school drastically affects academic success. This post will cover the importance of attendance and resources that help increase attendance. This week the guidance staff met with our Attendance/Truancy Resource Teacher, Ms. Nelida Lopez-Martinez. She gave us many amazing … Continue reading Week 14: 11/12-11/15