Weeks 11&12: 10/21-11/1

Financial Aid Night, Parent Teacher Conferences and grades, classroom presentations: college application deadlines & state university requirements, and middle school PE waivers. We have been quite busy in the guidance department the last two weeks. Financial Aid Night We were very fortunate to have a financial aid advisor from FIT speak on all things financial … Continue reading Weeks 11&12: 10/21-11/1

Week 10: 10/15-10/18

Letters of recommendation, classroom presentations, and homecoming week! Letters of Recommendation Some colleges require a counselor recommendation as part of the application process. If a student needs one, please complete a “Brag Sheet” found in my (Ms. Carr’s) office. The Brag Sheet includes information about community service, extracurricular activities, and more. This helps us to … Continue reading Week 10: 10/15-10/18

Week 9: 10/7-10/11

Interim grades, band/chorus/orchestra concert, and upcoming events! Interim Grades This week interim grades were posted. We do not send report cards for interim grades, so please check Focus for grade information. Check Week 7’s post for helpful links to navigate Focus. If a student is struggling in a class, the first contact should be the … Continue reading Week 9: 10/7-10/11

Week 8: 9/30-10/4

A field trip to Eastern Florida State College, and a reminder about FAFSA! Field Trip On Thursday I went with 18 seniors to Eastern Florida State College’s annual College for a Day event. Seniors from all high schools in the county joined us. When we arrived there were several tables setup where the students got … Continue reading Week 8: 9/30-10/4

Week 7: 9/23-9/27

This post will be all about our first ever Counselor Connect Expo. We hosted the event on Thursday, 9/26 from 6pm-8pm. We estimate about 150 parents and students attended. We had 8 different speakers present on a variety of topics. Overall it was a success! Guidance will host another similar event in January. Auditorium The … Continue reading Week 7: 9/23-9/27

Week 6: 9/16-9/20

NJHS Induction Ceremony, basketball games, classroom presentations, and many upcoming events! NJHS Induction Ceremony Congratulations to all of the recently inducted National Junior Honor Society students! We hosted the pinning ceremony Wednesday night. NJHS is an amazing organization that promotes community involvement, leadership, and so much more! Basketball Games Congratulations to the Middle School boys … Continue reading Week 6: 9/16-9/20

Week 4 & 5: 9/6-9/13

Week 4 was the shortest yet! Due to hurricane Dorian, school was only in session on Friday, 9/6. Week 5 was filled with meetings, trainings, classroom presentations, and planning. This post will cover Suicide Prevention Week, Counselor Connect Expo, and a classroom presentation. Suicide Prevention Week Brevard is recognizing next week, 9/16-9/20, as Suicide Prevention … Continue reading Week 4 & 5: 9/6-9/13

Week 3: 8/26-8/30

Planning, goodbyes, and hurricane prep! This week was full of surprises. We started fine-tuning our plans for the upcoming guidance parent night, and I started planning Dance Marathon. We said goodbye to our IB Coordinator Dr. Baldridge, and prepared our offices for Hurricane Dorian. Planning Guidance is very excited to announce our first ever Counselor … Continue reading Week 3: 8/26-8/30

Week 2: 8/19-8/23

Classroom presentations, meetings, open house, and a field trip! Thank you to all the students, parents, and teachers who were patient with us as we worked through all the emails, phone calls, and schedule change requests. The counselors each have 2 grade levels, and we move up with the students. Last year, I had 8th … Continue reading Week 2: 8/19-8/23

Week 1 : 8/12-8/16

New students, emails, phone calls, meetings, teachers, schedule changes, oh my! We were hard at work this week ensuring everyone has a great school year. Ms. Mackin, Mrs. Spence, Dr. Baldridge, and I all worked overtime every day this week trying to get everything accomplished. If we have not yet responded to your voicemail or … Continue reading Week 1 : 8/12-8/16