Counselor’s Corner

What can I talk to my counselor about?

School counselors can help in a variety of areas. You can talk to us about anything. Here are some examples:

1. Personal problems that affect your attitude and performance at school.

2. Academic Concerns including ways to improve your grades, study skills and organization.  Course selection and graduation plans.

3. Social issues such as peer pressure and problems with friends.

4. Goal Setting to start planning and building your future.

5.  College and Career exploration and assessments.

6.  Test results and interpretation.

Counselors also …

  1. Meet with teachers and parents regarding student academic social & emotional needs.
  2. Coordinate school programs
  3. Make referrals to community agencies designed to help students and families with various issues

Official Math Flow Chart 2015-2016

New to High School?
Freshmen Transition PowerPoint 2015-2016

  • Introduction to the Counseling Team
  • Credits & Grades
  • GPA & Graduation Requirements
  • Checking your Graduation Progress on PowerSchool
  • Alaska Performance Scholarship (APS)
  • How to Win Scholarships
  • Ways to get Involved
  • Eligibility Requirements

Seniors, use this form to request your Letters of Recommendation:
Letter of Recommendation Request Form

Keep track of your volunteer hours/community service throughout high school:
volunteer hours log

AP Testing

AP Testing happens in the spring for AP Calculus and AP English.  For more information please contact our AP Testing Coordinator, Holly Boyle at 776-9400.


Important Dates:

October
Juniors & Seniors: Study and sign up for ACT or SAT, put together an academic resume, write down admission requirements for the schools to which you want to apply.

Seniors: Begin working on your Bulldog Packet & continue to apply for other scholarships. If your top school offers early action applications, do that now. Request your letters of recommendation. 

 

 

 

 

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