The Academic Counseling Department is available at all times to make sure each student has a rewarding and successful high school career. Academic Counselors meet regularly with students throughout the school year to:
- Discuss a their progress
- Help with any academic, emotional, or personal issue they may have
- Help students understand their strengths, abilities, and area for improvement
- Integrate school resources with those of parents, teachers, administrators, and community services.
- Help students throughout the entire college process, from seeking out choices, meeting the required college deadlines, and choosing the right college/university
Engrade is available to students and parents to track progress in all of their subjects. Each child has been provided with an access code but if help is needed the counselors can provide information to access accounts.
Summer hours for the counseling department: A counselor will be in the office each Wednesday during the summer except of week of July 1st. Mrs. Guilmette, the counseling office secretary will be in on Thursdays during the summer. Please call ahead to make an appointment. Office hours will be from 8 until 3.
In addition on October 16, 2013 all sophomores and juniors will take the PSAT and the 8th and 9th graders will take the ACT Explore. On that day seniors will be allowed to come to school later in the morning. No pre-registration is required for these exams and the school is paying the fees. Please check www.collegeboard.com for test dates and registration deadlines for the SAT and www.act.org for ACT test dates and deadlines.
Please check the website for junior and senior timelines to keep on track with other important milestones in the college search and application process. Of course if there are any questions please do not hesitate to call our office.
Students are assigned to a counselor by the first initial of their surname as follows:
Cheryl DelViscio, Director - A, B, C, D, E, F, P, Q, R, T, Y, Z
Patricia Gregory, Counselor - G, H, I, J, K, L, M, N, O, S, U, V, W, X
Kathryn Guilmette, Administrative Assistant