Mission Statement: School Counselors are here to serve all students regarding academic planning, personal/social challenges and to assist them in planning future education and career choices.
GUIDANCE SERVICES OVERVIEW
Each counselor is assigned students by alpha and will follow the students throughout their high school career.
Their professional expertise will lend guidance in selecting courses for the high school schedule, in preparing for a vocation, in choosing a college or an area of study, and for coping with personal problems.
Student counselors have an open-door policy and are available to students anytime they have a quick question or for any crisis. If more time is needed students are encouraged to make an appointment through the guidance secretary.
Students are advised to meet with their counselor a minimum of one time a year to review academic standing and course progression.
Parents are asked to make an appointment if they need to speak with their child’s student counselor in order to provide adequate time to address all questions and concerns.
Information concerning colleges and careers is available for student use in the guidance office and media center. Students should take a “pro-active” role in the college application and financial aid process.
Frequently asked questions
For teacher conferences that involve just one teacher, please contact that teacher directly through email to set up a time that is convenient for both of you.
For conferences that involve more than one teacher, please call Kathy Nightingale. It is recommended that you contact your child’s teacher directly through email before scheduling a conference. Many questions and concerns can be resolved very easily through communication and don’t require a conference.
This link will take you to the St. Johns County School District website for more information regarding this process.