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Counseling

Our students are assigned to counselors, according to last name. Counselros are here to help students succeed in school and in life! Need someone to listen? Talk to us.

We'll help you with:

  • Academic assistance.
  • Tracking progress toward graduation.
  • Opportunities to make up credits.
  • Letters of recommendation and planning life after high school.
  • Ways to get involved and connected to the South High community.
  • Problem-solving and decision-making strategies.
  • Referrals for support, including mental and chemical health services.
  • Challenging life circumstances.

To see us, first make an appointment with a counseling clerk:

  • Before or after school, or during passing time.
  • During the school day, you'll need a pass from your teacher.
  • If the matter is urgent, inform the clerk. We'll do our best to see you immediately.

We also organize academic planning events, listed here and on the main school calendar.

Counseling Events

2016-17

September
Tuesday, Sept. 20 - Senior Night

October
College Knowledge Month
Thursday, Oct. 6 - Financial Aid Night for Seniors
Thursday, Oct. 6 - Financial Literacy Night for Freshmen 

November
Wednesday, Nov. 2 - PSAT
Tuesday, Nov. 15 - Junior Night

Tuesday, Nov. 29 - 8th Grade Open House 

February
Tuesday, Feb. 28 - ACT
Tuesday, Feb. 28 - 9th-11th Grade Curriculum Night

March
Tuesday, March 21 - Career Fair (10th Grade)

Tuesday, March 21 - ACT Make-up

TBD - College Fair

April
 

 May
Wednesday, May 3 - 8th Grade Registration Night
Wednesday, May 31 - Seniors' Last Class Day

June
Saturday, June 3 - Graduation 1 p.m.
 

 

Junior Night

Please see the links for the presentation and handouts given to students and families on Tuesday, November 15th at Junior Night

Presentation: Junior Night Presentation

Handouts: College Comparison Worksheet | Resource Sheet for ACT and Financial Aid | ACT Prep Options (Private Pay)  | Junior Planning Timeline 

Financial Aid Night Presentation

Please see the link for the Google Slides version of the presentation given to students and families on Thursday, October 6th at Financial Aid Night.

Additional Resource: How to create a FSA ID

Create your Federal Student Aid ID now! In order to sign your FAFSA you and your parent will need to create a FSA ID. Please click the link to learn how to create your FSA ID today!

Senior College Planning Night Presentation

Please see the link for the Google Slides version of the presentation given to students and families on Tuesday, September 20th at Senior College Planning Night.

Handouts:Senior Planning Handbook | Senior Check List