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    FOR FRESHMEN and SOPHOMORES
    Orientation, Self-Understanding and Advocacy
     
    • Orientation of students' to Conestoga High School
    • Spring MOVE-UP DAY for 8th graders
    • Course selection information programs
    • Freshman Picnic and "Getting the Most out of High School" - Freshman parents and student presentation 
    • First-day Freshman orientation
    • Introduction to student and academic support services
    • Exposure to co-curricular opportunities
    • Health curriculum SOS prevention program
    • College Testing Presentation - spring of sophomore year
    • PSAT - dates to be announced
    • Establishment of student/counselor relationship
    • Group and individual meetings with students
    • Assessment of student adjustment
    • Exploration of academic and personal goals
    • Encouragement of student involvement in school and community activities
    • Course Selection Evening
    • Monitoring and support of academic performance and social/emotional adjustment
    • Provision of personal counseling and crisis intervention
    • Introduction to Naviance (an online college search tool) - Sophomore Year 
     
     
     
    FOR JUNIORS
    Decision-Making and Post High School Planning

    • College and Career Counseling
    • Individual and family post high school planning sessions
    • Continued support for student use of Naviance as a college planning tool
    • PSAT administration for National Merit Scholarship Qualifications - dates to be announced
    • COLLEGE VISITS - College representatives visit CHS, sign up in Naviance
    • Guidance for college bound athletes in the recruiting and NCAA clearinghouse processes
    • Representatives from colleges, service academies, and career areas meet with students
    • CAREER WEEK– introduces career areas and military careers
    • Familiarization with the college interview process through INTERVIEW EVENING
    • Monitoring and support of academic performance and social/emotional adjustment
    • Personal counseling and Crisis Intervention
    • Communication with parents/guardians regarding student progress and support services
    • FINANCIAL AID EVENING - in November
    • Course Selection Evening - in January 

     

     
     
    FOR SENIORS
    Post High School Decisions and Transition from CHS

    • Continued academic, personal and career counseling
    • Introduction to the application process at COLLEGE APPLICATION EVENING
    • COLLEGE VISITS - College representatives visit CHS, sign up in Naviance
    • Exploration of post high school alternatives to college
    • Continued support of student use of Naviance as a college planning tool
    • Financial aid presentation at FINANCIAL AID and FAFSA EVENING in November
    • Personal Counseling and crisis intervention
    • Communication with parents/guardians regarding student progress and support services
    • Preparation for the transition from high school to college
    • SENIOR INTERNSHIP PROGRAM