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     Guidance Services By Grade Level:

     

    Grade 8

    Meet with all 8th graders in groups to discuss their transition to the high school and begin the course selection process.

    Evening presentation for 8th grade parents to discuss the course selection process and provide an overview of 9th grade course offerings.

     

    9th Grade

    9th Grade Orientation to assist students in making the adjustment to the high school

    Coordinate the 9th Grade Day at Breadloaf

    Meet with students to begin developing Personalized Learning Plans which include 4-year academic plans

    Support students through the course registration process

     

    10th Grade

    Meet with all 10th grade students to introduce Naviance and administer the Career Interest Profiler portion of Naviance and explore career information

    Coordinate and assist with 10th grade visits to the Hannaford Career Center

    Support students through the course registration process

     

    11th Grade

    Meet with 11th grade students regarding the fall College Fair and PSAT Exam and results

    Take all interested 11th grade students to the College Fair in Burlington

    Administer the PSAT Exam

    Meet with 11th grade students to talk about the college search process and standardized testing (SAT, SAT Subject Tests, ACT and AP exams) for the college admission process  

    Introduce the College Search and Planning tools on Naviance

    Meet with students individually to review graduation requirements, future planning and to select courses

    Coordinate college admissions representative visits to MUHS

    Sponsor VSAC Financial Aid Information Night

    College Information Night for 11th and 12th grade students/families to discuss the college search and application process

    Available to meet with both students and parents on an individual basis to talk about the post secondary planning process

     

    12th Grade

    Meet with all 12th grade students individually to discuss post secondary plans, assist in the college application process and review standardized testing (SAT, SAT Subject Tests, ACT and AP exams) for college admissions

    Coordinate college admissions representative visits to MUHS

    College Information Night for 11th and 12th grade students/families to discuss the college search and application process

    Sponsor VSAC Financial Aid Information Night

    VSAC Financial Aid Forms Nights – individual assistance for parents and students to complete financial aid forms

    Assist students with scholarship information and application processes

     

    In addition, the MUHS School Counseling office:

    Creates the Course Description Catalog

    Facilitates the Awards and Scholarship Program

    Organizes and sponsors the New Student Luncheon

    Coordinates Middlebury College Course Program for MUHS students

    Coordinates and oversees the Virtual High School program

    Coordinates registration and administration of AP exams

    Coordinates application process for the Governors Institutes summer and winter programs

    Coordinates Flexible Pathways Opportunities including: Dual Enrollment and Early College

    Coordinates the Hugh O’Brien Leadership Seminar selection

    Updates NCAA Eligibility Center school information

    Consults with principals regarding master schedule

    Works on student schedules following the creation of the Master Schedule to achieve balance in class numbers

    Serves on the high school EST (Educational Support Team)