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Guidance

Main Number: 401-268-6240 

Ms. Maribeth Budlong, Guidance Secretary 

Fax Number: 401-268-6220  

CEEB Code: 400088

 Welcome to the 2018-19 School Year!   

Grades 9-12:   
 
Summer school eligibility:  NKHS will be offering summer school for NKHS students only.  English and math will be offered.  In order to qualify, students must earn a final grade between a 60-69. Guidance counselors will review final grades on June 18th and eligible students will receive a summer school registration packet via the USPS.
 
Summer school registration will be held on June 24th from 7:30am -1:30 pm in the guidance office.
The dates for summer school will be from July 8th-July 26th. 
 
 
Scheduling for the 2019-20 Academic Year: 

Student schedules are now viewable in Aspen. If you wish to change an elective, please see your counselor prior to the end of the school day on June 14th; otherwise, school counselors are able to make changes to electives within the first eight days of school. If you submitted an override, all overrides will be examined on June 18th. Students will be notified via email if a he/she is granted an override. If a student is placed into an Advanced Placement class, the student must pick up the summer work asap in guidance. Summer work is due by August 16th-no exceptions.

 
Guidance Google Classrooms:  All students have been asked to join their class' Guidance Google Classroom. If you have not done so as of yet, please email your guidance counselor to request the class code.  Guidance counselors post important information and ILP assignments to the Guidance Google Classroom. 
 

Seniors: 

Congratulations to the Class of 2019 graduates! 

Juniors and Seniors: 
College Visits:  Representatives from colleges and universities, near and far, come to our guidance library to meet with juniors and seniors.   Interested students must sign up in guidance.  The fall calendars will be posted in September 2019.  
 

Juniors: 

Classroom visit:  Guidance Counselors visited all grade 11 English classes in November and in May.  Please see below for information that was presented. 

Class of 2020 Junior Presentation

2019-2020 Junior Parent Survey 

2019-2020 Junior Student Survey 

Spring 2019 Junior Classroom Presentation 

 

Junior Parent Night Nov. 2018:  Guidance counselors hosted Junior Parent Night.  Please see below. 

Junior Class College Info Session 

Please see additional handouts distributed at Junior Parent Night below. 

 

Advisory visits:  Guidance counselors visited advisories during the week of September 17th.  Information that was discussed has been posted on the Class of 2020 Guidance Google Classroom.  Guidance counselors will also present information to all juniors during an assembly during the first week of October.  The presentation will be available on this website and in Google Classroom soon. 

2018 PSAT/SAT Information

 

SAT Information Night for Junior Parents on 2/21/19: Please click on the link below if you missed Dr. Morse's presentation regarding SAT School Day test which will be on April 9, 2019.

PSAT/SAT Information Night presentation 

Assembly: There will be an assembly on Wednesday, December 19th for all juniors who took the PSAT this past October. Each student will receive a hard copy of his/her score report on this date. Students are encouraged to log into their college board account to view their full PSAT/NMSQT score report. Score reports include an access code on the front cover which students can use to get their full report online at psat/org/myscore. Students who do not have a college board account can create one at studentscores.collegeboard.org. All students should have a Khan Academy account as well which gives free, personalized practice for the SAT. To create a Khan Academy account, visit satpractice.org which allows a student to link their College Board account with his/her Khan Academy account.

See the link below for "Understanding PSAT results".

Sophomores: 

SAT Information Night for Parents on 2/21/19: Please click on the link below if you missed Dr. Morse's presentation regarding SAT School Day test which will be on April 9, 2019.

PSAT/SAT Information Night Presentation

Advisory visit:  Guidance counselors visited all grade 10 advisory classes. We discussed first quarter grades, getting involved in NKHS, and Advanced Coursework Network (ACN) opportunities. Please see below: 

Class of 2021 Fall Advisory Visit 

Freshmen:

Advisory visit:  Guidance counselors visited advisories during the week of September 17th.  Information that was discussed has been posted on the Class of 2022 Guidance Google Classroom. 

Please see Class of 2022 Survival Guide and The Freshman Handbook below.   

How to Be a Successful Student at NKHS handout

Classroom visit: Guidance counselors visited all Emerging Technologies classes.  They conducted an interest inventory and discussed a variety of careers.  Students were asked to create a Career Roadmap on Google Slides as an assignment in Emerging Technologies and as an assignment in their ILP.