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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 2019-20 School Year!   

Grades 9-12:   
 

Guidance Counselor Breakdown 2019-2020

All Grades

CTE Students

Counselor

Counselor Email

A – Cr 

IT

  Mrs.  Parvo-Brown

elizabeth_parvobrown@nksd.net

Cu – Er

none

Mrs. Toro

Department Chair

mia_toro@nksd.net

Es – Han

Engineering

Mrs. Ward

erin_ward@nksd.net

Har-Mo

none

Mrs. Mancini

barbarajean_mancini@nksd.net

  Mu - So

  Music 

Ms. Caromile

bethany_caromile@nksd.net

Sp – Z 

Business/Finance 

Mrs. Giguere

jessica_giguere@nksd.net

 
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.  Click here for the calendar of September visits.  
 
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. 
 

Advanced Placement Course Registration:

Registration for Advanced Placement (AP) exams will take place this fall as College Board implements a new on-line registration process.  Students must register online, using their College Board account. Each AP course/teacher has a unique “join code”. Students must register for all of their AP Courses, using the specific join code for each of their AP subjects.


The deadline for registering for AP Testing is October 15th.  Payment will be due by November 1st.  Any student who misses this deadline and registers after the order is placed will incur a $40 late fee.  The cost of exams remains the same as last year, $94.00 per exam. A discounted rate of $15.00 is available to any student who has qualified for free or reduced lunch.

 

Early Enrollment Program (EEP) through Rhode Island College:

During the week of September 23, 2019 Mrs. Normand met with students who are taking a Rhode Island College Early Enrollment Program course during the Fall 2019 semester (American Pop Music, Personal Finance, Global Business, Business Leadership, Portuguese 4 and/or British Lit) at NKHS. The benefits of the program were explained and registration materials were distributed to the students.

The deadline for submitting the registration form is Friday, October 4th. Students must return the required paperwork to their NKHS Early Enrollment Program teacher by this date. Late submissions will not be accepted by Rhode Island College. There is no cost involved with this program. 

If you have any questions, please email Mrs. Toro at mia_toro@nksd.net or your child's NKHS EEP teacher. You can also refer to the Rhode Island College EEP link included below.

http://www.ric.edu/eep/Pages/default.aspx  

Class of 2020: 

College Applications: 

Counselors will begin processing college applications on October 1, 2019.

Fall 2019 Visit to Senior English Classes: Counselors visited senior English classrooms to share information about the college application process and post high school planning during the week of 9/23/19. 

      Resources:

NKHS College Application Guide

College Preparedness Checklist

CCRI Information

Options Besides a 4-Year College

Senior Parent Night/Financial Aid Night: This event was held on Monday, September 16, 2019 at 6:30pm in the NKHS Auditorium. Counselors reviewed the college application process that will be shared in detail with seniors during classroom visits in late September. A representative from the College Planning Center of Rhode Island also spoke about Financial Aid and completing the FAFSA and CSS Profile. Click here to view the slides presented by NKHS counselors. 

2018/2019 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. 

 

 

Class of 2023:

Advisory visit:  Guidance counselors will be visiting 9th grade advisories during the week of September 16, 2019 to discuss how to be a successful student and other important information about NKHS requirements. 

The resources below were shared with students:   

2019 Freshman Handbook

How to be a Successful Student at NKHS