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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

 
 
Scheduling for the 2019-20 Academic Year: 

Student schedules will be published on ASPEN on August 14, 2019. If you wish to change an elective, counselors will be available during the first eight days of school to meet with you. All override requests were reviewed and addressed over the summer. Students were notified via email if a he/she was granted an override.

 

Advanced Placement Courses:

Summer work for all Advanced Placement courses 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: 

College Applications: 

Counselors will begin processing college applications on October 1, 2019. Counselors will visit classrooms to share information about the college application process and post high school planning. 

 

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.