Frequently Asked Questions
Q. Who is my guidance counselor?
A. Every student is assigned to one of two counselors as a freshman.
As sophomores, students are assigned to counselors based on the shop they choose and will remain with
that counselor for the next three years. Your counselor's telephone extension will be printed on the
top of your schedule.
Q. Where is the guidance department?
A. The Guidance
Department is located in Room 3160, which is on the
third floor next to the West Commons (cafeteria).
Q. How can the guidance department help me?
A. The Guidance Department acts as the contact between you,
the school, parents and the community. Your counselor
can help you in the following ways:
||Conflicts with other Students
||Armed Services Information
||Report incidents of Bullying/Harassment
Your counselor may
contact the following people to help you:
(Speech, Reading, Special Needs, Nurse, etc.)
Q. When can I see my counselor?
A. A student can meet with
his/her counselor by making an appointment before school
or during lunch period. The counselor will see a student
without an appointment in the case of an emergency. A
student need not be in trouble to see his/her counselor.
Your counselor will be glad to answer any questions
concerning school or help in solving a problem. Your
counselor will also make appointments with you to
discuss your progress. This might be held in an
individual or group session.
Q. How can the guidance department help my parents?
A. Counselors are
available to meet with parents during the school day to
discuss academic or technical difficulties, grades,
testing results, and such issues as College
Selection/Financial Aid. Parents should call between
7:30 and 3:00 for an appointment.
Please see your guidance counselor for a pass to attend. No student will be
admitted without a pass.