Counseling Weekly 08.23.22

Upcoming Events:

 TONIGHT: High School Back to School Night

 Thursday, 8/25 : Wear your class colors! 

  • 9th graders wear white
  • 10th graders wear gray
  • 11th graders wear blue
  • 12th graders were black! 

 9/2 Grade Level Field Trips- Seniors look in the Google Classroom for an important update about waivers! 

9/9 Early Release

9/12 Professional Development Day (no school for students)

9/13 Parent/Guardian Counseling Night (in-person)  Join us for grade level specific presentations and a combined keynote speaker. More details will be sent soon. 


Final Reminder: The deadline to request a schedule change is before the end of the school day today, Tuesday, August 23. We will not be able to accommodate any schedule changes for 1st semester classes received after this deadline. 


College Visits 

NEW: Instructions for students to register for a college visit. 

Upcoming College Events/Visits:

  • 9/9- Jesuit Excellence Tour (at Peak to Peak!)- Register to attend & view the list of attending colleges in Naviance 
  • 9/28- College Day!

Many Colleges are also hosting in-person events and Preview Days on their campuses! 

  • Preview Day at Western Colorado University 
    • Fall Dates:
      • Friday, September 23, 2022
      • Saturday, October 22, 2022
  • Discover Mines
    • Fall Date: September 17 
  •  Explore CU Boulder  
    • Fall Dates:
      • September 30
      • October 7
      • October 21
      • November 4
      • November 18 

Student Clubs 

New: 10th-12th grade students interested in applying to the National Honor Society: New this year--you MUST attend an interest and informational meeting on Thursday, September 1st at 7:15 a.m. in the Auditeria to be eligible to be considered as an NHS applicant! In other words, it's MANDATORY to attend this meeting to be able to apply. If you have questions, see Ms. Tarbutton or Ms. Bostic.


Community Service Opportunity:

15 Forever is a collaboration between Community Foundation Boulder County and YouthRoots, a national youth philanthropy organization.

September 18th is the deadline for a life-changing leadership opportunity for students. 15 Forever is a collaboration between Community Foundation Boulder County and YouthRoots, a national youth philanthropy organization that teaches high school students how to make the world a better place while developing their leadership and life skills. 

 The program is completely free. As members of 15 Forever, students will:

  • Learn and practice skills that will empower them to be a strong leader today and tomorrow
  • Use philanthropy and mindfulness to tackle issues they care about
  • Collaborate with awesome high schoolers from different schools
  • Complete 60 hours of community service

Students who are passionate about making the world a better place should apply online here by September 18. 

 Please contact the Program Manager, Erin Button, at erin@youthroots.org with any questions. See attachments for a recruitment flier.


Resources and Articles:

The College Essay Guy is offering a Free Webinar “20 Ways Parents Can Support Their College-Bound Teen “August 25, 6-7 pm Mountain Time through a new CEG Parent Community. Learn more and register.