WHS Counseling Activities

High School Counseling Activities

Outlined below are the major activities or events for which the counseling department is directly responsible and which are available to all high school students. The 10-month planning calendar (also below) outlines when these activities take place along with other opportunites available to students.

Transition Activities (8th to 9th grade):
Freshmen Registration Nights - parents & students (late February)
Freshman Transition Day (the day before school begins in August) 

  Academy visits (Mondays all year)
  Career interest Inventory in personal account on Missouri Connections
  Career Day (February, right before requesting classes for 10th grade)

  Career Planning on Missouri Connections (late Oct or early Nov)
  1-on-1 interview to discus career interests, and post-secondary goals


College Fair (late September)
  Career/Post-Secondary Planning on Missouri Connections account (October)
  College Information Night (early April)

  College Fair (late September)
  Senior Interviews to review post-secondary goals with counselor (fall)
  Financial Aid Night - parents & students (mid-October)
  Individual plans for seniors in jeopardy of not graduating -  results-based counseling (all year)


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