School Counseling Curriculum



The Leicester High School Counseling Department will develop and deliver a comprehensive program that will help freshmen students with their transition into high school. Freshmen will focus on setting academic, personal and career goals. Guidance Counselors will provide group instruction and individual counseling that will allow students to feel supported at school and understand their personal strengths.

FRESHMAN YEAR

  • Orientation Activity
  • Goal setting Activity
  • End of Year Follow-Up Activity
  • Spring "Welcome to LHS" & Fall Orientation
  • Individual Counseling
  • Consultation with students, teachers and parents
  • Academic advising


SOPHOMORE YEAR

  • Career research through Naviance
  • Resume building through Naviance
  • Information regarding PSAT administration in October
  • Individual Counseling
  • Consultation with students, parents, and teachers.
  • Academic monitoring and advising.
  • Outside referrals when appropriate
  • SIN: Student In Need Team to support at risk students
  • Schedule and Educational Planning
  • Regular communication with parents/guardians via e-mail, phone, and website.
  • Individual consultation regarding junior year courses.


JUNIOR YEAR


On Wednesday, Jan. 27, we met with the Class of 2022 to discuss the post-secondary planning process and advise them on the steps needed to be taken to set themselves up for the application process during their senior year.  Click on the picture, to open the presentation. 

Any questions, contact your child's school counselor.


The Leicester High School School Counseling Department will develop and deliver a comprehensive program that will assist junior students with ongoing post-secondary planning.  Counselors will assist students with college research through individual and group instruction and through online programs.  Other post-secondary options including vocational and technical schools, employment and military service will also be explored.

  • Compare and Research Post-Secondary options through Naviance
  • Junior meetings with instruction on college application process.
  • Information regarding PSAT and SAT administration.
  • College and Vocational/Technical School Fair
  • Junior Parent Information Night.
  • Ongoing development of Post-Secondary Plans.
  • Individual Counseling
  • Consultation with students
  • Academic monitoring and advising
  • Outside referrals when appropriate
  • SIN: Student In Need to support at risk students
  • Schedule and Educational Planning
  • Regular communication with parents/guardians via email, phone, and website
  • Individual consultation for request senior year courses.



SENIOR YEAR

During senior year, the Leicester High School Counseling Department will develop and deliver a comprehensive program that will assist senior students with finalizing their Post-Secondary Plans. This curriculum and research will follow the completion of the junior curriculum with implementation of the components of the post-secondary plans which have already been developed. These plans may involve college or vocational/technical school applications, employment applications, enlisting in branches of the armed forces, etc.

The Leicester High School Counseling Curriculum includes the following developmentally appropriate services for grade 12:

• Senior classroom visits with instructions on college application process.
• Information regarding SAT administration.
• College and Vocation/Technical School Fair.
• MEFA Financial Aid Information Night.
• FAFSA Help Nights.
• Ongoing monitoring of grades and credits toward graduation.
• Ongoing development of Post-Secondary Plans.
• Individual counseling.
• Consultation with students, teachers and parents.
• Academic monitoring and advising.
• Outside referrals when appropriate.
• SIN: Student In Need Team
• TAT: Teacher Assistance Team for academic support and referral identification.
• Schedule and Educational planning.
• Regular communication with parents/guardians via email, phone, mail and websites.




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