Aug 13, 2021

High School Guidance Services

High School Guidance Services

 

The high school guidance and college counseling department is already planning for student/parent college meetings starting August 23. Sign ups will be distributed via email soon. In the meantime, we invite you to learn more about how we are here to partner with you in your academic journey, as well as in finding the best-fit colleges for your student.

Department of Counseling by the Numbers:

  • 80 - In a typical year, our department arranges approximately 80 college and university visits to the MPCS campus to connect with students.
  • 13 - The college counseling department has been in existence for the past 13 years.
  • 3 - Our department is led by three experienced professionals who offer individualized support to high school students. Each counselor will assist her students with all counseling needs, from social-emotional issues, to academic recommendations, to college and career planning.
    • Mrs. Lussier: Assisting all ninth-grade students, as well as all directed studies students in all grades
    • Dr. Holmes: Assisting grades 10-12 students with last names A-H with academic and college planning
    • Mrs. Streitmatter: Assisting grades 10-12 students with last names I-Z with academic and college planning
  • 1 - One size does not fit all. There's no one way to approach the college selection process. Each MPCS student receives a personal approach with his/her college counselor to connect with right-fit colleges.

College selection can often be confusing and even intimidating for families, but we help make the process manageable and exciting. By answering questions and providing advice, we aim to guide you toward academic success and the college that is just the right fit for you!

 

Viola Lussier, Ed.S., vlussier@mtparanschool.com
Director of Counseling
Counselor Grade 9 and Directed Studies

 

Trici Holmes, Ed.D., tholmes@mtparanschool.com
Director of College Counseling
College Counselor Grades 10-12, Last Names A-H

 

Sarah Streitmatter, M.Ed., MA, sstreitmatter@mtparanschool.com
College Counselor Grades 10-12, Last Names I-Z


Announcements

December 1 - MPCS Family Christmas

December 2-3 - Freedom 2.0 Retreat

Grades 9-11

December 2-3 - Freedom 2.0 Retreat

Grades 9-11

December 4 - Mock SAT/ACT

December 7 - Business-Owners Breakfast, 8:00 a.m.

December 7 - Band and Orchestra Christmas Concert, 7:00 p.m.

December 9 - Campus Preview, 9:00 a.m.

For prospective families

December 9 - Campus Preview, 9:00 a.m.

For prospective families

December 9 - Choral Christmas Concert, 7:00 p.m.

December 9 - "Living Biblically" Parent Theology Class

December 10 - Men of Mount Paran

December 11 - First LEGO League Robotics Tournament

December 11 - Serve Saturday

December 13-16 - High School Tests

End-of-Semester Testing

December 13-16 - High School Tests

End-of-Semester Testing

December 14 - ParentEd.: Teaching Fiscal Responsibility to Teens

7:00 p.m., Kristi Lynn Theatre

December 14 - ParentEd.: Teaching Fiscal Responsibility to Teens

7:00 p.m., Kristi Lynn Theatre

December 15 - NO Late Start

December 17 - Early Release

Carpool Dismissal Times:
Pink: 11:00 a.m.
Tan: 11:15 a.m.
White/Blue/Red/Green: 11:30 a.m.
Orange/Gray/Purple: 11:45 a.m.
Yellow: 12:00 p.m.
Black: 12:00 p.m.

December 17 - Early Release

Carpool Dismissal Times:
Pink: 11:00 a.m.
Tan: 11:15 a.m.
White/Blue/Red/Green: 11:30 a.m.
Orange/Gray/Purple: 11:45 a.m.
Yellow: 12:00 p.m.
Black: 12:00 p.m.

December 20 - January 3 - Christmas Break, No School

January 4 - Students Return, Classes Resume

January 20 - Lower School Parent Learning Walk

8:00 a.m., current families

January 20 - Lower School Parent Learning Walk

8:00 a.m., current families

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