Guidance Department

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Guidance Office

Office Summer Hours 

 Mrs. Katherine Newman, Secretary (x3008)

Monday - Thursday
7:30 - 4:00

Counselor  Schedule

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  Counselors are in the office 7:15 - 2:30
           It is recommended that you make an appointment with Mrs. Newman.

Ms. Justine Carey   
    A-Dr (Grades 10-12)
   A-Di (Grade 9) 
June: 19, 20, 21, 27 & 28
July:  5, 6 & 26
August: 29 & 30

    Mrs. Laura Foster 
    Ds-Km (Grade 10-12)
    Dj -Li  (Grade 9)
June: 19, 21, 27, 28 
July:  27 & 31
August: 17, 29, 30
& 31

Ms. Gretchen Patrick   
     Kn-Re (Grades 10-12)
     Lj-Ro  (Grade 9)
       June: 19, 20, 21, 27 & 29
July:  26, 27 & 31
August: 29 & 30

   Mr. Brian Croly        
   Rf-Z(Grade 10-12)
   Rp-Z(Grade 9)

    June: 19, 20, 21, 28 & 29
July:  11 & 18
August: 15, 29 & 30

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Tentative schedules were distributed in early June.    

Requests for schedule changes can be handled by any counselor 
(refer to above schedules).
There will be no schedule  changes after July 31st.
If you wish to meet with your specific counselor, it is advised that you schedule an appointment through Mrs. Newman, X3008.  

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OPTION II Application
Any student taking a credit recovery course, original credit course, or doing an independent study MUST complete the Option II form and submit it to a counselor BEFORE enrolling in a course.

Credit Recovery Course Options
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Students who  lost credit due to failure of the course:

   1) May take a 2017 Summer credit recovery course outside of DHS at their own expense
if their final grade is 50% or greater.  


  2) May take an original credit course outside of DHS at their own expense 
if their final grade is less than 50%

You must speak to a counselor directly about the appropriate course to register for PRIOR to enrolling.  Please keep in mind that there are registration deadlines and you must register as soon as possible.  Also,  all course requirements must be completed  by mid August. 

There is a limit of 2 outside courses per summer and only 1 credit recovery per content area throughout the student's tenure.

Class Information

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Hey Juniors! It's not too early to work on your
Community Service Requirement
You are required to complete 15 hours by June 1, 2018
Plan out your testing: 

SAT Testing
:  It is recommended that you take 2-3 tests before the start of senior year.
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