Counselor's Page

Lora Dean, Professional School Counselor

Welcome to the Gentry High School Guidance/College Counselor's Page!

  

Advisory Council Members 2016-17

  • Creshaundra Williams, Student Government Association
  • Kaffie Shaffer, Parent
  • Randy Ball, Principal
  • Dr. Latonya Johnson, Assistant Principal
  • Gwen Milton, Professional Development Coordinator
  • Beverly Gilmore, Parent Liaison
  • Indianola Chamber Main Street- Local Business
  • Indianola Floral Designs- Local Business
  • Mississippi Delta Community College- Johnathan Brown
  • Mississippi Valley State University- Denise Davis
  • Rev. Otis Anthony, II-Local Pastor
  • Adrian Brown- Community Leader/Brown & Associates, CEO
  • Dr. Gloria McIntosh- Retired Educator/Sunflower County Chancery Clerk
  • Evelyn Myers- Retired Educator
  • Coach Frank Brown- Retired Educator
  • Lora Dean- Counselor
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GENTRY HIGH SCHOOL COUNSELING MASTER CALENDAR OF ACTIVITIES 2016-2017   

Month

Guidance Curriculum

Support Services

Responsive Services

Individual Planning

Professional Development

August

Conduct student needs   assessment 

Distribute Guidance Calendar 

Discuss objectives with administration/staff 

Complete Annual Agreement 

MS Choices

Use data to plan guidance curriculum/activities

Preview student records 

New Student Orientation 

Register New Students 

Senior Evaluations 

ACT Registration 

Schedule Students 

Schedule Changes 

MS Choices

Register New Students 

ACT Registration 

Schedule Students 

Schedule Changes 

Update Cumulative Records 

Transcript Requests 

Individual Counseling

Group Counseling

Parent Conferences

Senior Evaluations

ACT Registration

Schedule Students/Schedule Changes 

MS Choices

Drop-Out Prevention

September

Publish scholarships 

Grade-Level Parent Meetings 

Classroom Guidance - Test Taking Strategies 

Analyze student progress for struggling/at-risk students

Individual Counseling Sessions for at-risk students

Records Requests 

Student Registration 

Senior Evaluations

State Testing 

Progress Reports

Grade-Level Parent Meetings

ACT/SAT Registration

Student Registration 

Individual Counseling 

Group Counseling 

Parent Conferences 

ACT/SAT Registration

Transcript Requests

Senior Evaluations 

State Testing 

Progress Reports 

Grade-Level Parent Meetings 

ACT/SAT Registration

Coordinate visits for postsecondary and military representatives

Testing Training 

ACT Workshop

October

Analyze student academic performance 

Classroom Guidance - Bullying (10th)

Classroom Guidance -Social/Emotional Issues(11th)

Classroom Guidance - Character Education (12th)

College and Career Fair

Report Cards 

College and Career Fair

 

 

Individual Counseling 

Group Counseling 

Parent Conferences 

ACT/SAT Registration

Transcript Requests

Individual Sessions

Group Sessions

MS Choices

College and Career Fair 

American College Application Campaign

 

November

Classroom Guidance - Bullying (10th)

Classroom Guidance -Social/Emotional Issues (11th

Classroom Guidance - Character Education (12th)

 

 

Progress Reports

  Complete Letters of Recommendation 

Teacher conferences for at-risk students 

College Visits

Individual Counseling

Group Counseling 

Parent Conferences 

Transcript Requests

Update Cumulative Records

Complete Letters of Recommendation

MS Choices

 

MCA Conference

ACT State Conference

December

 

State Testing 

Individual Sessions with seniors 

Parent conferences for seniors

Individual Counseling

Group Counseling

Parent Conferences

Transcript Requests

Individual Sessions

Group Sessions 

MS Choices

 

January

 

College Visits 

Report Cards

Monitor student academic progress 

Arrange parent/teacher conferences concerning academics

Individual Counseling

Group Counseling

Parent Conferences

ACT/SAT Registration 

Transcript Requests 

Update Records

Individual Sessions

Group Sessions 

Health Fair 

MS Choices

Report Cards

 

February

Classroom Guidance - Interview Skills (12th

Classroom Guidance -Interview Skills (11th

Classroom Guidance - Graduation Requirements (10th

National Counseling Week

Student Course Selections for Upcoming Year 

National Counseling Week

Individual Counseling 

Group Counseling 

Parent Conferences 

ACT/SAT Registration 

Transcript Requests

Individual Sessions 

Group Sessions 

MS Choices 

 

March

Classroom Guidance - Graduation Requirements (11th

Classroom Guidance - Graduation Requirements (10th)

College Visits 

State Testing

  College Fair

Individual Counseling 

Group Counseling 

Parent Conferences

ACT/SAT Registration

Transcript Requests

Individual Sessions 

Group Sessions

MS Choices

College Fair

 

April

Classroom Guidance -

College Applications/Scholarships/

Financial Aid (12th) - ONGOING 

Middle School Student Orientation 

Review Senior Graduation Status 

Parent Conferences for non-graduates/retention 

State Testing 

AP Exams 

Middle School Student Orientation

Review Senior Graduation Status

Individual Counseling 

Group Counseling

  Parent Conferences

ACT/SAT Registration

Transcript Requests

Individual Sessions 

Group Sessions

MS Choices

Middle School Student Orientation 

Review Senior Graduation Status

 

May

Evaluate guidance program 

Use results to develop next year's program

Parent Conferences for non-graduates/retention 

Distribute Summer School/Credit Recovery Applications

Individual Counseling 

Group Counseling

Parent Conferences 

ACT/SAT Registration

Transcript Requests

Individual Sessions

Parent Conferences for non-graduates/retention

 

 

 

June

 

 

Complete Students' Transcripts

Post grades/credits to cumulative records 

Pre-Registration

Distribute Summer School/Credit Recovery Applications

 

July

 

 

Pre-Registration 

Student Schedules

 

 

 

 

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