Junior Guidance Lessons

January 24, 2018 at 4:00 PM

Emma Streich, Reporter

Almost all CHS juniors went to the library during their history class for guidance lessons on Wednesday, January 17 and Thursday, January 18. Counselors had students look at their career options as well as their plans for classes next year.

The counselors do the lessons every year in effort to “provide students with opportunities to explore college and career options and develop a plan to achieve their career goals throughout their time at Clovis High School,” says CHS counselor Stephanie Frazier.

It takes around two hours for the counselors to get all the information to the students. They address everything from CART and ROP benefits to scholarship opportunities.

Junior Sydney Blair says, “If you have no idea what you want to do, then [the lessons] help you point out what you want to do when you go to college.”

When students first arrived they met with their counselor who in turn gave them a folder containing their transcript that displays the letter grade earned in every class while in high school.

The transcript also allows you to see your unweighted and weighted GPA, as well as your UC and CSU GPA. Also within the folder is a group of papers telling juniors what they should be doing during their 11th grade year to stay on track for college.

After meeting with individual counselors students split into three groups for a three station rotation run by all of the counselors. Read more...