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ROLE OF SCHOOL COUNSELORS

The mission of the Monacan High School Counseling Program is to empower all students to become productive and contributing members of society. In partnership with families, staff members and the community, school counselors provide a developmental program that addresses the academic, personal/social and career development of students.

MONACAN SCHOOL COUNSELORS HELP STUDENTS WITH

  • transitioning to high school and post-secondary opportunities
  • academic planning and educational progress
  • concerns that interfere with learning
  • acquiring skills and knowledge to cope with pressures
  • interpreting test results
  • getting connected with school programs and community opportunities
  • planning for post-secondary education and career options

MONACAN SCHOOL COUNSELORS ARE TRAINED TO

  • work with parents, students and school staff members
  • work with students individually and in groups to help resolve problems that interfere with learning
  • support students with special needs and may serve as a member of child study team
  • offer critical incident intervention, prevention and response services
  • maintain contact with and make appropriate referrals to community and social agencies
  • provide information about school and community resources
  • plan and coordinate school-wide programs for students and parents in academic achievement, personal/social development and transition planning
  • help students explore options for college and career training

If you have questions please do not hesitate to call your student’s counselor at 378-2490.
Fax # 794-3048.

Parchment Transcript Form – Please complete the Google Transcript Release Form. Once submitted, you will receive a code with instructions to open your Parchment account.

Transcript Request link for students who graduated before 2007. – FORM MUST BE PRINTED AND FILLED OUT

Name Change Request Form
Solicitud de cambio de nombre
District Counseling Website

The Commonwealth of Virginia offers different types of diplomas for high school students.  Please click this link to the Virginia Department of Education link to explore the diploma offerings.  If you have further questions about requirements please contact your student’s counselor at 378-2480.

Graduation Requirements click here

Calling all 9th, 10th, and 11th grades students…it’s time to schedule!

  • Monacan held its first ever LIVE virtual electives fair and students got to hear directly from the teachers!  That’s right, students got to hear from a host of faculty and get the inside scoop on unique courses for their consideration.
  • Check out those same electives and learn all about them as well as get up to date on general scheduling procedures, AP and Dual Enrollment options, and much by clicking here.
  • You can also use bit.ly/mnhs2223sn to see all of the information!

AP Summer Assignments for the 2022-2023 School Year

Please find your course below to find out information about your AP Summer Assignment.  If your course is not listed, you do not have a summer assignment for that class. 

AP Literature
AP European History (Humanities only)
AP Statistics
AP Language and Composition
AP Language and Composition (Humanities only)
AP Latin
AP U.S. History (Humanities only)
AP Human Geography
AP Spanish
AP World History

Parents, please take time to view some of the following materials to help you and your student understand how high school testing. There are many non-profit organizations that help students raise their standardized testing scores. In addition, there are many resources on the internet that give students strategies for taking tests. The links below will provide the students with resources and strategies for taking standardized tests. These and many other resources are available in the guidance office.
  • Parent Tutorial for Understanding Scores (pdf file)
  • Score Report Tutorial for 10th Graders (pdf file)
  • Click here for a short video explaining more about the PSAT score report.

SAT – CollegeBoard.org

This is a FABULOUS resource for parents and students to use as they prepare in advance for the SATs…it includes content tips, calculator tips and frequently asked questions about changes to the Math SAT and is a MUST for students to have who are taking the new SAT.

Click here for testing dates

PSAT – CollegeBoard.org

The Preliminary SAT/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test (PSAT/NMSQT) is a program cosponsored by the College Board and National Merit Scholarship Corporation (NMSC). It’s a standardized test that provides firsthand practice for the SAT®. It also gives you a chance to enter NMSC scholarship programs and gain access to college and career planning tools.

PSAT Score Reports

PSAT scores are handed back to parents and students at the annual PSAT interpretation night usually held in mid December. Informational flyers will be mailed home with the exact date, time, and location.

How to Interpret your PSAT Score
Practice PSAT Information Here

ACT – ActStudent.org

An independent, nonprofit organization dedicated to measurement and research for those making educational and career transitions; administrates a widely taken college admissions test.

Click here for test dates

AP Exams – CollegeBoard.org

The Advanced Placement (AP) program, sponsored by the College Board and administered by the Educational Testing Service (ETS), offers secondary school students the opportunity to participate in challenging college-level course work while still in high school. Students can receive credit, advanced placement, or both from thousands of colleges and universities that participate in the AP program. Each exam consists of multiple-choice and free-response sections. Most exams are three hours long and cover two semesters of college-level work; those that test one semester of work are generally two hours long.

Click here for Registration Information

Test Prep Materials

Kaplan will be providing a variety of FREE educational webinars and online practice tests for students to participate in throughout the summer. All students need to participate is access to a computer and the internet. Students can sign up to participate using the following link www.kaptest.com/hsevents. Attached, please find a flier with more information about the free online events.

Online Events Being Offered

  • Free SAT Lessons
  • Free ACT Lessons
  • SAT, ACT and New SAT Practice Tests
  • Practice Test Review Sessions

Beginning September 11, 2013, all documents required to process a Child Labor Permit can be found at http://www.doli.virginia.gov

*The school system will NO longer play an active role in the Child Labor Permit Process.

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