Counseling

  
 
A well-qualified and professional counseling staff is available to assist Whitney High School students with academic counseling, college and career planning, personal counseling, and crisis intervention. Students may request to see their counselor for personal, academic, or college counseling. Parents who wish to meet with their student's counselor may call or email for more information. Be sure to check the website and school calendar for upcoming college and counseling events for students and parents.
 
Whitney High School's SCHOOL CODE is 053937 (use when registering for College Admission Exams).

Staff List

Jennifer Teames
Secretary
 
Class of 2017
 
Class of 2018
 
Class of 2019
 
 
Jennifer Brookover
Class of 2020
Registrar
 
School Psychologist
 
College & Career Center
 
Dana Monaghan, M.S., CCC-SLP
Speech Pathologist

2017-18 Course Selection

Click Here for PowerPoint presentation given by the counselors on Jan 31/Feb 1 in History Courses.

Academic Counseling

  • Course Selection
  • Academic Requirements
  • Course Placement
  • Parent Information Evening Programs
  • Courses and Summer Session
  • Standardized Testing: Information, Administration and Interpretation: PSAT, ACT, SAT I, SAT II.

College and Career Counseling

  • Administration and interpretation of the PSAT
  • College information and Financial Aid Parent-Student Evening Programs (see calendar for dates)
  • Campus visits by representatives of universities and colleges (see calendar for dates)
  • Internet, print, and video resources in the College and Career Center
  • Individual parent/student appointments available for college planning, decision-making, and application processes
  • Assistance with creating an appropriate college application list and with organizing the college application process
  • Assistance with organizing application materials and meeting deadlines
  • Workshops for writing college essays and preparing for interviews
  • Letters of Recommendation and contact with University representatives as appropriate
  • College Information News for parents and students on website

Personal Counseling

School counselors are available for parent conferences and referral resources as needed or upon request. Crisis intervention counseling, drug and alcohol abuse prevention information, education, and referrals are always available. Students in need of assistance should make an appointment with their assigned counselor.