Welcome to the Counseling Center
We are committed to delivering comprehensive guidance to all students in the areas of academic, personal/social and career planning. If you are unable to find what you are looking for, don't hesitate to call. We look forward to working with you during the school year.
Attention Juniors! This scholarship is for you! The Cameron Impact Scholarship is a four-year, full-tuition, impact-driven undergraduate scholarship awarded annually to 10-15 exceptional high school students who have demonstrated excellence in leadership, community service, extracurricular activities, and academics. If you have a 3.7 GPA or higher, check it out!!! Due date for early decision is on or before 5/20/2022 at noon; the regular decision deadline is 9/09/2022 at noon! Good luck Cards!
Attention Cardinals! Are you interested in a summer job? If so, The City of Orting is looking for students, aged 16 or older to work in their Summer Camp for kids grades K-5! You'd work 5 hours/day, August 8-11 and August 15-18, and the pay is minimum wage. Call Michell Alfien at 360-893-9017 for more details!!!
Air transportation careers in demand at McChord - check out their video and website to apply!
In addition to all work related training, kids are still eligible for educational assistance:
Automatic enrollment in a regionally accredited degree program, Community College of the Air Force
- 100% Tuition Assistance covering up to $4,500 every year to any college
- Guaranteed access to the Montgomery GI Bill-SR from the VA
The FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) opens each year on October 1st! If you are planning to attend college or a trade school, it is vital that you complete the FAFSA. Ms. Nelson has created a section-by-section FAFSA tutorial to help with the process. Check it out! And as always, if you need help with the FAFSA, please reach out to Ms. Nelson.
Are you a senior with a 3.5 GPA, who's taken a standardized test (PSAT/NMSQT, SAT, and/or ACT) and scored in the 90th percentile or higher – 1310+ on the SAT, 1270+ on the PSAT, or 28+ on the ACT, and finally is your family income < $80,000/year? If so, you may qualify for College Point Advising Services - a free service from College Board!
Their advisors will help with:
- Creating a college list and introducing students to great colleges they may not have considered
- Writing a personal statement and editing essays
- Accessing financial aid and searching for scholarships
- Talking with students about what it’s like to leave home and live in a dorm
- Analyzing financial aid award letters and making a college decision
- Preparing for the transition to college
- Answering any college application questions that are stressing students out
Phone: (360) 893-2246
Fax: (360) 893-2434
Shelly Smith (A-G)
(360) 893-2246 x4375
Anna Hager (H-M)
Maria Reyes-Cruz (N-Z)
(360) 893 2246 x4374
(360) 893-2246 x4385
You can also book an appointment in Ms. Nelson's calendar (remember to choose Pacific time!!!)
(360) 893-2246 x4376