Avondale Academy Counseling 411

Second Quarter 2016


Welcome back! My name is Janette Mow and I am one of the new faces at Avondale Academy. I have a Masters in Counseling and many years experience counseling at both high school and middle school levels. I am so excited to be here and spend my days working with your children.

Please check Avondale Academy's Counseling website often. There is a lot of great information added regularly. You can access it from Avondale Academy's website or you can go to:


Please feel free to contact me if you have any questions or concerns.



Upcoming Events - Don't Miss Out!!


Jan 4: Return to school

Jan 12: MAT2 Presentation 9:30am Paid Internship and College Opportunity

Jan 13, 14, 15: No Avondale bus for afternoon route. Pontiac bus will still run


Jan 19: Student Talent Show @ lunches

Jan 20: Avondale HS Financial Aid Night 6:30 pm

Jan 21: 1st, 3rd, 5th hour exams

Jan 22: 2nd, 4th, 6th hour exams - End of Second Quarter

Jan 27: SAT Parent Meeting Avondale HS 6:30-8:00

Jan 28: ASVAB testing starts @7:30am

Jan TBD: Senior Credit Letters Mailed Home


Feb: College Cash Campaign

Feb: FAFSA Completion for Seniors

Feb: Career Cruising

Feb 2: Central Michigan University Trip for Sophomores and Juniors 7:30am-4:00pm?

Feb 6: ACT test date

Feb 11: ASVAB Follow-up results meeting

Feb 8-12: Valentine Candy Sales

Feb 10: Count Day - Meeting at Virtual Academy

Feb 12: Valentine's Dance $5 a ticket, 7-10pm

Feb 15-19: Mid-Winter Break

Feb 25: Parent/Teacher Conferences 4-7pm

Feb 26: "Ok to Say" Cyberbullying Presentation 1:00pm


March 1: FAFSA Deadline

March 2: "Technology and Social Media: Dangers and Addictions" 7:00 - 8:30 pm /Avondale High School

March 4: Cap and Gown order forms available - $32.00 cash only

March 15: "Parent Talk" 7:00 - 8:30 pm / Avondale High School

March 25: NO SCHOOL - Good Friday

March 31: National College Fair

March TBD: Freshman college visit to OU


April TBD: Senior Credit letters mailed home

April TBD: Junior/Senior Prom tickets on sale

April TBD: Scheduling for next year

April 1: End of Third Marking Period

April 1: Cap/Gown order due

April 4-8: No School -Spring Break

April 14: "Child Abuse: Community Response / How to Help with Healing"

7:00 - 8:30 pm / Deerfield Elementary

April 11 – April 29: MSTEP Testing for juniors

April 12: SAT testing 11th grade and eligible seniors 1/2 day

April 12: NO SCHOOL for seniors who have ACT tested last year

April 12: PSAT testing 9th and 10th grade 1/2 day

April 13: Work keys testing 11th grade and eligible seniors 1/2 day

April 13: NO SCHOOL grades 9, 10, 12

April 23: "Stewards of Children" 1:00 - 4:00 pm / Avondale High School


May TBD: Junior/Senior Prom

May 2: Decision Day Celebration

May 6: Cap and Gown payment due to Mrs. Trager $32.00 cash only

May 5: "Bullying: Beyond Theory" 7:00 - 8:30 pm / Deerfield Elementary

May 13: NO SCHOOL - PD Day
May 24-25: Senior Exams

May 25: Senior's Last Day - all classes must be complete including 7th hour 2:00pm

May 27: MANDATORY Senior Breakfast/Graduation Rehearsal @ 8am - Avondale Academy


June 1: Graduation @ 7pm Avondale High School

June 15: Finals 1/2 Day. 7th hour class due @ 2:00pm

June 16: Finals 1/2 Day

June 17: Finals 1/2 Day. Last day of School. End of quarter

Don't Miss the MAT2 Presentation on Jan 12 @ 9:30am

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Avondale Financial Aid Night @ Avondale HS @ 6:30pm

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ASVAB Testing is coming to Avondale Academy Jan 28 during 1-3 hours. Sign up now!!

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Juniors and Sophomores Will Be Visiting Central Michigan University on Feb 2!

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The Event You Have Been Waiting For Is Almost Here!!!

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