NSHS Counselor's Corner

December 2014

Exam Schedule

Final Exam Schedule

December 17th: 1st, 2nd and 7th period exams

December 18th: 3rd and 4th period exams

December 19th: 5th and 6th period exams

*please note that December 18th and 19th are half days

for students (12:20 release time)

FAFSA or TAFSA Assistance

www.YouCanAffordCollege.org Sponsors a FREE workshop to receive one-on-one assistance on filling out your FAFSA or TAFSA with financial aid experts.

Here is the information:

Feb 10 6pm-9pm UNT-Dallas

Feb 21 9am-2pm Molina HS, Richardson HS, Bryan Adams HS

Feb.28 9am-2pm Adamson HS, Dallas Public Library – Central

Free Tax Prep

Parent taxes must be done before filling out the FAFSA or TAFSA. Need tax assistance?

Free Tax Prep if you make less than $53,000

Community Tax Centers: 214-978-0081


Upcoming in January on the NSHS Counseling Calendar

January 9th--Alumni Luncheon (for the Class of 2014)

January 12th--Senior Classroom visits for information about Local Scholarship and FAFSA

January 14th--9th Grade Workshop (Bridges, College Prep and Registration)

January 15th--10th Grade Workshop (PSAT, Bridges, College Prep and Registration)

January 16th--11th Grade Workshop (PSAT, Bridges, College Prep and Registration)

January 14th--PSAT Parent Meeting @ 7pm in NW117

January 20th--Elective Fair

January 26th until February 24th--Registration for 2015-16 classes

Follow the NSHS Counselors on Social Media and Texts on Your Phone!

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/smithcounseling

Twitter: https://twitter.com/counseling_nshs (@counseling_nshs)

Remind (texts to your phone): dial 81010 (for all Cohorts)

  • Cohort 2015--input the class code -- @82de7
  • Cohort 2016--input the class code -- @9f442
  • Cohort 2017--input the class code -- @ea419
  • Cohort 2018--input the class code -- @6bc34

Lots of GREAT information is posted on FB and Twitter about college, careers, scholarships, study skills, parenting tips, etc.

Remind texts will keep you and your NSHS student up to date on colleges visiting NSHS, updated scholarship lists on the website, meetings, etc.

NSHS Counselors

Rona Amora: Students A-Co -- amorar@cfbisd.edu

Connie Schneider: Students C-Hi -- schneiderc@cfbisd.edu

Deidre Vetterick: Students Ho-Mi -- vetterickd@cfbisd.edu

Crystal Levingston:Students Mo-Ro-- levingstonc@cfbisd.edu

Jennifer Ritter: Students Ru-Z -- ritterj@cfbisd.edu

Shannon Johnson: Crisis Counselor -- johnsons@cfbisd.edu