Counselor's Corner

CHS counseling newsletter, March 2021

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Important April Dates:


Child Abuse Prevention Month

Community Services Month

Counseling Awareness Month

Keep America Beautiful Month

Mathematics Awareness month

Month of the Military Child

National Autism Awareness Month

School Library Month

April 2: World Autism Awareness Day

April 4: 10 National Library Week

April 8: Holocaust Remembrance Day

April 12-16: National Youth Violence Prevention Week

April 18-24: National Volunteer Week

April 22: Earth Day

April 2: Holiday

April 5: student holiday

April 6: English I EOC

April 8: English II EOC

April 13: Steered Straight presentation for students and parents

April 17: Junior and Senior Prom

Hey CHS students and families!

STAAR EOC dates:

English 1: April 6th

English 2: April 8th

Algebra 1: May 4th and 5th

US History: May 5th

Biology: May 6th

I can't believe we are wrapping up the school year in less than 8 weeks! We are continuing to work out the kinks in the course requests and getting everything finalized. You will be able to few the course requests for next year, soon. Please make sure to check your emails in these last weeks of the school year and our social media pages for important updates, dates, and reminders.

Please continue to reach out to the counseling office if there is anything we can help with. We want to make sure the end of the school year runs smoothly for all of our students and parents.

DUAL CREDIT (Collin College)

Summer registration begins 3/08- These are general population classes and will not have CRN numbers for registration.

Registration video:

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Federal Student Aid Resources *English and Spanish*

Federal Student Loans: Basics for Students

Federal Student Loans: Basics for Students (Spanish Version)

Check under Loan Information, Booklets and Brochures for more like this.

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Check out these videos about the TFSA

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5 Tips for Coping with Test Anxiety (for kids!)

FREE - for Military Families

The for U.S. Military Families program allows eligible military-connected students to have access to our tutors at no cost to them. Currently, any child in grades K-12 who has a parent in the military (active duty, National Guard or Reserve), or who has a parent who works as a Department of Defense civilian employee, is eligible to use the program for free.

Through the program, students have access to our subject matter expert tutors in more than 120 subjects, as well as test prep, study skills coaching, and more.

ACT, SAT, and PSAT test prep programs Subjects List

Case Study: Antelope Valley Union High School District

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How to reach the counselors

Our website is being updated regularly to give you the most important information about school, future education, mental health, and all other things counseling. Please e-mail us or fill out a counseling request so that we can help!

Social Media

Please follow us on Twitter @CHScounselor3 and check our webpage ( for the most up-to-date information, dates, and news.

The CHS Counseling Team is here for YOU!

Kathy Blann*Lead Counselor (last name A-L)

Sarah McKimmey (last name M-Z)

Tiffany Goff (Braves Support Counselor)