NHS COUNSELING NEWSLETTER
Hello Northville Parents and Students!
We hope that you have been finding success so far this school year.
In this Winter 2022 Counseling Newsletter, you’ll find important dates, updates for each graduating class, as well as some general Social and Emotional Resources to help.
Testing & Exciting Events
National (Saturday) ACT Test Dates: Register Here
February 12, 2022
April 2, 2022
National (Saturday) SAT Test Dates: Register Here
Spring Testing at NHS: April 12-14
March 12, 2022
May 7, 2022
December is Career Exploration and Awareness Month
January 19, Wayne RESA In Demand Careers
Starting January 30: Reset Brain & Body is hosting a Teen Girl Social Anxiety Group
February 4: Virtual HBCU College Fair
February 7: 6-7 pm Schoolcraft Dual Enrollment event, Register Here
February 9: Business Career Chat, Register Here
February 18, 10 am-3 pm: Steam Slam, Register Here
March 16: Computer Science & IT Career Chat, Register Here
April 6: Career Counselor Connections; Preparing for next steps: Register Here
Financial Aid: FAFSA is now open!
Scholarships: College Based, National Scholarships, Local Scholarships
Mi Student Aid:
Financial Aid 101: Workshops coming soon!
- Financial Aid Letter: Workshops coming soon!
Article about Comparing College Prices
Testing: PSAT/NMSQT 11 results are in! Make sure you review where your scores from October, and see if there are any areas that you want to improve before the SAT in April
Khan Academy offers free individualized test prep. Create an account and link it to your College Board account for specific help to get you to your goals!
Make sure to check out other resources from the counseling website to help prepare you for the SAT test in April
Your SAT in April will include the Essay portion
If you’re wondering about how to stay on top of our graduation plans this year, use this timeline to help guide you. Everyone’s plans are different, but read through to make sure that you’re making moves towards your goals.
Start thinking about classes that you want to take your senior year- How can you stay on track for your goals?
Have you been involved in clubs, volunteering or work? Start keeping track of your experiences in a document or a journal for future resume/ brag sheet.
Are you thinking about doing honors or AP courses for your junior year? Make sure you look at the Course Catalog and start talking to your teachers about your goals and what you need to do to be set up for those classes!
PSAT scores are in- Make sure you log into your College Board accounts to make sure that you review your scores and make plans for next year’s PSAT and SAT. You can start preparing for your tests next year by using Khan Academy’s individualized test prep.
Start second semester strong! Keep in communication with your teachers and make sure that you’re participating in classes to get the most out of your experiences
Clubs are a great way to get involved, and meet new people. You can check out the NHS list of clubs here to find something that you are interested in. You can reach out the moderators for the clubs to learn more about joining!
Here are some resources from Ms. Shamus, our Social Emotional Counselor:
Here are some resources from Mr. Ferrell, our Senior Career Counselor:
For All Students:
Keep in touch:
Follow us on Twitter! @NHSCounseling2
Schedule an appointment if you have any questions for your counselor
Come see your counselor during drop ins
Watch our newest segment on NNN
Textbooks: Not all classes will require textbooks, but if your class does, you can find information about them here
Northville Youth Network: This organization empowers youth through healthy lifestyle programs and serves as a bridge to services provided by other agencies and businesses. They also host events through the Overbooked Book club, and other events.
Hegira Health Services: Dedicated to achieving wellness first, through our team’s commitment to excellence in service that embraces all people and does so with integrity and resolve.
Check out some of the groups that are running throughout January to support those who are struggling with loss
Mala Child & Family Institute: Resources including supports in the wake of the Oxford tragedy