Warren/CCA Counseling Newsletter

May 2020

NISD Schools Closed For The Remainder Of The School Year!

From your Admin Team:

Hello Warriors.


As we draw near the end of the school year, please know we remain available for you. You can call or email with any questions or concerns. Remember the work for the 5th six weeks must be completed by May 20th. School will end on June 4th, and so will the 6th six weeks. If you are having any difficulties with your assignments in google classroom, please let us know as soon as possible. We look forward to seeing those who will come to campus to pick-up and drop-off items in the next two weeks. Stay strong Warriors.

Mrs. Sisk & The Admin Team

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How to Contact Your Counselor

Due to Social Distancing students in NISD will learn via Distance Learning. During this time if you need to get a hold of your student's counselor you can email, fill out a request to see counselor form or call their extension.


Counselor by Student's School and Last Name

Email Links/Extension


NISD Request to see Counselor


Melea Wade (Head Counselor)

melea.wade@nisd.net

X74225


Jack Briggs (A-COM)

jack.briggs@nisd.net

X74230


Jill Laman (CON- GOM)

jill.laman@nisd.net

X74255


Vangie Rendon-Piedra (GON-LON)

evangelina.rendon-piedra@nisd.net

X74231



Jorge Ramos (LOP-PAN)

jorge.ramos@nisd.net

X74227


Virginia Ware (PAR-SA)

virginia.ware@nisd.net

X74256



Angela Taylor (SC-Z)

angela-k.taylor@nisd.net

X74228


Jaime Collazo (A-L CCA)

jaime.collazo@nisd.net

X74320


Melissa Clarke (M-Z CCA)

melissa.clarke@nisd.net

X74321

SENIORS!!

We can not imagine what you are going through right now. Please know that you can reach out to your counselor anytime and we will get back to you as soon as possible. You can call, email, or fill out the district request form. We are here to help.

I know you must have so many questions right now, unfortunately we just don't have the answers yet. Someone will let you know as soon as we hear something! Focus on what is in your control!!


  • Those of you who have applied to college, please keep checking your email. You are receiving important information from your colleges and we don't want you to miss anything. Deadlines are still happening. Hopefully you are in the process of picking your college. Once you do, you will need to find out about housing. If you are not sure, reach out to your college for help.
  • Remember you can request transcripts at nisdtx.scriborder.com. You can also order your Final Transcript now. Be sure to check the final transcript box and know that it will not be sent until the middle of June, once everything is posted.
  • If you are planning to go to one of the Alamo Community Colleges, the first TSI is free. Check out their website for more information.
  • Continue to search for scholarships. Check out our database here.
  • And last but not least, Mrs. Conway still needs a copy of college acceptance letters, award letters, and any scholarships received. Please email them to her at sarah.conway@nisd.net.


Remember your counselors are here if you need us, just reach out!!

We are Warriors! We are relentless! We are strong! We will conquer! Be safe and know we care about you!

Virtual College Visits

Not sure where you want to go to college?? Check out this link to virtually visit a lot of different colleges!! https://www.youvisit.com/

Scholarships

Scholarship information is available, just click it!! It is also on our Warren Counselor Webpage. For more information please feel free to contact your counselor.

Updates Regarding Coronavirus

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AP Exams

Please click on the link to receive the most up-to-date information regarding AP exams.

Positive Perspective During Challenging Times

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Preparation for 2020-2021 School Year

Registration for next Year

Parents, it is time to register your student for next year. Log into your HAC account and complete the registration process.

Course Selection Requests

Watch the attached video to learn how to view course requests through HAC. If you are not sure what your course options are, check out the Warren Guidance and Counseling website. If you would like to make changes, email your counselor with your name, ID, the course you want to drop and the course you want to add.
Home Access Center: Viewing Schedules and Next Year Course Requests for Parents
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TSI testing for dual credit

The district is going to enroll students into dual credit based upon their GPA's and/or PSAT scores. You will have to take the TSI in the fall, but will be allowed into dual without it. Please be sure you have completed all other steps for dual credit. You can email Mrs. Wade (melea.wade@nisd.net) with any dual credit questions.

Some of Mrs. Wade's pets

We are all in this together

Helpful Resources

If you or someone you know is in need of emotional and mental support, here are some helpful numbers that are available 24/7.

In the event of an emergency, please call 911.

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