EVHS Counseling Climate Check

Edition #7: 11.20.2020

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Senior Section

(NEW) EVHS Seniors: Upcoming Deadlines - If you have a January 1st college application deadline and need an official transcript, school report, or other materials sent from EVHS, you must request this by Wednesday, Dec. 17th at the latest. You must order your transcript in Naviance and pay for it on MyPaymentsPlus (cost is $5/college). Please review how to request official transcripts here.

College Applications Materials - It is your responsibility to be checking the status of your college applications. Colleges will email you if your application is complete (or you have missing materials). Please note there is processing time needed for the college and our office to send, receive, and file these materials.

Application Results- As you hear college application results, you are required to enter the status on your NAVIANCE account (accepted, denied, waitlisted, etc). Please update when you have applied to each college as well.

Seniors, complete your FAFSA

EVHS Families: Watch the Paying For College Night

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(New) Apprenticeship Information

Apprenticeship is an industry-driven, high-quality career pathway where employers can develop and prepare their future workforce, and individuals can obtain paid work experience, classroom instruction, and a portable, nationally-recognized credential.

Through an apprenticeship program, you can obtain paid, relevant workplace experience while acquiring the skills and credentials that employer’s value. 94% of apprentices who complete an apprenticeship retain employment, with an average annual salary of $70,000; often receiving healthcare and 401k as part of the program. You are either directly hired by an employer or apply through an apprenticeship program. They can train anybody, but the want and desire to work at it and do it is what matters.


(New) Dakota County Library Introduces the Discord Server

Dakota County Library is excited to announce our new Discord server—a virtual hangout space exclusively for teens ages 13-18.

Discord is a free online platform that gives participants a place to build community and connect with each other using a variety of text-based channels dedicated to specific topics of interest. The library’s Discord Server includes channel topics such as gaming, books, art, writing, anime and manga, movies and TV, emotional support, and more.

The library’s Discord server is an invite-only virtual space for teens ages 13–18 and is monitored regularly by library staff. Teens who live in Dakota County or attend a Dakota County school can join the library’s Discord server by completing an online form.

(New) New UMN Program for Parents

There is a new UMN program for parents: Sign up to receive text messages supporting parents and caregivers.

Parenting can be stressful during the best of times. Throw in a pandemic, uncertainty in school and work schedules, financial worries and civil unrest, parenting can be overwhelming. We know that you’ve got this, and we want to support you during this time.

University of Minnesota Extension, Center for Family Development is offering a free text messaging program that supports parents and caregivers of children birth to 18 years of age, called U Got This.

We invite parents and caregivers to sign up to receive two text messages a week throughout the school year on topics of health and nutrition, developmental affirmations, parenting and school engagement, mental health and well-being and financial capability. These text messages are designed to support you and your family as you are faced with making many and varied daily parenting decisions. You can choose to receive messages in English or Spanish.

To sign up to receive U Got This text messages, go to https://z.umn.edu/ugotthis. This program is free, but be aware some fees may apply depending on your cell phone service provider.


U Got This - Mensajes de texto para padres y guardianes

La crianza de los hijos puede ser estresante aún en los mejores tiempos. Al añadir una pandemia, la incertidumbre de los horarios de escuela y trabajo, preocupaciones económicas y disturbios civiles, la crianza de los hijos puede volverse abrumadora. Sabemos que usted puede manejar la situación y deseamos apoyarlo durante este tiempo.

El Centro para el Desarrollo de la Familia de la Extensión de la Universidad de Minnesota está ofreciendo un programa gratuito de mensajes de texto para apoyar a los padres y guardianes de niños de edades desde el nacimiento hasta los 18 años, titulado U Got This (¡Usted puede!).

Invitamos a padres y guardianes a inscribirse para recibir dos mensajes semanales durante el año escolar sobre tópicos de salud y nutrición, afirmaciones del desarrollo, crianza y participación en la escuela, salud metal y bienestar y capacidad financiera. Estos mensajes de texto están diseñados para apoyarlo a usted y su familia a tomar una gran cantidad y variedad de decisiones diarias relacionadas con la crianza de sus hijos. Puede elegir recibir los mensajes en inglés o en español.

Para inscribirse para recibir los mensajes de texto de U Got This, diríjase a https://z.umn.edu/ugotthis. Este programa es gratuito, pero (tomar en cuenta) algunas tarifas se aplican dependiendo del proveedor de su servicio telefónico celular.

Interested in the Military?

Our EVHS contacts are listed in this document: Military contacts

(New) Dakota County Library Resources for K-12 Learners: Bilingual Presentation in English and Spanish

Learn about the library's free online services available to help support student learning, including online tutoring, language learning, virtual programs and more. Co-presented in English and Spanish. Geared for adults.

Zoom virtual event

Tuesday, Dec. 1, 7–8 p.m. Register now.


Recursos de la biblioteca para estudiantes de K-12: Presentación bilingüe en inglés y español:Conozca los servicios gratuitos en línea de la biblioteca disponibles para ayudar a apoyar el aprendizaje de los estudiantes, que incluyen tutoría en línea, aprendizaje de idiomas, programas virtuales y más. Co-presentado en inglés y español. Dirigido a adultos.

Evento virtual por zoom

Martes 1ro de diciembre, de 7 a 8 pm Regístrese ahora.

Dakota County Library Resources for College Applications

Live, online FAFSA assistance is available through HelpNow to assist anyone who needs help completing the FAFSA form for student financial aid: http://ezproxy.dakota.lib.mn.us/login?url=http://www.brainfuse.com/login/csl.asp?a_id=1742A7EA

LearningExpressLibrary features a Scholarship Finder tool. Sign in to LearningExpressLibrary from the Dakota County Library Research Tools page with your library card, then search ‘Scholarship Finder.’ You will need to create a free account with LearningExpressLibrary to access this feature. https://www.co.dakota.mn.us/libraries/ResearchTools

Dakota County Library Teen Fan Fiction Contest

Dakota County Library is hosting our annual Teen Fan Fiction Contest from November 2 through November 30, 2020.

Who: Teens living in Minnesota ages 12-18. Submissions will be divided into two age categories: 12-14 and 15-18.

What: Submit an original fan fiction story of 3,000 words or less.

When: Entries will be accepted between Nov 2 and Nov 30. Winning entries will be contacted by the end of December 2020, and will be published on the Dakota County Library website. The top three stories in each age category will be awarded prizes.

How: Submit your original story along with the entry form, available at this link and attached: https://www.co.dakota.mn.us/libraries/Programs/Teens/Pages/teen-fan-fiction-contest.aspx . Please review contest guidelines (included on the website and entry form) before submitting. Entries can be either dropped off at any Dakota County Library location or emailed directly to Sadiq.Ahmed@co.dakota.mn.us.


  • Writers must be between the ages of 12–18 and reside in Minnesota.

  • Writers are not required to live in Dakota County or have a library card from Dakota County Library.

  • Stories must be:

    • Original, complete works authored by a single person. Judges will not read additional content in order to gain context to your story, so make sure it has a beginning and an end.

    • 3,000 words or fewer in length.

    • Written with a general audience in mind.

    • Submitted in English or submitted with an English translation.

  • One entry per person.

  • Stories will not be returned after the contest.

  • Stories without entry forms will not be accepted.

  • Do not put your name on any page which contains the story.

  • Dakota County Library staff and immediate family are not eligible to enter..

Mental Health Services Available at EVHS through Water’s Edge Counseling & Healing Center and Associated Clinic of Psychology

District 196 and Eastview High School offer Co-Located Mental Health Services to our students. EVHS has teamed with Water’s Edge Counseling & Healing Center and Associated Clinic of Psychology to provide an office space within the school and a convenient way for students to access therapy however, the clinic is separate from EVHS.

Grief Support

Eastview High School co-facilitates a grief group at EVHS with the Park Nicollet Growing Through Grief program. This group is for students that have lost an immediate family member. Please contact your son/daughter’s counselor for more information on the grief group beginning later this fall.

Looking for a job? Check out our virtual job board!

Go to Schoology → Groups→ My Groups→ Join Group→ Use Access Code RHRN-ST36-3GVBK

Then look under: Resources→ Current Job Openings

Eastview High School Counseling Website

For more details about our program and resources visit the Eastview Counseling website.

Eastview High School Counselors