School Counselor Update
Highland High School
Semester 2 schedules
Schedule changes will take place the first 3 days of the semester only.
Registration for 2016-2017 School Year
This information is helpful with making senior course selections to ensure college admission requirements are met.
Junior College and Career Appointment Recap
*Consider college- what type of school and degree program you need
*Compare colleges and plan college visits. Collect information on admission requirements.
For additional information follow this link to the packet. https://drive.google.com/a/highlandcusd5.org/file/d/0BzfxW7IVEdpkRTBDMUNTZFFHbEU/view
Financial Aid Overview
Wednesday, Nov. 18th, 6:30pm
Highland High School Kennel
Seniors- College Application deadlines approaching
For testing dates, registration deadlines and more information visit http://www.actstudent.org
The deadline for registration is January 8th to test on February 6th.
Semester Exams count for 20% of a students semester grade.
Dec. 18th- Final exams periods 1, 2 and 3
Dec. 21st- Final exams periods 4 and 5
Dec. 22nd- Final exams periods 6 and 7
Meet Counselor last names A- G: Mrs. Sherry Thomas
Mrs. Thomas is currently in her last year of a 37 year teaching career! Her career began as a junior high teacher at St. Paul in 1979. She worked there until 1986. From 1986-1988 Mrs. Thomas worked as a K-6 PE teacher at the center schools. She also worked as a special needs coordinator at that time. From 1988-2007 Mrs. Thomas was a high school counselor. She then went to the middle school as a counselor until 2014 when she came back to finish her career at HHS. She has been involved with numerous professional development organizations. We are so lucky to have her here to share her expertise with us. She is a constant advocate for our profession and the importance of professional development and growth. Mrs. Thomas is passionate about her students and their futures. She is looking forward to spending more time with her family and grandchildren in her retirement.
Check out all these accomplishments:
2010-2015 ACT State Council member; 2015 ISCA School Counselor Advocate of the Year; 2005-2015 Illinois School Counselor Association Governing Board; National Board Certified Teacher (NBCT), 2005 and recertification in 2014; 2010 Rotary Paul Harris Fellow recipient; 2003-2015 ACT Test Coordinator;2008-2012 Illinois Violence Prevention Authority (IVPA) Board, Choose Respect; Past- President SWISCA, 2 terms; Secretary SWISCA, 4 years; Charter Member of Southwestern Illinois School Counselor Association (SWISCA); 1988-2015 LifeSavers/Guard Dog sponsor