Counseling

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Salina High School South Counseling Department 

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The South High Counseling Office is located on the 2nd floor of the STEM (East) Wing in the Student Center

Salina High School South Counseling Department Mission Statement

The mission of Salina High School South's Counseling Program is to:

  • Recognize the uniqueness and personal worth of each student
  • Assist each student to acquire academic, career and personal/social competencies
  • Develop each student's skills, knowledge and attitudes needed to become effective students, responsible citizens, productive workers and lifelong learners



   

Counseling News...

SHSS Welcomes - College/University and Military Recruiters - During Lunch in the Commons

  • Tuesday, December 3 - Pittsburg State University
  • Wednesday, December 11 - U.S. Army Recruiter
  • Thursday, December 12 - Air National Guard Recruiter
  • Thursday, January 9 - Barton Community College


2020-21 FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) Form
The 2020-21 FAFSA is now open!  Students enrolling for academic year 2020/2021 can now submit their FAFSA; families should use their 2018 income tax information. Before students and parents can complete the FAFSA, the student and parent must create an FSA ID. To create your FSA ID go to FSA ID Website.

ACT Method Test Prep
Students can take advantage of ACT Method Test Prep in their Career Cruising Account. This is an excellent tool to prepare for the ACT test. Student can access Method Test Prep by signing into Career Cruising and clicking on "My Plan". Next click on the "ACT Link".

K-State Black Leadership Conference
The K-State Black Leadership Conference will be held on February 11, 2020 at the K-State Union in Manhattan, KS. If you are interested in attending,  you must sign up in the counseling center.   The registration deadline is November 13, 2019.   Please see Ms. Smith if you have any questions.



 

 School Profile

2018/2019 Salina High School South - School Profile



 

Advanced Placement & Dual Credit Opportunities

2019/2020 PowerPoint Presentation

 


 

Thinking about changing your Class Schedule?

August 21, 2019

Last Day to Drop/Add a 1st Semester Class without Administration Approval

August 28, 2019

Last Day to Drop/Add a 1st Semester Class with Administration Approval

October 4, 2019

Last Day to Drop a 1st Semester Class with WP (Withdraw Pass) or WF (Withdraw Fail) on Transcript

January 14, 2020

Last Day to Drop/Add a 2nd Semester Class without Administration Approval

January 22, 2020

Last Day to Drop/Add a 2nd Semester Class with Administration Approval

March 5, 2020

Last Day to Drop a 2nd Semester Class with WP (Withdraw Pass) or WF (Withdraw Fail) on Transcript

 


 

Counseling Department Staff

PBD Director, Counselor, Dept. Chair
Lindsey Sellers
lindsey.sellers@usd305.com
785-309-3711
 
Senior Class Counselor (Class of 2020)
Jim Allen
jim.allen@usd305.com
785-309-3710
 
Junior Class Counselor (Class of 2021)
Melanie Goodrich
melanie.goodrich@usd305.com
785-309-3786
 
Sophomore Class Counselor (Class of 2022)
Heather Smith
heather.smith@usd305.com
785-309-3709
 
Freshman Class Counselor (Class of 2023)
Amy Wagner
amy.wagner@usd305.com
785-309-3712 
Student Support Counselor
Elise Potocnik
elise.potocnik@usd305.com
785-309-3725
 
School Psychologist
Lori Thornton
lori.thornton@usd305.com
785-309-3719
 
Counseling Department Secretary
Lynnette Froome
lynnette.froome@usd305.com
785-309-3715
 
School Registrar
Melanie Stavropoulos
melanie.stavropoulos@usd305.com
785-309-3707
 
 


 

Our School Counselors...

  • Counsel students individually and in groups
  • Provide developmental classroom guidance activities
  • Respond to students' needs in crisis situations
  • Orient new students to school programs and settings
  • Work with potential drop-outs and other at-risk students
  • Participate in the referral process for helping students and families connect with community agencies
  • Analyze test results and provide information about students' abilities, achievements, interests, and needs
  • Coordinate efforts with other school professionals
  • Conduct conferences with parents
  • Guide students' school and career plans
  • Adhere to ethical and legal standards
  • Pursue opportunities for professional growth
  • Conduct periodic evaluation of the school counseling and guidance program