School Counseling

 

    THS Counseling Office

1112 Edgemont Ave
Bristol, TN 37620       

Office Hours
7:15 AM- 2:45 PM M-F

Phone: (423)652-9317
Fax: (423)652-9327
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Mrs. Skeens (A-E)

Ms. Herrick (F-K)

Ms. Fleenor (L-R)

Mr. Henry (S-Z)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 Scholarship Information

The Delta Kappa Gamma Sorority is sponsoring a $750 Alpha Alpha scholarship for students interested in the teaching profession. Completed applications are due to Mrs. Linda Fisher, 437 Meadowcrest Dr., Bristol VA by May 1st.  Applications are available in the counseling office.


 

The Tennessee High School PTSA will offer a $1,000 scholarship to a Tennessee High senior. Eligible students must plan to attend a college or university, have at least a 3.0 GPA, have a good attendance and discipline record, and be involved in the community.  Students should submit a resume and an essay about "What Tennessee High has meant to me" to the counseling office by May 5th, 2017.


The Sigma Phi Epsilon Fraternity at University of Tennessee at Knoxville offers a scholarship as well. Interested students do not have to join the fraternity to receive the award. Applications are available at www.tnalpha.com in the counseling office and must be submitted by June 9th, 2017.


The TN Gamma Chapter of the Sigma Phi Epsilon Fraternity is offering two Balanced Man Scholarships totaling $1000; they are also offering two $500 scholarships for outstanding freshmen males entering East Tennessee State University at the beginning of the next school year. Applicants should strive to achieve balance in addition to all-round excellence. Interested males must plan to attend ETSU in the fall, complete an application located in the counseling office, and mail an official transcript by June 17th, 2017. If you have any questions about this award, please contact the Scholarship Chairman Cameron Crain at cameroncrain@gmail.com

Announcements

Attention Seniors: Class Night Recognition Forms are available in the counseling office. You must complete this form in order to be recognized at Class Night. All forms must be turned in by April 26th, 2017. 


 The Appalachian Peace Education Center will be hosting a viewing of Hidden Figures, the award-winning movie that tells the story of a team of African-American women mathematicians who served a vital role in NASA during the early years of the US space program. Women leaders in our region will come together to share their stories as a part of this event. The event will be held on May 13th at Virginia Highlands Community College. Young women interested in attending should see Mrs. Shelton in the counseling office for more information.


 

 Reminder to ALL SENIORS: The Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) is one of the most important pieces to your college selection process. You NEED to fill out your FAFSA in order to receive Federal Aid and/or Scholarships. 


 

 Attention current 9th and 10th graders: If interested in Bristol Youth Leadership, applications are available in the counseling office. Applications need to be returned to the Bristol Chamber of Commerce by Friday, May 12th.


 Check out the TN High Counseling Newsletter here:

https://www.smore.com/0j197

 

Also, check out the Tennesse High School Counseling Office Facebook page for updates and information:

https://www.facebook.com/Tennessee-High-School-Counseling-Office-365137486947011/


  

  

  IMPORTANT DATES TO REMEMBER

 Every Monday in After-School Programs (3:00-4:00):  ACT Math Preparation

 Every Thursday in Library (3:00-4:00):  “ACT Academy”

Registration for current 9th, 10th, and 11th graders: Begins Wednesday March 22nd

TNReady Testing: April 17th until May 4th

AP Testing: May 1st until May 12th

Class Night for the Class of 2017: Friday May 12th

Bristol Youth Leadersip Application due to Bristol Chamber: Friday May 12th

2017 Graduation Ceremony: Saturday May 20th

Last day of school: Tuesday May 23rd


After-School Programs:

·G.E.M. (Graduation-English-Math) Program:  After-school tutoring help for all courses and enrichment activities as outlined below.  This program meets in Room 2447, Monday through Thursday, 2:30 PM – 5:30 PM. Students must be picked up by 5:30. 

Activity Schedule for Fall 2016:

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

ACT Preparation

Automotive/
Go-Cart

Origami

Robotics

Mindfulness, Movement, Mindset

Auto/Home Maintenance

Fishing/Outdoor Activities

STEM Activity

Drama

Student Choice

 

Computer Coding/Gaming

Technology Student Association (TSA)

Healthy Cooking/Eating

 

Math Activities

ACT Academy (in Library)

Community Service

Physical Activity

 

Additional After-School Programs:

·ACT Preparation Camps are four-day programs provided prior to the Saturday ACT test dates.  These classes are taught Monday through Thursday 6:00-8:00 PM.  The summer ACT camp in June is Monday through Thursday 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM. Sign up in Counseling Office.

 

 

 

 


 

If you are a man ages 18 through 25 and living in the U.S., then you must register with the Selective Service. It's the law. According to the law, a man must register with Selective Service within 30 days of his 18th birthday. Please visit www.sss.gov for more information.