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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 Tennessee Concrete Association is once again sponsoring their annual High School Concrete Essay Contest. You can win $250 with a chance to compete nationally and win $5,000. You must submit a 600 word essay.  Students who are 16-18 at the beginning of the school term may enter. Applications are available in the counseling office. Entries are due to the TCA office on December 5, 2017.

REMINDER: The deadline for scholarships at East Tennessee State University and University of Tennessee at Knoxville is December 15th, 2018. Make sure you are checking ALL scholarship deadlines for ALL colleges and universities. 
The Dale Earnhardt Jr. Scholarship created by Bristol Motor Speedway, will be awarded to one senior from Sullivan County. Students must be interested in the automotive technology field, and plan to attend a technical school to study this. The student who is selected will be invited to the April NASCAR race, and the scholarship will be presented during the pre-race ceremony. Please see Ms. Herrick in guidance for more information. Scholarship deadline is February 16th. 

The Stan and Thelma Plumlee Scholarship is renewable, four-year scholarship awarded each year by the Tennessee Manufactured Housing Association with a total value of $8,000. Eligible students should be associated with the manufactured housing industry, either by living in a manufactured home, working in the industry, or by having a relative who works in the manufactured housing industry. Students must also attend a Tennessee college, university, or trade school and maintain a stated GPA. Completed applications must be received by March 8, 2018. Applications are available at www.tnmha.org or you can pick up a copy from Ms. Herrick
Announcements

The Free Application for 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. You can start filling out the FAFSA for the 2018-2019 school year NOW. Click on the link to head over to the FAFSA Website

 For more information, please read The Parent's Guide to Filling Out the FAFSA Form


TN PROMISE INFORMATION

Seniors can now apply for the TN Promise Scholarship that allows them to receive two years of tuition-free attendance at a community or technical college in Tennessee. The deadline to apply was November 1st, 2017. Below is a timeline of the requirements to stay eligible for the TN Promise Scholarship. 


Want a way to stay informed about important events and news about your student's senior year? Join the Senior 2018 group on the Remind App for your phone! See the directions below:


Is your student not a senior and you want to stay informed as well? Here is the way:

We are currently sending daily announcements to your child via their btcs.net e-mail account. The daily announcements are also available on our website. You now have the opportunity to have daily announcements sent straight to you! In order to request these announcements, navigate to www.btcs.org and click on the "PowerSchool Parent/Student Portal" link, then log in to your account (this is the account you set up at laptop distribution). Click on "Forgot Username or Password?" if needed. Next, click on the "E-mail Notification" tab on the left, then select "School Announcements.”  You can also select to get grades, attendance, and assignment notifications.  Below this select the preferred frequency of your notification. See the picture below:

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
TN Ready Testing-November 28th until December 12th
Final Exams-December 13th and December 14th
Christmas Break-December 15th until January 2nd

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.