We embrace the core values of Warsaw Community Schools.
Everyone has value- any question you may have is important to us. Feel free to call or email us when you need to know something. If we don’t already know, we’ll make every effort to help you find out.
Every individual has something to contribute- each student is unique and we enjoy getting to know your students and helping them pursue their dreams.
Learning enriches life- Students can get very excited when they master a concept or have a passion ignited. They can also get very discouraged if they are struggling in class. Let us know how we can help you on either end of that spectrum.
Welcome to Warsaw Community High School Guidance and Counseling Department
Contact us: 574-371-5099
Luisa Davis, Co-Director, ext. 2230, firstname.lastname@example.org, or Sarah Graham, Co-Director, ext. 2325, email@example.com
We embrace the core values of Warsaw Community Schools.
Everyone has value- any question you may have is important to us. Feel free to call or email us when you need to know something. If we don’t already know, we’ll make every effort to help you find out. Every individual has something to contribute- each student is unique and we enjoy getting to know your students and helping them pursue their dreams. Learning enriches life- Students can get very excited when they master a concept or have a passion ignited. They can also get very discouraged if they are struggling in class. Let us know how we can help you on either end of that spectrum.
The Class of 2017 will be having a Senior meeting in the PAC during SRT on Monday, October 31st. A representative from Herff Jones will be here to explain the process for ordering your graduation cap and gowns. He will hand out order packets, announce pricing information and share important dates and deadlines for placing graduation orders. If you don't typically attend school during SRT, you may want to make arrangements with your employer or internship site, so that you can attend the Herff Jones Senior presentation on Monday, Oct 31st.
The WCHS Guidance Office has an opportunity to nominate one college bound senior to be considered for the 2017 High School Student of Integrity Scholarship Award. This scholarship is sponsored by the Better Business Bureau Charitable & Educational Foundation.
Students interested in applying will be asked to submit an essay regarding how they “live a life of integrity and exhibit high ethical behaviors”. Selection committee members will review all submitted essays and select one student from our school for nomination. Applicants must meet all three criteria points listed on the application to be nominated.
If you are interested in being considered for this scholarship award, please stop by the guidance office for more details.
Healthcare Career Day at Kosciusko Community Hospital will take place on Thursday, October 27th from 12 noon – 2:30 p.m. If you are planning a career in a health related field, or want to explore the possibilities, please stop by the Guidance Office to pick up your registration form. Areas of interest include Nursing, Physician, Laboratory, Radiology, Sleep Studies and Respiratory Therapy, Physical and Occupational Therapy, Dietician, Pharmacy and new this year is Emergency Medical Services (EMS). Students must secure their own transportation to KCH. The registration deadline is Oct 18th.
Information is available in the guidance office for the QuestBridge National College Match program. This nationally recognized program connects high-achieving, low-income students to full four-year scholarships from some of the nations best colleges including Duke, Stanford and Yale. QuestBridge college partners are actively seeking to enroll students who have achieved academically despite financial hardship. Applicants typically earn A's in the most challenging courses available and are in the top 5-10% of their class. Household income limits apply. For additional information, stop by the guidance office or visit www.questbridge.org and click the National College Match - High School Seniors, How to Apply icon. The free online application is due on September 27th
Academic Help Options: Warsaw High School has multiple options to get academic help built into the schedule.
SRT(Student Resource Time): This is a 36 min time during 5th hour on Monday, Tuesday, and Friday. During this time students can get signed out by their teacher to get individual or group help. If they do not get signed out by a teacher this is a built in study hall.
Enrichment: This is on Thursdays often used for class meetings, school presentation, or a way to get information to our students without taking class time. If there is not one of these taking place it is used as a study hall.
PLC: This is on Thursdays where students have the option to go home early or choose a location such as the library to get homework done.
NHS Tutoring: National Honors Society provide one on one tutring for our students at a time that works best for both students. If this is something that you are interesed in please contact your school counselor.
Teachers: Some teachers have before and afterschool hours. Please communicate with your individal teacher to see if this is an option.
1-877-ASK-ROSE: This is a homework hotline ran by Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology to help student with Math and Science help grades 6-12. Hours are from 7 p.m.-10 p.m. Sunday- Thrusday from Sept-May. Students may also submit questions on the Homework Holtline website, http://askrose.org/, via e-mail or real-time chat.
Khan Academy: This is an online resourch used to better undersand all academic areas. Khan Academy offers practice exercises, instructional videos, and a personalized learning dashboard that empowers learners to study at their own pace in and outside of the classroom. This program also pairs with PSAT and SAT to help students better understand their problem areas and improve on their scores . Create an account for FREE! https://www.khanacademy.org/