• WELCOME TO TROY COUNSELING

    Our mission is to serve our students and promote academic achievement, career development, and personal and social growth. The guidance team is dedicated to each student and works collaboratively with parents, teachers, staff and administration to provide a positive school atmosphere. Our restructured guidance program allows students to develop a relationship with their assigned counselor starting their freshman year. 
     

    HOW TO SEE YOUR COUNSELOR

    Students are welcome to stop by the Counseling office without an appointment before school, break, lunch and after school with any questions they may have. (Do not come during class time as we do not want you to miss instructional time)


    Parents & Guardians may contact their student's school counselor via email or phone.  Please call or email if you have a school counseling-related question. If you have a question regarding a class grade, assignment, policy, or anything classroom related, contact the teacher directly.  
     
     

     

    Counselor Caseloads for 2019-2020 / Counselor to student ratio: 1:512

    Counselors

    9th Gr.

    10th Gr.

    11th Gr.

    12th Gr.


    Mrs. Jacquie Morck 
    jmorck@fjuhsd.org
    (714) 626-4423

    A - B & All AVID Freshmen

     A - B & All AVID Sophomores

     All AVID Juniors

     A - Bl & All AVID Seniors


    Mrs. Sarah Saleen
    ssaleen@fjuhsd.org
    (714) 626-5812

    C - H

    C - I

    A - Hanna

    Bo - G


    Ms. Sonia Diaz
    sdiaz@fjuhsd.org
    (714) 626-5825

    I - L

    J - L

    Hartman - Lee

    H - Lim


    Mrs. Dionne Evans (ROP)
    devans@fjuhsd.org
    (714) 626-4418
     

    M - R

    M - R

    Leem - Reyes

    Lin - Sf

    S - Z

    S - Z

    Rhee - Z

    Sh - Z

    Career Center
    (Guidance Tech., College Fair, Esports, University Visits) 

    Counseling Secretary

    Registrar

    Mr. Aldaco

     Ms. Black

    Mrs. Rosner

    caldaco@fjuhsd.org

    eblack@fjuhsd.org

    srosner@fjuhsd.org

     
     
         

     
     Counseling Department Calendar (2019-2020)
     
     
    Freshmen
     

    Event

    Time of Year

    Location

    Objective

    Parent/guardian presentation on information to start high school

    Freshman Orientation Day

    North Gym

    Academic Planning
    College Planning
    Social/Emotional Health

    Presentation on graduation requirements, UC/CSU a-g requirements, and developing a four-year course plan

    Wednesday, August 28

    In-class via English 1 and AP Computer Science Principles classes

    Academic Planning
    College & Career  Planning

    Individual parent/guardian and student appointments to review the four-year course plan and answer questions

     
    October-January
     
    (parents/guardians will receive a pre-scheduled appointment letter in the mail)

    Counselor offices

    Academic Planning
    College & Career  Planning
    Social/Emotional Health
     
     
     
    Sophomores
     

    Event

    Time of Year

    Location

    Objective

    PSAT
    (available to all 10th graders)
    Saturday, October 19
    On campus
    College Planning
    Presentation to review high school graduation requirements, UC/CSU a-g requirements, private and out of state college information, and complete a career assessment
    January
    In-class via sophomore English classes
    Academic Planning
    College & Career Planning
     
    Sophomore
    Parent/Guardian Presentation

    Spring-TBA

    On campus
    Academic Planning
    College & Career Planning
    Social/Emotional Health
    RACC College
    Application Case Studies Night
    Spring-TBA
    On campus
    Academic Planning
    College & Career Planning
     
     
     
    Juniors
     

    Event

    Time of Year

    Location

    Objective

    Small group student-counselor meetings to review completion of high school and UC/CSU a-g requirements as well as college planning
    January - April
    On campus
    Academic Planning
    College & Career Planning
    PSAT/NMSQT 
    (available to all 11th graders)
    Saturday, October 19th
    On campus
    College Planning
    College admissions representative visits
    August- May (juniors register for sessions via their Naviance Student account)

    On campus

    College & Career Planning
    Junior parent/guardian presentation to review UC/CSU “a-g” requirements, high school graduation requirements, college/career planning steps, and social/emotional health topics
    TBA
    On campus
    Academic Planning
    College & Career Planning
    Social/Emotional Health
    Financial Aid Night
    Monday, September 16th
    On campus
    College & Career Planning
    Fullerton College
    dual enrollment course enrollment & registration
    Fall and Spring
    Counselor office
    College & Career Planning
    RACC College Application Case Studies Night
    Spring- date TBA
    On campus
    Academic Planning
    College & Career Planning
     
     
    Seniors 
     
    Event
    Time of Year
    Location
    Objective
    Counselor/student Senior Sitdown meeting to review college/career plans, high school graduation requirements completion, etc.
    August-October
    Counseling offices
    Academic Planning
    College & Career Planning
    Presentation to all seniors on college options and application details, financial aid, letters of recommendation, etc.
    Mid-August
    In-class via
    Economics and
    Government classes
    Academic Planning
    College & Career Planning
    Senior parent/guardian presentation on college options and application details, financial aid, letters of recommendation, etc.
    Mid-August; date and time TBA
    On campus
    Academic Planning
    College & Career Planning
    Counselor Letters of Recommendation (required by most private and some out of state colleges; individually-crafted letters)
    August-January
    Counselor Offices
    College Planning
    Financial Aid Night
    Monday, September 16th
    On campus
    College & Career Planning
    College admissions representative visits
    August- May (seniors register for sessions via their Naviance Student account)
    On campus
    College & Career Planning
    FAFSA & CA Dream Act workshops
    Fall and early spring- TBA
    On campus
    College & Career Planning
    College application workshops (UC, CSU and Common Application)
    Fall
    On campus
    College & Career Planning
    Senior Awards Coordination
    May
    On campus
    Achievement
    National Merit Scholarship Application Assistance
    September-November
    Counselor offices
    Academic Planning
    College & Career Planning
    Fullerton College dual- enrollment course enrollment & registration
    Fall and Spring

    Counselor office

    College & Career Planning
    National Merit Scholarship Corporation Application Assistance (for seniors who qualify for this opportunity)
    Fall
    Counselor office
    College Planning
     

    All Grade Levels
     
    Event
    Time of Year
    Location
    Objective
    College Fair
    September 16, 2019
    On Campus
    College & Career Planning
    Annual registration for next school year’s courses as well as summer school (current and incoming students)
    February-March
    On camus & local junior high schools
    Academic Planning
    College & Career Planning
    Counselor Q & A Sessions for all parents/guardians
    9/12/19, 7:30-8:30 AM
    11/13/19,  2-3 PM
    2/4/20,  7:30-8:30 AM
    4/15/20,  2-3 PM
    Staff Lounge
    Academic Planning
    College & Career Planning
    Social/Emotional Health
    Outreach to students
    during grading periods
    regarding low grades
    Annually at various grading/report card periods
    Counselor offices
    Academic Planning
    Advanced Placement (AP) Exam Coordination; 3000+ exams
    August-May (AP Exams take place May 4-15)
    On campus
    College Planning
    Academic Planning
    Rotary Top 100 Event
    April
    Off campus
    Student Achievement
    Senior Awards Coordination
    May
    On campus
    Student Achievement
    Family Evening Presentations on school counseling-related topics (1-3 per year)
    TBA
    On campus
    Social/Emotional Health
    Student Intervention Team (SIT) participation
    Twice monthly meetings
    On campus
    Academic Planning
    College & Career Planning
    Social/Emotional Health
    Student drop-in meetings with counselor
    Year-long (students may see their counselor at break, lunch, before 1st or after 6th after-school)
    Counselor offices
    Academic Planning
    College & Career Planning
    Social/Emotional Health
    Meetings with parents/guardians and/or students on an
    as-needed basis
    Year-long
    Counselor offices, via phone, and also e-mail
    Academic Planning
    College & Career Planning
    Social/Emotional Health
    Counselor-created Google Classrooms (developed for each grade level to share resources and information)
    Year-long
     
    Online
    Academic Planning
    College & Career Planning
    Social/Emotional Health
    Naviance Student accounts for college and career planning
    Year-long
    Online
    Academic Planning
    College & Career Planning
    Troy Counseling website updates and enhancements
    Year-long
    Online
    Academic Planning
    College & Career Planning
    Social/Emotional Health
    Master schedule work and checking for appropriate student placements
    Summer
    On campus
    Academic Planning
    Off-Campus Regional Occupational Program (ROP) course registration
    Various times
    On campus
    Academic Planning
    College & Career Planning
    Schedule changes to fix errors, level changes, or dropping an additional class
    Orientation
    Start of fall semester
    Start of spring semester
     
    Academic Planning
    Work Permit Assistance
    Year-long
    Guidance Technician Office
     
    Student of the Month
    Awards coordination
    Year-long
    Guidance Technician Office
    Student Achievement
     
     

     
    Sociology Counseling 140 Classes
     
    Please email Mr.Aldaco ( caldaco@fjuhsd.org ) if you are interested enrolling for the Springs Courses of Sociology (Juniors or Seniors) and Counseling 140 (Seniors Only)
     
     

     
    CollegeBoard PSAT  SAT Score Dates  
    DECEMBER 10th IS SCORE RELEASE DAY IN CALIFORNIA FOR THE PSAT/NMSQT.
     
    Students will receive an email when their scores are ready with information on how to access them and what to do next. 
     
     

    Advanced Placement (AP) Exam Registration September 29-October 27
     
    For any students enrolled in AP classes: AP Exam registration and payment takes place September 29-October 27, 2019.  Please read the attachment for the steps to register and pay for AP exams.  All steps must be completed by the deadline in order or exam registration to be complete.  AP exams at Troy are open to all students enrolled in the AP class for that AP exam.
     

    Early September 2019 (Completed by students with their AP teacher during class)

    Step 1:

    Sign in to your My AP (myap.collegeboard.org) account, or create one if necessary, and enroll in your AP Class section(s).  Your AP teacher(s) will share the unique AP class join code with you. This step will be completed during your AP class period.

    Step 2:

    Once in the AP Class you must select “Yes or No” to indicate if you will be taking the AP exam.  This will inform College Board that you will be taking the AP exam, however, you will still need to register and pay for the exam through the Total Registration website.  You will also be entering personal information used for AP exam registration.  It’s important you provide this information thoroughly and accurately. The registration information you provide is used to produce a unique AP exam label that you will use on your exam materials.

     

    September 29-October 27, 2019 (Completed online by the student and parent/guardian)

    Step 3:

    Students and parents/guardians must register and pay for AP exam(s) using Troy’s Total Registration account.  The link to our Total Registration account is: www.TotalRegistration.net/AP/051009

    Registration and payment for exams will end October 27th.  Failure to register and pay for the AP exam(s) by that date will result in the inability to take the exam.  Students and parents/guardians must also review the included information on what to bring/what not to bring to exams and additional exam information.


    November 12, 2019 (Exam cancellation date & additional no-show/cancellation fee charges)

    November 12, 2019 is the last date when a student may cancel an AP exam without a cancellation fee. Exam cancellations are done through the student’s Total Registration account.  AFTER this date there is a $40 cancellation fee per exam charged by the College Board. Additionally, if a student fails to show-up for the exam on the day of the test, they will also be charged a $40 cancellation fee. All students, even those receiving a fee waiver, will be charged the $40 fee if they cancel an exam after November 12th or fail to show-up for the exam on the test date.


    May 4-15, 2020

    AP Exams take place during these two weeks.  Starting in late April students will receive emails via their Total Registration account with their exam schedule.  It is pertinent that students read these messages so they arrive to exam(s) prepared and on time. Failure to arrive prepared with required materials or to arrive at the test location on time may result in the inability to take the exam.

     
     

     
    September 16th Financial Aid Overview Presentation
     
    In case you missed the our annual finanical aid presentation, please see attached handouts for financial aid resources.
     
     
     
     
     

     
    College Night Breakout Session: ACT vs. SAT
     
     
    In case you missed this session, please see the attached Power Point for details on both the SAT and ACT exams.
     
     
      
      

    Counselor Q & A Sessions
     
    We invite all current Troy parents/guardians to attend an informal question and answer session with some of the counselors.  This is an opportunity for counselors to share updates and resources and for families to ask questions in an open forum.  All sessions take place in the Staff Lounge which is located in the Front Office.
     
    Dates & Times
    • February 4, 2019 (7:30 - 8:30AM)
    • April 15,2019  (2:00 - 3:00PM) 
     
     

     
    August 22nd Senior Parent/Guardian Presentation
     
    Below is the Google Slides presentation as well as the accompanying handout for senior families to view.  Thank to all the families that attended.  In case you missed it, please view the documents.  
     
     
      

    Freshman Parent & Guardian Presentation 
     
    Incoming parents and guardians, if you missed the presentation we gave at orientation on August 2nd, please see attachments for the presentation and resources.
     
     
    Articles

     
    Department of Education - College ScoreCard
     
    To further empower students and families, today we released our first annual update of the redesigned College Scorecard, a college search tool that President Obama launched in September 2015 and that nearly 1.5 million usersacross the nation have accessed since. With over 4,000 institutions available for students and families to search, the College Scorecard provides answers to critical questions about each institution, like how likely studentsare to complete their degrees, how much debt students take out, and how much the students typically earn after attending. And the interactive website provides users with the ability to search by program, degree type, location, or by namFe of institution. All of this information is available at https://collegescorecard.ed.gov/.
     

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