Gates Chili High School Counseling Department

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GATES CHILI SCHOOL DISTRICT

  • Gates Chili High School Counseling and Career Center

    Phone: (585) 247-5050

    Fax: (585) 340-5594

    CEEB Code: 334803

    2018 - 19 Counseling Team

    9th - 12th grade students are assigned to the following counselors:

    A - C................Sarah Curran x21521

    D - Hog...........Mike Fici x21512

    Hoh - Mi..........Janel Kieffer x21511

    Mj - R............. Tracy Vander x21531

    S - Z................James Miller x21532

    **Every Wednesday starting in October, a Counselor is available to meet until 7:00 pm. Please contact your child's counselor directly to set up an appointment, or arrive as a walk-in**

     

    Counseling Secretaries:

    A - C and Hoh-Mi.................Pat Delaney x21520

    D - Hog...............................Connie Vacek x21510

    Mj - R and S - Z.................Charlene Beale x21530

     

    Career Center coordinator……….Dan Lanning x22316

    School transition teacher……….Sarah Robinson x21565

     

    Administrators:

    9th Grade..............Kevin Whitmore x21314.....Secretary: Rita Radell x21304

    10th Grade............Cynthia Hay x21313..........Secretary: Char Billotti x21303

    11th Grade……….Rick Pound x21312……….Secretary: Lin Cutter x21302

    12th Grade……….Jennifer Kern x21311…….Secretary: Linda Lang  x21301

     

    IMPORTANT UPCOMING EVENTS

    Reminder Seniors: Counselors are available to help students personally with the college application process. For “College Application Process” information online go to https://www.gateschili.org/Page/7098 .

    It is important for students to complete college applications as soon as possible and submit the “Transcript Release Form” to the counseling office 10 days before the college application due date. The counseling department needs 10 school days to process and submit the college application materials, after the transcript release form is submitted.

    SAVE THE DATE: THURSDAY, MARCH 7th 6:30-8:15 pm for the 10th/11th Grade Parent Night in the High School Library. Students are welcome and encouraged to attend!
    Breakout sessions will include:
    1. 4 Year College Panel
    2. Community College and 2+2 Programs
    3. NCAA Eligibility Requirements
    4. How to Access Support Services with Students with Disabilities at the College Level
    5. SAT and ACT Prep
    6. Overview of Naviance and How We Use It With Students and How Parents Can Use It
            Naviance is the computer program we use with students at all grade levels for career exploration, college search and applying and scholarships.
    7. Understanding the Financial Aid Process

    8. Skilled Trades/Hands-On Jobs

    Raffles for gift cards will drawn at the end of the night.

     

    Career Fair: Friday 11/2, 10:30 - 12:06, Counseling Center Atrium

     

    FAFSA Night: Thursday, November 15th 5:30 - 7:00 pm

     

    Canceled due to weather! College and Career Readiness at Boces 2: Thursday, November 15th 6:00 - 8:30 pm. Career representatives from a variety of fields such as munufacturing, skilled trades, hospitality, etc. *See Flier below**

     

    Wemoco Tour for 10th Graders: December 7, 2018 (see more info on Sophomore page)

     

    10th/11th Grade Parent Night THURSDAY MARCH 7th 6:30-8:30 pm