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 Summer School: Held at Spencerport High School. Starts July 8 - August 12 (no school July 19, 26 and Aug 2). Regents exam August 13 and 14. 6 Day Regents Review August 5-12.

    2019 - 20 Counseling Team

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

    A - C................Anna Howard x21521

    D - Hog...........Michael 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**

     

    **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..............Jennifer Kern x21311.........Secretary: Linda Lang 21301

    10th Grade.............Kevin Whitmore x21314.....Secretary: Rita Radell x21304

    11th Grade............Thomas Hammel x21313..........Secretary: Char Billotti x21303

    12th Grade……….Rick Pound x21312……….Secretary: Lin Cutter x21302

     

    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: Freshmen Orientation 28, 2019: 8:00 - 10:00 am (Counselor presentation at 8:00-8:30 am) and 5:00 - 7:00 pm (Counselor presentation at 5:00 pm). Both presentations will be the same.

     

    Senior Parent Night: September 18, 2019, 6:30 - 8:30 pm. HS Library

     

    Financial Aid Night for College: October 9 2019, 7 - 8:30 pm. HS Library

     

    PSAT: Saturday, October 19, 2019

     

    10th/11th Grade Student and Parent Night: Thursday, March 5, 2020 6:30-8:30 pm
    Breakout sessions will include:
    1. 4 Year College Panel
    2. Community College and 2+2 Programs
    3. NCAA Eligibility Requirements
    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.

    NCAA Eligibility

    • Juniors and seniors can complete an Excel spreadsheet created by the Counseling office to determine NCAA Eligibility: NCAA Eligibility Worksheet for Gates Chili  

       

      National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA): 

      The NCAA is committed to the student athlete and to governing competition in a fair, safe, inclusive and sportsmanship like manner. It governs athletics for more than 13,000 colleges, universities, conferences and organizations. Division I and Division II schools offer athletics scholarships. Division III schools cannot. To check out the NCAA's initial eligibility standards, please use the following link: Initial-Eligibility Resource Index.

       

      NCAA Eligibility Center:

      The Eligibility Center certifies the academic and amateur credentials of all college-bound student athletes who wish to compete in Division I or Division II athletics. Students MUST register with the NCAA Eligibility Center if they wish to participate in athletics and receive athletically based financial aid. You can register at: NCAA Eligibility Center