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Counselor's Corner
Ms. Finn is a LPC Intern therapist and holds a Masters of Education in Counseling from Texas Christian University.  Previously, she was the Lead Counselor at Carter-Riverside High School in Fort Worth. She is a contract parenting expert for The Parenting Center in Fort Worth, after working two years as a full-time as a therapist and educator. Before embarking on a career in mental health, Ms. Finn was a music educator for ten years and taught students, ages 5-18, in the U.S. and in Africa.  She also served as an education volunteer in the U.S. Peace Corps 2003-2005.  She lives with her 9-year-old daughter, Lena, and their tuxedo cats, Alex and Cleo.
 
Announcements
Suicide Prevention
During the months of October and November, Ms. Finn is visiting all Social Studies classes to discuss suicide prevention. The lesson includes: warning signs, how to help, and resources. Parents can learn more about preventing teen suicide at:
The Society for the Prevention of Teen Suicide: http://www.sptsusa.org/parents/
The National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: https://suicidepreventionlifeline.org/
9th Grade College Checklist
  • Take the most challenging courses possible.
  • Monitor high school credits to be sure you meet all requirements for graduation by the end of senior year. (Ms. Finn or an administrator will meet with you this year to create your 4-year-plan.)
  • Keep a list of awards, honors, and extracurricular activities for scholarship & college applications.
  • Research colleges/ universities you are interested in attending. Tour colleges/ universities as time allows. Check admission & application requirements & timelines.
  • Explore interests and attend Career Day. Talk to people with interesting jobs & ask lots of questions.
  • Talk to your parents about saving for college.
  • Look for summer enrichment programs.
Also, check out the College Resource Links to the right!
Counselor
+ Finn, Erin
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