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    Wilson Central High School
    Counseling Department
    419 Wildcat Way
    Lebanon, TN 37090

    Phone: 615-453-4611
    Fax: 615-453-4612
    Hours: 8:00 am.-4:00 p.m.

    Follow us on Twitter! @wchs_counseling

    (Note: Counselors/Grad Coach are only in office from 8:15-3:45.)


    Students may visit School Counselors before or after school or during lunch unless an emergency. Students may also complete a "Request to See Counselor" form before or after school so their counselor can call them up to the office at a later time.

Contact

  • Secretary

    Rachel Brooks
    Ext. 3010

    Registrar (Records & Transcripts)

    Angela Vastola
    Ext. 3017
    **Note: Minimum 48 hours notice on records, transcripts, and associated forms or letters.**

    School Counselors

    Nancy Dziduch
    All Grades Last Names A-Cra
    Ext. 3013

    Amy Grant
    All Grades Last Names Cre-He
    Ext. 3015

    Summer Milewski
    All Grades Last Names Hi-Me
    Ext. 3014

    Lauren Fung
    All Grades Last Names Mi-Sho
    Ext. 3016

     

    Ashley L. Sievers
    All Grades Last Names Shr-Z
    Ext. 3012

     

    STARS Counselor

    Haley Whetstone
    Ext. 3102

    The STARS Counselor is provided through STARS Nashville to serve as extra support to students regarding personal issues, such as grief or friend conflicts. The STARS counselor is not a licensed therapist but a support person. School counselors, parents, or students themselves may refer students to the STARS counselor. The STARS counselor is on campus Monday through Thursday, and her office is located in the library. 

    Graduation Coach

    Jeff Bryan
    Ext. 3182

    The graduation coach provides services to students at any grade level who are facing obstacles to graduating on time. His office is located in front of the library.

Counseling Announcements

  • 2nd SEMESTER SCHEDULES AND SCHEDULE  CHANGE PROCESS

    1. For 2nd semester, we will not be passing out paper schedules. Students will have access to their schedules in Skyward a few days before we return to school. 
    2. Current 1st semester teachers do have access to show students their 2nd semester schedule. HOWEVER, the schedule could change because of some master schedule and staffing changes.
    3. S2 Schedule Change Request Form—Per district policy, only certain schedule changes are approved.  Please read the "May I Change My Schedule?" sheet for details.  
    4. We are using paper schedule change forms for 2nd semester.  Students will be able to pick up schedule change forms outside the guidance office starting at lunch on Tuesday, December 18. The form must be signed by the grade level principal; however, this doesn’t guarantee a change.   
    5. Change forms must be submitted to guidance by Friday, January 11 to be considered for a change . 
    6. The guidance office will not show or print out students 2nd semester schedule this week so they can determine if they need a form. The students submitting changes this week should already know what they want to change (ex. Level of a class from AP to honors or will need to repeat a class because failed this semester).

     

     

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  • STARS Small Group Counseling

    Our STARS counselor Ms. Whetstone will be starting three different small groups when we return from fall break.  Each group is limited to 8 members and will meet for the 1st 40 minutes of lunch.  If you are interested in one of the groups, please see Ms. Whetstone (office in library) or your school counselor. So that more students can be served through group counseling, students may only choose one group.  Ms. Whetstone may repeat certain groups each nine weeks.

     

    Group Descriptions

    Anxiety and Stress Group: Every Tuesday during lunch. Begins October 23rd. 

    Relationships and Communication Group: Every Wednesday during lunch. Begins October 24th. . This group is not specifically for dating relationships. The group will teach skills, such as, active listening, assertive communication, and maintaining boundaries. 

    Drug and Alcohol Group: Every Thursday during lunch. Begins October 25th.  This group will function out of the curriculum Teen Intervene which is for students who have past or present drug/alcohol issues and need tools to stay drug/alcohol free.

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  • ACT Bootcamp RESCHEDULED

    Seniors, DO NOT MISS this FREE opportunity to help prepare you for the ACT Retake. Mr. Nash, Mr. Lewis and Ms. Harris are hosting an ACT Bootcamp after school from 3:45pm-4:30pm October 22-24.. Please sign-up at the link below for EACH session that you are planning to attend! You will need to be logged in to your google account.  If you signed up previously for the September date, you will need to sign up again.

     ACT Bootcamp Registration Link

    ACT   Bootcamp Schedule

    Tuesday           English with Ms. Harris in Room S104

    Wednesday      Science with Mr. Lewis in Room W203

    Thursday         Math with Mr. Nash in Room S211

     

     

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  • SENIOR YEARBOOK SALUTES

    Senior Salutes are now available to purchase for your Senior!  Deadline to purchase these is November 15th.  Due to a spring delivery, we are NOT able to take any after this date.

    How to Order:

    1. Visit the Balfour WCHS Website
    2. Click on “Yearbooks”
    3. Choose your size and click on that spot.
    4. You create your ad for your child.

     

    This year, you create your own ad and pay for it online.  The school doesn’t take money or create them.

     

    If you would like to schedule an appointment to come in and work with a staff member on your ad,  please contact Mrs. Johnson at johnsonJL@wcschools.com or call 615-453-4600 ext:3046. 

     

    Thanks!

    Yearbook Staff

    #CentralProud

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  • ASVAB Sign Up (11th-12th)

    The ASVAB is a career aptitude test used for entry into the military or to see what careers might be suited to your talents.  The test is free and will be given on November 1st here at school.  Sign up at this link while logged into your school Google account:  ASVAB Sign Up

     

    Once you have registered, please come by guidance during lunch to pick up a study guide/information booklet.

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  • Governor's School Interest Meeting

    2019 Governors School applications are now available. This summer academic program is for 10th and 11th Grades. The schools available are Arts, Agricultural Sciences, Computational PHysics, Emerging Technology, Humanities, Innovation & Entrepreneurship, International Studies, Prospective Teachers, Sciencs & Engineering, Scientific Exploration, and Integration of Biological and Statistical Sciences. 

     

    Governor's School for the Arts applications are due to your counselor by November 1st.  All other applications are due to your counselor by November 16th. There are lengthy sections the counselors have to complete before sending your applicaiton.

    There will be an information session Sept. 27 during lunch in the auditorium.  Applications at this link:   https://www.tn.gov/education/instruction/tdoe-governors-schools.html

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  • PSAT Registration and Information

    Sophomores and Juniors may register for the PSAT test through August 17. This test is optional, and we encourage high achieving students to register for the test.  The PSAT is a practice test for the SAT another college admissiosn test. If students score high enough, they may quailfy for certain scholarships including the National Merit Scholarship if they take the PSAT junior year.  The test will be given Wednesday, October 24.  There will be a pre-bubble session a few days before the test.  The cost is $16.  Students need to pay online for PSAT, record their receipt number, and then complete the Google registration form. The receipt number must be entered to register.

     

    For more information about the PSAT visit the College Board website.  

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  • 2018-2019 SCHEDULES

    If parents/guardians completed the Skyward Family Access updates and uploaded their proofs of residency, TENTATIVE schedules will be available for viewing in Skyward Family/Student Access by Monday, July 23.    Schedules are NOT final at this point.  We are still hiring new staff, balancing classes (ex. Skyward may have auto scheduled all core classes in same semester), checking to make sure students are in correct classes to be on track to graduate, and other scheduling tasks.  If you have a concern about your child’s schedule, please wait until Monday, July 30 to look at the schedule again to see if the issue has been resolved.  If not, students will have a chance starting August 1st to submit a schedule change request through their school Google account. The schedule change form is going to be electronic this year.  We will only process schedule changes through this form—no emails, faxes, or phone calls.  Starting July 30, students should print their schedule or screen shot it for use at school.  We do not distribute paper schedules on the first day of school.

    REQUESTING A SCHEDULE CHANGE—PROCESS STARTS AUGUST 1ST and ENDS AUGUST 10TH

    The schedule change form is going to be electronic this year, and students must be logged into their wilsonk12tn Google account to complete the form.  A link to the form will be on the front page of the Wilson Central High School website.  We will only process schedule changes through this form—no emails, faxes, or phone calls.  The deadline to submit a schedule change request is August 10th.    If your student submits a schedule change once school starts, please allow a few days for counselors to process those requests. Students should still attend and do work in the classes on their schedule.  Submitting a schedule change request is not a guarantee that a schedule will be changed.  There are only certain reasons per district policy that a schedule can be changed (ex. Not a full schedule, missing a class you failed or need to graduate, two courses scheduled same block, course level change).   See 2018-2019 Course Catalog for details about the district schedule change policy.  We cannot honor requests for certain teachers or class periods.

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Counseling Department Calendar

Counselor Names