Welcome to the 2016 - 2017 School Year

We look forward to working with your students to make this a successful school year!  Students are assigned to counselors according to alphabet.  Please see the breakdown below:

 

Counselors:
A-Dt      Mrs. Janice King            x5229    jking@rochester.k12.mi.us  
Du - J    Mrs. Sarah Falkowski   x5228    sfalkowski@rochester.k12.mi.us  
K - Nd   Mrs. Jessica Bellomo     x5326   jbellomo@rochester.k12.mi.us
Ne - Ss  Mrs. Christy Clement     x5231   cclement@rochester.k12.mi.us
St - Z     Mrs. Allison Parliament x5230  aparliament@rochester.k12.mi.us

Counseling Office Staff:
Mrs. Kathy Mieszczak:  Registrar    x5227       kmieszczak@rochester.k12.mi.us
Mrs. Joy Snook:  Couns Secretary  x5207       jsnook@rochester.k12.mi.us
 

Counseling Fax Number:  248-726-5385

Quick Counseling Links:

 Advanced Placement

 


Counseling Newsletters

AHS September 2015 Counseling Newsletter

 

Twitter and Remind Text Messages

Adams Counselors will periodically tweet and send out text message reminders using Remind.  Use the links below to sign up for both Remind and Twitter!



Remind

PTSA Powerpoint

On January 20th the PTSA held an informational night session with a focus on scheduling options. Please see the PowerPoint below for more information and a summary of the topics that were presented.

PTSA Evening Presentation

Senior Information

Click on the link below for the Senior Packet provided during Senior meetings:

Senior Meeting Packet 2017

Transcript Requests:
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Curriculum Night Senior Parent Meeting : Senior Parent Meeting 2016 - Power Point

Junior Information

JUNIOR MEETINGS

Counselors met with Juniors on September 23 & 24 to discuss junior year planning as well as preparation for senior year and the college application process. Students were given a packet of information that is available for download here: Junior Meeting Packet - 2015

CAREER CRUISING FOR JUNIORS 

  • Career Cruising must be updated for all juniors before schedules are input in March. You can access your career cruising at:  www.careercruising.com
  • You will need to enter the initial user name: Rochester and initial password: Adams and Click "log in"
  • You will then need to log into your EDP using your personal username and Password.
  • You will then need to log into your EDP using your personal username and Password. Your username will follow this format: User Name: RCS- the first letter of your first name, the first 5 letters of your last name, followed by the last 4 of your student number. 

*Example: RCS-astude1234, Password:  your password will be your birth date in 8-digit format (Example: 01031998)

  • You will then be prompted to change your password which you should update to your MyRCS password (Example: rcsas1234)
  • Please update your Career Cruising so that your status reaches 100%, including updating your junior year courses (if needed) and inputting your planned courses for senior year.

Freshman Information

CAREER CRUISING FOR FRESHMAN

Career Cruising must be updated for all Freshman. You can access your career cruising at: www.careercruising.com

You will need to enter the initial user name: Rochester and initial password: Adams and Click "log in"

You will then need to log into your EDP using your personal username and Password.

Your username and password are the same as they have been for Career Cruising, and follow this format:

User Name: RCS- and the first letter of your first name, the first 5 letters of your last name, followed by the last 4 of your student number. (this information should be the same as your log-in for MyRCS, only adding the RCS- in front of your usual log-in information. User Name Example: RCS-asmith1234

Password: The first letter of your first name, and the first letter of your last name, followed by the last 4 of your family number (this information should be the same as your password for MyRCS, only taking away the RCS that is now in front of your password). Password Example: as1234

Please update your Career Cruising so that your status reaches 100%, including updating your freshman year courses (if needed) and inputting your planned courses for sophomore year. You do not need to print a copy, but your status must reach 100%.

FRESHMAN MENTOR MEETINGS

All freshman students met with their mentors on January 14th during 2nd hour.  Below please find the handouts that students were given in order to assist them with their upcoming final exams.

Study Skills Handout

Tips to Manage Anxiety and Stress (Mentor pull-out - January) (2)

Freshman Study Skills Outline - Mentor Pull Out 

Curriculum Night Freshman Parent MeetingAdams Freshmen Parent Night 2016

Suicide Prevention Toolkit

Please click the following link for useful information regarding suicide prevention:  Suicide Prevention Parent Toolkit WEB

 

Looking For A Job??

If you are looking for a job, please visit our Job bulletin board in the Counseling office.  It has many employment opportunities listed on it.

Transcript Request Information

  • LOOKING FOR HELP WITH FINANCIAL AID? Go to our "Scholarship Bulletin" folder and check out scholarship opportunities, financial aid info, and links to helpful websites!