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Thursday, 4/17/2014

Welcome to the 2013 - 2014 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:

Mrs. Janice King:   A - Da   x5229 (jking@rochester.k12.mi.us
Mrs. Sarah Falkowski:  Db - H   x5228 (sfalkowski@rochester.k12.mi.us)
Mrs. Jessica Bellomo:  I - MI  x5326 (jbellomo@rochester.k12.mi.us)
Mrs. Christy Clement:   Mj - Sc  x5231 (cclement@rochester.k12.mi.us)
Mr. Barry Freund:  Sd - Z  x5230
(bfreund@rochester.k12.mi.us)
Mrs. Kathy Mieszczak:  Registrar  x5227 (kmieszczak@rochester.k12.mi.us)
Mrs. Joy Snook:  Counseling Secretary  x5207 (jsnook@rochester.k12.mi.us)

Counseling Fax Number:  248-726-5385

*Please see the counselor's folder below for more information!

Senior Meeting Powerpoint

Senior Meetings were held on September 9, 2013. Click on the link below for the Senior Packet.  

 Senior Meeting Packet 2013 - PDF

COLLEGE APPLICATIONS:

Mrs. Mieszczak will be accepting completed college application materials (signed EDP, signed release of information form, etc.) from Seniors in the Class of 2013 before and after school.

Seniors who need their college applications SENT before the END of 2013 must submit them to Mrs. M in the counseling office by Dec. 13, 2013.
We will, of course, continue processing college applications again in January 2014. :-) 

Junior Information

Junior meetings with counselors were held on November 18th.  Please click on the link below for the informational packet that was given to all students.

 AHS Junior Meeting Packet

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.

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 junior year courses (if needed) and inputting your planned courses for senior year. You do not need to print a copy, but your status must reach 100%.

Sophomore Meetings

Sophomore meetings with counselors were held on December 4th and 5th. Please click on the link below for the informational packet that was given to all students.

AHS Sophomore Meeting Packet

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 

Adams Counseling Text Message Updates

If you would like to receive periodic text message updates from the Adams Counseling Department, please click on the link below for information on how to sign up.  It is a great way to get important reminders regarding, testing, scheduling, and other counseling information.

Adams Counseling Remind 101

Advanced Placement Information

Transcript Request Information

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