Guidance & Counseling
The philosophy of the Saint Francis High School Guidance and Counseling Department has its roots in the tradition of Holy Cross. Our commitment is to educate the whole person by providing an environment where students achieve their highest potential through intellectual, social and spiritual development.
The Guidance and Counseling Department strives to encourage individuals to grow in awareness of their potential and to become lifelong learners with the capacity to be successful in a rapidly changing world. As a department, we seek to empower students to examine their possibilities during the high school years and to set personal and academic goals that will lead to success. Our vision is to enhance the lives of our students by assisting in the realistic and mature decisions they will make about academic and college goals.
Guidance and Counseling Director
The Saint Francis High School Guidance and Counseling Department provides a comprehensive four-year academic, personal and college counseling program. Services include academic planning, guidance for student involvement in activities and community service, small group personal growth education, course selection and college planning, individual counseling meetings and classroom-based college counseling presentations throughout the year.
Saint Francis High School provides access services to academically qualified students with disabilities. Types of disabilities include medical, physical, psychological, attention-deficit, and learning disabilities. Reasonable accommodations are provided to minimize the effects of a student’s disability and to maximize the potential for success. Students must have current and appropriate documentation to qualify for services.
Our Learning Specialist can be contacted for questions regarding documentation requirements and services provided.
The Saint Francis College Counseling Program is more than a guidance service for choosing a college; it is an educational program designed to assist students in identifying their aspirations for the future. We strive to help each student develop his or her academic strengths and preferences. Through a variety of classroom presentations, group meetings with college representatives, and extensive individual guidance, students are assisted in selecting appropriate colleges.