School Counseling Office

  • Welcome to the 2020-2021 school year letter with info & schedule!

     

    If you would like to make an appointment with any Henry Clay Student Support Services personnel (School Counselor, Mental Health Specialist, School Social Worker, College and Career Coach, Academic Support, YSC Coordinator) please click here https://bit.ly/hchsappointmentrequest

     

    Click here for HCHS Mental Health Support- school social worker Ms. Mason & district mental health specialist Ms. Threats.

     

  • ANNOUNCEMENTS

  • COLLEGE AND CAREER

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    Attention Juniors and Seniors - TO DO Lists

     

    Seniors

    • submit college admission applications
    • make sure FAFSA is completed
    • check on KEES account balance
    • scholarship searches (Fastweb, KHEAA, CollegeBoard, HC Counseling website)
    • housing application completed/submit housing deposit
    • orientation/schedule college classes
    • look for financial aid package (mail or email)
    • job search/summer job

    Juniors

    • scholarship searches (HC Counseling website)
    • sign up for/study for the June ACT
    • consider enrolling in a college course or pursuing a summer program/internship
    • job search/summer job
    • after school ends, visit colleges if possible
    • start working on your resume

     

    How to Create a Great College List

     

    Scholarships and Opportunities

    Information about Scholarships and Opportunities (tutoring, jobs, summer programs) comes into the Counseling Office on a daily basis.  Please click on the Scholarships & Opportunities link on the left for more info.

    3 main steps to apply for scholarships:

    1. Apply for scholarships on individual college & department websites.

    2. Search HC Counseling Office Scholarships & Announcements.

    3. Use online scholarship search engines.  Click here for examples.

     

    College Visits

    Sign up at the link below to meet with College Representatives when they come to Henry Clay.  There is a list of colleges once you click on the link.  We will take college names down 24 hours in advance of the meeting in order to have time to prepare for the visit.  Please limit your sign-ups to 5-6 colleges.  If you need more, see your counselor.

    College Visits to Henry Clay

    If you are planning a trip to visit a college and will miss a day or more of school, you will need to fill out a College Visit Request Form.  Please click the link below to get to that form.  There are also hard copies in the Counseling Office.

    College Visit Request Form

     

    College 101 Night

    On Tuesday, September 29, 2020 counselors held a Virtual College 101 Information Night for Junior and Senior Parents.  Click below for the presentation.

    College 101 Powerpoint

     

    PSAT Night

    On Wednesday, January 15, counselors held a PSAT Information Night.  Click below for the presentation.

    PSAT Information Powerpoint

     

     

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  • SCHEDULING AND GRADES

  • Program of Studies

    Click the icon below for the Henry Clay Program of Studies, which contains information about graduation requirements, scheduling, course offerings, and more.

     

    Program of Studies Cover

     

    Incoming 9th Grade Scheduling Information

    On December 5, 2019, EJ Hayes held an information session for incoming 9th grade parents.  The Power Point with Henry Clay information from that session is linked here.  Henry Clay will have an information session for all incoming 9th grade parents on January 22, 2020 at 6:00 pm.

     

    Progress Report and Report Card Dates

    Progress Reports are given to students and are for the purpose of showing the student's progress at that point, while Report Cards are mailed home and contain final grades that will be posted to transcripts.

    • 1st semester Progress Report dates:  October 12, November 11
    • 1st semester Report Card mailed home:  January 8
    • 2nd semester Progress Report dates:   February 16, April 5
    • 2nd semester Report Card mailed home:   May 20

     

    Checking Grades and Attendance-  BIG changes coming October 4th!!!

    Parents can check students' grades and attendance using Infinite Campus.  If you would like a login to Infinite Campus, please go to https://fayetteky.infinitecampus.org/campus/portal/parents/fayette.jsp and use the IC Parent Support Tool to gain access.

    CHANGES- Beginning October 4th students will now log into Infinite Campus with Google authentication which will make accounts more secure and provide more login methods.  Students will no longer use their student number as their username.

    • Preferred Method - Google Drive:  In a web browser, navigate to drive.google.com; login with your FCPS email address and FCPS account password.  Use the waffle icon in the upper right hand corner to select Infinite Campus.
    • Single Sign-On (SSO) button:  In a web browser, navigate to the Infinite Campus login page, click: Single Sign-On (SSO) and log in with your FCPS email address and FCPS account password.  Students should also use the "Single Sign-On (SSO)" button to log in to the Campus Student smartphone app.

    Remember to access IC through Google Drive using the waffle icon: https://drive.google.com/.

    More details including FAQ, Handouts for students and staff, along with a Troubleshooting Guide can be found on the Google (SAML) IC Account Migration website.

     

  • NEW ENROLLEES

  • New students who need to do Online Registration, please click here.