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Welcome to the Counseling Department

Attention:

On Tuesday, Oct 1, the application for the 2020-2021 FAFSA will be available online.  All students planning on attending a vocational, 2 year, or 4 year college/university is required to complete a FAFSA so they can be considered for grants, scholarships and loans to help aid in paying for their college education.   

Apply for your FSA ID here-  https://fsaid.ed.gov/

Apply for the FAFSA here- fafsa.ed.gov    

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 HOW TO MAKE AN APPOINTMENT

An appointment can be made with the guidance secretary before or after school or during passing periods or by email. To make an appointment with your counselor please contact a Guidance Dept. Secretary:
 
Mrs. F. Wrice                                               Ms. R. DeBergh
708-758-7000 ext. 3114                              708-758-7000 ext. 3175
 

COUNSELORS ASSIGNMENTS (BY LAST NAME)

 
L. Lauritsen (A-E)
[email protected]
(708) 758-7000 ext. 3120M. Jones (F-L)
[email protected]
(708) 758-7000 ext. 3119A. Majewski (M-R)
[email protected]
(708) 758-7000 ext. 3117

P. Pugh (S-Z)
[email protected]
(708) 758-7000 ext. 3250

T. Connolly
Special Education Counselor (A-Z)
[email protected]
(708) 758-7000 ext. 3118

T. Doyle
Freshmen Counselor (A-Z)
Nigh School Coordinator
[email protected]
(708) 758-7000 ext. 3118

A. Inka
Post Secondary Counselor
[email protected]
(708) 758-7000 ext. 3105

D. Jones
Graduation Coach
[email protected]
(708) 758-7000 ext. 3220

Dr. L. Wright
Behavior Intervention
[email protected]
708-758-7000 ext. 2311

ABOUT THE COUNSELING DEPARTMENT

Mission:
The mission of the Bloom Trail High School Counseling Department is to provide a comprehensive counseling program to assist students in acquiring the skills, knowledge, and attitudes needed to become effective citizens, and lifelong learners. Our goal is to cultivate their academic, career, personal and social development to prepare them to reach their highest potential.What we offer:
We provide guidance services to all students and cater to their academic, career, and social/emotional needs. As counselors we provide the the following:

Course planning and scheduling
Progress review and updates
Personal and social counseling
Processing referrals
Career planning
Special Education Intervention services
Parent Education Seminars
Feeder School Testing
Registration
College/Post Secondary Planning
Reviewing Standardized Test Scores and Data
Night School Placement
Tutoring
Establishing goals
Graduation assistance
College admission counseling
Scholarship help
College visits
College representative visits
Workshops on resume and personal statements