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Link to the Freshman Counselor, Karen McKay


  • Freshmen Orientation
  • Counselor in classrooms
  • Akichita – Freshmen Induction Ceremony
  • Back to School Night
  • Freshmen Parent Seminar 101


  • Freshmen Parent Seminar 201


Counselor role overview

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  • Counselor in Classrooms (ICAP)
    • ICAP
      • Introduction to the ICAP process
      • Four-Year Academic Planning
      • Create a four-year academic plan
      • Credit Audits
      • CMHS Graduation Requirements
      • HEAR Coursework Requirements
      • Goal Setting
      • Write one extracurricular short-term goal each year
      • Write one academic short-term goal each year
      • Write one post-secondary goal each year
      • Review extracurricular, academic and post-secondary goals once a year
      • Family Connection
        • Introduction to Family Connection
        • Log in to Family Connection account
        • Complete Do What You Are Inventory
        • Complete Career Interest Inventory
        • Find out about college entrance requirements for the schools you’re interested in.
        • Identify a Top Career Cluster
        • Resume Builder
  • Start keeping track of grades, awards, honors, school and community activities, and volunteer work.
  • Continue to get involved in clubs on campus and community activities.


  • Finals


  • Counselor in Classrooms (ICAP)
    • Transcript
    • Understand GPA and ranking
    • CCHE Index
    • ICAP Check List
    • Discuss high school course plan with parents, teachers, counselor


  • AP Information and Registration Night
  • Class registration for Sophomore year
  • If you are an athlete and plan to play sports in college, check out NCAA requirements for high school courses.
  • Freshmen Night hosted by Link Crew


  • CSAP



  • Receive schedule for Sophomore year
  • Finals
  • Yearbook signing


  • How are you spending your summer? Volunteer and educational programs can help give you a better idea about what you would like to do after graduation.