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    OFFICE OF SCHOOL COUNSELING 

     

     

    The Tuscarora School Counseling Department is honored to serve the student school community by providing academic, social, personal and career development support throughout high school.  


    It is our priority to assist each and every student to determine their post-secondary goals.  By working in tandem with the faculty, administration and community, we hope to present an environment of academic excellence to insure an opportunity for all students to succeed.

     

       

     

    Jennifer Reed, Director of School Counseling

    Tracy Mandina, School Counselor (A-COF & AVID 2 & 3)

    Keegan Barr, School Counselor (COG-HAC &AVID 1 & 4) 

    John Han, School Counselor (HAD-McA)

    Megan Beardsley, School Counselor (McB-SCHE) 

    Samantha Charmo, School Counselor (SCHI-Z)

    Michael Newkirk, Career Center Assistant 
    Michelle Vocke, Registrar/Administrative Assistant
    Maral Amado, Administrative Assistant 

    Celene Goodwyn, School Social Worker

    Benjamin Fernandez, School Psychologist

     

     

     

    801 North King Street
    Leesburg, VA  20176

     

    Phone:  571-252-1907

    Fax:  571-252-1908

     

    CEEB Code:  471-232

     

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    2020 Virginia Summer Residential Governor’s Schools 

     

     

    Are you currently a high school sophomore or junior?  If so, you should consider applying to the 2020 Virginia Summer Residential Governor’s Schools.

     

    The Virginia Summer Residential Governor’s Schools are approximately four weeks long and are held each summer on various college and university campuses throughout Virginia.  The Governor’s Schools offer students a unique opportunity to work and study not only with other students with similar talents and interests but also with mentors, professors, scientists, and other professionals in their field of interest.

     

    On Wednesday, October 9th, Mrs. Susan Helsley will be conducting 2020 Governor’s School information sessions in the Tuscarora Career Center.  The information sessions will occur during each lunch block from 11:29 a.m. - 1:17 p.m.  We are encouraging all students who are interested in applying for 2020 Virginia Governor’s School to attend during your lunch block. Student may bring their lunch with them to the information session. Mrs. Helsley is a LCPS gifted resource teacher with years of experience working with students and the Governor’s School’s extensive application process. 

     

    For more information, please check out our Governor's School page here.

     

     

     


     

     

    Bullying Prevention

     

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    Job For A Day

     

     

    Juniors and Seniors! Job For A Day is a great opportunity to try out the job of your dreams. You can shadow a professional in an industry of your interest: you can be a video producer, accountant, or a business executive for a day, and much more! There are countless opportunities during Job for A Day.

     

    This year, it is scheduled on Wednesday, November 13, 2019 (Due to the volume of interest, students placed at Inova Loudoun Hospital and LCPS will participate either on November 13 or an alternate date of Monday, November 18, 2019).

     

    Here is how to apply:

     

    1. Create a resume in Naviance Student. If you need help, please stop by your Career Center for assistance.

    2. Complete a simple application between October 14 and October 21 by going to the Job For A Day website at: https://webinter.lcps.org/CommunityConnections/StudentIntro (You will be able to preview available jobs starting on October 11).

    3. Download parent/student agreement and bring a signed copy to your career center specialist.

     

     

    Why you should participate:

     

    • You will gain a real-world understanding of a specific career.

    • You will get to know a local organization which may lead to future internships.

    • You will network with professionals in a field of your interest.

     

    We will hold information session in the Career Center during ALL lunch shifts on Wednesday October 3rd.  The information session will be conducted by a member of the LCPS School Business Partnership Committee.

     

    If you have any questions, please contact Michael Newkirk in the Career Center.

     

      

     


     

     

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    PSAT October 16, 2019

     

     

    The Preliminary SAT/ National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test (PSAT/NMSQT) is a co-sponsored program between the College Board and the National Merit Scholarship Corporation.  The PSAT assists students to prepare for college readiness through its assessment of critical reading, mathematics, and writing skills that students need for college and beyond.

     

    Any student participating in the PSAT/NMSQT gains access to customized practice through Khan Academy through an access code provided on students score reports or creating a College Board account.    

     

    The home school date is September 20, 2019. 

     

    For more information please visit Assessment Services: https://www.lcps.org/Page/220796.

     

     


     

     

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    GALE'S CAMERON COLLECTION - TEEN MENTAL HEALTH EBOOKS

     

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    Gale, Cengage Learning’s compassion and awareness of the imperative and dire need for providing solutions that will support our students mental health and wellness has given birth to the curation of a collection of resources for teens who are battling with anxiety and depression- and provides targeted resources of guidance for students, teachers, and counselors- letting our students know that they are never, ever alone. Teens will have the comfort of utilizing such support resources in the safe and private avenue of The Gale Virtual Reference Library via their own private device.  

     

    Click here to learn how to access the Cameron Collection.

     


     

     NEED HELP?

     

    Tuscarora High School has many types of resources available to students. Please click this link for a list of ways to get help academically, socially and/or psychologically. Also be sure to check out the Tutor List.

     

     

     


     

    HUSKY NEWSLETTER

     

    For the latest monthly news and happenings at Tuscarora check out the Husky Highlights

     

     


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    The Tuscarora School Counseling Department is honored to serve the student school community by providing academic, social, personal and career development support throughout high school.
      


    It is our priority to assist each and every student to determine their post-secondary goals.  By working in tandem with the faculty, administration and community, we hope to present an environment of academic excellence to insure an opportunity for all students to succeed.

     

     

     

     

    Attention Users:

     

    Our goal is to provide comprehensive information that will help support you and your student as you navigate the many options beyond high school. The content of outside links is not controlled by Loudoun County Public Schools and we do not endorse any specific link or confirm that the information is accurate. While school staff review links when they are inserted, the content may change. If you find any linked home page content you consider inappropriate, please bring the matter to the attention of the building principal. Remember that the outside source Web page may link to other pages that have not been reviewed; explore at your own risk.

     

     

Last Modified on October 7, 2019