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Counseling

Mr. Richard Middleton, Freshman Counselor, works with students on academic goals and class selection.
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Mission

The Counseling Center provides a comprehensive, developmental program that meets the personal, social, emotional, academic, college and career development needs of each individual student. Our professional counselors provide support in a warm, inviting and safe environment where students are always welcome and important. We provide services to maximize students' potential and achievement while fostering the independence and self-expression required for lifelong learning.

In partnership with teachers, administrators, parents and guardians, school counselors assist students as they learn to be effective problem solvers, responsible decision-makers, and critical thinkers who will become independent, productive members of society.

Exam Study Guide - 2ndSemester 2013-2014 

Above is a link to the Semester Exam Study Guide Grid. Teachers will issue study guides to help you prepare for your exams. Make sure you have completed and submitted all special assignments and projects on time. Please meet with your counselor if you feel you need help preparing for your semester exams.

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Related News

St. Joseph's Program Receives Funds from CBN

Congratulations to Bishop McNamara High School St. Joseph Program, the Catholic Business Network (CBN) Grant Recipient for April. On hand to accept the check for $1,500 was Program Director, Elaine Greene. From left to right, Mr. John Kincaid, CBN President; Mr. Marco Clark '85, President/CEO of Bishop McNamara; Mayra Fernandez-Martinez '16; Mrs. Elaine Greene, St. Joseph Program Director; and Dr. Robert Van der Waag, Principal of BMHS. The funds will be used for technology to benefit the St. Joseph Program.

Course Registration for 2014-2015 School Year Underway

The Course Registration process for the 2014-2015 school year will begin next week, when guidance counselors visit the students' classrooms to distribute the 2014-2015 Course Bulletin booklets and Course Selection sheets.  Important dates to keep in mind during the course registration process:

Sophomore Parent Information Night Recap

The Counseling Center was pleased to host a large turnout of our sophomore parents on Thursday, October 24 for our Sophomore Parent Information night.  Ms. Kristian Owens, our sophomore counselor, spoke to the parents regarding the challenges that our sophomore students typically face,  the recent standardized testing, and our Naviance suite of college and career planning software.  Below is a brief recap for those parents who were unable to attend.
 
Helpful Parenting Tips for a Successful Sophomore Year: