ECHS Counselors Corner
Students and their parents are encouraged to talk with a school counselor to learn more about course offerings and graduation requirements. To plan for the future, each student should work closely with their counselor in order to enroll in the high school courses that best prepare him/her for attendance at a college, university, or trade school, or for pursuit of some other type of advanced education. The counselor can also provide information about entrance exams and application deadlines, as well as information about automatic admission to state colleges and universities, financial aid and scholarships.
ECHS school counselors are also available to assist students with a wide range of personal concerns, including such areas as social, family, or emotional issues. ECHS counselors may also make available information about community resources to address concerns.
(A - C) Robin Crowell, Lead Counselor
(D - I) Diane Wallace
(J - Q) Jessica Terrazas
(R - Z) Sara Kahla
ECHS College Fair
November 12th - 8:30 am
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December 10 - 13th
*For more information, see your Counselor
Students and parents are encouraged to give thoughtful planning to the course selections and to the type of program that would best support their desired career path. Planning a path helps make education relevant to a student's future.
The Graduation Toolkit provides details about the new Foundation High School Program and other planning information for high school years and beyond.
Register to take the SAT and/or ACT - The SAT and ACT are standardized tests for most college admissions in the United States. For more information and to register, visit their websites at:
SAT - www.collegeboard.com ACT - www.actstudent.org
STAAR EOC Exams Required for Graduation
Students must take and pass the following exams to graduate. Some exceptions apply (ex. students coming from out of state/country). Please see your counselor with questions.
Algebra 1 - Biology - English 1 - English 2 - US History
Ricebirds are Trustworthy
Being a Trustworthy Individual Means..... ¨ Think “true blue”
¨ Be honest
¨ Don’t deceive, cheat or steal
¨ Be reliable—do what you say you will do
¨ Have the courage to do the right thing
¨ Build a good reputation
¨ Be loyal—stand by your family, friends, and country
Looking for tutoring help for your student?
|ACES- ACES is an after school tutoring program every Tuesday and Thursday from 3:30 until 4:45. ACES provides an opportunity for students to come to the library and get help from teachers, use school computers, and have access to resources such as internet and books.|
www.khanacademy.org - Khan Academy offers FREE tutoring for English, Math, Science, and Social Studies courses. They also provide free test prep for the SAT test (which should be taken by everyone in the spring of their junior year).
College / Career Planning Resources
Seniors check out the following websites for great information on financial aid, scholarships, college admissions, careers, and more...
|College Board - Big Future||https://bigfuture.collegeboard.org|
|Free ACT Prep & GRE Prep||www.number2.com|
|Career Exploration, training & jobs||https://www.careeronestop.org/|
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