Counseling and Career Guidance

Frosh Elective Course Offerings 23-24

Elective Course Offerings by Period 23-24

Welcome to the 2023-24 school year!

HHS Counseling and Career Department provides information and assistance with academic progress, course selection, careers, college searches, scholarships, financial aid, and other post-secondary opportunities.  Individual guidance and classroom group instruction are provided to assist students in making educational and vocational/career plans. Additionally, our staff offers personal and social support to individuals and families. Students are assigned to counselors by last name.

 

NEWS LETTER SEPTEMBER 2023

Counseling News & Upcoming Events:


Senior Year-end Information:

Upcoming Program Representative Visits:

September

18th- Senior Night 5:30 pm – Little theatre

20th- University of Chicago Visit – at Lunch

25th- Career Fair 1:30-3:30 Carroll

October

2nd-13th – College application week.

       

Helena College is hosting a Meta Major Career Panel series over the next 12 weeks. The career panels will feature 5-7 professionals showcasing a broad range of careers within the larger meta major and are designed to give students more information about careers within those fields. Attached is the schedule for the panels:

Here is a list of the meta majors represented over the next 12 weeks:

  1. Arts & Humanities
  2. Accounting & Business
  3. Computer Science & Technology
  4. Education
  5. Engineering & Math
  6. Health Sciences
  7. Industry & Trades
  8. Law & Public Safety
  9. Science
  10. Social Science & Human Services
  11. Personal Care Services

Meta Major Career Panel Schedule AY 23-24 (1)

 

 

Scroll down for more information! 


 

Good luck to all students completing AP testing!

What you can expect from your Helena High School Counselors:

  • POST-SECONDARY PLANNING/COLLEGE, CAREER & LIFE SKILLS! 
  • Course Selections & preparing for High School 
  • INDIVIDUAL PERSONAL SUPPORT 
  • FAMILY SUPPORT

We use a systematic approach to accomplish these goals with all students and families, including:

YEARLY PRESENTATIONS

Class registration, information nights, and social/emotion classroom lessons

OPEN OFFICE/WALK IN TIMES

Counselors keep “open office” time for general walk-in questions. Your individual counselor may not be available, but someone in the department will be available to assist you.

INDIVIDUAL APPOINTMENTS (Use Teams or email to set up appointments) —

Personal Interviews & Post Secondary Planning, general information, scheduling, career/college/scholarship opportunities, personal concerns/referrals, your counselor needs to see you for various reasons, etc.


All services provided by your school counselors are free, voluntary and completely confidential, except as required by law to the students, families, teachers and school staff in the Helena Public Schools. 

Our Staff

Mrs. Jaime Pandis, A-E

jpandis@helenaschools.org

324-2227

Mrs. Ellaina Staldine, F– L

estaldine@helenaschools.org

324-2224

Mr. Jason Murgel , M- R

jmurgel@helenaschools.org

324-2226

Mrs. Chrissy Murgel , S – Z

cmurgel@helenaschools.org

324-2223

Miss. Alexis Navarrete, College and Career Counselor

College and military recruiters: please contact Alexis Navarrete at anavarrete@helenaschools.org or 406 324.2225 to schedule an appointment.

406-324-2225

Ms. Corena Hall , Counseling Office Manager

chall@helenaschools.org

324-2221