Powdersville High School Counseling

Welcome to the Powdersville High School Counseling Department !

Mrs. House, Mr. Edwards, Mrs. Scott

Welcome to the PVHS School Counseling Department. Our program is comprehensive and designed to promote the academic, social/emotional, and career development of all students. We support students in making choices which will pave the way to success during and beyond high school.

Students are assigned to their School Counselors based on last name.


  • Feb. 20 - ACT for Juniors who selected to take exam
  • March 21 CAPS Conferences 3:30-6:30pm
  • March 22 CAPS Conferences 8am-1pm
  • March 27 - ACT for Juniors who selected to take exam


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GPA/Grading Scale

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Course Information

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COMPONENTS OF A COMPREHENSIVE SCHOOL COUNSELING PROGRAMThe Powdersville High School Counseling Department provides a comprehensive school counseling program that consists of the following four components:1. School Counseling Curriculum – Structured developmental experiences presented systematically through classroom and small group activities.a. Purpose – student awareness, skill development, and skill applicationb. Areas Addressed – personal/social development, academic development, and career development.2. Individual Planning – Activities that help all students plan, monitor, and manage their own learning as well as their personal and career development.a. Purpose – student planning and goal settingb. Areas Addressed i. Personal and Social Planning: healthy self-concepts, short and long term goals ii. Academic Planning: study skills, academic requirements and opportunities, test requirements and use of test scores, appropriate course selection, lifelong learning iii. Career Planning: labor market information, preparation requirements and opportunities, job options3. Responsive Services – Activities that meet the immediate needs and concerns of studentsa. Purpose – prevention and interventionb. Areas Addressed i. Academic Concerns – study skills ii. School-related Concerns – tardiness, absences, misconduct, dropouts iii. Personal Concerns – social and family relationships, grief/loss/death, substance abuse4. System Support – Management activities that establish, maintain, and enhance the total program.a. Purpose – program delivery and supportb. Areas Addressed i. School Counseling Program Development ii. Parent Education iii. Teacher and Administrator Consultation iv. Staff development for educators v. School improvement planning vi. Counselor’s professional development vii. Research and publishing viii. Community outreach ix. Public relationsThe Powdersville High School Counseling Department also provides many support areas:o Student Enrollmento Course Scheduling - changes and reviewso Progress Reports and Report Cardso Standardized Testingo Student Record files for current and former studentso Parent Teacher Conferenceso College Research, applications, and scholarship informationo Financial Aid Informationo Information regarding the Military/Armed Serviceso Transfer to Alternative Schoolso Career Exploration and Development