Welcome

COUNSELING OFFICE HOURS: Mon, Tues, Thurs & Fri: 7:40 am - 3:20 pm ~ Wed: 8:00 am - 4:00 pm

Our mission is to provide all students with the opportunity to gain the attitude, knowledge, and skills for academic, career and personal development in a safe, supportive environment. Our comprehensive school counseling program will educate and empower a collaborative community of learners to achieve academic success and prepare to meet the challenges in our ever-changing global community.

Appointments:

  • Students are welcome to drop into the counseling office before school, after school, during NEST time or at lunch for quick questions and conversations with their assigned counselor. We do not do drop ins during class time.
  • Official student appointments for during the school day can be made in the counseling office. An appointment slip will be delivered to students by an office assistant on the day of their appointment.
  • Before school/After school official appointment times or appointments including parents are set at the discretion of the individual counselor. Please email or call that staff member directly to coordinate a meeting. Staff contact information is available using the tabs across the top of the page.

Frequently Requested Links:

Counseling Newsletters:

GRADE LEVEL UPDATES:

Seniors:

  • Important information regarding Graduation and other senior events was sent out via e-news on April 4th. Please be checking the Senior Information Website regularly for updated information, dates, times, etc. so you know what’s happening!
  • Your HS and Beyond Plan should be complete and senior exit interview should be finished. If not, please complete as soon as possible to maintain on time status for graduation.
  • Tech Test - this is a graduation requirement you may still need to finish. Check here for details.
  • Final Transcripts can be ordered through Parchment in June.
  • Common college application items needed: Class size 596; IHS does not rank students; IHS school code is 480500
  • NCAA Students: It is the responsibility of the student athlete to be sure to take care of all tasks required by the NCAA Eligibility Center. Please visit their website directly for more information.

Juniors:

  • On March 28th during NEST we will be offering an optional SAT/ACT presentation in the library. We will provide an outline of the difference between the two tests and what is required for college admissions.
  • Interested in starting Running Start next year? Make sure to visit the running start tab of our website for information on how to get started.
  • Tech Test - this is a graduation requirement you may still need to finish. Check here for details
  • Consider registering now for an official attempt on either the SAT or ACT - spring of Junior year is a perfect target time. IHS has a school code to use during registration - 480500
  • Here is some information related to other typical junior year milestones - Junior Milestone Handout

Sophomores:

  • Interested in starting Running Start next year? Make sure to visit the running start tab of our website for information on how to get started.
  • On March 28th during NEST we will be offering an optional SAT/ACT presentation in the library. We will provide an outline of the difference between the two tests and what is required for college admissions.
  • Here is some information related to typical sophomore year milestones - Sophomore Milestones Handout

Freshmen:

  • It is not too late to consider joining a club! A full list of activities can be found on the activities page link at the top of this page.
  • High School 101: Your Guide to Success at IHS This presentation provides 9th grade students with the beginning knowledge and skills they need to reach their high school goals and begin preparing for their future. We encourage you discuss the presentation as a family, along with what strengths your student already possesses, and what new skills they can put into practice this year.