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Not sure how to get started on your college search? Start here! More than 600 colleges and universities from all over the country will be online to talk with students at virtualcollegefairs.org on the following dates.
Monday, October 12th | 12pm-8pm
*LIST OF COLLEGES & UNIVERSITIES PARTICIPATING 10/12*
Sunday, October 18th | 11am-7pm
*LIST OF COLLEGES & UNIVERSITIES PARTICIPATING 10/18*
Sunday, November 8th | 1pm-9pm
*LIST OF COLLEGES & UNIVERSITIES PARTICIPATING 11/8*
You must register at https://virtualcollegefairs.org/.
Check out this Quick Start Guide to help you navigate the fair.
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The CHS Counseling Office will be partnering with Valparaiso University for our annual Financial Aid Night on October 8th at 7:00pm. This will be a virtual event. You must pre-register online by clicking the image above and filling out the form. Please contact us if you have any questions!
CHS COUNSELING OFFICE INFORMATION
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Check out the calendars provided below for student assistance.
Incoming Freshman Parent Night (2020)
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Chesterton High School is an Indiana Gold Star School. CHS Counseling Department developed a guidancecurriculum focused on increasing students’ skills and knowledge in the areas of academics, careers, and citizenship. This initiative enables students to master defined guidance standards, make choices that support high achievement, and reach standards of high achievement.
The Indiana Gold Star School Counseling Initiative was recognized last year by the national Pathway to College Network as one of approximately 100 initiatives across the country that "reflect research-based principles and actions to improve college access and success.”
At Chesterton High School, focus is on the whole student to meet his/her academic, vocational, emotional, physical and social needs. Programs guide students in decision-making, skill development and leadership potential. This concentration will help them grow into responsible school and community citizens; maximize their academic potential; and assist them with personal, emotional, and academic growth.
As professionals in educational and career planning, the counselors at CHS coordinate an ongoing secondary plan with all high school students. Students begin services in the 8th grade. Individual, group and classroom presentations continue over the next four years at each grade level to review and update pertinent vocational and academic information.
Additionally, counselors are available to students for advice, personal counseling, conflict resolution, crisis intervention, and referral to community resources. Many other services and opportunities are offered to students on an ongoing basis throughout their four years.