Prince George High School Counseling Department
PGHS Counseling Google Presentations
PGHS Post Secondary Preparations -- https://docs.google.com/presentation/d/e/2PACX-1vTlHALpifP5VDSfBZ33hviq6sMaysogXNB5PHolSLCWScBzJShYIaVYF4pf428Op-OLMZibqMd3QcU8/pub?start=true&loop=true&delayms=10000
** Video Presentation going over all material in the Post Secondary Presentation -- https://vimeo.com/468234267
PGHS Counseling Google Classroom -- https://docs.google.com/presentation/d/e/2PACX-1vRipp4yH0oiFimCVNpMzBOfDM6tB9TKSmaHx6XojZSE7bcMX3LCN8OrTGOZelwkyCySwTA-FSlqolKp/pub?start=true&loop=true&delayms=30000
PGHS Schedule Change Request Form - PGHS schedule change request form 20-21.pdf
School Counseling Office
Hours: Monday - Friday
7:30am to 3:30pm
PH: (804) 733-2720
FAX: (804) 733-2724
School Counseling Staff
Mrs. Anna Payne -- A-Gilb, School Counselor email@example.com
Mr. Philip Jones -- Gilc-McK, School Counselor firstname.lastname@example.org
Mrs. Tara Seely -- McL-S, School Counselor email@example.com
Mrs. Edwina Clissa -- T-Z, Counseling Director firstname.lastname@example.org
Ms. Monica Curtis -- Registrar email@example.com
Scheduling for the 2020-21 School Year
How to apply for JTCC Courses offered at PGHS and on JTCC Campus
New 2020 Parental Permission Form 4-8-2020.doc - for Concurrent Programs at JTCC
2020-2022 Parent Permission Form JTCC Dual Enrollment.pdf - for Dual Enrollment at PGHS
How to apply for RBC Dual Enrollment Courses offered at PGHS and RBC Concurrent Enrollement at RBC
PGHS Scheduling for 2020-21
PGHS GRASP advisor is Mrs. Vera Dixon. Her number is 804-424-2790.
Our school has an Advisor from GRASP to support students and families through the college financial aid process, including the FAFSA and searching for scholarships. Our GRASP Advisor is Vera Dixon. You can reach Vera by calling the school counseling office for appointments; you may also reach our GRASP Advisor directly via firstname.lastname@example.org. Virtual appointments are available!
GRASP is ready to help the Class of 2021 reach their college and career goals! While GRASP’s highly trained financial aid advisors have been helping students face-to-face for many years, they are pivoting to assist students with the FAFSA, scholarships, and other financial aid questions virtually.
Our school’s Advisor is Vera Dixon. To learn more, talk to your counseling department about connecting with your school’s dedicated GRASP Advisor. You can also reach the Advisor directly via email@example.com.
To schedule a virtual evening appointment with an evening advisor (in Spanish or English), contact GRASP’s main office at (804) 923-0059 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
GRASP is committed to helping students and families explore and expand their financial aid options safely.
TRiO Educational Opportunity Center
Important Information for 2020 Graduates
High School Transcript – IF YOU REQUESTED A TRANSCRIPT TO BE SENT – you are fine
IF YOU DID NOT – CONTACT YOUR COUNSELING OFFICE ASAP
ALL COLLEGES REQUIRE FINAL TRANSCRIPTS
*Call your college after JUNE 30th to verify they received your high school transcript. Final transcripts will be sent out from PGHS on June 18th.
Dual Enrollment classes -
Go to the individual college website. We CANNOT send these for you. You will not receive credits for the classes unless you send an official transcript
Richard Bland College Transcript Request
John Tyler Community College Transcript Request
Longwood University Transcript Request
AP Exam Scores
If you earned a 3 or higher, you MAY be able to exempt a class.
YOU must send through the College Board website EITHER now or when you get your scores back.
Scholarships - MONEY
2020 Congressional App Challenge.docx due October 19, 2020
The Infinite Scholars Program College Admissions Scholarship Program.pdf Fair will be held on October 31, 2020
All available scholarships are communicated to students in three ways:
1. Morning and afternoon announcements (daily announcements are posted daily on the school website and PG TV)
2. See Mrs. Payne, School Counselor, for your helpful scholarship information!
3. Posted in your English 12 and Government classes, outside of the Counseling Office, and in the Commons.
Type of School Day
Prince George High is on an Alternating Block Day (based on Even/ Odd day Calendar dates).
7:50AM - 8:49AM --First Block is every day
8:54AM - 10:32AM -- Second/Third Block
10:37AM - 12:47PM -- Fourth/Fifth Block
12:52PM - 2:30PM -- Sixth/Seventh Block
- Information about colleges and universities across the country is available in the Counseling Center. The information available below features online resources to help students learn more about higher education opportunities, whether traditional campuses or online degree-granting programs.
Managed by the National Center for Education Statistics, College Navigator is an online source to search for colleges by state, by zip code, by programs/majors offered, by institution type, by enrollment size, by tuition and fees, and much more.
- Refine your search with More Search Options to select additional search criteria.
- Build a list of schools using My Favorites for side-by-side comparisons.
- Pinpoint school locations with an interactive map.
- Export search results into a spreadsheet.
- Save your session including search options and favorites.
All students within Prince George High School will benefit from a school counseling program that is developmental in nature, preventative in design, and comprehensive in scope. As an integral part of the total education program, credentialed school counselors will ensure access to services so that every student is challenged and supported to reah his or her highest potential.
The mission of the Prince George High School Counseling program aligns with the school vision. School counselors, as professional school advocates, will provide 10th - 12th grade students a comprehensive developmental counseling program that addresses the academic, college/career, and personal/social needs of each student within our diverse population. The program is delivered through counseling curriculum, individual planning, system support, and responsive services in partnership with educators, parents, and the community. Credentialed school counselors facilitate the support system to ensure that each student in the district are prepared academically and socially with the knowledge and skills to contribute at the highest level as productive members of society. In unison with the students, staff, parents, and community members, the school counselor will facilitate a positive, supportive and culturally sensitive program that will ensure a school community that is a safe, healthy and nurturing environment for all.
PGCS Registration Guide
Registration Information & Process
Residents new to the area with children in 10th to 12th Grade should register their child at Prince George High School. The first step is to call the school at 804-733-2725 to schedule an appointment with our Counseling Department. The following documents are required to register your child:
Birth Certificate (Passports are not acceptable)
- Current vaccination record signed by a doctor (including three hepatitis B shots)
- Social Security Card
- Transcript and withdrawal form from previous school
- Custody Papers (if applicable)
- Proof of Residence:
- Families living at Fort Lee will need to bring a letter from housing.
- Families that own a home in the county will need to bring a title deed, deed of trust, or real estate tax bill.
- Families in the process of buying a home will need to bring their sales contract. They are also required to write a letter to the School Board asking permission for their child to enroll at Prince George High School until they close on their home.
- Families that rent a home will need to bring their rental contract.
If you are a current junior or senior who intends to pursue your sport at the college level, you MUST register with the NCAA Clearinghouse in the spring of your junior year.
If you are a senior who has not already done so, you must register as soon as possible.
If you attended another high school, you MUST have an original transcript sent from your former school directly to the Clearinghouse. Also, the Clearinghouse will only accept your SAT scores directly from the College Board.
To register with NCAA Clearinghouse, go to https://web3.ncaa.org/ecwr3/
To have your SAT scores sent directly from the College Board to the Clearinghouse, go to www.collegeboard.com.
To have your ACT scores sent directly from ACT to the Clearinghouse, go to www.actstudent.org.
If you have questions or concerns about this process please contact Mrs. Clissa, Counseling Director, who assists students with NCAA issues, at email@example.com, or stop by the Counseling Department.