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In-school summer courses, counseling workshops to move online

Students listen to a guest speaker's presentation at a college and career workshop hosted at CHS by the counseling center. Due to COVID-19, these workshops have been moved to be online.

Kassandra Darnell

May 21, 2020

Due to COVID-19, AP Macroeconomics and AP Government, in-school summer classes traditionally offered at CHS, have been transferred online. This school still plans to offer students the opportunity to receive credit and take part in the classes, but they will take them virtually through the Indiana Online...

Counseling center to hold Business Majors and Careers Fair Nov. 19

Sophomore Eliana Jin looks at her phone to read the email Melinda Stephan, college and careers programming and resources coordinator, sent out about the upcoming Business Majors and Careers Fair. According to Stephan, the fair will be on Nov. 19 in the Freshman Center cafeteria from 6:30 to 8 p.m.

Viyang Hao

November 18, 2019

On Nov. 19, the Counseling Center will host the Business Majors and Careers Fair from 6:30 to 8 p.m. in the Freshman Center cafeteria according to Melinda Stephan, college and careers programming and resources coordinator. At the fair, there will be a combination of in-state and out-of-state college repr...

Counselors to begin scheduling Nov. 1

Freshman Jennifer Zhao looks at her program of studies to help her choose her classes for sophomore year. Scheduling will begin Nov. 1, and freshmen will meet with counselors, individually, for scheduling mid-November.

Viyang Hao

October 31, 2019

According to Melinda Stephan, college and careers programming and resources coordinator, a video will be shown during SRT to aid freshmen and sophomores in scheduling for classes next school year on Nov. 1. In addition, students will use the counseling course in Canvas to schedule classes before meeting counselors individually. Juniors...

Counseling center to continue helping students with AP exams

Melinda Stephan, college and careers programming and resources coordinator, reads emails and plans to send out more emails soon about AP exams. The last day of AP testing is May 17.

Viyang Hao

May 13, 2019

The counseling center continues to help students prepare for upcoming AP exams that will end May 17 according to Melinda Stephan, college and careers programming and resources coordinator. Stephan also said that emails should continue to be checked for updates students should know along with “tiny deta...

Counselors preparing for ‘AP season’ after spring break

Viyang Hao

March 26, 2019

According to Melinda Stephan, college and careers programming and resources coordinator, counselors are preparing for the “AP season” after spring break. “(Counselors) are in that mode right before spring break where everybody is ready for a break and (we’re) tying up some loose ends,” Stepha...

Mental health awareness week successful, improvements for next year

Viyang Hao

February 13, 2019

According to Melinda Stephan, college and careers programming and resources coordinator, the mental health awareness week that took place on Feb. 4 to Feb. 8, was “well received.” Stephan also said she was not fully involved in the event but she is “guaranteed that [the counselors] are taking...

Counseling center to improve second semester; no new changes

Viyang Hao

January 22, 2019

According to Melinda Stephan, college and careers programming and resources coordinator, the counseling center plans on improving rather than changing its goals for the second semester. “We continue to work to support our students academically, socially, emotionally and, of course, in terms of colleg...

Counseling center prepares for STEM Majors and Careers Fair on Nov. 29

Viyang Hao

November 14, 2018

Senior Adi Majumdar and the counseling center are preparing for the STEM Majors and Careers Fair on Nov. 29. This event will be in the freshman cafeteria. At the fair, Majumdar will share his experience through the program, Young Innovators Quest (YIQ), which helped Majumdar find a better path in STEM Care...

Counseling center encourages seniors to apply for scholarships

Melinda Stephan, College and Career Coordinator, works on sending an email to parents and students about AP exams. Information about testing dates and locations have already been released.

Rachael Tan

May 3, 2018

According to Melinda Stephan, College and Career Coordinator, AP exams will be taken from May 7 to 18. “That’s probably the big thing that’s happening around here,” she said, “I would encourage our students to read their emails so they know where they’re going to be testing, what they need to ...

Counseling center offers college information opportunities to students

Melinda Stephan, College and Career Coordinator,  works on her computer to check the list of applicants for the College Application Boot Camp. Students can sign up for the June 5 or August 1 sessions, and registration is a first-come-first-serve basis.

Rachael Tan

March 12, 2018

According to Melinda Stephan, College and Career Coordinator, the Greater Indianapolis Northside College Fair will take place at the Grand Park Event Facility on March 14 from 6 to 8 p.m. “We are part of a group of counselors on the north side of Indy that are helping to coordinate the Greater Indianapolis No...

Counseling center staff focuses on scheduling, preparing underclassmen

Melinda Stephan, College and Career Coordinator, works on an email about counseling center updates. Most of the information from the counseling center will be sent via email, but students will still receive information during SRT.

Rachael Tan

February 20, 2018

According to Melinda Stephan, College and Career Coordinator, juniors and incoming freshman are currently scheduling for the following school year. “It feels like we’re always doing scheduling,” she said, “but that’s really where our counselors are at now.” Additionally, on Feb 23 and March 5, Findin...

Counseling center staff focuses on scheduling, financial aid

Melinda Stephan, College and Career Coordinator, works on an email about the Healthcare Majors & Careers Fair. The fair will take place in the freshman cafeteria from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. on Nov 30.

Rachael Tan

November 28, 2017

According to Melinda Stephan, College and Career Coordinator, the counseling center is placing emphasis on scheduling for sophomores. “I would believe at this point they are about halfway through (the process),” Stephan said. Junior scheduling will begin after winter break. Additionally, Steph...