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Atlantic School Counselors

Dear Parents and Students,

We know that this can be a difficult time for all of you and we want you to know that we are in this together!  While the way in which we interact may have changed, our commitment to our students and their overall well-being and success has not.  Below you will find the contact information for each counselor.  Counselors are available Monday-Friday, 8:00-3:30 via email and will do our best to get back to you within 24 working hours. 

The link to district web-site is https://www.vcsedu.org/ .  Here you can find an abundance of information and up-to-date info as we get it.  We will also be updating and posting information on our twitter account that will be used to update parents and students; follow us at @atlguidance. 

If you are experiencing an emergency after hours here are a few hotlines available to you:

  Suicide prevention hotline - 1-800-784-2433

  Crisis intervention hotline - 1-800-273-TALK

  Mental Health assistance - 1 - 800-539-4228

or if you are experiencing an emergency - dial 911

Hoping you are staying home and safe.  We will get through this!

School Counselors

School counselors are an important part of the educational leadership team and provide valuable assistance to students regardless of their assigned grade level. Our dedicated counselors spend the majority of time in direct contact with our students. This is extremely important. High school is the final transition into adulthood and the world of work as students begin separating from parents and exploring and defining their independence. Students are deciding who they are, what they do well, and what they will do when they graduate. Our counseling staff understands this transition. During these adolescent years, students are evaluating their strengths, skills and abilities. Our AHS counselors are devoted to helping our students navigate through what could become a very turbulent time in a student's life to ensure students reach academic goals and graduation successfully.

Counselor

Contact Information

9th – 12th Grades

Dr. Wilkes

 

Ext. 38132

[email protected]

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Ms. Jackson

Guidance Director

Ext. 38130

[email protected]

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Ms.

Tai

 

Ext. 38139

[email protected]

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Ms. Provenzano

Ext. 38131

[email protected]

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Ms. Maribel Hettrick - College and Career Readiness Counselor

ext. 38225 [email protected]l.us

         

Counseling Office Staff

Ms. Yolanda Kennedy, Registrar- ext. 38141

Ms. Jessica MironGuidance Secretary- ext. 38497

Community Resources

Volusia Resources 8/25/20

  • Food
    • Kingdom Family       Church: Distribution       of Food Bags – September 5th  5pm to 7pm 700 South       Ridgewood Ave – Downtown Daytona
    • Backpack       Buddies & Orange City United Church will be hosting another Food       Giveaway at the church at 396 E. University Ave, Orange City on Thursday,       August 27th at 4pm-7pm and Friday, August 28th at 10-1pm (while supplies       last).
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      • Perishable        Food Boxes again and other goodies to fill your trunk up! PLEASE        PRE-REGISTER AT THIS LINK. Just pick which time slot you would like to        show up on. You will receive an email with your Pre-registration details        and voucher. One box per registration/family.

The link is: https://forms.gle/b6JJ6EnkRftcpXEh6

 

  • COVID Testing
    • State COVID 19 pop up       site at Publix 2100       Saxon Blvd Deltona they will test 100 tests per day
    • COVID (Free) Testing       Antibody and Nasal Swab Volusia County Fairgrounds Thursday-Tuesday to       make an appointment for Viral Testing https://www.doineedacovid19test.com/
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      • The Florida Division        of Emergency Management (FDEM) is offering COVID-19 testing at the        Volusia County Fair Grounds, 3150 E. New York Ave., DeLand. Testing will        be available from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Thursdays through Tuesdays and an        appointment is required. There will be no testing on Wednesdays. Individuals        getting antibody testing will be required to get the COVID nasal swab        (viral test) first. Appointments can be made online at www.doineedacovid19test.com.        Individuals must print and bring their test voucher and a picture ID        with them on the day of their test. Individuals who do not make an        appointment in advance can register on site via their own personal smart        device
    • The DeLand Wellness       Center       is offering antibody testing 122 S Amelia Ave DeLand www.delandwellnesscenter.com
    • Family Health Source is accepting       appointments for free COVID testing at the site below. Call the Family       Health Source direct COVID-19/Tele- visit call line at 386-327-6045 to       schedule an appointment. Please bring a valid ID. All ages are welcome,       including children.  DeLand – Ongoing at Family Health Source, 1205       S Woodland Blvd.

 

  • Resource Guide
    • Aunt Bertha - The       Social Care Network Search for free or reduced cost services like medical       care, food, job training, etc. https://www.auntbertha.com/

 

  • Backpacks
    • 8/29/2020 4-7 Drive       Thru Book Bag Giveaway 868 George Ingram Blvd. in the parking lot of The       Chiles Academy

 

  • My Life Groups
    • Magellan's weekly MY       LIFE virtual youth festival- inspiring online event designed for youth and young       adults who have experience with mental health, substance use, foster care       and/or other challenges. Each week, features inspirational speakers,       uplifting entertainment, and info related to recovery, wellness, and       empowerment. https://magellanhealth.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_x7deUu9GSnKHc4Trwq02OA

SENIOR Information

FL State University System Guide -2020-2021

News Update: Financial Aid

This week, Oct 1, saw FAFSA and FFAA open! Very exciting time for our seniors. Please check out Florida Shines’ Pay for College Feature

 https://www.floridashines.org/go-to-college/pay-for-college

GENERAL INFORMATION

HOMEWORK REQUEST PROCEDURE

For absences of less than 3 days, we ask that the student make arrangements directly with their teacher to get any make up work. In order to request make up work due to a lengthy absence of 3 or more days, contact the Guidance Office at 386-322-6100 ext. 38497. Please allow 24 hours for the work to be collected from the teachers.

PARENT CONFERENCES

School Counselors are available for conferences throughout the school day, however, to ensure that your child's counselor is available we recommend that you call ahead and set up an appointment. Please contact our secretary at 386-322-6100 extension 38497. Parent/Teacher conferences can be scheduled before school with at least 24-hour advanced notice.

PARENT PORTAL

The ParentPortal will allow parents to monitor their child's progress in school by providing Internet access to grades, attendance, discipline, academic history, graduation verification, and standardized test results in a secure password protected environment. Please email the guidance secretary or stop by the front desk to obtain your student's PIN.

COMMUNITY RESOURCES

Bully Prevention and Security Procedures Newsletter