School Counselor Corner

Navigating the Counseling Page 
Welcome to all things school counseling at Walker High! This main page will have important updates and helpful information for students and parents. 
 
The tabs on the right will lead you to more specific information like Meet your Counselors, 20-21 Course Guide, Scheduling Info, Scholarships, Transcript Requests, Letter of Recommendation Request, etc. Take a look around, and if you have any questions, email your counselor at the email listed below.   

If you need to reach your school

counselor, use the emails below: 

Important Updates:

 

Seniors

  • Remember to complete the 22/23 FAFSA and forward the confirmation email to your counselor 

    • 1. Create FSA ID​

    • 2. Complete FAFSA 

    • 3. Register for $1,000 FAFSA Completion Scholarship at Lela.org 

    • 4. Forward FAFSA confirmation e-mail to your counselor

  • Apply to college (Universities, Community Colleges, Trade Schools, etc.) 

    • Fill out Letter of Recommendation Request tab-"Brag Sheet"  

    • Add your counselor's e-mail to your Common App if you create an account  ​

  • Check Scholarships tab for updated scholarship opportunities.

  • Eligible for TOPS/ TOPS Tech? Create a Student Hub account at the link.   

All Students

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Tutoring Opportunities on Campus 
Click the link below to see tutoring options at Walker High Tuesday-Thursday. 

ACT  Dates and Info

Click the pencil to sign up today or learn more. 

         Upcoming ACT Dates

Dec 11, 2021- Deadline Nov 5th  
Feb 12, 2022- Deadline Jan 7th 
Apr 2, 2022- Last date for Seniors; Deadline Feb 26th 
June 11, 2022- Deadline May 6th  
July 16, 2022Deadline June 17th
If you are interested in Jumpstart, please email your counselor. Your parent/guardian must fill out a Jumpstart form if you want to switch. 

APPOINTMENTS FOR PARENTS AND STUDENTS 

You may make an appointment by phone (225-271-3210) or email (see the counselor emails above). 

 

Students may see their counselor before or after school, during their lunch shift, or during a scheduled time.

 

Students: When possible, please e-mail your counselor and let them know you that you want to meet and what it concerns. 

A-HEC Opportunities

A-HEC of a Summer 2021:

·    Date: 15 days during the month of June 2021 at a local hospital or medical facility

·    Cost: FREE

·    Requirements: 2.0 minimum cumulative GPA, typed essay (250 – 500 words), letter of recommendation, copy of current transcript. (for 9-11th graders)

·    Benefit: Students that are selected and complete will gain ½ high school elective credit, CPR certification, and over 100 hours of job shadowing experience

·    Deadline to apply:  March 1, 2022

 

 

CI:Healthcare 2021:

·    Date: January 7th, 2022 at  Franciscan University - Baton Rouge

·    Cost: FREE

·    Requirements: 2.5 minimum cumulative GPA, typed essay (250 - 500 words ), letter of recommendation, copy of current transcript. (for 11th and 12th graders)

·    Benefit: Students will gain insight into the fields of nursing and allied health through hands on activities.

·    Deadline to apply:  November 21, 2021

 

Day with the Doctors 2021:

·    Date: Wednesday, January 19th  2022  at LSU Health Medical School in Shreveport.  (May offer an additional date if there is a large response)

·    Cost: FREE

·    Requirements: 3.0 minimum cumulative GPA, typed essay (250 - 500 words), letter of recommendation, copy of current transcript. (For 11th and 12th graders)

·    Benefit: Students will gain insight into medical school through hands on activities, tours, and interaction with physicians and current medical students

·    Deadline to apply:  November 21, 2021

 

Dash … into Dentistry     (NEW PROGRAM!)

·    Date: TBA for 2022 at LSU School of Dentistry. 

·    Cost: FREE

·    Requirements: 2.5 minimum cumulative GPA, typed essay (250 - 500 words ), letter of recommendation, copy of current transcript. (for 11th and 12th graders)

·    Benefit: Students spend the day with dental students who share their experiences about dental school and offer simulated hands-on dental activities.

·    Deadline to apply:  November 21, 2021

Check out the Guide to Healthcare Careers at the link below: 

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(Updated 10/7/21)

Grading Scales

Honors

101+           A+

90-100       A

80-89         B

70-79         C

60-69         D

0-59           F

Regular

101+           A+

93-100       A

85-92         B

75-84         C

67-74         D

0-66           F

Counselor Office Contact:

  Monday - Fridays

(excluding breaks and holidays)

7:00am - 3:00pm

phone: 225-271-3210

fax: 225-664-8338