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School Counseling
PSAT SCORES DISTRIBUTED & DISCUSSED:
A session was offered on Jan. 6 for any student you took the PSAT to attend a session on "Understanding Your Scores." Students who previously listed their email addresses received scores directly from College Board email over break. Anyone who missed this session may request to meet with his/her counselor if they did not get their scores by email. The attached will also help a parent in interpreting scores. 

CHESAPEAKE BAY GOVERNOR'S SCHOOL APPLICATIONS DUE JANUARY 27:
Chesapeake Bay Governor's School completed applications are due to the School Counseling office no later than 3 PM on Friday, January 27.  Applications are only open to current 9th grade students and can be found on the Chesapeake Bay Governor's School website under "Admissions".  The writing portion will be
 administered to those who submitted a completed application the first week of February. 

CHECK US OUT ON TWITTER:
The School Counseling Department is on Twitter!  Follow us @NKHSCounseling for important dates, deadlines, and scholarship information!

WHAT'S SILENCE HURTS?
NKHS is now using Silence Hurts. Silence Hurts is for reporting information anonymously.  It is designed to keep students safe from bullying, drugs, suicide, gangs, violence, and any other threats to student safety.  Click this link to report.


 

WELCOME TO THE SCHOOL COUNSELING SITE:
New Kent High School offers a comprehensive school counseling program.  We are passionate about serving our students and parents and welcome appointments to discuss academic, social, emotional, and career concerns.  Feel free to contact your child's counselor to arrange a meeting. 


SCHOOL COUNSELORS

Mrs. Peggy Spiak   Last Names A-F pspiak@nkcps.k12.va.us
  966-9693  
Ms. Kirstin Yenney Last Names G-N kyenney@nkcps.k12.va.us
  966-9692  
Mrs. Pamela Nixon Last Names O-Z pnixon@nkcps.k12.va.us
  966-8507  
Mrs. Norma Lewis Secretary nlewis@nkcps.k12.va.us
  966-9675  

Questions about specific offerings? Please refer to the following list for the appropriate contact person:

Adult/Continuing Education Information Pam Nixon
AP Testing Peggy Spiak
Bridging Communities Information Pam Nixon
Child Study Meeting Process Kirstin Yenney
Leadership Development Credit Kirstin Yenney
Dual Enrollment Information Pam Nixon
504 Plan Management Student's Counselor
Foreign Exchange Students Kirstin Yenney
Chesapeake Bay Governor's School Admissions/Meetings Peggy Spiak
Homebound Services Student's Counselor
Website and Twitter Information/Editing Kirstin Yenney
PSAT & ASVAB Testing Peggy Spiak
SAT Testing Pam Nixon
Virtual Virginia Pam Nixon
Scholarship Organization Kirstin Yenney
9th Grade Gifted Student Liaison Peggy Spiak
   

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