POTOMAC FALLS HIGH SCHOOL
The Potomac Falls Counseling Department sponsors or co-sponsors many special programs to assist in meeting the needs of all students. In addition to what is listed below, we also lead student support groups to assist students experiencing any academic or personal/social concerns. Please contact the Counseling Office if you or your student has any concerns that you feel a support group or special program could address.
Listed below are the special programs and the sponsors or co-sponsors for the 2014-2015 school year:
is the counselor who assists with program planning for our minority college achievement program. This program meets as a class for 9th grade CAMPUS students and during Advisory for all 10th-12th grade students. The teacher sponsor for the program are Mrs. Howe-Freeman.
College and Career Center
Our Career Center Assistant is TBD. She assists with all researches pertaining to colleges, careers and scholarships. Please visit the Career Center Website
for more information.
Governor's School Programs (Summer Residential Programs in the Commonwealth)
organizes the Governor's School application process in December of each school year. Please check our newsletter and/or Mrs. Burgess's staff page for more information. There
will be a Governor's School Parent Information Night on October 1, 2014
6:30 to 7:30 pm, in the Auditorium at Stone Bridge High School. Please click here for more information: http://lcps.org/Page/617
Naviance Family Connections
The School Counseling Office assists with updating our staff about our interactive college planning tool for counselors, students and parents called Naviance Family Connections
along with one of our teachers, Mr. Daniel
co-facilitates our PEER program
which focuses on training students to assist other students with adjustment concerns such as transitioning to high school (either as a new student to our school or rising freshman). PEER students also assist with anti-bullying initiatives to further ensure a safe school environment.
Senior Planning Night
Each fall the counseling department shares detailed information on post high school options with a specific focus on the college application process for college bound seniors and their parents.