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Ms. Tomack's School Counseling Corner

DAPSS School Counseling Program

The DAPSS School Counselor offers a program that provides academic, college & career counseling to all students, and individual student counseling as needed. Our goal is to help all students reach their full potential by providing them with support and working with them to overcome any challenges they may face while in high school. Some services available to students include:

•  Academic planning and course selection guidance
•  Monitoring of academic progress and communicating with teachers and parents
•  Development of skills essential to high school and post-secondary success
•  College and career exploration and guidance
•  Consultation and meetings with students, teachers and parents
•  Contact with area colleges through local College Fairs and access to resources
•  Crisis intervention counseling
•  Personal and emotional counseling as well as referrals to mental health resources

College/Career Information
Important Dates/Events
College application week for Seniors will be October 15th - October 19th!
College application month for the State of DE is October 15th - November 15th!
Helpful College Links
Collegeboard.org useful tools:
Scholarship Information
State of Delaware scholarships are open now!
Set up a student account:
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Study Tools and Apps from the DSU website
DAPSS has partnered with Parchment to order and send your transcript and other credentials securely
Order Credentials from Parchment
Upcoming Test Dates and Important Information  
PSAT 8/9 (9th graders)
PSAT NMSQT Exam (10th and 11th graders)
SAT (Only for 12th graders who have not taken the School Day SAT Exam)
All grade 11 students enrolled in Delaware's public high schools are required to take the SAT School Day Assessment. There is no cost to 11th grade students in Delaware public high schools. The state of Delaware covers the cost of the SAT, one time, for every 11th grader enrolled in a Delaware public high school (including charter schools). This administration of the SAT occurs in spring of your junior year. If a student misses the opportunity to take SAT School Day in the spring of their junior year they will have one more opportunity in the fall of their senior year to take the SAT School Day once for free. Students will take the SAT during a regular school day at DAPSS. 
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Upcoming Events: Mark your calendars!
Senior Picture retakes: 9/24/18
1st MP Interims: 9/28/19
SAT/PSAT: 10/10/18
College Application Week: 10/15 - 10/19
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Class of 2019 (12th grade)
Class of 2020 (11th grade)
Class of 2021 (10th grade)
Class of 2022 (9th grade)