Counselor's Corner

 Edna Karr High School Counselors

12th Grade Counselor

Dr. Sundy Barjon, PhD, LPC-S, NCSC, NCC

Sundy.Barjon@inspirenolaschools.org

504-302-7138

11th Grade Counselor

Neisha Riley, M.S.

Neisha.Riley@inspirenolaschools.org

504-302-7135

10th Grade Counselor

Royce Hooks, M.Ed., PLPC

Royce.Hooks@inspirenolaschools.org

504-302-7120

9th Grade Counselor

Tiffany Henderson, M.A., PLPC, NCC

Tiffany.Henderson@inspirenolaschools.org

504-302-7133

SERVICES:

The Counseling Department provides various services to our students to assist them in meeting academic, social/emotional, and college/career goals.  Below is a list of ways we assist students:

ACADEMIC:
-Develop a positive attitude toward learning
-Set and reach academic goals
-Develop an Individual Graduation Plan
-Explore post-high school options
-Improve test-testing skills
-Increase Dual Enrollment opportunities

PERSONAL:
-Gain greater self-awareness
-Develop positive attitudes
-Make effective decisions
-Improve responsibility
-Develop relationship skills
-Resolve conflict

COLLEGE/CAREER: 
- Analyze the interrelations of their interest and abilities
-Set realistic goals and to make the steps to necessary to complete their plan
-Develop skills in career decision making
-Navigate the college admission process Including 2 years, 4 years, technical school And/or military options
-Navigate and complete the financial aid process

Parent Information

2019 9th-10th Grade Parent Night Slides


Upcoming Events
parent night flyer

Parents and students are invited to attend Parent Night and receive information about graduation requirements, academic expectations, upcoming events, and learn of opportunities available to students. Refreshments will be provided.

Juniors - Thursday, September 19th (refreshments served at 5:00 pm, presentation at 6:00 pm)
Seniors - Thursday, September 26th (refreshments served at 5:00 pm, presentation at 6:00 pm)

 

Financial Aid Resources
https://www.osfa.la.gov/MainSitePDFs/surfin.pdf


Community Service Information

Edna Karr High School encourages our students to seek community service opportunities so that students can:
- Explore interests, passions, and potential career aspirations in an engaged, hands-on environment.
- Engage students in their communities.
- Have a process to apply student learning in a social setting.

Students also receive a Community Service endorsement on their high school diploma. 

                              Minimum Yearly Requirements

 9th Grade  10
 10th Grade  20
 11th Grade  25
 12th Grade  25


See links below for types of community service that is admissible as well as a link to the tracker:

Community Service Diploma Endorsement Categories

Community Service Endorsement Guidelines


Programs Offered by the Counselor’s Office
Louisiana Field Outreach Services (11th & 12th Graders)
LA Gear Up (9th & 10th Graders)

Other Helpful Resources
http://www.act.org/
https://www.march2success.com/
https://www.khanacademy.org/
http://www.unlockmyfuture.org/

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