Mission Statement:

As a counselor, here at North Star Charter School, it is my mission to provide a comprehensive school counseling program that assists all students in acquiring the skills, knowledge, and attitudes needed to become effective students, respoonsible citizens, productive workers and lifelong learners.

This site includes academic, personal, social, college and career resources to help you meet your needs. Content specific information is included in the tabs below.

-Buster Pettit

 

______________________________________________________________________________________________

 

9th Grade Tips for Success:

Next Steps Idaho is a great resource for students and parents as you plan not only for high school, but for your career. nextsteps.idaho.gov

Career Information System (CIS)

The Career Information System (CIS) from the State of Idaho offers information about occupations, educations, scholarships, and more. We use CIS extensively here at North Star and now you can access CIS at home. Check with your counselor to get the user name and password. After you access the webpage, go to the “e-cis” logo in the top left corner. If you have any questions after you use CIS, check with your counselor and he will help you out. www.idahocis.org

 

______________________________________________________________________________________________

 

10th Grade Tips for Success:

Next Steps Idaho is a great resource for students and parents as you plan not only for high school, but for your career. nextsteps.idaho.gov

“College Planning: How To Get Started” This is a handy guide from College Board of Parents. college-planning-how-to-get-started

Career Information System (CIS)

The Career Information System (CIS) from the State of Idaho offers information about occupations, educations, scholarships, and more. We use CIS extensively here at North Star and now you can access CIS at home. Check with your counselor to get the user name and password. After you access the webpage, go to the “e-cis” logo in the top left corner. If you have any questions after you use CIS, check with your counselor and he will help you out. www.idahocis.org

 

______________________________________________________________________________________________

 

11th Grade Tips for Success

Next Steps Idaho is a great resource for students and parents as you plan not only for high school, but for your career. nextsteps.idaho.gov

Career Information System (CIS)

The Career Information System (CIS) from the State of Idaho offers information about occupations, educations, scholarships, and more. We use CIS extensively here at North Star and now you can access CIS at home. Check with your counselor to get the user name and password. After you access the webpage, go to the “e-cis” logo in the top left corner. If you have any questions after you use CIS, check with your counselor and he will help you out. www.idahocis.org

 

______________________________________________________________________________________________

 

12th Grade Tips for Success:

Senior College Planning PowerPoint

Next Steps Idaho is a great resource for students and parents as you plan not only for high school, but for your career. nextsteps.idaho.gov

“College Planning: How To Get Started” This is a handy guide from College Board of Parents. college-planning-how-to-get-started

Career Information System (CIS)

The Career Information System (CIS) from the State of Idaho offers information about occupations, educations, scholarships, and more. We use CIS extensively here at North Star and now you can access CIS at home. Check with your counselor to get the user name and password. After you access the webpage, go to the “e-cis” logo in the top left corner. If you have any questions after you use CIS, check with your counselor and he will help you out. www.idahocis.org

Each year the counseling department receives numerous requests to nominate students for a variety of leadership opportunities:

  • The National Youth Leadership Forums offer programs on Medicine; Law; National Security; Defense, Intelligence and Diplomacy; and College Success. If you would like more information, check their website at www.nylf.org.
  • The Global Young Leaders Conference offers similar opportunities. Their website is www.cylc.org/GYLC.
  • People to People Leadership Program information is available at www.peopletopeople.com.
  • Lead America’s website is www.lead-america.org. Contact your counselor if you would like to be nominated for a specific forum.