Counseling & College Preparation

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.

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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

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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

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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

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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.

ABOUT NORTH STAR CHARTER

North Star Charter School (NSCS) is a K-12 public charter school located in Eagle, Idaho. Founded in 2003, NSCS provides students a world-class education characterized by a safe, supportive and structured learning climate that encourages high academic achievement, intellectual confidence, leadership and virtuous citizenship. The school’s charter articulates the vision of its founders to think critically and to become virtuous citizen leaders in our local and world community.

We Look Forward to Getting to Know Your Family!

Our main admission entry points are kindergarten, sixth,  and ninth grades. Applications for other grade-levels are fully considered, but admission is solely based on space availability due to student attrition.

ACADEMIC OVERVIEW

NSCS is committed to improving student achievement through high expectations for student engagement and meaningful preparation for postsecondary education and careers. Explore our Elementary, Middle and High School divisions.

HUSKY ATHLETICS

North Star athletics is committed to developing our student-athletes in an educational-based environment. Through a positive coaching atmosphere, student-athletes will be encouraged to expand their athletic abilities. 

CAMPUS LIFE

Our students receive an exceptional learning experience enabling them to reach their full potential and discover their place in a world of possibilities.

Phone:
208-939-9600 (Main Office)
208-939-9645 (Attendance Line)
FAX: 208-939-6090

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