Mrs. Sarah Azar is the full-time school counselor.  You may contact Mrs. Azar at the school by calling (586) 698-4306.  You may also e-mail her at Sazar@wcskids.net.  Please check this page regularly for information that will benefit your child and you.


Credit Recovery Opportunities

Book Club offers .50 Life Skills credit
CHS Credit Recovery Opportunities
Seminar Attendance Verification Form (required when attending a seminar in the community)
Life Skills Seminar
Community Service Overview and Agreement 
Work Study Overview
Work Study Agreement 
Work Study Time Log
Keystone Credit Recovery Online Credit Recovery Option (see Mrs. Azar for registration form)
Keystone Overview
Community Service Locations/Opportunities http://www.macombcountymi.gov/Volunteer/index.htm 


Life Skills Seminar Opportunities

NEW - MUST Skilled Trades - October 24 *Opportunity has passed*
NEW - CVS Vaping - November 7
NEW - Macomb Community College Visit (seminar) - Wednesday, November 8th
NEW - MAP+ Skilled Trades at MCC - November 14
NEW - Discover Macomb - Saturday, November 18, 2017 OR Saturday, February 17, 2018 
NEW - Skilled Manufacturing at MCC - December 6


MANY Websites for Career Exploration, Employment Opportunities, Education & Training, Financial Aid, and much more!

NEW - College Resource Kit--Selecting a Program/Career and Paying for Continuing Education
Troy Michigan Works Recommended Websites 

Test Prep Websites
www.act.org ACT Assessment
www.actstudent.org ACT Sample Tests
www.sat.org SAT Assessment
www.free-test-online.com Free Mathematics and Science practice for students taking the SAT, ACT, AP, GMAT, GRE, CLEP and PSAT tests
www.careersandcolleges.com Free ACT/SAT prep information and strategy
www.number2.com Free SAT and ACT simulated testing
www.kaptest.com Kaplan test prep and admissions
www.march2success.com Free ACT, SAT, and ASVAB test prep

Scholarship Databases
NEW - Review of Scholarship Databases
Fast Web http://www.fastweb.com/
College Scholarships http://www.collegescholarships.com/
Scholarships http://www.scholarships.com/

College and Career Resources

NEW - Paid Apprenticeship Opportunities in Skilled Trades http://www.mustcareers.org/ 
NEW - Brochure--"Paid Apprenticeship Opportunities in Skilled Trades"
NEW - Certification Programs in Skilled Manufacturing https://www.macomb.edu/business/workforce-development/mtec-certification-programs.html
Paying for College & Steps to MCC Seminar Outline
College Board http://www.collegeboard.com/student/csearch/index.html
College Surfing http://www.collegesurfing.com/index.php
Peterson's Planner
CareerCruising (Career information, self-assessment tools, and college information)
User ID for Career Cruising: butcherPassword for Career Cruising: education


Financial Aid Information
NEW - MI Student Aid http://www.michigan.gov/mistudentaid
New - General Questions/Answers Regarding FAFSA
Scholarships for Students Who Have Been in Foster Care

Programs for Foster Children and Unaccompanied Youth
Tuition Incentive Program (pays for 24 credits per year at a Community College)
FAFSA on the Web
SallieMae
www.fafsa4caster.ed.gov (Tool to help determine financial aid eligibility)

Community/Parent Resources
New - Anger Management Groups provided by CARE
NEW - Valuable Program for Pregnant Women and Families with Children Ages 5 and Under
NEW - CARE Provides Anger Management Groups for Teens
Transgender Youth & Family Support Groups
Children's Sleep Problems Linked to Attention Disorders
Parent Information/Resources Regarding Suicide Prevention
http://studygs.net/ Study Guides and Strategies
Chaldean Community Foundation Flyer    Free Community Programs and Counseling Services for Parents and Students
http://www.at-risk.org/ A Parenting Resource for Troubled Teens
http://www.noresolve.org/ Suicide Prevention Resource
http://www.careofsem.com/ CARE of Macomb: Counseling Assessment and Referral Services provided at NO COST to WCS families
http://forthekidsfoundation.org/ Yatooma's Foundation for the Kids
Project Warmth (.pdf file)


Substance Use/Abuse Prevention

NEW - CARE Teen Intervene 12-9-17 (for anyone concerned about a teen's substance use)
Parents: You Matter

Prescription Drug Abuse by Youth 
Why Isn't Anybody Talking About the Dangers of Marijuana Use for Our Kids? 
No! Taking the Keys is Not the Answer!
Parents: Tell Your Children About the Dangers of Marijuana Use!