9th - 12th Grade Counseling Team 2020 –2021
Alpha Last Name Email
Jenna Alleman A - CAQ JennaNAlleman@katyisd.org
Angele Fowler (Lead) CAR - D AngelePFowler@katyisd.org
Kacie Osorio E - HO KacieSOsorio@katyisd.org
Shannon Valdivia HP - MAO ShannonKValdivia@katyisd.org
Susie DeYoung MAP -PEN SusieMDeyoung@katyisd.org
Robin Rolon PEO – SL RobinGRolon@katyisd.org
Cathy Cunningham SM - Z CatherineACunningham@katyisd.org
Lisa Hermis LisaHermis@katyisd.org 281.237.7044
Debbie Sherrill DebraASherrill@katyisd.org 281.237.7089
Laura Fitzhenry E - MAO LauraFitzhenry@katyisd.org 281.237.7081
Important Dates and Information for 2020-2021
GPA Exempt Forms due September 24 - Click here for Course Information and Click here for the fillable application. Submit completed applications via email to DebraASherrill@katyisd.org
Legacy Parent Academy will be kicking off on Wednesday, September 23, 2020 with "Warning Signs & Symptoms of Suicide" from 6:00-7:00pm.
Follow this link for more information http://www.katyisd.org/parents/Pages/Legacy-Parent-Academy.aspx
The Counseling office put together a college application process presentation for you! We would normally meet with you through your government and economics classes but due to current safety guidelines we are unable to do. Please Click Here to watch and listen to this presentation. It will likely answer your college application questions. We hope you are doing well!
Katy ISD's annual College and Career Night will be held Wednesday, October 14, 2020, from 6:00PM-8:00PM. This date was confirmed by the Texas Association of College Registrars and Admissions Counselors (TACRAO). Per TACRAO's recommendation due to COVID-19, this year's event will be virtual. A short video demonstrating how to access and navigate the virtual College and Career Night can be found at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FaOXWLzjviA&feature=youtu.be
Students will be able to register for Katy ISD's College and Career Night through GoToCollegeFairs.com beginning Tuesday, September 29, 2020.
Seniors- If you have late arrival or early release in your schedule, we must have an Application for Abbreviated Day form completed and returned by September 9th.
Click here for the form. Email the completed forms to one of the counseling secretaries:
Lisa Hermis LisaHermis@katyisd.org
Debbie Sherrill DebraASherrill@katyisd.org
Laura Fitzhenry (last name alphas) E - MAO LauraFitzhenry@katyisd.org
Graduation requirements for the Foundation High School Program + Endorsement (FHSPE) include four math credits, which must include Algebra I and Geometry credits, and two additional math credits. Algebra II is not specified as a graduation requirement; however, students who do not earn Algebra II credit are not eligible for: • Earning the Distinguished Level of Achievement (DLA), which requires completion of an endorsement with Algebra II among the four math credits, • Recognition as an honors or high honors graduate, • Automatic admission to a state public college or university, and • Certain financial aid opportunities, including the TEXAS grant or the Texas Educational Opportunity Grant.
For additional information on graduation requirements, please contact your student’s school counselor.
If you need a letter of recommendation from the counselor, you will need to complete the Recommendation Letter Packet. Click Here for that packet . Email your completed packet with detailed information to your counselor. The Counselors require a minimum of 15 School Days to complete letters of recommendation and college application paperwork. Counselors will begin working on recommendation letters in September, and they will be completed in the order they are received.
1. If you would like to view your student’s transcript, please check the HAC in the Grades tab. An unofficial copy is posted there. (You do not need to request a personal copy).
2. Seniors applying to college (Congrats!)- please fill out the Transcript Request Form and email it to KariWSnyder@katyisd.org or FaraMinor@katyisd.org
· Electronic transcripts can be sent to most PUBLIC Texas schools.
· Registrars will mail official transcripts to other schools of choice. Payment can be made when your student returns to campus.