COLLEGE COUNSELING AND CAREER GUIDANCE
The counseling department seeks to help students realize their God-given gifts and abilities and to encourage them to flesh out God’s call in their lives academically, socially, and spiritually. Counselors are available to assist students with appropriate course selections for graduation and admission to college as well as to assist them with college selection and scholarships.
Please email a staff member below to request an appointment.
- September 30: FAFSA information night at 7 pm in the High School Learning Commons
- October 5: National College Fair from 11 am – 3 pm at McCormick Place.. https://www.
nacacfairs.org/attend/ national-college-fairs/ chicago-national-college-fair/ .
- October 8: Christian College fair from 6:30 – 8:30 pm in the Hoving Gymnasium
- October 9: Thrivent College Financial Planning Workshop at 7 pm in the High School Learning Commons
Academic support is available to all students and includes twice-weekly ‘Office Hours’, enabling students to meet with teachers for support. Homework study hall is available before school in addition to peer tutoring for help in specific classes.
Timothy’s academic support program provides assistance to students who have documented learning disabilities. We offer support and accountability as well as promoting a personal link between the student and the classroom teacher. We work with individual students and parents to create a personalized plan to provide necessary accommodations.
College and Career
The counseling department hosts college planning workshops, conducts class presentations that take students through career interest inventories, and schedules individual student meetings beginning in the student’s freshman year. All high school students have an Naviance account which is a web-based college and career planning platform to create college lists and search for careers.
Personal & Social
Mrs. Janna Piersma works in the high school as a certified school counselor and a licensed clinical social worker. Mrs. Piersma is willing to meet with you privately. Please email Mrs. Piersma directly to request a meeting.