College Preparation

School Counselors are educators with a mental health perspective that makes them uniquely qualified to address students’ academic, social/emotional, and college and career needs.

School Counselors provide students equitable access to a comprehensive, developmentally appropriate school counseling program focused on academic success, personal and social development, and college and career readiness.

Our School Counselors:

Ms. Emily Cranberg (K-8th)

(651) 209-6320 ext. 319

Mr. David Shuman (9-12th)

(651) 209-6320 ext. 321


Minnesota Health and Human Services Children’s Mental Health Crisis Contacts


Stress Management

Specific stress management skills


Mental Health

Red flags to look for with regard to social/emotional issues


Suicide Prevention

Information and tips for parents and educators


Technology Use Tips and Tricks for Parents (PDF)

Helping students thrive in the technological world



Strategies to prevent bullying, build community and empower students to make good decisions


Change to Chill

Learn techniques to manage stress and achieve balance


Ramsey County Children’s Mental Health Resources

Dakota County Children’s Mental Health Resources

Hennepin County Children’s Mental Health Resources



General College Planning at Nova Classical Academy

College Applications\College Planning at Nova Classical Academy

Senior College Application Process at Nova Classical Academy

NACAC College Planning Timeline and Checklist


Financial Aid:

Minnesota Office of Higher Education:


MAFAA Financial Aid Night Presentation: College General\MAFAA Outreach Committee Powerpoint.pptx



Scholarships offered by Minnesota Colleges and Universities:


Nova Classical Academy Raise me:


Current Course Guide and Graduation Requirements:

2018-19 SoR Course Guide