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

ecranberg@novaclassical.org

Mr. David Shuman (9-12th)

(651) 209-6320 ext. 321

dshuman@novaclassical.org

Crisis

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

 

Bullying

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

Naviance: https://student.naviance.com/novaca

Timelines: 

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: https://www.ohe.state.mn.us/

FAFSA: https://studentaid.ed.gov/sa/fafsa

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

 

Scholarships:

Scholarships offered by Minnesota Colleges and Universities: http://www.ohe.state.mn.us/sPages/scholarshipsAll.cfm

 

Nova Classical Academy Raise me: https://www.raise.me/join/nova-classical-academy-upper-school

 

Current Course Guide and Graduation Requirements:

2018-19 SoR Course Guide