Brookwood Counseling

  • During digital learning, Gwinnett County School Counselors will continue supporting students' academic success, career development, and social-emotional growth, utilizing Zoom and Google Meet for individual meetings, conferences, presentations, groups, and classroom lessons/activities. 

    Students can schedule (face-to-face or digital) appointments with counselors. More information can be found here.

    To limit the amount of visitors in the building, all parent meetings will be virtual. Please email your student's counselor if needed.

COUNSELING STAFF

2020-21 PARENT MEETINGS (*VIRTUAL)

  • 9th Grade Parent Night *
    August 17, 6PM
    Senior Parent Night *
    August 20, 6PM
    Sophomore Parent Night *
    August 27, 6 PM
    Financial Aid Night *
    September 24, 6 PM
    College Options Now *
    November 19, 6 PM
    Junior Parent Night 
    January 21, 6 PM

  • College Board Opportunity Scholarships

    This one of a kind program rewards student effort in completing the six essential steps in the college application process:

    1) Build Your College List
    2) Practice for the SAT
    3) Improve your Score
    4) Strengthen your College List
    5) Complete the FAFSA
    6) Apply to Colleges

    Awards range from $500-$2000 and completing all six steps will put students in the running for a $40,000 scholarship. Students in the Class of 2020 can join now by visiting cb.org/opportunity.

  • How to set up a College Board account and link it to Khan Academy

    See the video here.

  • Class of 2021 (SENIORS)

    Senior Parent Night: Watch here.

    College Planning/Financial Aid Night: September 24, 6 PM (LIVE through Zoom)

    Presentation

    Kennesaw State's Financial Aid Presentation


    Learn more about the process of applying for student loans, grants, and scholarships to help pay for college.

    Check Post-Secondary page for scholarships and the Senior Bulletin.

    Sign up for Counseling's Remind Texts for college rep visits, scholarship opportunities, and more.

    Text the following to 81010 based on the first letter of your last name.
     
    BHS Counseling Seniors A-D Text @bhscouns1
     
    BHS Counseling Seniors E-J Text @bhscouns2

    BHS Counseling Seniors K-P Text @bhscouns3
     
    BHS Counseling Seniors Q-Z Text @bhscouns4

  • Class of 2022 (JUNIORS)

    Junior Parent Nights 

    Part I: Watch here.
    Part II: January 21, 6PM (TBD)

    Powerpoint can be found here.

    Look for a Junior Class Remind starting second semester.

  • Class of 2023 (SOPHOMORES)

    Sophomore Parent Night: View here

  • Class of 2024 (FRESHMEN)

    9th Grade Parent Night: Watch here.

Virtual Counselor's Corner

  • Gwinnett Cares has additional up-to-date resources if you need food or other assistance.

  • Need a counselor recommendation for college?

    Complete Student and Parent Brag Sheets (linked below) to request one from your assigned counselor.

    It is encouraged that both Student and Parent Brag Sheets are completed in order for the counselor to write the most comprehensive letter of recommendation.


    Note: Your counselor needs 2 weeks (10 school days) to complete a letter of recommendation. Plan accordingly.

  • Ms. Medlin (A-Co)

     Student                                             Parent       

  • Dr. Benton (Cp-Ht)

    Student                                            Parent  

  • Mrs. Battles (Hu-Me)

    Student                                                    

  • Ms. Linderman (Mf-Sa)

    Student                                                                Parent   

  • Mr. Blair (Sb-Z)

    Student                                                                                              Parent

  • See Dr. Dehnke in A1 if you have any questions. You can also submit hard copies of student and parent brag sheets to Dr. Dehnke in A1.

    If you need a teacher recommendation, please complete this brag sheet and return it to your teacher.

  • Click to learn what it takes to get into UGA, GA Tech and GA State.

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