Guidance Counselor

The mission of the Guidance Department at Foothills Christian High School is to prepare, equip, and guide students through their high school experience and into their college/career plan. In cooperation with staff, parents, and teachers, students will develop academically and socially toward the goal of being responsible and productive members of society, exhibiting godly character.

Sheri Brown
Guidance Counselor
sheribrown@foothillsschool.net

Prepare for College

Counseling at Foothills

Academic Guidance

Use the free career assessment for career path ideas, and access our college prep or general high school diploma checklist to stay on track. See Mrs. Brown for specific scheduling counseling.

Testing Information

Create a CollegeBoard Account and save your login information to find all of your scores for PSAT, SAT, and AP tests in one place.

Work Permits

When hired, complete your work permit application (don’t forget to add your social security number and phone number). Be sure your parents and employer sign it. Then bring it in to the counselor or email it to her (sheribrown@foothillsschool.net)  to obtain your official work permit. All work permits must be renewed during the first week of every school year and anytime students get a new job.

College Preparation

Online Courses

Edgenuity Classes are online classes that we have available here for our students. They offer UC Approved A-G classes, more Honors classes, unique career-centered Electives, and more. Please be aware that these classes do not have a Biblical worldview & there is an extra fee to take any of these classes):

Dual Enrollment

High School Students can take up to two community college courses per semester. They can also take courses through private colleges like GCU. Make sure the classes you take will transfer to another college if you choose to switch colleges after you graduate from high school. 

Counseling Services

Mrs. Brown will always make time to meet with you. Life can be hard, and trying to navigate through it alone can be challenging. Mrs. Brown can help you with peer relationships, family support, spiritual growth, identity and gender confusion, anxiety, depression, self-harm, academic concerns, and more! 
 
Please feel free to drop in or call her during office hours (Tues-Thurs 7:30am-3:00pm) or email her to schedule an appointment:
 

Community College for 9th–12th Grade Students

Students may take up to two College Classes per semester for FREE at a local Community College. Also, everyone qualifies to receive TWO FREE YEARS of Community College in addition to the free college classes you can take while in high school through the “Promise Pledge Program.” Make sure to ask your local community college about the “Promise PLUS” grant that will help pay for books! Please see Mrs. Brown for details.

Required Tests

ALL Seniors MUST take the ACT or SAT test by December of their senior year (junior year is recommended) in order to receive our College Prep High School Diploma.
Register at: www.act.org or www.sat.org.

Financial Aid

Seniors can apply for Financial Aid for College beginning Oct. 1:

Scholarships

Need Scholarships for College? Start here.

Transcript Requests

Need to submit an “official” transcript to a college or business? Please use this form for all requests: