2022-2023 School Counseling Calendar

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SAT Testing - March 11th

End of the 3rd Nine-weeks - March 15th

Instructional Planning (non-student day) - March 16th - March 17th

Career & Job Fair - March 23rd

Report Cards Distributed - March 24th

Parent-Teacher Conferences - March 28th, 4-7 pm

Junior Career & College Night - March 28th, 5:30-7 pm

SOL Writing Testing - March 20th-22nd


Spring Break - April 3rd-10th

ACT Testing - April 15th

Transition Night- (TBD)


SOL Testing - May 1st - 19th

AP Testing - May 1st - May 12th

SAT Testing - May 6th

Day Awards 10 am & Evening Scholarship Ceremony 7 pm - May 10th

Last Day of School - May 26th

Graduation - May 26th @ 7:00 pm

Have a great summer!


SAT Testing - June 3rd

Summer Learning - June 5th - June 22nd (Monday-Thursday of each week)

ACT Testing - June 10th


ACT Testing - July 15th


School Counseling Department

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NCHS School Counseling Department
Phone - 434-263-8317 x 2
Fax - 434 226-6104

The School Counseling Department at Nelson County High School is available to assist students, and their parents/guardians, throughout their high school career. Students are assigned to counselors alphabetically according to the last name. We hope you will find useful information pertaining to college, scholarships, college visits, military opportunities, testing, and much more. Please feel free to contact us at any time.  We hope all our students have an enjoyable and successful school year!


Services provided 

Individual Counseling  /  Small-Group Counseling  / Classroom Lessons  /  Consultation with teachers and parents  /  Meetings (I.E.P., 504, Child Study)  /  Testing -Test Preparation  /  Crisis intervention  /  College advising & recommendations  /  Evaluating transcripts and SOLs  /  Program planning, schedule adjustments  /  New student registration  /  Communication with parents  /  Special programs coordinated through our office:  Upward Bound  -  Project Discovery  -  Blue Ridge Virtual Governors School  -  PVCC Associates Degree/Certificate

Annual Programs

Senior class presentations-Fall  /  Individual Senior Meetings-Fall  /  Senior college/career presentation -- Fall  /  Sophomore and Junior PSAT preparation - Fall  /  Senior recommendation letters - Fall/Winter  /  FAFSA Workshop Winter/Spring  /  Class Registration - Winter/Spring  /  Freshman orientation-Spring  /  10th grade Career Day-Fall  /  Junior college planning - Spring  /  Academic Awards Ceremony-May  /  Senior Scholarship Ceremony-May

Counseling Mission and Vision


Nelson County High School Counseling will work with students, families, and colleagues by providing a comprehensive and developmentally age-appropriate school counseling program that is aligned with the Virginia State Standards and ASCA National Model to support the academic, career, and personal/social development experiences that enhance school success, promote lifelong learning, and prepare students to become contributing citizens in society.


Nelson County High School Counseling will advocate for students by implementing programs and interventions directing towards development of social, emotional, career and academic skills needed to be engaged, well-rounded, socially conscious citizens with the confidence and resilience to reach his or her personal and professional goals in the 21st century.