Guidance

Guiding
  FINANCIAL AID NIGHT
Financial Aid Night will be held on September 20, 2018 from 5:00 -
6:00 pm (prior to Back to School Night).  Please see additional information towards the bottom of this page.

COLLEGE FAIR
The College Fair, hosted by Torrington High School and Oliver Wolcott Technical School, will be held on Thursday,  October 4, 2018 at Oliver Wolcott Technical School in their gymnasium and cafeteria. 

A Financial Aid presentation will be held from 5:30 - 6:00 pm and the College Fair will be held from 6:00 - 7:00 pm.  All students and parents are welcome to attend!  It's never too early to start preparing for college!  Click here for the flyer.



EDUCATION VERIFICATION:
Please fax your request together with a signed release to 860.489.4085. 

TRANSCRIPT REQUEST (former students): To request a copy of a transcript for yourself as a former student of Torrington High School, please email (guidancesecretaryTHS@torrington.org) or fax (860.489.4085) a request.

In your request, please indicate

  • your name (including the name you graduated under in case it has changed since then)
  • your date of birth
  • the approximate year of graduation or withdrawal from our school
  • name and address of where to send the transcript.

Unofficial transcripts can be released to the requestor. Official transcripts can only be sent directly to the colleges, universities, employers, etc., upon your request. Please click here for a form that can be submitted to me via fax, email, etc.

TRANSCRIPT REQUEST (current students): Please complete the Transcript Request form and return it to the Guidance Office for processing. If the transcript needs to be mailed (not the common application), please remember to include an envelope addressed to the college/university together with a stamp on it and your name in the upper left hand corner. Transcript Requests must be submitted to the Guidance Secretary a minimum of 4 school days prior to the deadline for processing and mailing in a timely manner! 

Sample


 New Student Registration

We have prepared a packet of information to help streamline the registration process for you and your student.

Please click here to preview and download the English packet.

 Por favor haga clic aquí para previsualizar y descargar el paquete en Español   (Please click here to preview and download the Spanish packet.)

Please remember to withdraw your child from his/her previous school.


  Torrington High School

Counselor Assignments

2018-2019

 

Student’s Last Name

Counselor

Phone

Email

Gr 12

A - BO &

H - LA

Gr 9, 10 & 11

A - DF

Ms. Beebe

860-489-2294
x 2230

bbeebe@torrington.org

Gr  12

BP - G

Gr 9, 10 & 11

DG - LA

Ms. Odlum

860-489-2294
x 2115

jodlum@torrington.org

Gr 9-12

LB - Q

Mrs. Sileo

860-489-2294
x 2117

esileo@torrington.org

Gr 9-12

R - Z

Mr. Dickens

860-489-2294
x 2118

rdickens@torrington.org

 


Cap and Money SCHOLARSHIPS Cap and Money

Scholarships and scholarship information are available for students and are put on our website as they become available. Some scholarships are available for students age 14 and older.

Please click here to direct you to the Scholarship Information page. Be mindful of deadlines and documentation necessary to ensure your applications are complete.


Academic Awards

Academic Awards Night has been tentatively scheduled for Tuesday, May 14, 2019 at 6:30 pm. in the Torrington High School Gymnasium.


Scholarship Night has been tentatively scheduled for June 6, 2019 at 6:30 pm in the Torrington High School Gymnasium.


Naviance is here!

Students - Please use your activation code to create your account on our Family Connection page! Use the link below to access the website. Explore Careers, Colleges, Scholarships, Test Prep!

Family Connection Link

Common Application Video


SENIORS

Final transcripts will need to be mailed to your college, university, technical school, etc. in June 2019.

Prior to your leaving school in June 2019, You must bring in a business size envelope. 

The envelope should include the address of the college, university, school, etc...., a stamp in the upper right hand corner and your name in the upper left hand corner. 

The envelope should be given to Mrs. Boutin in the Guidance Office so your final transcript can be mailed out. 

See sample envelope below: 

Sample


 GUIDANCE GAZETTE News

 Please take the time to read the Guidance Gazette, a newsletter from the THS Guidance Department. This newsletter contains interesting articles and useful resource information. This newsletter is updated periodically throughout the year.

Fall/Winter 2016 issue


ACT TESTING


ACT Testing will take place at various locations throughout the area. Please click here for information on how to sign up, where tests will be held, cost, etc.


 TOP 100 ONLINE COLLEGES

The decision to earn a degree online is a substantial investment that can have a profound effect on a student's career direction and prospects. With that in mind, it's important that students choose the best possible program to meet their needs. This third party list was compiled by looking at key factors including acceptance rate, retention rate, and graduation rate, and is broken down by two-year and four-year programs.

Please check out the webpage at
http://www.bestcolleges.com/features/top-online-schools/.


RESOURCES

Financial Aid

Financial Aid Information Night

College Planning/Financial Aid Night will be held on September 20 from 5:00 to 6:00 p.m. in the Little Theater.  Parents and students should plan to attend to review the college application process with the School Counselors and then to hear from the Barnum Financial Group regarding the financial aid process and to have your financial aid questions answered! Freshmen and Sophomores are encouraged to attend as well.  It is never too early to start planning for your future.  Please click here to view the brochure.

College Planning Guide

College Application Guidelines and Procedures

RTI Student Referral Form

 
Guidance Announcements 

ATTENTION JUNIORS & SENIORS! If you are registered with, or are planning on registering with, the NCAA Eligibility Center, you must bring a stamped envelope to Guidance addressed to the NCAA Eligibility Center in order to have your end of year transcript sent to the Eligibility Center. Write your name in the top left hand corner of the envelope. You must also fill out a transcript request form that must be signed by a parent/guardian. Seniors - The Eligibility Center MUST have your final transcript before you are deemed eligible to participate in college athletics!


Child Study Team (CST) 

The CST is an opportunity to bring staff together from different disciplines to identify and plan for a student's educational needs. The process begins with brainstorming strategies at the student’s grade level. The staff implements strategies and / or modifications to help the student in the classroom. 

RTI Referral Form
(formally CST)

College Planning
Junior Timeline
Senior Timeline

20 Questions to Ask Your School Counselor

THS College Planning Guide

THS College Application Guidelines

College Planning for the Student Athlete

THS College Planning Guide for the Student-Athlete


Forms
Guidance Forms
 

Official Transcript Request

Wintergreen Orchard College Worksheet Request

Student Resumé Form