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Student Life / Counseling

Freshman Counseling

Freshman counseling & guidance is a student-centered program that helps students complete a successful transition to high school academically, spiritually and socially. Through reflection, individual/group discussion, and teambuilding, students are encouraged to explore and experience growth in their personal values, learning styles, communication, learning preferences, discernment and leadership skills. Through weekly small group sessions, students will be given the chance to reflect, evaluate and create an action plan to prepare for a variety of real life situations. Issues in regard to respecting self and others, as well as acceptance and inclusion, are discussed. All students develop ongoing self-improvement plans through activities and discussions that include goal setting and student-teacher interaction. Development of self-advocacy skills and the outcomes associated with cause/effect and risk/reward relationships are often best explored in the safety and comfort of a small group setting. Making good decisoions and problem-solving is explored throughout the year. Guidance also assists students in making extracurricular choices, some of which include ministry activities, athletic options, leadership development, academic competitions and the performing arts.

Corey Marr (M-Z) 972-387-8700 x433 cmarr@jesuitcp.org - Corey Marr has been counseling freshmen at Jesuit since 1999. He previously worked as a registered therapist at Terrell State Hospital and the Buckner Children's Home. He served as the Assistant Director of Rehabilitation at Big Spring State Hospital from 1995-1999. He holds a bachelors degree in rehabilitation and an MA in Education Administration. He is also the Director of Jesuit's Higher Achievement Program. Corey moderates the Jesuit Ambassadors, the Jesuit Musicians Union, the Freshman Retreat Small Group Leaders and Core Team, and the Freshman Initiative Team.

Tim Host (A-B) 972-387-8700 x415 thost@jesuitcp.org - Tim Host has been counseling freshmen at Jesuit since 2000. He previously worked at Ursuline Academy where he served as an English teacher, Assistant Principal and Admissions Director. Tim is a graduate of Springhill College and holds a masters degree from LSU. In addition to counseling, he has served as the Admissions Director and moderator of the Jesuit Ambassadors since 2003. Middle school students/families seeking information about Jesuit should contact Tim for more information.

Tim Murphy (C-L) 972-387-8700 x528 tmurphy@jesuitcp.org - Tim Murphy, Jesuit class of 2006, is an Oklahoma State grad and has been counseling freshmen at Jesuit since 2011. He is a former member of Jesuit's Alumni Service Corps. Currently, he is a co-director of Jesuit's international immersion service program and teaches on the senior level where he instructs both economics and government during the year and in the summer. He is the head coach of the junior varsity basketball team, serves as the school's moderator for the Big Brother/Little Brother program, and is the co-moderator of the Freshman Initiative Team.


CLASS of 2021 SUMMER DATES & EVENTS:

June 1, 2017 - iPad Distribution 7:00 PM (for those attending for-credit summer school)
June 7, 2017 - iPad Distribution 7:00 PM (for those attending for-credit summer school)
June 12, 2017 - Summer School Begins
June 15, 2017 - Student Health Form due to Registrar's Office; Final Transcript Due
June 30, 2017 - Summer School Ends
August 10, 2017 - iPad Distribution 7:00 PM (for those who did not attend for-credit summer school)
August 15, 2017 - iPad Distribution 7:00 PM (for those who did not attend for-credit summer school)
August 21, 2017 - Freshman Orientation
August 22, 2017 - Vos Parate Day
August 23, 2017 - First Day of Class

GET UPDATES: Follow the freshman class on Twitter @JesuitFreshmen


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