Welcome to the NPHS Counseling Page!

NPHS Counselors are divided by the students last name.  Phone 941-423-8558 & Fax  941-423-2842   

Mrs. Beach
Mr. Thomas 
Mrs. Brown                     9th Thru 11th 
Mrs. McKay                    9th Thru 11th 


Mrs. Halbert                     9th Thru 11th 

Mrs. King                    AICE Students  

 Guidance Administrative assistant         

Kisha Sims        ext# 66031            


College and Career Center

(Click here to visit website)

Visit the college and career center to see all of the latest scholarship information! 

Contact Information





2016-17 Program of Studies & Newsletters



Junior Newsletter
   Freshman Newsletter

Help to Succeed!

Managing Your Time

Note Taking Skills

Developing Study Skills

Test Taking Strategies


High School Websites:

NPHS College and Career Center 


College and Career Planning

Sarasota County Pathways (High School Handbook)

Florida Virtual School

Volunteer Hours - Thursdays during lunch in Career Center

Study Skills


College websites:



Florida Bright Futures Scholarship Apply in December

FAFSA - Apply January 1st  


Florida Colleges

2 Year Colleges  - Local Colleges are SCF & FSW (formerly called Edison)

All Colleges


Scholarship Scams

 Online Colleges

Career  websites:

SCTI - Now STC - Suncoast Technical College 

Charlotte Tech 

Florida Shines - Career assessments and more!

Occupational Outlook Handbook



* A Parent or Guardian must accompany a student under 18 years of age to register at a school

Florida law requires the following before we can register a student:

  1. Written proof of current residence address. (e.g. recent utility bill, FPL, water/sewer, lease agreement.)
  2. Proof of date of birth. (Certified copy of birth certificate)
  3. Proof of Immunization verified with HRS Form 680. (Blue form)
  4. Physical exam within the previous 12 months signed and dated by a physician. (Note: Proof of physical if previously enrolled in a Florida Public School.)
  5. Proof of Custody. If a single parent is separated, divorced, or if another custodial situation exists a copy of legal residential custody document is required.
    • You should also bring:
    • Name and address of previous school(s) attended.
    • Any available information from previous school(s) such as report cards, transcripts, or student participation in special programs.
    • If your student has been in any Exceptional Student Education (ESE) programs the most recent Individual Educational Plan (IEP) and an appointment with ESE liaison is required 955-0181 ext. 66062.


Transcripts - Current students: Complete a transcript request form in Guidance and submit to Ms. Sims. The first five transcripts are free and $2.00 each thereafter.  Graduates: $2.00 per transcript request.

 Community Service Information:


 Community Service - Friendship Volunteer Center representatives meet with students any Thursday during lunches in Career Lab. Students are required to meet with a representative prior to earning community service hours. Representatives assist with community service placement. Appointments are not necessary. 75 community service hours equals 0.5 elective credit and is required for the Florida Academic Scholarship, one of the Bright Futures Scholarships. 150 community service hours equals 1.0 elective credit.










Register or contact SAT online

Oct 1, 2016

Nov 5, 2016

Dec 3, 2016

Jan 21, 2017

Mar 11, 2017


May 6, 2017

Jun 3, 2017





Register or contact ACT online

September 10, 2016

October 22, 2016

December 10, 2016

February 11, 2017

April 8, 2017

June 10, 2017




Acceptable ID requirements  for preregistered students:  

  • Students must present an official, valid (unexpired), government or school-issued identification that includes a recent recognizable photo. The name on the ID must exactly match the name on the Admission Ticket. Students should be denied entrance to the test center if an acceptable ID cannot be presented or if the validity of the ID is in question.   

























10/21/2016 - VFB vs SHS (Senior Night) 7:30

10/22/2016 - DISTRICTS Swim 12 Noon

10/29/2016 - Regionals SWIM

11/1/2016 - GSOC vs RHS 5 & 7pm

11/1/2016 - GWTS Pre-Season vs Sarasota 4pm

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