Middle School Counseling

Welcome to the Middle School Counselor’s Office



Michigan Merit Curriculum

To prepare Michigan’s students with the knowledge and skills needed for the jobs in the 21st Century, the State of Michigan has enacted a rigorous set of statewide graduation requirements that will prepare students for future success in college and the workplace.

The Michigan Merit Curriculum requires students entering 8th grade in 2006, to obtain a minimum of 16 credits for graduation, and students entering the 3rd grade in 2006 (Class of 2016) will need to complete two credits of a language other than English in grades 9-12; OR an equivalent learning experience in grades K-12 prior to graduation.

Michigan Merit Curriculum Requirements
Review the guidelines set by the Michigan Department of Education.

Middle School Course Description Guide

The Perfect 10 Study Habits


Career Planning

Michigan Career Pathfinder



College and Career Planning – explore careers and colleges, take a match maker survey, update your EDP information, etc.  (See Mrs. Fisher for your username/password) https://xello.world/en/

It’s My Life – video series


College Score Card – US Dept. of Ed web site college comparison tool



Bureau of Labor and Statistics Occupational Handbook
The U.S. Government provides the training and education needed, earnings, job outlook, expectations, and working conditions for hundreds of types of jobs.

In Demand Occupations

From the Michigan Department of Education

Align Hot Jobs 

Within the CTE Community in Lenawee County

Roadmap to Opportunity:  College. Credential. Career       

BigFuture features more than 600 major and career profiles. Explore majors and careers that interest you now. Additionally, students can search for colleges and scholarships. –




Karla Fisher, Middle School Counselor 517-263-0741 ext. 225
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