Counseling Department

Academic Counseling

B-CC expects complete academic success from all of their students. Students are encouraged to generate a rapport with their counselor, in regards to their school achievement goals. Counselors are dedicated to providing students with an experience that is challenging, interesting, and prepares them for success beyond graduation.

Course Offerings & Registration

In addition to standard academic classes, B-CC encourages rigor through honors work in Advanced Level & Honors, Advanced Placement, and International Baccaleureate Courses. Registration for classes of this school year are currently ongoing.  



Schedule Changes

Course schedules will only be changed on a need-basis.  Please contact the appropriate counselor (by Last Name) to discuss the possibility of dropping a course and the availability of a replacement.

Special Programs

High School Plus


International Baccaleaureate Diploma Program

The International Baccaleareate Diploma Program is offered to all students.  Successful completion and receipt of an IB Diploma qualifies a student for university entrance in over 150 countries around the world.

Thomas Edison High School of Technology

Students enrolled in any MCPS high school may apply for enrollment at Thomas Edison High School of Technology for technology and vocational-based courses.  This program is off-campus and therefore, students enrolled in this program are required to have shortened schedules to accommodate for transportation.

College & Career Planning

Counselors are able to work one-on-one with students to plan for future long-term goals.  Students will be able to create a detailed plan intended to prepare them for the next step.  Additional information about planning and applying to college can be found on the 'Higher Education Planning' or 'Applying to College' tabs on the left-hand menu.