Counseling, College and Career Corner
RICA has one School Counselor whoHours: 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Counselors are available for student drop-in visits 10:00 am -3:00 p.m. Students and parents should make appointments with the Counseling to visit their counselors at other times.
Counseling Mission Statement
The Counseling and College and Career Department provides academic, social emotional, and college and career guidance to a diverse student body with the purpose of building resilient, empathetic, compassionate, and productive members of society. In collaboration with faculty, families, and the community, this department's goal is to empower students to achieve their academic potential, develop personal well-being, self-advocate, and pursue their goals with purpose and confidence.
Gail Faucett, Counselor
Senior Graduation Information:
Class of 2020 https://www.montgomeryschoolsmd.org/coronavirus/continuity-of-learning/class-of-2020.aspx
Class of 2021 https://www.montgomeryschoolsmd.org/curriculum/careercenter/
TIPS TO USE RIGHT NOW:
Zoom tips How to Login to ZOOM: How to Join a Meeting:
Student and Family Support and Engagement - Resources for COVID-19
Useful links for you:
RideOn Bus Information:
Kids Ride Free - Ride On - Montgomery County Division of Transit Services
Ride On Route 43 - DOT Transit
College and Career Links
MCPS YOuth Apprenticeship Program.
Tips for Campus Visits, College and Scholarship Info: https://www2.montgomeryschoolsmd.org/siteassets/schools/high-schools/r-w/wjhs/uploadedfiles/departments1/visit_tips.pdf
PrepTalk Newsletter https://www.montgomeryschoolsmd.org/curriculum/careercenter/resources/preptalk.aspx
College and Career Center Scholarships
Student Financial Aid:
Free Application for Federal Student Aid FAFSA
Maryland Higher Education Commission (MHEC), Maryland College Aid Processing System (MDCAPS) site!
College Information for Undocumented Students:
Montgomery College information for Undocumented Students
Montgomery College Scholarship information for undocumented students https://www.montgomerycollege.edu/_documents/admissions-registration/undocumented-student-resources-updated.pdf