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Counseling » Junior High School Counseling

Junior High School Counseling

Jennifer Drake is our grades 6-8 counselor at The Academy. Mrs. Drake works with students individually and through classroom guidance lessons. Please see the below article about the essential role of middle school counselors from American School Counselor Association. 
Naviance is a tool used in grades 7-12 for college/career exploration. It is also heavily used in 12th grade to submit documentation to post secondary institutions. 

Naviance Student allows you to:

  • Get involved in the planning and advising process - Build a resume, complete online surveys, and manage timelines and deadlines for making decisions about colleges and careers.
  • Research colleges - Compare GPA, standardized test scores, and other statistics of students who have been admitted to the college.
  • Research scholarships - Use a scholarship website database to find a wide variety of scholarships.
  • Research careers - Research hundreds of careers and career cluster, and take career assessments.
  • Create future plans - Create goals and to-dos, and complete tasks assigned to you by the school to better prepare yourself for your future college and career goals.


The link below is a Video Lesson called Naviance Student Overview that will give you the opportunity to review navigation via a mobile device and access a foundational tour of each of the Naviance Student sections.


You can access your Naviance account at

Username: Academy Student Email Address

Password: Students can create their own password by clicking "Forgot Password?"