Upcoming Events:

February 10th Sophomore Parent College Counseling Night at Bellarmine Prep. 7:00PM at Liccardo Center

Parents please join us at  Bellarmine to learn more about the college process. Representatives from Arizona State University, Missouri University of Science and Technology, San Jose State University, Santa Clara University and UC Berkeley will join us to speak about their types of colleges/universities.

February 17th.  NCAA Information Night at Notre Dame HS. 7:00 PM to 8:00PM  Learning Commons

Athletes who are interested in competing at the college level, please join us for our inaugural NCAA Information Night.  Join Piper Brewster, Director of Compliance, and soccer coach Adam Cooper, both from Saint Mary's College of California to learn all about the college athletic recruitment process.  If you are considering being involved in athletics at any level in college, we encourage you to come hear about the rules, regulations and how you can best market yourself in the process. Please click here to register

May 5th WACAC College Fair   6:00 PM to 8:00PM at Mission College in Santa Clara, CA

WACAC's annual College Fair provides students with the opportunity to meet representatives from colleges and universities from all over the country and beyond. To register: Please click here to register


The mission of Notre Dame’s Counseling Department is to provide comprehensive support for our students to complement their academic experience at Notre Dame.  

Each student is assigned a counselor (based on the student’s last name) who will support the student around personal and academic issues.  The counselor will work with this student for the duration of the student’s time at Notre Dame, and will be a resource for both the student and parent for four years.  Personal/academic counselors will meet with each student in their caseload a minimum of once per semester, and as needed throughout the school year.  Personal/academic counselors will track a student’s progress at each grading period, coordinate conferences with teachers as needed, and consult with the college counselor beginning in the junior year.
In the spring of junior year, each student and her parent(s) will meet with the college counselor for a family advising appointment, to prepare for college applications in the fall of senior year.  As a senior, the student will meet with the college counselor in the fall, and as needed throughout the year, to ensure progress through the application process.  College advising will also occur through various activities in the Friday mentoring period, as coordinated by the Counseling Department, as well as several workshops in the fall and spring related to college application activities such as essay writing and application submission.

Personal/Academic Counselors also attend to the needs of students with learning differences. They connect students to resources and track progress over the school year. Please contact your daughter's Counselor for more information. 

Personal Counseling Resources
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