Our Lady of Good Counsel High School offers a wide variety of courses and extra curriculum activities designed to help each student meet his/her educational goals as a global citizen.
STUDENT EXCHANGE PROGRAM
TOTAL 2 MONTHS SCHOOL IMMERSION IN SPAIN!!
Deadline to submit your interest form: Wednesday, February 7th.
School: Colegio Los Sauces - Campuses in Madrid, Vigo and Pontevedra, Spain. Their curriculum is 50% English and 50% Spanish.
Why: Attend academic classes (June) and fun summer camps (July) in one of the top European private schools in Spain, and enjoy total immersion with Spanish families and students. When you return, you will be more fluent in Spanish and be eligible for moving up a level in your Spanish class after a placement test.
When Will You Host: September and October, 2018. You will be hosting a 10th grade student (class of 2021).
When Will You Go: June and July, 2019. You will have plenty of time to plan for this trip.
Who Can Apply: All grades are qualified to apply (Keep in mind your Spanish ability and that your exchange partner will be from class of 2021.)
What Will It Cost: About $1500.00 - $2,000.00 plus your personal expenses for two months.
Deadline: May 21, 2018
GLOBAL SCHOLARS PROGRAM
Under the guidance of Director of Global Programs, students build e-portfolios by depositing essays and projects they complete through activities and courses at GC that are related to global issues and perspectives. Successful students receive recognition upon graduation and can use their e-portfolios for college application. See the template of the e-portfolio and how it works here.
Contact: Mrs. Yihung Mohs
MODEL UNITED NATIONS
Being an IB school, Good Counsel supports extra-curricular activities that encourage students to study people and cultures around the world. The Model United Nations Club has won several regional conferences. The club participates in multiple conferences in the region throughout the year. Participants must commit to regular practices. Once we received your application, we will contact you for an interview and guide you through the registration process.
Contact: Mrs. Yihung Mohs
CAMPUS MINISTRY SERVICE TRIPS
Each January and July, students may apply to participate in Project FIAT and travel to El Salvador’s impoverished neighborhoods to provide assistance to the community, including building houses, and working at daycare centers. Other overseas service trips may include Haiti. For more information, visit our service trips pages.
Contact: Mr. Sean Hanel
SPRING BREAK TRIPS
Good Counsel students can sign up to participate in international trips during Easter Break and experience some of the world’s most fascinating countries including France, UK, Belize and more. The itinerary and details are announced in the Weekly News leading up the trips every year. In 2017, we will be visiting Ireland.
Contact: Mrs. Patti Perfetto