Counseling Department

  • Counseling at Bayshore makes an important contribution to all students' academic careers.  We assist students in building a foundation for their learning and success.  Bayshore's counseling department is an integral part of our school’s total educational program designed to promote the academic, career, and personal/social development of students. We provide:

    • Academic guidance to assist students and their parents in acquiring knowledge of the course choices available to students, creating their academic plan of study, taking and interpreting academic testing, and seeking post-secondary academic opportunities.

    • Career guidance to help students acquire information and plan action about work, jobs, apprenticeships, and post-secondary educational and career opportunities.

    • Personal counseling to assist students in understanding their rights and needs, and in defining their individual goals which reflect their interests, abilities, and aptitudes.

  • Resources for Students and Parents

    • After-School Tutoring
      • 2:30 - 3:30 pm on Mondays - Thursdays
      • Tutoring is held in designated teacher's classrooms.
      • Snack provided immediately after school in the cafeteria
      • Contact your student's counselor to apply or for more information
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    • Bright Futures Scholarship Program
      • The Florida Bright Futures Scholarship program establishes lottery-funded scholarships to reward Florida high school graduates for high academic achievement.
      • Students can earn 75% or 100% of tuition and applicable fees towards their bachelor degree or 1st certificate.
      • Click here to learn more information about Florida Bright Futures
    • Florida Students Educational Resources
      • This website is freely available to students in Florida public schools
      • There are resources to support learning in language arts, mathematics, science, civics, and U.S. History.
      • They also have hundreds of original student tutorials
      • Click here to go the Florida Students Website
    • Focus
      • Focus is the district's student information system (SIS).
      • It allows parents and students to access grades, attendance, class schedules, and other information.
      • Click here to go the Focus website
    • Khan Academy
      • Khan Academy offers practice exercises, instructional videos, and a personalized learning dashboard that empowers learners to study at their own pace in and outside the classroom.
      • Khan Academy focuses on skill mastery to help learners establish strong foundations.
      • Course help is available in Algebra 1, Algebra 2, Biology, Chemistry, Economics, Geometry, Physics, U.S. Government, U.S. History, and World History, as well as SAT Test Prep.
      • Click here to visit the Khan Academy website
    • My Florida Future
      • My Florida Future is a college and career planning tool which provides information about the State University System of Florida.
      • Students and parents can compare earnings for different careers, costs of attending college, and typical loan amounts at different universities.
      • Click here to use the My Florida Future planning tool
    • PAPER
    • PROJECT HEART
      • The mission of Project Heart is to provide Manatee County students living in housing transition with support and resources to enroll, attend and succeed in school.
      • Project Heart assists students who lack a fixed, adequate and stable nighttime residence.
      • Click here for more information about Project Heart