What is Advisement?

Students at Mishicot High School participate in weekly Advisement Groups throughout their high school career. Student will be in groups of 10-15 students from their same grade level. This group will work with a Mishicot Faculty member as their Adviser. Groups will meet three days per week for approximately 40 minutes. Every Monday, students will participate in Advisement Lessons. During these lessons, students will develop skills to ensure success in high school, develop a Career Portfolio, and make a connection with other students, the staff and the school creating a positive environment to learn and grow.

What is an Adviser?

  • Mentor to advisement group
  • Liaison for the students, parents and staff
  • Facilitator of advisement sessions on Monday, Tuesday and Friday on a variety of topics such as goal setting, time management, test taking, etc…
  • Small Group Coordinator of the completion of the student’s Academic and Career Portfolio with the assistance of the Academic Adviser.
  • Weekly Grade Checks

What does Advisement look like?

  • Advisers work with assigned 10-15 students from one particular grade level
  • Advisers follow these students throughout their high school career
  • Advisers meet with their advisement group on Monday, Tuesday and Thursday during a scheduled advisement period in which all students at all grade levels in the high school will be in at the same time
  • Advisers house the students ongoing portfolio in their classroom
  • Advisers facilitate advisement activities based on lesson plans or portfolio requirements provided by the Academic Adviser
  • Advisers communicate any questions or concerns they have regarding any of their students to the proper person whether that is a parent/guardian, Principal, School Counselor, Special Education Teacher, Academic Adviser, etc..
  • Advisers are the go to person for their students and positively mentor them throughout their high school experience.

What is SNAP?

  • SNAP stands for Students Needing Assistance Period.
  • These are held instead of advisement on Wednesday and Fridays.
  • SNAP is a time for students to be able to meet with their teachers in small groups for interventions or enrichment.
  • SNAP can be open or closed.
  • If students are passing all of their classes and a teacher has not requested them to attend SNAP, they can choose to go to the library, cafeteria or computer lab.
  • If a student is failing a course and is not requested by a teacher to attend SNAP, they will attend a supervised study hall.