High School Information

Contact Information for the School Counselors

Amanda Cleves, email click here

  • Counselor and Case Manager
  • Facilitates Monday’s counseling period for all 8th grade students (11a.m.-1p.m.)
  • At Blaine daily

Erin Sachse, email click here

  • Middle School Counselor
  • Facilitates Tuesday’s counseling period for all 8th grade students (11a.m.-1p.m.)
  • At Blaine on Tuesdays and Thursdays


  • If you need records for applications (transcript, report cards, etc.), please e-mail a request to Ms. Sachse and Ms. Cleves (please put both names on the e-mail).  We will respond via e-mail when the transcripts are ready for pick up.
  • We prefer that all applications are submitted online so that we are able to track submitted applications.
  • If your child needs a recommendation form filled out by a teacher, counselor, or administrator, please allow a one week-turnaround.
  • If you would like to meet with either counselor (with or without your child), please make an appointment. We are happy to help with any application questions.  If a phone conference is a better option, we can schedule a time to talk.
  • The CPS High School Guide will be released sometime in the beginning of October.  As soon as we have a release date, a parent meeting with be scheduled for 6p.m. on either a Tuesday or a Thursday.  Stayed tuned for the date!

Upcoming Events/Programs:

  • Selective Prep Testing is offering classes starting October 8th at Blaine.  The weekly classes run from 3:15-5:15pm and are designed for 8th grade students who are preparing to take the Selective Enrollment Entrance Exam. Parents can sign up directly with Selective Prep at http://selectiveprep.com.  The cost of the program is $425.00.  It runs for eight sessions and the complete schedule is on the website.
  • Selective Prep will be also offering a 14-hour program to prepare 7th grade students to take the standardized test.  Dates will be released in the beginning of October on their website.
  • We are teaming with Bell Elementary for the high school fair this year.  Information on the date/time as well as list of attending high schools will be available within the next few weeks.

Useful Links:

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