Erin Replogle

Freshman Counselor

(9th Grade)

Welcome Class of 2023!


My name is Erin Replogle. This is my 5th year at WCHS as the school counselor for 9th grade students. I spent 5 years as an elementary school counselor in White County at BonDeCroft Elementary and Cassville Elementary schools. My role as a school counselor is to assist students with their academic, career, and social/emotional needs to help ensure everyone has a successful school year.

Focus on Freshmen

  • Your FRESHMAN year is a time for NEW BEGINNINGS!
  • This is an opportunity for you to experience and accomplish many things.
  • Develop and maintain new friendships.
  • Get involved: join a new club or sport.
  • Start and maintain a high GPA, because all grades count!
  • It's never too early to start planning for life after high school.

Ways to Start Getting College-Ready in 9th Grade

  • Get to know your school counselor: you can come by my office in the Freshman Academy or email me at
  • Keep your grades up--all grades NOW count towards your GPA.
  • Talk to your teachers and counselor about honors-level courses available.
  • Be mindful of choosing classes geared towards future career choices.
  • Create a resume and keep it updated with awards and honors, activities, and volunteer work. You will need this type of information for college and scholarship applications.

Tips for High School

  • Make a good impression (work hard, be on time, attend school regularly).
  • Meet with your counselor.
  • Communicate with your teachers.
  • Manage time wisely.
  • Maintain good grades.
  • Be organized.
  • Get involved in academic and extracurricular activies.
  • Create a high school resume.
  • Research college majors and career options (
  • Sign up for the eCampusTours e-newsletter for helpful college planning articles (