Counselor, Erin Finn



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Counselor, Erin Finn

Ms. Finn holds a Masters of Education in Counseling from Texas Christian University.  Previously, she was the Lead Counselor at Carter-Riverside High School in Fort Worth. She is a contract parenting expert for The Parenting Center in Fort Worth, after working two years as a full-time as a therapist and educator. Before embarking on a career in mental health, Ms. Finn was a music educator for ten years and taught students, ages 5-18, in the U.S. and in Africa.  She also served as an education volunteer in the U.S. Peace Corps 2003-2005.  She lives with her 10-year-old daughter, Lena, and their tuxedo cats, Alex and Cleo.
  • Registration 2019-2020

    Posted by Erin Finn on 2/6/2019

    DNGC & High School Course Handbook


    Handbook for 9th Grade Courses Only


    Freshman Orientation Presentation 2019


    New Student Orientation will take place on Thursday, July 25th at 6:30 p.m. in the DNGC cafeteria. (Please enter through the front door.)  This orientation will provide the necessary info for 9th grade course selection.  Can't attend?  We will post video of the presentation afterward.  We will begin accepting new student course requests on Monday, July 29th.  Please notify of us of your plans to attend. 

    Orientation Registration


    We will begin enrolling new students on July 29th, 2019.  To find the new student enrollment forms, please visit the link on the Daniel Ninth Grade Campus home page.


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  • Does Social Media Increase Loneliness?

    Posted by Erin Finn on 11/26/2018

    A recent study indicates that that hours spent on social media may correlate with higher rates of depression and loneliness.

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  • The 6 Most Dangerous Messaging Apps

    Posted by Erin Finn on 5/18/2018

    Parents, this article has valuable information about teens and messaging apps.


    Article: The 6 Most Dangerous Messaging Apps

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  • Featured Resource

    Posted by Erin Finn on 2/21/2018

    I just discovered this web site at the Texas School Counseling Association conference.  There are some very interesting articles about family and technology, and I highly recommend the Family Tech Plan!

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  • 9th Grade College Checklist

    Posted by Rachael Black on 11/28/2017
    • Take the most challenging courses possible.
    • Monitor high school credits to be sure you meet all requirements for graduation by the end of senior year. (Ms. Finn will help you create your Personal Graduation Plan in the spring.)
    • Keep a list of awards, honors, and extracurricular activities for scholarship & college applications.
    • Research colleges/ universities you are interested in attending. Tour colleges/ universities as time allows. Check admission & application requirements & timelines.
    • Explore interests and attend Career Day. Talk to people with interesting jobs & ask lots of questions.
    • Talk to your parents about saving for college.
    • Look for summer enrichment programs.
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