Guidance

MHS Guidance/School Counseling Department
Office Hours: 7:15am - 2:45 pm
(386) 447 - 1575 (ext. 5118 or 6109)


Counselors

Carue Davis - School Counselor for students (A - E)

Pat Perri-Trimmer - School Head Counselor for students (F - K & AVID Students)

Tammy Sawyer - School Counselor for students (L -  Ri)

Karen Feist - School Counselor (Ro - Z)


 Counseling Support Staff

Vicki Apperson - MIS        Kathy Monahan- ESE Staff Specialist

Kathy Ryan - Registrar       Kathy Summerlot - Guidance Secretary, Room 5-214

Veronica Polchinski Guidance Secretary, Room 5-214 


Important School Information

School Code: CEEB#102007

Dual Enrollment Information Powerpoint (link to be added soon)


Senior Scholarship Information 

2017 - 2018 Scholarship Webpage - Information regarding scholarship opportunities for Seniors. 

2017 - 2018 Senior Scholarship Application Information - This application must be filled out (typed) and returned to Ms. Summerlot in Guidance by TBD to be eligible for local scholarships. (Link to be added soon)

NextStep U Scholarhisp Information - A "one -stop shop" for seniors and parents that includes college resources, college match tools, scholarship search tool and a ton of content relating to college. 


Available Scholarships not on the District Scholarship Page

For any studnet interested in going to college to study nursing - Click Here

 For any student living in Flagler County may apply for this scholarship - Click Here

2017 - 2018 Brooks Law Group Scholarship Opportunity - Click Here


Additional Information for Students at Matanzas High School

My Four Year Plan This form is for 9th graders to help plan out their high school career. (Link to be added soon)

Community Service Log - Students who complete community service hours please use this sheet to document the time spent volunteering. (Link to be added soon)

SAT Phamplet - Please click on the link to be taken to information about the SAT Exam. (Link to be added soon)


College Advising Essentials

 
inding the perfect college, College Entrance Exams, Questions to ask admissions counselors, students and professors, campus visit checklist, application and recommendation letter tips, college essay tips, financial aid fact vs. myth.
 
 

Florida Online Student Advising

www.facts.org 

ACT Test Registration www.actstudent.org SAT Test Registration www.collegeboard.com SAT Prep Program** www.domesatreview.com March 2 Success (Practice ACT/SAT/PERT Tests) www.march2success.com Career Interest Survey www.Florida.echoices.com Division of Colleges & Universities www.fldcu.org FCAT Explorer www.fcatexplorer.com NextStepU - College Planning Resources and Scholarship Listings www.nextstepu.com Financial Aid

Student Financial Assistance www.floridastudentfinancialaid.org Florida Bright Futures Scholarship Program www.firn.edu/doe/brfuture Florida Department of Education www.fldoe.com Florida Virtual School www.flvs.net


 

U.S. Department of Defense (Military Branches)

www.defenselink.mil The Federal Government Official Jobs Site www.usajobs.gov The Official Portal of the State of Florida www.myflorida.com Information about Online College Programs (i.e., University of Phoneix) www.OnlineBachelorsDegree.com Basic information about FAFSA www.Studentaid.gov    

 

**This is a free SAT Prep program that offers 100 math, reading and writing study guides, 5000 SAT vocabulary flash cards, and SAT practice tests.


Financial Aid Information

Take the first step to pay for college - learn how to complete the 2016-17 FAFSA

For many students, the first step to getting money for college is completing the FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid). Students and parents can attend Mapping Your Future's training for completing the 2016-17 FAFSA. Students planning on attending college in the fall of 2016 need to complete the FAFSA to apply for federal financial aid, as well as some state and institutional aid. This training will provide an overview of how to complete the FAFSA, review common questions, and answer specific questions from attendees as time permits.

The webinar will be held on Tuesday, January 26 at:

· 7 p.m. Eastern

· 6 p.m. Central

· 5 p.m. Mountain

· 4 p.m. Pacific

Register online at: attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/1085993503256394753.

www.Studentaid.gov offers basic FAFSA information
 
www.Financialaidtoolkit.ed.gov/fafsa offers brochures, videos, fact sheets, sample tweets and Facebook posts, infographics, PowerPoint Presentations, and more.
 
Students and parents can visit www.Twitter.com/FAFSA and join at 5pm  on the last Wednesday of each month for Q & A time. You can submit your questions and join the conversation using the hashtag #AskFAFSA. Each month will also feature a different topic related to federal student aid. Session will be posted at www.storify.com/FAFSA or you can watch the stream live at http://bit.ly/AskFAFSA2
 
www.YouTube.com/FederalStudentAid and www.Facebook.com/FederalStudentAid also offer FAFSA information