News from the Counseling Center...
Seniors, please bring any and all scholarship award letters to the Counseling Center. Even if you are not going to accept an offer, we want to know about it!
Course Request Information for Incoming MHS 9th Graders:
The 2017 – 2018 Course Requests are available in Skyward. Please see the attached letter for directions on how to view your student’s courses for next year in Skyward. This letter will also be used to make changes to your student’s requests. All changes must be submitted in writing by April 14th, 2017 to the MHS Counseling Center. If you need a list of available courses, please see the course request form.
8th Grade Parent Night Resources
Did you miss 8th grade parent night on Monday, March 6? Check out the resources shared during the meeting:
8th Grade Parent Night Meeting details
Reminders & Helpful Hints
2017-2018 Course Requests
The 2017-2018 Course Requests are available in Skyward. Please see the attached letter for directions on how to view your student’s courses for next year in Skyward. This letter will also be used to make changes to your student’s requests. All changes must be submitted in writing by April 14th, 2017 to the MHS Counseling Center. If you need a list of available courses, please see the course request form.
SAT Practice Exam and Parent Seminar
MISD will host one last SAT Practice Exam for the year on April 1st at RLA in Training Rm. 1 from 8-noon. Check out more information on the flyer.
A Parent Seminar is scheduled for April 17 from 6-7pm as a follow-up to this event. Pick up your score report and let us guide you through the report to see your areas of strength and weakness in final preparation for the “official” SAT test. (The parent seminar will be at RL Anderson.)
Destination Success 2017
Destination Success 2017 is right around the corner! Join us Saturday, February 25, 2017, from 8:30-12:30 at MISD’s Performing Arts Center for a half-day of FREE college planning events, activities and presentations. The event is open to all MISD high school students and their parents and will include college prep presentations, FAFSA/TASFA workshops, SAT/ACT prep presentations, financial literacy presentations, and scholarships presentation, admissions assistance, a college fair, and much, much more – there will be presentations in English and Spanish. Go online to register! https://destinationsuccess2017.eventbrite.com
Go Center Hours for Spring 2017
Tuesdays and Thursdays
9th Grade Graudation Plan Meetings
Beginning October 31st, the Mansfield Counseling Department will be conducting one-on-one Personal Graduation Plan meetings with our 9th grade students and parents. For more information, check out the MHS Future You letter.
Automatic Admission - University of Texas at Austin
Check out the flyer from UT Austin about automatic admission for the Class of 2018.
Counselors are assigned to students by grade and last name. Please select the appropriate counselor below.
Lead Counselor is Dawn Candler
Counselors are available during school hours at 682-314-0181
COUNSELING SUPPORT STAFF
Shelly Server, Counseling Secretary
Gail Wiggins, Counseling Secretary
For transcripts & student records, contact Pat Sarp
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Looking for information about Texas colleges and universities? Check out the guide for details on financial aid, application information and more.
Additional scholarships can be found on the scholarship page (see sub-page on the left).
- FAFSA (You will need to fill this out in OCTOBER of your senior year.)
- College For All Texans (lists different financial aid waivers)
- Minnie Stevens Piper Foundation:
- 3 GREAT Search Engines to Start Your Scholarship Search:
Course Registration Resources for 15-16
Ready for a meaningful college education? Click the box above to find out how you can be guaranteed college admission.
Looking for info about TCC?
Information about TCC can be found under Academics - TCC on the main webpage.
Dual Credit Opportunities
Real Talk about Dual Credit
Dual Credit Meeting August 9
Dual Credit Parent/Student Fall Orientation 2016