Counselors are assigned to students by grade and last name. Please select the appropriate counselor below.
Lead Counselor is Dawn Candler
- A - Col 9th - 12th Grades Schmeka Salgado
- Com - Hal 9th - 12th Grades Monica Dabney
- Ham - L 9th - 12th Grades Jenni Herzberg
- M - O 9th - 12th Grades Dawn Candler
- P - Sp 9th - 12th Grades Jennifer Smith
- Sq - Z 9th - 12th Grades Chrystal Barnett
- Student Support 9th-12th Grades Christine Dawkins- LCSW
Counselors are available during school hours at 682-314-0181
Counseling Support Staff
Shelly Server, Counseling Secretary
Lori Berney, Counseling Secretary
Pat Sarp, Registrar, Transcripts & Student Records
- Automatic College Admissions Standards
- Bound for Success
- Financial Aid
- Go Center
- New Student Enrollment
- Parent Universities
- Proof of Residency
- SAT/ACT Tests
- SAT/ACT Workshops
- Save the Date
- Senior Information
- Required Algebra ll Notification
Under the Bound for Success agreement, The University of Texas Arlington offers juniors in the top 25% of their class unconditional admission to the University of Texas at Arlington for students graduating on the recommended graduation plan. UTA Counselors are available on the students’ home campus to answer questions and assist with admissions, scholarship, and financial aid processes.
See the information below for the counselor is at our school:
Shannon Shaver will be in the Go Center on Mondays from 8am-3pm.
Remind: text @utarmhs to 81010
- FAFSA (You will need to fill this out in OCTOBER of your senior year.)
- FAFSA Help Sheet
- Federal Student Aid
- College For All Texans (lists different financial aid waivers)
- Minnie Stevens Piper Foundation:
- 3 GREAT Search Engines to Start Your Scholarship Search:
The GO Center is located on the 2nd floor between U & T halls, down from the Counseling Office, next to the JROTC office.Staff is available to help with college applications, FAFSA, scholarships and SAT/ACT registration.The Go Center mentors will return to MHS the week of September 10th. Stay tuned for more information.
MISD offers SAT and ACT practice exams to all high school students and a Junior/Senior Workshop for juniors and seniors who have not had any test prep. For upcoming practice exams and workshops, visit the MISD SAT/ACT Workshops & Practice Exams web page.
- September 26th – UTA Night at the Center
- October 3rd, 2019 Financial Aid Workshop for Seniors and Parents
- Register for Session 1 from 6:30pm – 7:15pm at https://qrgo.page.link/UYNL7
- Register for Session 2 from 7:15pm – 8pm at https://qrgo.page.link/6kbst
- October 16th – MISD Day of Testing
- -9th Grade: PSAT 8/9, https://collegereadiness.collegeboard.org/psat-8-9/inside-the-test
- -10th Grade: PSAT 10, https://collegereadiness.collegeboard.org/psat-nmsqt-psat-10
- -11th Grade: PSAT/NMSQT, https://collegereadiness.collegeboard.org/psat-nmsqt-psat-10
- -12th Grade: SAT Test Day, ASVAB or College Visit. SAT Test Day – Seniors must sign up at https://forms.gle/wp14YRQfojXyYYB87. ASVAB - https://www.asvabprogram.com/student. College Visit – parents must email their student’s Assistant Principal prior to Oct. 16th stating their child will take a college visit. Upon returning to campus, the student must turn in a letter from the college/university he/she was on campus for a college visit on October 16th, 2019. The letter must be on the college or university’s official letterhead.
- October 21st – Financial Aid Workshop #2 – more information to come
- October 24th – MISD College & Career Night at The Center
-November 18th- UTA Application Drive from 8:00-3:00 in F4. Application fees will be waived.
Counselors will be meeting with seniors starting Monday, September 16 through Friday, October 18. Counselors will provide them with a Senior Information Sheet, a current unofficial transcript and a copy of their completed senior interview form.
Senate Bill 232 passed during the 86th legislative session requires school districts to send communication to the parents or guardians of any enrolled high school student regarding certain graduation requirements. In order to graduate under the foundation high school program, students are not required to complete Algebra II. However, not successfully completing Algebra II can impact some college admissions and certain sources of financial aid. More information can be found here.