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

Lori Berney, Counseling Secretary

Pat SarpRegistrar, Transcripts & Student Records


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Bound for Success

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

Financial Aid

  • FAFSA (You will need to fill this out in OCTOBER of your senior year.)
  • 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:

Go Center

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. 

New Student Enrollment

New Student Enrollment information

Parent Universities

Proof of Residency

Proof of Residency (POR in Spanish)
It can be emailed to or faxed to 817-548-2279. 


Check out the deadlines for registration and test administration dates, times and locations for 2019-2020. 

SAT/ACT Workshops

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.

Save the Date

- September 26thUTA Night at the Center 

- October 3rd, 2019 Financial Aid Workshop for Seniors and Parents 

- October 16th – MISD Day of Testing

 - 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. 


Senior Information

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.

Required Algebra ll Notification

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.