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The goal of the school counseling program at Essex High School is to enhance academics, provide career awareness, develop employment readiness, encourage self-awareness, foster interpersonal communication skills, and teach life success skills for all students.

Counseling News


CLEP ExamsMay 31, 2017

CLEP is a 90 min computerized multiple choice exam offered in 30 college subjects. You can take them on June 2 – 14.


2017-18 Student SchedulesMay 25, 2017

2017-2018 Schedules will be available in PowerSchool on Friday May 26, 2017 after 3:00PM.


Surveys for GraduatesMay 23, 2017

All Graduating Seniors will need to complete 2 surveys before graduation tickets can be released at graduation practice.


EHS New students

The Essex High School Peer Helpers invite our new students for a tour of our building this summer. Please sign up here for the date that works best for you and put it in your calendar.


College Pathways 2017April 20, 2017

Last Chance for College Pathways 2017: Johnson State College, April 29, 9-12:30.
Don’t miss out on VSAC essentials for your education plans after high school


Spring R.A.D. ClassApril 10, 2017

Essex Parks and Recreation Department is offering a Spring RAD class. All 12th grade female students should have gotten an email with details about the program. EHS will be covering the cost.


10th grade meetingsApril 04, 2017

All 10th grade students will be meeting with their school counselor over the next few weeks.


SBAC TestingMarch 21, 2017

SBAC Testing will be implemented for different grades on March 21, 22, 23 & 28 from 8:30-11:00 AM. Juniors Only: 8:30 – 11:00 – testing
9th, 10th and 12th grades: Delayed Start.


AP Exam Registration FormsMarch 17, 2017

Monday, March 20 by 3:00 is when all AP exam registration forms and checks are due in the school counseling office. If forms are turned in after this there will be an additional $20 per exam late fee. NO REGISTRATION FORMS WILL BE ACCEPTED AFTER MARCH 24th AT 3:00.


Important Free College Planning Event

High school juniors, sophomores & parents – Attend College Pathways 2017 at Saint Michael’s College on March 18th.