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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


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.


2017 Brad Nadeau ScholarshipMarch 16, 2017

2017 Brad Nadeau Scholarship $1000 Deadline: April 14, 2:30 p.m.
* A senior at Essex High School attending college in the fall.
* Demonstrate academic achievement (minimum of a C or 80)
* Completion of the required essay.


Second Semester Schedule ChangesJanuary 26, 2017

You will need an ADD/DROP form. Click here for the form or you can stop by the School Counseling Office to pick one up. It must be signed by a parent or guardian. Your 2nd semester schedule can be viewed through your School Port or Powerschool account (2nd semester begins 1/27).


Scholarship opportunityJanuary 25, 2017

The EHS Staff and Faculty are offering a summer scholarship opportunity for students who want to participate in a summer enrichment program.


Governor’s Institute of VermontDecember 09, 2016

Topics for Winter Weekend are: Advanced Painting & Drawing, Vocal Performance, Social Entrepreneurship, Animals and Law, Actor’s Audition Masterclass, Astronomy, Bioinfomatics, Robotics, Architecture Invention, Youth Leadership.


Individual appointmentsNovember 17, 2016

Between December 1st and December 22nd, EHS School Counselors will meet individually with all 11th grade students.


FAFSA presentationNovember 01, 2016

FAFSA “MONEY NIGHT” OPPORTUNITY: On Monday, November 14 from 5:30 to 7:00 PM VSAC outreach counselor Nancy Schwartz will be available in the EHS library’s computer lab to help parents complete the FAFSA and other college financial aid forms.


Planning for College Program

The School Counseling Department will be presenting this program for eleventh grade students and families on Thursday, November 3rd at 6:30 PM.