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.
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.
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.
High school juniors, sophomores & parents – Attend College Pathways 2017 at Saint Michael’s College on March 18th.
2017 Brad Nadeau Scholarship $1000 Deadline: April 14, 2:30 p.m. APPLY NOW!Eligibility
* 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.
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).
The EHS Staff and Faculty are offering a summer scholarship opportunity for students who want to participate in a summer enrichment program.
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.
Between December 1st and December 22nd, EHS School Counselors will meet individually with all 11th grade students.
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.
The School Counseling Department will be presenting this program for eleventh grade students and families on Thursday, November 3rd at 6:30 PM.