Counseling Center


THE MHS COUNSELING STAFF DURING PLAN C: CONNECTED is available Monday - Friday for Virtual Appointments. Please contact us via email for appointment times and any other questions. We are also available for in-person appointments one day per week as follows:
Class of 2021 Counselor, Mrs. Hellwig (In office Wednesday)
Class of 2022 Counselor, Ms. Merritt (In office Tuesday)

Class of 2023 Counselor, Mrs. Stewart (In office Friday)
Class of 2024 Counselor, Dr. Pitts (In office Monday)
College & Career Counselor, Mrs. Neighbors (In office Thursday)


In response to COVID-19 (coronavirus), all upcoming in person events have been removed until further notice. See any virtual events below: 

MOACAC Show-Me My Future Virtual Career and College Exploration Program. 

Individual College Presentations, Sept  21 - 24, 2020 and September 27 - October 1, 2020 

Individual Presentations for Military Enlistment, Skilled Trades, Career Planning, Gap Year Programs, For-Profit Institutions, Non-College Organizations, Oct 4 - 5, 2020 

Individual College Presentations, Oct 6 - 8, 2020 


MEGA Visit Invitation, Sept 23, Oct 5, Oct 21, Nov 10, Nov 23, 6:15-7:00 pm. Kansas State University, Missouri State University, University of Alabama, University of Kentucky, and University of Missouri-Columbia are teaming up to offer 5 MEGA visits.  After registering, students will receive the log in information for the Zoom. Each visit will run from 6:15-7:00pm. We’ll give a brief welcome, then each University will speak for 5 minutes about important information, upcoming deadlines, scholarships, popular programs and more. After that, we’ll wrap up with a Kahoot game for a chance to win some MEGA prizes from our institutions!  

Register Here:  

Forensic Science Webinar Series, Wednesday, September 23rd at 3:30 PM (Forensic Q&A and PowerPoint Presentation), Wednesday, October 14th at 3:30 PM (Forensic Lab Tour and Student Panel), and Thursday, November 12th at 4 PM which will be geared for parents. The link to register for the first one is here:  


Wednesday, Sept 23rd (Forensic Q&A and PowerPoint Presentation) -
Please check our website 

ARMY ROTC, 2020 Virtual College Leadership Fair, Sept 26, 10am-1pm (Eastern Standard Time) 100 Universities across our country in a safe and virtual environment. Students will have the ability to move around virtual tables to talk to the University Army ROTC programs, advisors, and current students at the Universities.  Please email for any additional questions.   REGISTER HERE

UChicago Admissions, First Things First, monthly webinar series, click title for more information. 

CDT: Parent Panel, September 26 at 11 a.m. – Join us for a conversation with the parents of UChicago first-generation college students to learn about the impact a college education can have on families.

Virtual Spanish language information sessions, October, 1 at 7 p.m. CDT:  UChicago information sessions. Consejeros ofrecerán detalles sobre el proceso de admisión y ayuda financiera en español

CDT: First Generation Faculty at UChicago, October 24 at 11 a.m. – Tune in to hear from first-generation faculty at the University of Chicago and learn about their perspectives and experiences in academia

CDT: Navigating Success, November 14 at 11 a.m. – From a child's first step to a first step on the moon, "firsts" serve as a valuable reminder of limitless possibilities. Join us for a celebration of firsts big and small, and learn about your next steps along the wa

Please don’t hesitate to reach out to with any questions you may have

SEMO's Holland College of Arts and Media Open House, Tuesday, September 29.  6:30-9:00 PM, 
Socially distant Academic Expo/Mingle with faculty, staff, and students. Evening concludes with an opportunity to watch the final dress rehearsal of the production of
9 to 5 the Musical.  Get More Information

Virtual Majors' Fair, University of Central Missouri (UCM), October 1st from 11:30 am to 2:30 pm Design & Drafting Technology /CADD program.. This event will be conducted via Google Meet, and our faculty members and students will be available during the Majors' Fair to connect with high school students.  Includes 3D modeling and a variety of design technologies using CAD and BIM software.  Google spreadsheet with UCM websites' links:

Missouri Chamber Manufacturing Alliance Day, Friday, October 2nd, 9am to 1pm.  A free, half-day MFG Day live streamed event will showcase dozens of manufacturers across Missouri while “Zooming in” schools and classrooms from around the state.     Each hour will feature a unique virtual tour of manufacturing plants, live Q&A with key leaders of the companies, and career insights from passionate and talented professionals. Come for an hour or stay for more... FIND OUT MORE click here

NACAC Virtual Fairs for Students.   Fair dates are:  Oct. 12: 1-9 p.m. ET.  Oct. 18: 12-8 p.m. ET.  Nov. 8: 2-10 p.m. ETRegistration is now open!

SLU Virtual info Nights, October 14th at 7:00pm, October 22nd at 3:30pm, October 25th at 2:00pm, November 10th at 6:00pm  Local students only.  Virtual admission presentation and student panel to learn more about what it’s like to be a Billiken in their own backyard!  How to Register? Click here.
Webinar Series:  Inside College Admission. Partnered with Peter Van Buskirk to provide a "behind the scenes" look at how colleges are dealing with the admission process during a national crisis - COVID-19. A 25-year veteran of the college admission process, Peter Van Buskirk is dedicated to helping families find student-centered solutions in college planning. Over the past several weeks, Peter has been interviewing deans of admission at institutions around the country.  These interviews lend families further perspective on how specific colleges—and higher education in general—are responding to the coronavirus. Click here for more information


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