Counselor's Corner
Mrs. Garrison, Mrs. Wood, and Mrs. Goss
HHS Counselors
Guidance Office Staff
Mission Statement:

The HHS Counseling department provides a comprehensive, developmental, data-driven counseling program that encourages students to become life-long learners, problem solvers, and productive citizens. We will collaborate with community members, parents, and staff to promote our program which focuses on academic, college and career readiness, and personal/social development in every student. HHS school counselors stive to empower all students to reach their highest potential by fostering a positive, supportive, and culturally sensitive program while ensuring a safe, healthy, and nurturing environment. HHS school counselors will adhere to the ASCA Ethical Standards in order to maintain integrity and leadership.

Stay Connected with the Counselor's Office:

Documents

Links

New Links and Updates:

DCS Department of Mental Health:

We are thankful for our Department of Mental Health through DCS. Please review their website for any Mental Health tips and links. There is also a full list of Counseling Resources and other information listed under Documents to the left.

https://desotocs.schoolinsites.com/mentalhealth

Follow them on Twitter:

https://content.schoolinsites.com/api/documents/37587faeb09546f78a09b1eca8ec097e.pdf

What do you do when your child expresses suicidal thoughts:

https://content.schoolinsites.com/api/documents/da61b2cd5ba54e70af0d8de06cab8ae5.pdf

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National Suicide Prevention Lifeline

1-800-273-8255
Available 24 hours everyday or 1-800-273-TALK

Crisis Text Line-Text "TN" to 741 741

Suicide Prevention Lifeline for Hearing and Speech Impaired
1-800-799-4TTY (4889)

The National Hopeline Network
1-800-SUICIDE (784-2433)

Region IV Mobile Crisis Team 
1-888-287-4443

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Mental Health Referral List:

https://content.schoolinsites.com/api/documents/121207c5ac64400a8b933bea2f4edc30.pdf

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Update on State Testing from the US Dept of Education:

https://www.ed.gov/news/press-releases/helping-students-adversely-affected-school-closures-secretary-devos-announces-broad-flexibilities-states-cancel-testing-during-national-emergency

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SAT Coronavirus Updates:

https://pages.collegeboard.org/natural-disasters

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AP Updates for Schools effected by the Coronavirus:

https://apcentral.collegeboard.org/about-ap/news-changes/coronavirus-update?SFMC_cid=EM285330-&rid=15167318

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ACT Coronavirus Updates:

https://www.act.org/content/act/en/covid-19.html

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Common App regarding the Coronavirus:

https://appsupport.commonapp.org/applicantsupport/s/article/Message-from-Common-App-regarding-the-coronavirus

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Talking to kids about the Coronavirus:

https://childmind.org/article/talking-to-kids-about-the-coronavirus/

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Get2College Center

GET2COLLEGE CENTER IS STILL OPEN HELPING STUDENTS!!! FAFSA and HELP Grant deadlines are still set.

Take advantage of Free services from Get2College!

Twitter: @NMSGet2College

*FAFSA *Resume Writing *ACT Preparation * Career Exploration *College planning *Interviewing skills *FAFSA/Scholarship * Summer Bootcamps

North Mississippi Center

5699 Getwell Rd Building H, Suite 3

Southaven, MS 38672

662-349-2789

http://get2college.org/north-ms-center/

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SAT Registration
SAT Registration

SAT Registration

https://sat.collegeboard.org/register

Rise Up Mississippi
Rise Up Mississippi

Rise Up Mississippi is the MS State Financial Website

http://riseupms.com/

5 Steps for Paying for College
Five Steps for Paying for College

Step 1: Complete the FAFSA

Step 2: Apply for Scholarships

Step 3: Estimate and compare your total college costs

Step 4: Determine if you need additional money for college

Step 5: Explore additional college financing options

 

ACT Tips and Strategies
ACT Tips and Strategies

Get2College link for ACT Tips and Strategies.

https://get2college.org/act-tips-strategies

College Planning Timeline
College Planning Timeline

College Planning Timeline

How to prepare for college beginning in the 9th grade!

https://get2college.org/college-planning-timeline

Quick glance of Tuition, Admission, and much more for Mississippi colleges
College Snapshots

College Snapshots

 

Quick glance of Tuition, Admission, and much more for Mississippi colleges

https://get2college.org/college-snapshots

Career Interest Survey
Career Interest Survey

Looking for a quick, free Career Interest Survey?  Check this out!

https://get2college.org/career-interest-survey

Parent Webinars about College
Parent Webinars about College

Parent Webinars about college, scholarships, financial aid, and much more! Tune in!

https://get2college.org/parent-webinars

Creating a Resume
Creating a Resume

Need help creating a resume? Check this out.

http://get2college.sitewrench.com/assets/2537/create_your_resume6.pdf?1529616562658

College Application Checklist
College Application Checklist

College Application Checklist

*Use this great checklist for each college you apply for!*

 

http://get2college.sitewrench.com/assets/2537/application_checklist.pdf?1529614878254

Senior Checklist
Senior Checklist

Seniors-Don't forget anything! This checklist will help!

http://get2college.sitewrench.com/assets/2537/senior_year_checklist_onepage.pdf?1529616569272

Your guide to completing the FAFSA
Your guide to completing the FA FSA

 Your guide to completing the FAFSA

 

http://get2college.sitewrench.com/assets/2537/what_you_need_to_fill_out_fafsa.pdf?15300418837421

College Campus Visit Checklist
College Campus Visit Checklist

College Campus Visit Checklist

http://get2college.sitewrench.com/assets/2537/campus_visit.pdf?1529616471781

Campus Visit Tips
Campus Visit Tips

Campus Visit Tips

http://get2college.sitewrench.com/assets/2537/campus_visit_tips.pdf?1530039512892

How to choose the right college for you
How to choose the right college for you

How to choose the right college for you

http://get2college.sitewrench.com/assets/2537/choosing_the_right_college.pdf?1530039804497"