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:
Class of 2021 Counselor, Mrs. Hellwig (In office Tuesday - Friday)
Class of 2022 Counselor, Ms. Merritt (In office Tuesday - Friday)

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


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


Virtual Commit to Success Workshops for students.  Students will need to RSVP to  Email:


Duke University Pre-College, Mar 3, April 10  Duke Pre-College invites current high school students, parents, guardians, and education professionals to learn more about Duke Pre-College programs.   Registration is FREE to all attendees.   Learn more about our academic programs for high school students through video or text chat. During the event view helpful webinars on how to strengthen the student application and how to enhance the summer program experience.   REGISTER NOW

St. Louis Area Regional Rep Association (STARR), FREE ACT Section Workshop Series.  Mar 4 Reading; Each session will focus on one individual section of the ACT.  Choose the section where you need the most help or register for them all.  REGISTER HERE

STL CAPS, March 4, 6-8pm. Technology Solutions & Logistics Info Night for Interested Students,Parents, and Educators Hosted By Oasis Digital,  Interested in a profession in future forward careers like computer science, software & website development, coding, or cyber security? Would you like the opportunity to learn about technology’s role in developing solutions to our most complex problems?  Register to attend and join St. Louis CAPS and our primary business partner, Oasis Digital, to learn about the Technology Solutions & Logistics course. Attendees will have the opportunity to engage with a panel of current students, professionals, and, for in-person attendees, tour Oasis Digital’s new headquarters. St. Louis CAPS provides juniors and seniors the opportunity to fast-forward beyond college and test-drive their future in high-skill, high-demand professions. Our courses are eligible for high school credit & college credit. Each course is offered during the school day and immerses students in the real-world for an entire school year.

Join Us Via Zoom Or In-Person!  Link To Required Registration Site 

Apply To St. Louis CAPS:

Missouri Association for College Admission Counseling.  Missouri’s SHOW-ME Virtual College Fair & College Planning Sessions.  March 9 & 10, 2021.  5:00 - 7:45 PM CST.  Registration is now open for our FREE Virtual College Fair & College Planning Sessions!  Sign-up to virtually connect with colleges and universities from around the U.S. and internationally.  During Missouri’s Show-Me Virtual College Fair on March 10th, you can hear from 5-6 colleges in each 45 minute session. You can ask questions of the college representatives throughout the presentations, too!  PLUS, we are offering FREE college and career planning sessions on March 9th, BEFORE the Virtual College Fair.  Tuesday, March 9, 2021: College Planning Sessions, College Planning 101: 5:00 - 5:45 PM Central Time, Financial Aid & Scholarships 101: 6:00 - 6:45 PM Central Time, Highly Selective Admissions: 7:00 - 7:45 PM Central Time, Career Awareness for High School Students: 7:00 - 7:45 PM Central Time.  Wednesday, March 10, 2021: Freshman College Fair.  5:00 - 7:45 PM Central Time.  Choose from 126 national and international colleges.  Check out the schedule, list of colleges, and college and career planning sessions!

Register HERE

MEGA Visit,
Kansas State University, Missouri State University, University of Alabama, University of Kentucky, and University of Missouri-Columbia are teaming up to offer MEGA visits, Mar. 30th; Apr. 15th; & May 6th6:15-7:00pm.   There will be 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:
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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