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 

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 . 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.  Google spreadsheet with UCM websites' links:

UMSL Honors Day, Oct 1, 6pm Honors Day, Oct 10, 10am Freshman Honors Day, Oct 28, 4pm Honors Day, Nov 24, 3pm Honors Day, Learn virtually what it is like to be an honors student at UMSL.  Hear from faculty and current students.  Learn about scholarship opportunities. Get answers to all of your questions. Register Here.

Missouri Chamber Manufacturing Alliance
October 2nd, 9am to 1pm.  Join the Missouri Chamber Manufacturing Alliance, in partnership with Missouri Enterprise and the Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education, as we host a free, half-day MFG Day livestreamed event that will bring dozens of manufacturers “Zooming" into classrooms and homes around the state. Open to all grade levels and academic class types. AGENDA PDF HERE!   REGISTER HERE  Unsure what MFG Day is? See last year's recap video here!

MEGA Visit Invitation, 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:

EDU Canada Virtual Fair, Oct 6, 5-10pm, Join the Government of Canada Virtual

Education Fair, hosted by the Embassy and Consulates of Canada in the United States. Meet representatives from Canadian universities, colleges, language schools and high schools and learn about opportunities for studying in Canada!  REGISTER 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.

Forensic Science Webinar Series, 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:  

Please check our website 

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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