SHS Counseling Department
School Counselor: Jason Touchette — email@example.com
School Counselor: Heather Toth — firstname.lastname@example.org
Social Worker: Deb Harrison - email@example.com
Multiple Pathways Coordinator: Patty Davenport — firstname.lastname@example.org
Registrar & Counseling Office Mgr: Jessie Krust —email@example.com
SAT & ACT Test Dates:SAT and ACT test dates at Springfield High School have been cancelled for Fall 2020. We will re-evaluate Spring test dates and post information as soon as it is available. Other test centers may still be operating. For the ACT, please check ACT Test Center Locator to find a test and ACT Test Center Cancellations to confirm that the test center is open. For the SAT, please check SAT Test Center Locator to find a test and SAT Test Center Closures to confirm that the test center is open.
Reminders from Your Counselors
-Communication with your counselor is a VITAL part of the post-secondary planning process. Stop by and make an appointment to see your school counselor today!!!
- Jumprope - Check your students proficiency progress.
- VSAC-Career Exploration, Financial Aid, College Planning
- Naviance-College Planning & Exploration
- VTVLC-Vermont Virtual Learning Cooperative: Online courses
- Collegeboard-SAT registration; College search engine
- ACT-Information and registration
- FAFSA-Free Application for Federal Student Aid
- RVTC-Information about the technical programs offered to SHS students at the River Valley Tech Center
- NCAA Eligibility Center – Information about college athletics
Interested in doing something other than college after high school? Check out these Gap Year opportunities!
Travel, Leadership, and Enrichment Opportunities
A 48-hour immersion Institute packed with extreme learning and fun for all motivated 9-12th grade students. Students attending Winter Weekend will try out the intellectual exhilaration of a GIV summer institute in which they explore, laugh, perform, build, improvise, and more. In just one weekend, students take away more skills and inspiration than they could have ever imagined possible! More info here: Winter Weekend
Southern Vermont Area Health Education Center: http://www.svtahec.org/programs/high-school-student/med-quest/
Council for International Educational Exchange (CIEE):
A non-profit organization promoting international education and exchange. Springfield High School Alum Kaylee Haskell participated in this experience in 2013. https://www.ciee.org/
Mental Health Resources
Health Care and Rehabilitative Services Crisis Hotline: 1-800-622-4235
DrugRehab.com – information and support to people fighting addiction and substance abuse.
Substance abuse in adolescents frequently overlaps with other mental health problems. Our goal is to support teens and their families by providing resources and tools related to drug and alcohol abuse. For more information click here: https://www.drugrehab.com/co-occurring-disorder/