9th grade school counseling meetings will run from 9/26-10/18. These 20-30 minute meetings are for the student and counselor only. Please see the spreadsheets on the counseling lobby windows for specific dates and times of each meeting.

    CLEP exams are currently available to all EHS students. If you have any questions, please click here. If you are not a current EHS student, please email topofvt@aol.com for more information.

    -GPA's, Report Cards and Previous Student Transcripts -  must be requested by email hkennison@ewsd.org  
    -New Students/families - click HERE for online registration or click for the paper packet HERE

    EHS Advanced Placement and CLEP information: click here!

    Testing Information for PreACT and PSAT:

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Essex High School Counseling Team

  • The goal of the school counseling program at Essex High School is to enhance the learning process for all students through academic, career, and social/emotional support. 

    The school counseling program is a collaborative effort between the school counselor, student, parents, and other educators to create an environment that promotes student achievement. 


    Hollee Kennison - Registrar, Ben Skoglund - Director of School Counseling, Maeve Murphy - School Counselor, Jon Moore - School Counselor, Jess Butler - School Counselor, Aaron Mason - School Counselor, Laura Cunningham-Firkey - School Counseling Assistant, Siobhan Barber - School Counselor and Nicole Gillis - School Counselor. 

    Please continue to check your school email daily for information from the counseling department, your teachers, administrators or more. 
    To connect with your counselor or request an appointment:



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22-23 Counselor Assignments by Student last name

  • Counselor





    Ben Skoglund


     A A GA-KE (shared)
    Jon Moore BA-CZ BA-CH BA-CZ BA-CZ
    Maeve Murphy DA-HA CI-HA DA-HAQ DA-FZ
    Aaron Mason HE-KR HE-KZ HAR-LI GA-KE (shared)
    Jess Butler LA-MO LA-NU


    Nicole Gillis MU-RA OA-SP PE-STE MU-SI
    Siobhan Barber RE-ZZ ST-ZZ KI's & STO-ZZ A & SK-ZZ