Juniors: During December and January, EHS School Counselors will meet individually with all 11th grade students.  These meetings will be virtual meetings using Google Meet. These meetings will include:

    • Future goals for career and/or college
    • Graduation requirements progress
    • The college search process, including admission exams, and dual enrollment options.   

    We will send appointment details to the student using their school email.   If we have a school closure we will send an e-mail to students who have appointments scheduled for that day with their new appointment date and time.  Parents/guardians are welcome to attend if they and their student would like to meet together.   



    -GPA's, Report Cards and Previous Student Transcripts -  must be requested by email - hkennison@ewsd.org  
    -New student registrations are all being done virtually (with a few exceptions) and collecting paperwork via emailfax, mail and drop-off at Main Entrance. 

    AP Students: Please check the EHS AP website for payment information and upcoming exam dates. click here!

    Testing Information for PreACT and PSAT:

     PSAT       Pre ACT







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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.

    Team Picture

    In order from left to right starting at the top: Hollee Kennison - Registrar, Andrew Roy - Director of School Counseling, Laura Cunningham-Firkey - School Counseling Secretary, Nicole Gillis - School Counselor, Jon Moore - School Counselor, Caity Katz - School Counselor, Ben Skoglund - School Counselor, Siobhan Barber - School Counselor and Maeve Murphy - 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:

Counselor Assignments by Student last name

  • Counselor





    Andrew Roy A     LI-OZ
    Jon Moore BA-CZ BA-CZ BA-DA BA-COM
    Maeve Murphy DA-HAQ DA-FZ DE-GZ CON-HE
    Ben Skoglund HAR-LI GA-KE HA-LE HI-LE
    Caity Katz LO-PA KI-MO LI-PE  
    Nicole Gillis PE-STE MU-SI PF-SU PA-SH
    Siobhan Barber STO-ZZ A & SK-ZZ A & SW-ZZ A & SI-ZZ

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