School Choice for the 2021-2022 school year is now open! For more information, click here. For the application, click here.

    Course Registration for 2021-22: During February, EHS School Counselors will meet individually with all 9th and 10th grade students, and 11th grade remote students.  These meetings will be 10-15 minute long virtual meetings using Google Meet. Non remote 11th graders will meet in groups. Please watch for email updates about these! We will send appointment details to the student using their school email. 

    Current 8th graders: Please contact your Middle School Counselors for more information about EHS course registration.


    -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 and CLEP information: Please check the EHS AP website for more 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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