How To Connect With Your Counselor

  • To see your counselor without an appointment...

    WALK-IN TIMES: 
    Daily: 7:45 a.m. – 8:00 a.m. & 
    Mondays & Thursdays: Block 5/6
    (You can bring your lunch if you want!)

    OTHER TIMES:
    School counselors are available to meet with students by appointment. Please drop by the office to schedule an appointment, or contact your individual school counselor by email to schedule a time to meet.

    To reach the school counseling office by phone, please call 802-857-7111. We will be able to assist with any questions or needs you may have.


EHS School Counseling Team

  • EHS 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.



  • File your FAFSA in October


    Governor Phil Scott has proclaimed October as FAFSA Filing Month, setting a statewide goal of having 65 percent of seniors complete the FAFSA. The earlier you file, the more opportunities you have for financial aid and making education decisions that fit your career goals – and your pocketbook.

    Special added bonus: Any senior who completes the FAFSA by Oct. 31 could win a $1,000 scholarship from UVM, the Vermont State Colleges, Sterling College or Southern Vermont College, when they enroll.


    If you’re looking for some extra assistance, VSAC is hosting FAFSA Fridays (and some Thursday nights, too!) where you can call or walk in and get 1:1 personal assistance with one of their trained financial aid advisors. Once you finish the FAFSA, it’s only a few clicks to apply for a Vermont state grant.

    Last but not least: Our school could also win $1,000 from VSAC for a senior class activity if we get 70 percent or more of our seniors to complete the FAFSA before May 1. Wouldn’t that be great for a year-end or graduation event?


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    PAST STUDENT Transcript Request

    A transcript request must be made in writing by email, fax or letter.

    Email: pblake@ewsd.org
    (put “transcript request” in the subject line – very important)

    Fax: 802-879-5588

    Letter:

    Pam Blake, Registrar
    School Counseling  Department
    Essex High School
    2 Educational Drive
    Essex Junction, VT 05452

    You must include:

    1. Your full name
    2. Date of Birth
    3. Year of Graduation or last attended
    4. Full name and address of where transcript should be sent.

    The transcript will be mailed out within 10 business days from when the request is received.