School Counseling Department
2016 - 17 Counseling Calendar
860-658-0451 x310 Fax: 860-658-1576
Campus Connection Program - Thurs., March 23rd 7 - 8:30 pm
College representatives will share their perspective on common questions about the college search and admissions process. Don't miss this informative event!
Avon/Simsbury College Fair - Tues., April 4th 6:30 - 8 pm
Visit with over 130 college representatives for valuable information at Avon High School! Click here for a list of schools attending. (updated weekly)
Simsbury Chamber of Commerce Scholarship - Deadline: March 31st
Scholarships in excess of $5,000 will be awarded to graduating senior high school students. Applications are available in the School Counseling office - or to get started, click here.
Mary Carroll-Kennedy Scholarship – Deadline: March 31st
This scholarship offers a $4,000 award and is available to Hartford Open Choice students planning on attending a two or four year college in the fall.Applications are available in the School Counseling office - or to get started, click here.
NEACAC’s Annual Scholarship for Juniors & Seniors
Deadline: Apr. 8th
Six winners (one from each of the New England States) will be awarded a $1000 Scholarship. A 500 word essay is required. Click here for more information: http://www.neacac.org/essay-contest-information-application
Joseph Lieberman Connecticut Scholarship - Deadline: April 1, 2017
This scholarship is available to seniors planning to continue their education in college or vocational school programs. Up to five $1,500 renewable scholarships will be granted each year. Applications are online and must be submitted electronically. For more information or to get started, click here.
SAT School Day - Wed., April 5th
Per the state of Connecticut it is mandatory for all juniors to take the SAT school day. Juniors should report to the school by 7:32 am and bring (2) #2 pencils, a calculator with extra batteries, and/or a backup calculator.
Grades 9, 10 & 12: Students are to report to school at 9:35 am on April 5th. There will be a modified block schedule that day as noted in a letter that was mailed home to families on March 10th.
Simsbury-Granby Rotary Scholarships - Due: April 21st
Seniors – Don’t miss an opportunity to apply for 3 large awards offered by the Simsbury-Granby Rotary Club. Applications are available in the school counseling office or to get started, click on a link below:
Rotary Scholarship Application form
Ed Dodge Scholarship Application form
Students have completed their initial course selection for the 2017 – 2018 school year, however changes can still be made if necessary. Any change to scheduled courses going forward will require a student meeting with the counselor.
Appointments with Counselors: Students should email their counselors requesting an appointment and include the following information: (email addresses can be found on our website).
- student's full name
- day/period/time he or she is available to meet
(students are not allowed to miss class)
- a brief description of what will be discussed
For urgent situations, students may always come to the counseling office without making an appointment and one of the secretaries will assist them.
Frequently Requested Forms:
Authorization to Release/Obtain Records/Withdrawal Form
Schedule Adjustment Form
Level Override Form
Instructions for Requesting Recommendation Letters
College Transcript Request Form
Scholarship Transcript Request Form