COUNSELING DEPARTMENT

Phone: 978-897-8891
Fax: 978-897-6089

Counselors are available Monday through Friday, during the regular school day. The office is closed during school vacations and holidays.

Amy Petroskey, M.Ed., Ed.S.

Certified School Guidance Counselor
Caseload: Last names A-La
Email: apetroskey@maynard.k12.ma.us
Phone: 978-897-8891 x3210

Nicole Fernald, M.Ed., C.A.G.S.
Certified School Guidance Counselor
Caseload: Last names Lb-Z
Email: nfernald@maynard.k12.ma.us
Phone: 978-897-8891 x3209

Dana MacPhee, M.A., C.A.G.S.
Certified School Guidance Counselor
Certified School Adjustment Counselor
Caseload: Specific students, last names A-Z
Email: dmacphee@maynard.k12.ma.us
Phone: 978-897-8891 x3105

Soteria Zouzas
School Counseling Intern
Email: szouzas@maynard.k12.ma.us
Phone: 978-897-8891 x3122

SCHOOL COUNSELING

IMPORTANT DATES

NEACAC Virtual College Fairs

NEACAC is hosting two virtual college fairs for students:

  • Thursday, October 21, 6-8pm

  • Sunday, November 7, 1-3pm

Registration for students is REQUIRED for Virtual Fairs, but FREE! Please register here. On event day, students will log into the same site. In addition to the listed event dates, the booths will remain open for use through November 30th.

If you already registered for an in-person fair, please log into your account at 
https://neacac.swoogo.com/Registration and click on the red “modify” link to add the Virtual Fair to your registration. No need to start a new profile!

The Virtual College & Career Transition Conversation Series for Students with IEPs, 504s and Mental Health Challenges

This free, virtual webinar series is a great opportunity for any student (and their family) who might need accommodations in college and/or who is dealing with mental health challenges and is concerned about the transition to college. 

  • October 26th-30th, 2021

More information can be found on the schedule. Please register in advance today!

MEFA College Financing Webinars

MEFA is offering webinars designed to help students and families understand the financial aid application process and how to finance college. They are also holding webinars to support families in completing the FAFSA and the CSS Profile. See the dates and sign up for these webinars here

MHS COUNSELING EVENTS AND INFORMATION

9th Grade Lessons

The school counselors have been going into the freshman G block rotation classes to introduce ourselves, share more about our roles in the school, and present information about the high school and academic requirements. Please ask your student is they've met us yet!

12th Grade Lessons

The school counselors went into senior project classes beginning on Friday, September 17 to talk about senior year expectations, preparation for college applications, and to remind students to be scheduling appointments with their counselor.

PREVIOUS EVENTS

TRANSITIONING TO COLLEGE WITH A 504 PLAN OR IEP
PRESENTED BY MHS SPECIAL EDUCATION, SCHOOL COUNSELING, AND MPS' SEPAC

PRESENTATION SLIDES

Barbara Ahern, director of disability services at Middlesex Community College, joined us to share information for families about the differences between high school and college disability services, how to apply for services, what post-secondary accommodations look like, as well as community-based resources in Massachusetts, and resources for transitioning to college.

TESTING

SAT TESTS

Register at www.collegeboard.org
-November 6
-December 4
-March 12
-May 7
-June 4
Please reach out to your counselor if you need a fee waiver.

ACT TESTS

Register at www.actstudent.org
-October 23
-December 11
-February 12
-April 2
-June 11
-July 16
Please reach out to your counselor if you need a fee waiver.

RESOURCES

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CLASS SPECIFIC PAGES