Phone: 978-897-8891
Fax: 978-897-6089

Counselors are available Monday through Friday during the school day. If you need to meet outside of regular hours, please contact us.

Nicole Fernald, M.Ed., C.A.G.S. (she/her)
Certified School Guidance Counselor
Caseload: Last names Lb-Z
Phone: 978-897-8891 x3209
Office: B109

Dana MacPhee, M.A., C.A.G.S. (she/her)
Certified School Guidance Counselor
Certified School Adjustment Counselor
Caseload: Specific students, last names A-Z
Phone: 978-897-8891 x3105
Office: A203

Amy Petroskey, M.Ed., Ed.S. (she/her)
Certified School Guidance Counselor
Caseload: Last names A-La
Phone: 978-897-8891 x3210
Office: B110

Abigail Kilcommins (she/her)
School Counseling Intern
Phone: 978-897-8891 x3219
Office: B111

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NEACAC College Fairs

The New England Association for College Admission Counseling (NEACAC) is offering 2 area college fairs this spring:

  • Assumption University, Worcester: Tuesday, May 16th, 5-7pm

  • Bridgewater State University: Tuesday, May 23rd, 9-11am AND 12-2pm

For more information, please click here.

NACAC College Fair

The National Association for College Admission Counselors (NACAC) is offering their annual college fair in Boston this spring.

  • Tuesday, May 2nd: 9am-12pm and 6-8:30pm

  • Wednesday, May 3rd, 9am-12pm

The event takes place at the Boston Convention and Exhibition Center (BCEC) at 415 Summer St., Boston. For more information and registration please click here.

Massachusetts Educational Financing Authority (MEFA) Webinars

MEFA offers different webinars related to all aspects of the college process.

Comparing College Loan Options - Thursday, June 1, 12-1pm OR Wednesday, July 12, 6:30-7:30pm
This webinar will help you differentiate among college loan options and better understand the true cost of borrowing. More information and registration can be found here.

Financial Aid 101 - Monday, May 8, 6:30-7:30pm
Receive information and clarity on the entire college financial aid application process. More information and registration can be found here.


Junior Postsecondary Planning

On Thursday, March 30th, school counselors presented to junior families about the post-secondary planning process. On Wednesday, April 5th and Thursday, April 6th, counselors went into history classes to present information about this process to juniors.

You can view the slides presented to families here and a recording of the full presentation is available here. Please also feel free to refer to the Postsecondary Planning Timeline and Resources page for more information. There are links to a few additional documents to start the planning process on the Class of 2024 Google Classroom.

School counselors would like to meet with all students and families about this process. Please set up a meeting by doing the following:

Students with 504s or IEPs

The process to receive accommodations at college is not the same as in high school. Students need to disclose their disability and request accommodations through the office of disability services (sometimes also called accessibility services). For more information about the transition to college with a disability, check out these resources.


Upcoming SAT TESTS

Register at
- May 6 - registration deadline is 4/7
- June 3 - registration deadline is 5/4
Please reach out to your counselor if you need a fee waiver.

Upcoming ACT TESTS

Register at
- June 10 - registration deadline is 5/5
- July 15 - registration deadline is 6/15
Please reach out to your counselor if you need a fee waiver.