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Today: 4/23/18

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Ms. Cooper

Ms. Cooper

Ms. Kruse

Ms. Kruse

Ms. Larez

Ms. Larez

Ms. MacIntyre, Crossroads Counselor

Ms. Tay MacIntyre, Crossroads Counselor

Ms. McJimsey

Ms. McJimsey

Ms. Velhagen, College & Career Counselor

Ms. Velhagen

Welcome!

EHS Counseling 2017-18

Counseling Secretary Ms. Julie Marquez: 296-4871 x 35024
Student Last Name                     Counselor                     E-Mail                                     Phone

A-Di                                             Ms. Casey Cooper        casey.cooper@aps.edu          296-4871 x35038
Dj-Gl                                            Ms. Megan Larez          megan.larez@aps.edu           296-4871 x35047
Go-Man                                       Ms. Maddy Kruse          madeline.kruse@aps.edu      296-4871 x35044
Mar-Ro                                        Ms. Brenna McJimsey   brenna.mcjimsey@aps.edu   296-4871 x35010
Ru-Z                                            Ms. Trisha Mertens        trisha.mertens@aps.edu       296-4871 x35009
College & Career Readiness      Ms. Valerie Velhagen     velhagen@aps.edu                296-4871 x 35013
Crossroads (Substance Abuse)  Ms. Tay MacIntyre         tay.macintyre@aps.edu          296-4871 x35190

Sign up for important counseling/college & career updates from Ms. Velhagen

Get important counseling/college & career updates on your phone:

Class Instructions
Class of 2018: Seniors Text @msvelh to the number 81010. (If that doesn't work, text @msvelh to (505) 903-5382.)
Class of 2019: Juniors Text @4gk3f to the number 81010. (If that doesn't work, text @4gk3f to (505) 903-5382.)
Class of 2020: Sophs Text @26hgf to the number 81010. (If that doesn't work, text @26hgf to (505) 903-5382.)
Class of 2021: Freshmen Text @c9k932 to the number 81010. (If that doesn't work, text @c9k932 to (505) 903-5382.)

 

registration for homeschooled or non-APS students coming to Eldorado

To start the process of registration for the 2018-19 school year, come to Eldorado's Counseling Department (1st floor, Admin. Building) starting March 12, 2018, to pick up a registration packet. Questions? Contact Julie Marquez: 296-4871 x35024 or julie.marquez@aps.edu

After you obtain a registration packet and fill it out, you'll need to return it to Eldorado along with this information:

1. Shot/immunization record
2. Rental/mortgage statement (showing you live in Eldorado district)
3. One utility bill (NOT water bill)
4. Transcripts/current grades from your student's last school

Please note: a parent must accompany student to registration unless student is a legal, independent adult.

Grad Night! Seniors, celebrate!

Click here for Grad Night flier, with ticket sale dates & details!

Click here for Grad Night WAIVER, which needs to be signed by a parent if you'll be under 18 on May 9.

 

math placement test for incoming students from non-APS schools

The math placement test for incoming students will be offered on April 4th and May 3rd.  The test will be held in the Eldorado Media Center (library) from 3:00 - 4:30 PM.  If your child is an incoming freshman from one of our "feeder" schools, your child has already taken the test.  This test is for all other incoming freshmen.

college visits at EHS 2017-18

All college visits take place in the Counseling Department unless otherwise announced, and are typically open to seniors & juniors. There are two ways to sign up:

2017-18 College Visits

  • Syracuse University, New York: Wed., April 25 @ 11 AM
  • Check back regularly: more to come!
     

fafsa (college financial aid) for seniors

What is the FAFSA, and how & when do we fill it out? The Free Application for Federal Student Aid is an online application for federal government aid for college. Colleges use the FAFSA to help ...more

ACT & SAT 2017-18

Click on the tab at left for ACT & SAT dates and registration info.
Eldorado is NOT a test site for the ACT or the SAT. When you register online, you will select a local test site convenient to you.
...more

college fly-ins!

class of 2017 postsecondary plans & scholarships

The EHS Class of 2017 was awarded over $8 million in scholarships! Click here to see where our grads are headed after graduation.

College Advice

Click here for a college counseling website interview with Ms. Velhagen.

For college search websites and advice, click the "College Resources" and "College Preparation" links at left.  
For career information and links to career interest inventories, see "Career Resources" link at left.

bridge and lottery scholarships: how do they work??

See FAQs below!  

careers with ABQ Police department

Considering a career on the police force?  Police Service Aides are paid $14.12/hour to assist police officers, and along the way are trained in the process to enroll in the Police Academy when old enough.  You can qualify to apply for the PSA Program at age 18 with your high school diploma.  Click here for information. 

STUDY ABROAD PROGRAMS

Considering studying abroad?  We have information on several international programs. Studying abroad -- whether for a semester or a year -- involves a great deal of planning and can be a challenge in terms of earning credits toward graduation. Ask your counselor for details.

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