Starr's Mill High School Counseling
February 28, 2022
Who Are Your School Counselors?
Meshanna Marcus email@example.com Student Last Names A - D
Shellie Edwards firstname.lastname@example.org Student Last Names E - Lac
Colleen Petty email@example.com Student Last Names Lad - Re
Connie Patterson firstname.lastname@example.org Student Last Names Rf - Z
Judy Dillon email@example.com Secretary, School Counseling Department
Step 1: Review student's next year qualifications. Click here to view directions.
STEP 2: View the Virtual AP Night/Special Programs presentations. Please note that information about Work Based Learning, Yearbook, and Dual Enrollment U.S. History is also included on the list of presentations. Click here to visit website.
STEP 3: Review list of pathways and electives for 2022-23. Students and parents should make a list of at least three electives and three alternates so that students are prepared to register for those courses when they meet with their counselor. Click here to view a list of pathways and electives.
STEP 4: Student will have an individual advisement session with his/ her counselor to register for classes.
Registration Advisement Schedule
Registration and advisement sessions for each grade are as follows.
- 11th grade: Beginning Feb 9th in Math classes
- 10th grade: Beginning March 2nd in World History classes
- 9th grade: Beginning March 9th in English classes
SMHS is excited to begin the registration process for the 2022 - 2023 school year. If you have any questions, please contact your student's school counselor.
"I am proud to be Black because we have amazing food & music...we grow up to be respectful of all people and stand up for what we think. We also take pride in our hair because it brings out our uniqueness."
"I love a lot about our Black History pride, how unique our faces are in different colors...I like the way my culture has so many ways to let people know we are the future."
"I like my hair and the culture that we can show others. It's bigger than Black and White!"
"I like the versatility of our culture, our eclectic styles, our soul food, our HBCU's, our unique facial features, our stomp cheer, our step shows, our fraternities and sororities."
"I really love the food and the music. I love everything but those two are my favorite parts."
"I enjoy many aspects of my African American culture, some of my favorite being soul food, music, and family reunions."
Dual Enrollment Information
UGA 2022 Accelerated Business Program
I am excited to invite your students to apply to our 2022 Accelerated Business Program (ABP) from June 12 – 15, 2022 at the University of Georgia’s Terry College of Business. This program is open to all high school sophomores and juniors as well as seniors who have been admitted into the University of Georgia and plan to enroll this fall. Tuition is $195 thanks to generous corporate sponsorship. Applications are due March 18, 2022.
Participants get to preview "college life" by staying in a UGA residence hall, eating in the university’s award-winning dining halls, and attending a variety of instructional programs. The evenings are filled with fun outings, entertaining activities, and time to enjoy the camaraderie of fellow APB participants.
Students will often create lifelong friendships and gain a competitive advantage for college by acquiring the networking skills for internships and career advancement.
Randy S. Groomes
Director, Diversity, Equity & Inclusion
Terry College of Business, University of Georgia
Athens, GA 30602 · 706-542-1379
Piedmont Fayette Student Volunteer Program
The Piedmont Fayette Hospital Auxiliary is pleased to announce that it will again be sponsoring the summer Student Volunteer Program, beginning June 6 and ending July 29, 2022. Interested Fayette County students who are rising 9th grade through 12th grade will be given an opportunity to serve others in specific areas of Piedmont Fayette Hospital. This volunteer opportunity in a hospital setting gives exposure to young people who may become interested in pursuing a career in a medically related profession and hone soft skills.
Due to the limited number of youth volunteer positions available, applicants will be considered on a first come first serve basis and will be required to attend an interview and orientation session.
- Students in Fayette County Schools and/or children/grandchildren of Piedmont Fayette Hospital employees and volunteers.
- Students who are rising 9th through 12th grade
- Students who can commit to volunteering at least 25-30 hours over the 8 week program.
Deadline for completed applications is March 18 at 4 p.m. Completed applications should be HAND-DROPPED at the Piedmont Fayette Auxiliary Office, 1279 Highway 54 West, Fayetteville, GA 30214, 3rd floor.
If you have any questions I can be reached at 770-719-7287 or Charlang.Ferguson@piedmont.org. Please stop by Starr's Mill High School Counseling Department to pick up application.
The American Legion Auxiliary
The American Legion is sponsoring BOYS STATE and GIRLS STATE this summer. Girls State/Boys State is sponsored by the American Legion Auxiliary and is a unique citizenship training program in which Auxiliary members guide the youth of our nation toward an understanding, comprehension and appreciation of their roles as United States Citizens. Delegates to the Girls State/Boys State programs are selected in their junior year based on their potential leadership qualities, interest in government and current events, high moral character, and above average scholastic standing.
BOYS State will be held at Gordon State College in Barnesville, Georgia from June 12-18, 2022. GIRLS State will be held at Valdosta State University from June 12-17, 2022. Come by Guidance to pick up applications and more info. Applications for Girls State are due in Guidance by March 4. Boys State applications must be submitted to Post 50 by May 20, 2022.
More Scholarship Opportunities
Please contact any class of 2022 sponsor for information displayed here.
SMHS Counseling Schoology Page
- AP College Credit Policy
- GPA Quality Point Calculation
- Mental Health and Crisis Resources
- Work Based Learning
- Dual Enrollment