SCHS Counseling Connections

Volume 5 - January 2022


Here you will find information on current important upcoming events that you will need to know for this month. This is a great tool that provides our students and parents with valuable knowledge on a timely basis.


SCHS Finals start on Tuesday, January 11th and end on Friday, January 14th.

-The following link has the Final Exam Schedule SCHS 21-22 Final Exam Schedule
-For specific information about how to qualify to exempt first semester finals, please review the following link Final Exam Exemption Policy
-I am also including a link of Frequently Asked Questions About The Final Exam Exemption Policy that should answer any and all questions about Final Exam Exemptions and when students are allowed to miss and be at school during finals.
-In order for students to leave school during finals, parents will be required to fill out and sign a Final Exam Travel Permission Form.
-Paper copies of the Final Exam Exemption Policy, Frequently Asked Questions About The Final Exam Exemption Policy, and the Final Exam Travel Permission Form will be available in the main office starting on Monday, December 6th.
-A signed Final Exam Travel Permission Form is due to the main office (Ms. Stendal) by 3 pm on Thursday, January 6, 2022.

-Travel Permission Forms turned in after 3 pm on Thursday, 1/6/22 WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED.

ACT Registration Deadline

The deadline to register for the February 12th, 2022 ACT is January 7th.

College-bound students are encouraged to take at least one ACT their junior year.

See below link to register now:


You will need the following numbers when you register to take the ACT here at SCHS.

Our School Code is: 262850

Test Center Code:176830

Winter Wonderland Decorating Contest

The NHS put on the Winter Wonderland Decorating Contest again this year.

Below are some pictures.

Everyone who participated did an amazing job!! It is so much fun to see all of the holiday spirit around the building and how much talent the staff and students have.

1st Place= Art/IT Department

2nd Place= Counseling Department

Great job everyone!!!!!

Important Dates

  • 1/11 - 1/14: Finals
  • 1/14 : 3 Hour Early Release
  • 1/17: NO SCHOOL - MLK Day
  • 1/18: Semester 2 begins
  • 1/21: Scheduling Information goes out
  • 1/25: 8th Grade Parent Night
  • 1/26: Early Out

College/Military/Career Lunch Visits

  • 1/6: Army
  • 1/10: Central Methodist University
  • 1/20: Navy
  • 1/24: Columbia College

Community Resources

Check out our website for Community and Mental Health Resources

Community Resources

Mental Health Resources

Community Events

Big picture

SCHS Counseling Crew

Julie Basler: A-F Counselor -

Brad Bichel: G-O Counselor -

Sarah Scaturro: P-Z Counselor -

Aimee Saffo: Crisis Counselor

Dawn Tranen: Social Worker -

Amy Robertson: Registrar -

Sharon Stewart: Secretary -