Madison Counseling Department

Counseling Office Hours: Monday - Friday from 8:15 am to 4:45 pm

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Welcome Mavericks!!

We hope this communication finds you all safe and healthy and that you are having an amazing year! Below you will find up-to-date information regarding counseling topics and upcoming events. Please know that we are here for you.


Our sincere appreciation,


The Madison Counseling Department


Meet Your Counselor Video

Upcoming Events

NEISD Career & Technical Magnet Program Information and Application

Senior News

Seniors and Senior Parents: Please join the Remind App for all information regarding the class of 2022.


  • Seniors: text @madmavs22 to 81010
  • Senior Parents: text @22madsen to 81010



Please join your Class of 2022 Google Classroom (join code: xrbseq3) in order to receive ALL the information related to being a senior. Please contact the senior class sponsor, Jessica Parlett Saenz (jsaenz@neisd.net), with any questions you may have. Thanks so much!

Create Your Federal Student Aid ID

REQUIRED: The Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) is required by all seniors starting the 2021-2022 school year. Please click the links below to find out more and create your FSA ID.


CLICK HERE FOR MORE INFORMATION ABOUT FAFSA


CLICK HERE FOR MORE INFORMATION ABOUT TAFSA

Senior Fees (Mrs. Saenz - Room E14)

Senior fees are $65 and cover the following:


  • Senior Shirt and lanyard
  • Field trip to EVO on April 5th (Permission form deadline is March 4, 2022)
  • Transportation
  • Food
  • Senior items at the end of the year
  • Senior Activities at the end of the year


Fees can be paid in E14 with either cash/check or online through http://www.neisd.schoolcashonline.com (there is a service fee)


Students: Please see Mrs. Saenz in E14 if you have questions.

2022-2023 Course Selection

Students will be able to enter their 2022-2023 course selections starting January 24th - February 18th!! All course selections will be entered by the student using Skyward Student Access.

Parent and Student Presentations

Important Exams

STAAR EOC Exams

The STAAR/EOC December Retest will be for any student who has not met the minimum score requirement or who did not test in 2020-2021. These exams are required for graduation.

Advanced Placement (AP) Testing

Important student and parent information:


2021-2022 AP Parent Letter


2021-2022 AP Student To-Do List --AP Registration


Questions? Please contact Meghan Myers at mmyers@neisd.net

SAT Weekend

The next SAT Weekend Exam Administration is scheduled for Saturday, March 12, 2022, at Madison High School. Questions? Contact Mrs. Kim Stelter at kstelt@neisd.net


Students MUST bring the following on test day:


  1. Student Test Ticket
  2. Valid photo ID (student ID, TDL, Texas ID, Passport)
  3. Calculator (we do not provide calculators to students)
  4. 2 #2 pencils (not mechanical)


Testing starts at 8:00 a.m. with check-in at the library (front of the school)


2021-2022 SAT Test Dates


SAT Practice on Khan Academy


SAT Practice Tests

SAT Practice Test

Cafe College Fall 2021 Calendar of Events

ACT

The ACT Weekend Exam Administration will be on Saturday, February 12 , 2022 at Madison High School. Please visit ACT for more information on registration deadlines and available test sites.


ACT Test Dates


Register for the ACT


Students MUST bring the following on test day:


  1. Student Test Ticket
  2. Valid photo ID (student ID, TDL, Texas ID, Passport)
  3. Calculator (we do not provide calculators to students)
  4. 2 #2 pencils (not mechanical)


Question? Contact Mrs. Meghan Myers at mmyers@neisd.net

ACT Practice Test

Cafe College Fall 2021 Calendar of Events

General Housekeeping Items

NEISD Extended After Hours Zoom Tutoring

Tutoring is from 6:00pm - 8:00pm (Monday-Thursday)


Extended Tutoring Program and Log-in Instructions

Transcript Request

  • Watch this how-to video on requesting a transcript.
  • Official transcript requests will continue to be completed online using ScribOrder or use the QR Code to access the site.
  • All unofficial transcripts should be accessed via Skyward Family Access Portal and can be found under the "portfolio" tile.
  • Questions? Please contact Catherine Piper at cpiper@neisd.net

Verification Of Enrollment (VOE) Letters

All letters will be processed in a timely manner either through email or in person.


Questions? Please contact Mrs. Sandra Avalos

Grades/Assignments/Due Dates

  • All questions regarding course assignments, grades, and due dates need to be directed to your student's teacher via email.

Course Selection and Endorsement Information

Honor Graduate Designation

All honor graduate seniors will be notified by email in January, 2022, through the NEISD student email, of their official honor graduate designation. The honor graduate designations include the following:


  • Summa Cum Laude: 100+ Overall Weighted Grade Average
  • Magna Cum Laude: 95-99 Overall Weighted Grade Average
  • Cum Laude: 90-94 Weighted Grade Average


This designation is based on all courses taken throughout high school and is not viewable on the student’s transcript or Skyward Family Access. If you have questions, please contact your student’s counselor.

Scholarship Information

Class of 2022 (Current Seniors)


Also, please visit the Madison College & Career Center's One-Stop-Shop for up-to-date announcements, scholarships, financial aid, and more!!!

Meet Your Madison Counselors

Meet your STAN Counselor/Mental Health

Hello Mavs,

My name is Ashton Chandler, I am the STAN Intervention Counselor at Madison. I am here to help students with any social-emotional counseling needs that they may have. I know this is an uncertain time for all so, please feel free to reach out with any concerns. I can be reached by phone: 210-356-1421 or email: achand1@neisd.net. I am also happy to meet with students over Zoom for face-to-face counseling. I look forward to hearing from you. Stay well!

Meet your Madison Data Processor and Registrar

Meet your College, Career, Military Readiness Specialist

Hi! My name is Meghan Myers. I am the College, Career, and Military Readiness (CCMR) Specialist at Madison. I look forward to helping students reach their post-secondary goals whether that be attending college, technical school, enlisting in the military, or going into the workforce. I will be also be your PSAT, SAT School Day, Advanced Placement (AP), and Senior TSI Coordinator. Please feel free to reach out to me with any questions you may have at 356-1498 or mmyers@neisd.net. Go Mavs!

Meet your Family Specialist

Hello Families and Students!


I am Sabrina Lara, the Family Specialist at Madison High School. I am eager to get to know and work with each of you at the campus. My goal is to provide educational, social, and academic services to the Madison Community. Please feel free to contact me with any questions or concerns.


Madison Family Engagement Smore


Hola Padres de Familia y Estudiantes

Mi nombre es la Sra. Lara, la nueva Especialista de Familia de la preparatoria Madison. Estoy ansiosa por conocer y trabajar con cada uno de ustedes en la escuela. Mi objetivo es porporcionar servicios educativos, sociales y academicos a la Comunidad de Madison. No dude en ponerse en contacto conmigo con cualquier pregunta o inquietud. Muchas Gracias y nos vemos pronto!


Atentament,


Sra. Sabrina Lara

Helpful Counseling Resources

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Rooted In Love

Posted by Jostens

17 Apps to Help Kids Stay Focused

Published by Common Sense Media

Social Emotional Learning to Help in Times of Stress

Published by CDC, National Association of School Nurses, and the National Association of School Psychologists.

Magange Anxiety & Stress

Published by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Parent/Caregiver Guide to Helping Families Cope

Published by the National Child Traumatic Stress Network

Meet Your College Advisors -- GO CENTER

Message from your San Antonio Educational Partnership Advisor

Hello students! This is Mr. Medina your SAEP College Advisor. I am available to you and can be reached at the following email address:


Justice Medina j-medina@neisd.net


We are available to answer any questions you may have regarding the following:


  • College Searches / Applications / Essays
  • FAFSA
  • Scholarships
  • SAT/ACT registration


Please visit our GO Center One-Stop-Shop for up-to-date announcements, scholarships, financial aid, and more!!!