Counselor’s Office

Welcome to the Chaffee Jr/Sr High School Counselor's Office Website!
Mrs. Amanda Dooley, Counselor
Phone:   573-887-3226
Fax:  (573) 318-9099

Mrs. Amanda Dooley

Masters School Counseling--Southeast Missouri State University 1999-2004
BS Education (English)--Southeast Missouri State University 1991-1995

School Counseling (grades K-12)
Communication Arts (grades 7-12) and Speech and Theater (grades 9-12)

Teaching Experience
25 years--Chaffee Jr./Sr. High School

You will find information on the following below:
~ Guidance Services
~ Scholarship Information
~ Testing Information
~ Post-Graduation Planning

Guidance Services
Your counselor is available for individual counseling about personal and social issues.
Please ask your teacher for permission to come to the counseling office at any time.

~ Make sure you regularly visit the Counseling Page on the website under the Chaffee Jr/Sr High School Tab.
~ Check out and Like the Facebook page Chaffee Jr/Sr High School Counseling Dept. for important information.
~ Sign up for the School's Mobile App and Alert System.
~ Sign up for the Jr/Sr High School Announcements.
~ Seniors need to check their school mailboxes frequently.

Just a few reminders from the counselor‘s office:
1. SENIORS: Check your school mailboxes daily for senior information.
2. JUNIORS:  Email or see Mrs. Dooley if you have questions about classes, credits, ACT, etc.
4. ALL STUDENTS: Check your school email daily if at all possible.  Students may schedule individual conferences (in person or virtual) with the counselor at any time.

Cape Career and Technology Center Applications for 2020-2021
All students interested in applying for Cape Career and Technology Center (CTC) classes for next school year (2021-2022) need to complete the CTC application and submit it to Mrs. Dooley as soon as possible. 
CTC Application Enrollment Form 2021-2022

Senior Information
Seniors should check their Senior Mailboxes daily for senior information.

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Scholarship Information & Deadlines
Scholarship Information will be updated as it is received.

 All Scholarship Deadlines for Seniors 2021 are over as of April 30, 2021! 

Testing Information (ACT and In-School Testing)

ACT Testing Information
Our ACT High School Code/CEEB Code is 260-565
Register here at (credit card required)
No credit card available - See Mrs. Dooley
Qualify for free/reduced lunch? May qualify for a fee waiver - See Mrs. Dooley

ACT Testing Dates and Sites 2020-2021
*There is a possibility that the testing centers will have additional dates available. Mrs. Dooley will pass the information along when she receives it. Please continue to periodically check back for updated information.
Local Testing Sites: Scott City, Notre Dame, SEMO, Jackson

ACT Test Preparation
ACT Test tips - Click here for link to website
ACT Test Prep Courses through SEMO University - ACT prep website - ACT practice exam

In-School Testing
11th Graders and Voluntary 12th Graders Who Have Not Taken the ASVAB
(Grade Level Assessments) - 7th and 8th Grade
HIGH SCHOOL - Algebra 1 & Government
Algebra 1, Government, Biology, English II

Post-Graduation Planning
It's never too early to begin planning for your future! The internet is an invaluable tool as you plan for post-graduation. Begin by researching college websites, career options or military service. Meet with your school counselor to ensure that your high school courses are aligned with the requirements for college admission, employment or enlistment.

Below are some helpful websites: