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

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

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

Teaching Experience
27 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.

COUNSELOR UPDATES AND INFORMATION, SENIOR INFORMATION, SENIOR SCHOLARSHIP INFORMATION
~ 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.


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 the Class of 2022  Scholarships have expired at this time.


MAP and EOC Testing Dates and Information
~~ Virtual students will receive letters detailing the dates and times they are required to be at school for testing.
~~ Parents are encouraged to make every effort for your student(s) to go to bed early, get a restful night of sleep, eat breakfast (free breakfast is available from the cafeteria) and arrive to school on time.
~~ Students should also bring their fully charged Chromebooks to school each day!  Please see Ms. Mossman ASAP if you are experiencing any technical difficulties, missing a charger, etc.

EOC Testing Dates for High School (April 5 – 12)
Tuesday, April 5 – Algebra 2
Wednesday, April 6 – LA2
Thursday, April 7 – Biology
Friday, April 8 – American Government
Tuesday, April 12 – Algebra 1

MAP Testing Dates for Junior High (April 20-28)
Thursday, April 21 – 8th Grade ELA Sessions 1 and 4
Friday, April 22 – 8th Grade ELA Sessions 2 & 3  AND  7th Grade Math
Tuesday, April 26 – 8th Grade Science
Wednesday, April 27 – 8th Grade Math
Thursday, April 28 –  7th Grade ELA


Testing Information (ACT and In-School Testing)

ACT Testing Information
Our ACT High School Code/CEEB Code is 260-565
Register here at www.actstudent.org (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 2021 -2022
*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
Click here for ACT Testing Dates for 2021-2022

ACT Test Preparation
ACT Test tips - Click here for link to website
ACT Test Prep Courses through SEMO University
Number2.com - ACT prep website
4tests.com - ACT practice exam

In-School Testing
ASVAB
11th Graders and Voluntary 12th Graders Who Have Not Taken the ASVAB
MAP
(Grade Level Assessments) - 7th and 8th Grade
EOC
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:
www.collegeboard.com
www.MissouriConnections.org
www.Cappex.com