• The Scottsbluff High School Counseling Office is here to serve all students as they transition to high school, progress through the curriculum/Career Academy paths and move toward their post secondary plans.   If you need to speak with your counselor, please stop by or you can fill out a note and your counselor will get back to you as soon as possible.   Our office hours are 7:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday.  Our main phone numbers are 308-635-6245 and 308-635-6243. 



    Together We Are Stronger

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General Announcements

  • A Senior parent meeting will be held September 22nd. Education Quest Financial Aid Presentation will be held at 6:00 PM with the senior meeting to follow. The meeting will be held in the auditorium with social distancing and masks will be required. A Zoom link will also be provided for parents, guardians and students that wish to join the meeting virtually.


    Senior Class meetings will be held September 14th – 18th during English classes. E-Learners look for an email with information pertaining to these meetings.

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  • SENIORS!  ACT TESTING DATE IS SEPTEMBER 22, 2020 @ SHS!  Please click on ACT Tab for more information.  Class meetings this week will have information as well!

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  • Our 2020 Mulitcultural Youth Leadership Conference will be virtual this year in the Auditorium on September 23rd.  You must sign up in the counseling office and return your permission form by SEPTEMBER 17th!!!!

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  • Apply2College Day is Wednesday, October 7, 2020 in the SHS Board Room.  Mrs. Rotherham and several college admission reps will be available to help students with college and scholarship applications.  More information to come.

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  • This optional ASVAB test for Juniors will take place the morning of Wednesday, November 18 starting 7:45 a.m. in the Board room.  Interested JUNIORS need to sign up in the Counseling Office by FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 13.   Those taking WNCC classes, you are responsible for contacting your instructor and advising of your absence that day.    All afternoon classes will take place as usual.  

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  • Students:  Be sure to read REMIND notifications.  Your counselors use this form of media to communicate with you on upcoming dates, events and important information!  If you are having trouble linking up with REMIND, please see your counselor immediately!


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Counselors and Office Staff

College Representative Visits


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    Representatives from many post-secondary school and the military schedule visits in order to talk with students about their programs.  Notice of visits will be in the Daily Announcements and on our counseling webpage (SBPS.net/High School/Counseling)   Most representatives will be here at 11:00 a.m.   PLEASE SIGN UP IN THE COUNSELING OFFICE PRIOR TO THE VISIT, PLEASE!!!   Visits may be virtual or in-person pending health regulations.  


    Seniors:  When planning a college visit, please notify the Counseling Office and the Attendance Secretary.  This ensures your absence is excused and coded accordingly.

Scholarships 2020-2021

  • Instructions:

    Seniors!  Scholarship lists will be available in our Counseling Office October 1!  Thank you for your patience!

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Academic Testing


    Per ACT.ORG:

    COVID-19 Updates

    Thank you for your patience as we continue to navigate the COVID-19 pandemic. Visit ACT Testing Amid COVID-19 for information on testing during COVID-19. Visit COVID-19 Resources for updates and digital learning resources to assist students, teachers, schools and workers impacted by COVID-19.



    Deadline for all October test dates is September 25.  No late fees!



    October 10, 2020

    September 25, 2020

    October 17, 2020

    September 25, 2020

    October 24, 2020

    September 25, 2020

    SUNDAY October 25, 2020

    September 25, 2020

    December 12, 2020

    November 6, 2020

    February 6, 2021

    January 8, 2021

                Cost:  $55.00, with writing $70.00        

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    Check SAT test center closures and learn more about upcoming SAT administrations, including health and safety requirements. Get the latest information from collegereadiness.collegeboard.org.

             Cost:  $52.00, with essay $68.00

    View additional fees and fee waiver information at:    

      SAT Website



Homework Requests

  • Requesting homework for your student?  

    Please remember:

    • The Front Office will help to obtain homework for you for a non-school related absense if you are absent for three or more days
    • Or, call Kelsey Albright at 632-4562.  MUST request before 9:00 a.m.
    • Must be out at least three (3) days! If you wish to request homework sooner than the third day, you may contact the teachers via email.
    • We do not gather books!  Make sure your student has his/her textbooks with him.
    • Pick up will be at 3:45 p.m. or later by arrangements from the FRONT OFFICE.
    • If homework is requested, it is expected that it will be completed when the student comes back to school unless other arrangements have been made.