Guidance & Counseling at Melissa High School

Welcome to Melissa High School Guidance & Counseling!

At Melissa High School, we are ready and willing to help students navigate their way through high school and beyond. We constantly strive to give our students every resource they need to be prepared for what lies ahead.

Emily Chapman, Counselor, A-K

Karen Gracy, Counselor, L-Z

Christina Stover, High School Special Programs Coordinator

College Events at Public Library

Relay: Heroes Today Leaders Tomorrow is hosting two upcoming college planning events at the Melissa Public Library on Sept. 21 and Sept. 26, both at 6:00 p.m. See the Facebook events below for more details.

Sept. 21 – College Planning Sept. 26 – Paying for College

PSAT Oct 2017


Melissa High School students can take the PSAT on campus on Wednesday, Oct. 11 at 8:35 a.m.

The cost is $15 (cash or check) and payment should be turned into the student’s counselor to secure a seat.

Financial Aid Nights at Collin College

The Collin College Financial Aid Office will hold a Financial Aid presentation at each of its campuses the first week of October 2017.

Oct. 2, 2017
6:30 – 8:30 p.m.
Central Park Campus Conference Center
2200 West University Drive, McKinney, TX 75071

Oct. 3, 2017
6:30 – 8:30 p.m.
Spring Creek Campus Living Legends Conference Center
2800 E Spring Creek Pkwy, Plano, TX 75074

Oct. 5, 2017
6:30 – 8:30 p.m.
Preston Ridge Campus Conference Center
9700 Wade Blvd, Frisco, TX 75035

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Access Naviance College & Career Prep

All Melissa High School students, grades 9-12, have free access to Naviance, an online tool that offers college, career, and scholarship resources! To access Naviance, students and parents can log in any time at using their student ID (i.e. 123456) and birthday in YYYYMMDD format (i.e. 19981202).

Visit the CollegeWeekLive Blog

Sept. 26 Junior/Senior Parent Meeting Presentation

Free ACT eBook - Financial Aid
This free ACT eBook leads you through the financial aid process, compares college costs, and offers ways to reduce and pay for costs that aid won’t cover.

Download the eBook Now

FAFSA Changes fro 2017-18

The new date to begin filing a FAFSA is Oct. 1, 2016. Visit the FAFSA website for more details.

Scholarships: Websites and Opportunities for Juniors and Seniors
Looking for scholarships? Find links to over 30 scholarship websites and numerous scholarship opportunities open Junior and Senior students. Bookmark and check back regularly for new additions.

Senior Class of 2017 Information

Child Abuse Reporting

Helpful Links

Below you will find information related to Texas Graduation Requirements and Texas Education Legislation.

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