Guidance
Contact

Mrs. Megan Adams (Freshmen)

221-3153 Ext: 46044

Mrs. Tiffany Dixon (Sophomores)

221-3153 Ext: 46047

Mary G. Montgomery High School Guidance Staff

Mrs. Megan Adams       -  9th Grade - Remind 101  

Mrs. Tiffany R. Dixon   - 10th Grade - Remind 101

Mr. Josh Coburn           - 11th Grade - Remind 101 

All Counselors              - 12th Grade - Remind 101 

We welcome the opportunity to work with you and your student.  We encourage you to make an appointment when you need to meet with your student's counselor so that you can avoid a long wait.  Thank you for your cooperation.

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Listed below are many excellent summer opportunities for middle and high school students. Although Mary G. Montgomery does not sanction individual programs, many of them are great summer experiences.

 

ALABAMA LIONS CLUB HIGH SCHOOL LEADERSHIP FORUM - http://alabamalions.org/alhslf/index.html - High School students (10th-12th) learn leadership skills. Held on campus of Troy University.

MUSICAL THEATRE CAMP at Auburn University – www.auburn.edu/summercamps - Week-long residential workshop designed for music, theatre, dance and show choir students.

AUBURN UNIVERSITY SUMMER SCIENCE INSTITUTE- For rising 11 and 12th graders www.auburn.edu/cosam/outreach - For students interested in science and mathematics living in Alabama or Georgia. Real-world applications using cutting edge research equipment and exploring digital information and quantum electrodynamics.

UA EARLY COLLEGE, SUMMER ON CAMPUS AND HONORS READY (Formerly Capstone Summer Honors) University of Alabama – www.uaearlycollege.ua.edu or 1-877-823-8759 -Online Learning to earn college credit and stay academically challenged during the summer. For students currently in 10th – 12th grade.

COLLEGE VISITS – College Campus Tours www.college-visits.com - College campus tours scheduled all summer, supervised by college visits staff and high school counselors. Various tours through different parts of the United States

UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH ALABAMA – 2010 Summer Courses for Kids – www.usacontinuinged.com - Courses for all school age kids which include USA Scream 10 (basic engineering and robotics concepts), Intro to Video Editing, Movie Making Camp. Pencil and Charcoal Drawing, Geology Fundamentals, and B.E.A.C.H.E.S.

UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH ALABAMA – B.E.A.C.H.E.S. – www.usacontinuinged.com - Open to high school students who have taken one chemistry course and one biology course. Students will design and fabricate a bioengineering device that electronically tracks body temperature and develop a process of extracting oil from plant material and convert it to biodiesel.

NATIONAL SCIENCE FOUNDATION AUM PROGRAM FOR ENGINEERING AND SCIENCE STUDENTS - Email ayarber@aum.edu or call 334-244-3867 - Academic opportunity for high achieving women and underrepresented minority students who are graduating and plan to attend Auburn or AUM in the fall majoring in engineering.

ENGINEERING CAMPS AT AUBURN UNIVERSITY - www.eng.auburn.edu/tigers - For rising 8th, 9th, 10th, and 11th graders. Residential camps designed to expose students in grades 8-11 to the world of engineering. For students who are creative, like math and science, interested in how things work, solving problems and working with a team of people.

UNIVERSITY OF ALABAMA SUMMER ONLINE * CORRESPONDENCE COURSES – www.BamaByDistance.ua.edu/highschool - High school courses through written correspondence and the internet. Eligibility enrollment April 30-June 14. Special application form on website or call 1-800-452-5971.

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Helpful Websites

www.actstudent.org- ACT information

www.collegeboard.com- PSAT and AP information

http://www.ache.alabama.gov/Students&Parents/HSGrad.htm - Alabama High School Graduation Exam and diploma information

http://www.fafsa.ed.gov/- Federal student aid information

www.actaspire.org for more information

Links
Remind 101
Freshmen 
https://www.remind.com/join/mgmfr1 

Sophomores 
https://www.remind.com/join/mgmso 

Juniors 
https://www.remind.com/join/mgmjr1 

Seniors 
https://www.remind.com/join/mgmsr1 
Scholarship
FastWeb 
FastWeb is a website for Students in search for Scholarships. 
http://www.fastweb.com/ 

School Soup 
a free website listing thousands of scholarships for college 
http://www.Schoolsoup.com 

Alabama Student Aid 
Outstanding resource for college planning, questions and college information. 
http://www.alstudentaid.com 

FAFSA - Free Application for Federal Student Aid 
All students planning to attend college must complete a FAFSA.  Check out this website for details. 
http://www.fafsa.ed.gov 
College Preparation
Prep HQ 
Prep HeadQuarters is a secure internet program that helps high school students manage the college planning process by combining up-to-date college information with powerful technology. 
https://www.prephq.com/
ACT Prep
ACT Practice Test 
http://www.varsitytutors.com/practice-tests
Parent Information
Erin's Law

Parents may see their grade level counselor for more information.

http://www.erinslaw.org 
ACT ASPIRE
ACT Aspire: Understanding the ACT 
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lopXXfvvnkY 
SAT Information
SAT Student Registration Booklet 
https://collegereadiness.collegeboard.org/pdf/sat-registration-booklet-students.pdf 

SAT Practice 
https://collegereadiness.collegeboard.org/sat/practice