Comet Counseling

Meet the Counselor

Ashley Finley

Ashley Finley

Marionville High School Counselor

417-258-2521

Welcome Message

Greetings from your Comet Counselor!

Hello! Welcome to the website for the Counseling Department at Marionville High School. The purpose of this website is to share important information about information from the counseling department....whether that be tips for parents, to testing schedules, to making plans for after high school. Looking for information on something and it isn't here? Let me know and I would be happy add it! This page is a work in progress.......I appreciate your feedback!

ACT Testing Dates

Marionville's School Code: 262-090

The October and April tests are given at Marionville High School!! Fee waivers are available if you are on free or reduced lunch.

Visit www.actstudent.org to register!

Test Date
October 27th
December 8th
Feburary 9th
April 13th
June 8th
Registration Deadline
September 28th
November 2nd
Janurary 11th
March 8th
May 3rd

Programs of Interest

A+ Program

To be eligible for assistance you must meet the following requirements:

 High School StudentsInitial PostsecondaryStudentsRenewal Students
  • Be a U.S. citizen, permanent resident, or lawfully present in the U.S.
  • Enter into a written agreement with your high school prior to graduation.
  • Attend a designated A+ high school for 3 consecutive years immediately prior to graduation.1
  • Graduate with an overall grade point average of 2.5 or higher on a 4.0 scale.
  • Have at least a 95% attendance record overall for grades 9-12.
  • Perform at least 50 hours of unpaid tutoring or mentoring, of which up to 25% may include job shadowing.
  • Maintain a record of good citizenship and avoid the unlawful use of drugs and/or alcohol.
  • Beginning with the high school senior class of 2015, have achieved a score of proficient or advanced on the Algebra I end of course exam or a higher level DESE approved end-of-course exam in the field of mathematics.3

http://dhe.mo.gov/ppc/grants/aplusscholarship.php

  • Continue to meet the eligibility requirements for initial students.
  • Maintain a 2.5 grade point average on a 4.0 scale and otherwise maintain satisfactory academic progress as defined by your school.4
  • Make a good faith effort to secure all available federal financial aid by completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)each academic year.  If you are attending a school that does not participate in Title IV programs you must complete the FAFSA4caster,which is a tool for estimating your level of need for federal financial aid.

Marionville High School offers dual credit through OTC, MSU and Drury University. Currently, half of all dual credit tuition is paid by the high school- what an opportunity for our students!