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College Preview/Admission Days

CSU Chico:  Preview Day October 22nd.  This premier fall open house offers prospective fall 2017 undergraduate students and their families an opportunity to visit California State University, Chico and experience firsthand our true college town environment. The days activities can be found  here.


CSU Humboldt:  Fall Admission Day - October 28th - submit your application and register for the event by October 16th.  You can get more information on their web page.

Why attend a Community College?

Over 50% of MSHS students indicate they will begin their post-secondary education at a Community College.  I've uploaded a copy of the powerpoint presentation I gave in Senior English which spoke of the many benefits the Community College System offers - from certificate programs to transfer degrees.  If you have any questions, please don't hesitate to contact me. Why Community College.ppsx,

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COS Placement Tests/Exemptions

When enrolling at COS student's need to the an English and Math Placement test.  However, their are alternate means of demonstrating college readiness.  Student's can use their SAT scores (500 English, 550 Math) or ACT scores (22 English, 23 Math).  Also, last Spring when juniors took the SBACC they were deemed

College Prep Help

The link below will take you to, "I Need a Pencil!".  This site offers excellent information everything from SAT test prep (free) to financial aid and the college admission process.  Take some time to explore the site and garner some helpful information as you prepare for next year.


Or another excellent resource is -

Counselor e-mail:

Porteous, Barbara Sys Admin

Important Dates for Seniors

SAT & ACT dates at MSHS


  • October 1, 2016
  • November 5, 2016
  • May 6, 2017
  • June 3, 2017


  • October 22, 2016
  • June 10, 2017

Check their website above for registration deadlines.

Student Support

Need help? MSHS provides services to help students succeed.

Parent Connect (Aries): By logging into this system, you can monitor your students progress in their classes ~ grades and ...more