Mount Shasta High School

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Summer Programs

UC Davis 2017 Young Scholars Program - Summer residential research program.  June 25 thru August 5. 40 openings. Rising Jr.'s and Sr.'s to participate in a variety of research experiences within the areas of biology and natural sciences - 6 week long. Application deadline March16, 2017 $25 application fee.

Financial Aid Night

College Applcation Night Presentation

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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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