Mount Shasta High School

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Academic Handbook

Our academic handbook has course descriptions, graduation requirements, college entrance requirements and much more.

2018-2019 Academic Handbook


Upward Bound looking for students!

MSHS now has an Upward Bound advisor on campus.  Jeanine Masciola is looking for 60 students to join her high school program. Upward bound helps high school students cast a vision for their future and continue their education beyond graduation whether is is a career technical school, community college or university.  A few of the free services this program provides are workshops, academic advising meetings, tutoring, college visits, cultural visits and summer programs.  For more information:

Parent Letter


Letter of Recommendation (you need 2)


Packets can also be picked up in room 7A or in the office.

College Options Summer Programs Scholarship

Scholarships are available!  Find out details  here.


Need some ideas of what programs to attend? If you look to your left - you'll see a link but there is also  a partial list here.

Financial Aid Night

Attend SOU or O.I.T. - Tuition deals

If you choose to attend Southern Oregon University in Ashland, you will NOT be charged out of state tuition!  Thanks to the North State Promise Scholarship program, all graduates pay resident tuition.  SOU Preview weekend Feb. 16 -17.  If you'd like to attend - please register @ or call 855-470-3377.


Oregon Institute of Technology in Klamath Falls has a reciprocity agreement with COS.  Once you  compelte 24 semester units towards your AA with a 2.0 GPA, you can transfer into their school and pay resident tuition.


Contact the school for complete details.

College Application 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,

SAT Practice - Kahn Academy

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  • Get to know the redesigned SAT (March 2016)
  • See personalized practice recommendations
  • Stay on top of important SAT dates and news
  • Practice anytime, anywhere, at no cost

Click here to begin.

Counselor e-mail:

Porteous, Barbara Sys Admin

Important Dates for Seniors

SAT & ACT dates at MSHS


  • October 7, 2017
  • November 4, 2017
  • May 5, 2018
  • June 2, 2018


  • October 28, 2017
  • June 9, 2018

Complete list of Test Center Offerings Shasta/Siskiyou County 2017-2018

Student Support

Need help? MSHS provides services to help students succeed.

After school Tutoring: Available Mondays in Mrs. Greenspan's room. (Tuesday if Monday is a no-school day)

Parent Connect (Aries): ...more

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 -


Kahn Academy (SAT Test Prep)

College Preview Days!

Campus Open Houses, tours, meet with college representatives from different academic departments, student service and the Office of Admissions. 

List of all CSU Preview Days 2017-2018