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Guidance Office

Welcome to Cooper High School, from the Guidance Office. Dawn Hinton (last name A-G), Amy Coleman (last name P-Z) and Ben Wheeler (last name H-O) are the guidance counselors and will be available to assist with personal issues, academics, and college/career planning. We are fortunate to have Mrs. Joy Appelman as our registrar. To see a counselor, you can send an email to Dawn Hinton, Amy Coleman, Ben Wheeler or Joy Appelman.

In addition, you may stop by the guidance office before or after school and leave your name with Mrs. Appelman. Students will be called to the guidance office as time permits in order of urgency. We are committed to responding to each of your needs and with your patience we will assist you as soon as possible.

Additional Counseling Staff
Michelle Reed,  Psychologist

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SENIOR YEAR INFORMATION

If you missed Senior parent night see below for information that was presented.

Video:

Part 1 - click here

Part 2 - click here

Part 3 - click here

Part 4 - click here

Powerpoint:  Click here

Handout:  Click here

FAFSA worksheet begin filling out online now.  Click here for more details.

Financial aid tip click here

Early Graduation Information

2016-2017 is the 3rd year of implementation of the Early Graduation regulation. All students, in 9th-11th grade in public high schools can apply to “Graduate Early”, by meeting performance criteria and doing so in three years or less. For detailed explanations and guidance, go to http://education.ky.gov/educational/AL/earlygrad/Pages/default.aspx.

Colleges are Coming to Cooper! 

Various colleges will be on campus throughout the year during JAM.  If you would like to attend, please sign up in the guidance office. For further updates, visit this webpage and click on the menu on the Guidance Quick Links or look at the bulletin board in front of the guidance office.   Remember, this is another opportunity to talk one-on-one with your potential educational facility.  See the updated schedule on the tab called College Visits.

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Other Links:

To request transcripts you must use the new parchment website.  Directions for parchment website click here.  For how to videos refer to the link to parchment under quick links; guidance, parchment.

NCAA Eligibility Center Link

FASTWEB (scholarship, financial aid, college directory)

Student Loan Video Guide

Guide to College Budgeting

Guide to College Scholarships

Scholarship Search

Federal & Private Student Loan Calculator 

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