Frequently Asked Questions
How do I schedule an appointment to see my counselor?
Any student may schedule an appointment with a counselor by coming to the Counseling Office (1.246) before or after school or between classes. Appointments are scheduled on a first-come first-served basis by Mrs. Kabrich, the counselor's secretary.
Do I just leave class at the time of my appointment?
When you schedule your appointment, Mrs. Kabrich will give you a pass to show your teacher so you may leave class at your appointment time.
What if I'm taking a test or quiz at the time of my counseling appointment?
Come to the counseling office as soon as you are finished with your test or quiz. Your counselor will either see you then or schedule another appointment for you.
What do I do if I need to request a transcript to send to a college?
Transcipt request forms are located in the counseling office. After completing the form, place it in the basket and then pick up your transcipt 48 hours later from Mrs. Thiman in the counseling office. The cost for each transcript is $5 and includes grades, test scores and immunizations.
Can my counselor mail my transcript and college application for me?
No, students are responsible for mailing all necessary documents to their college. It is the student's responsibility to meet all college deadlines.
Where do I get information about the SAT and the ACT?
SAT and ACT registration information and materials are located in the counseling office from your counselor or from Mrs. Zimmer, the Career Specialist in Rm. 1.280
What is the Mill Creek high school code number for the SAT and the ACT?
The number is 111653 and is required when registering for the SAT or the ACT.
I'd like to apply for a scholarship that I saw in the senior newsletter. Where do I get the application?
To obtain a scholarship application, fill out a scholarship request form, located outside the PAD. Place the completed request form in the box and Mrs. Zimmer will get the requested application to you within 24 hours.
What is "The PAD"?
The PAD (Planning and Development) is Mill Creek High School's career/college center and is located in room 1.280. Mrs. Zimmer, the career specialist, is available to help you research colleges, careers and scholarships. Help with application completion is available, too. In addition, an individualized study skills program is available for student use.
Can my counselor change my schedule?
Counselors at Mill Creek High School do not change schedules. Counselors assist students with course selection and advisement but all schedule changes are made by Mrs. McIntyre, the Curriculum AP, in the Curriculum Office (1.216).
Can my counselor give me an attendance certificate so that I can get my driver's license?
No, your counselor cannot give you an attendance certificate. Certificate of Attendance can be requested in the Attendance Office, students should allow 2 days for processing. A fee of $3 is due upon request.
What is an ADAP card and where do I get one?
An ADAP card is the card that you get from your health teacher when you successfully complete the drug/alcohol course required for your driver's license. If you loose your ADAP card, you must go to the front office and pay $5 to request a new one. If you took the drug/alcohol course at another school and you loose your ADAP card, you must contact your previous school to request a new card.
Can my parents meet with my counselor without an appointment?
In order to keep your parent from waiting, it would be best if they schedule an appointment ahead of time to talk with your counselor.
Can my counselor help me find a tutor?
Yes, counselors have information about school sponsored tutoring programs as well as a list of tutors available in the community.
Will my counselor keep my conversations confidential?
Yes, your counselor will keep your conversations confidential unless you are being harmed by someone, planning to harm yourself, or planning to harm someone else.