News and Announcements



Event Name: College & Career Pathways 2019
When: Wednesday, February 27th
Where: Castleton University
Time: 8:30 am- 2:30 pm
Evening Component for Parents: 5pm – 8pm

Come get your permission slip in Guidance to sign up for the College & Career Pathways 2019 event for Sophomores and Juniors!

What is it and what to expect?
During the day, students will have access to concrete resources that can help them in the college and career planning process. Students will register with Guidance and can choose from workshops on topics that include SAT & ACT tips and tricks, writing the admissions essay, getting into an apprenticeship or skilled trade, pursuing non-degree credentials, and paying for college or career training programs. A bus will transport the students to and from Castleton as long as they have a permission slip completed and handed in to Ms. Ciejko in Guidance.

The evening component from 5-8 pm will provide parents and adult learners with a road map for planning and paying for college or career training. It will also feature a resource fair where parents can connect with a variety of organization and programs that support Vermonters in pursuing their dreams after high school. Register at:

Should you have more questions, Contact Dea Kimball, School Counselor, at 802-775-1925 EXT 211

MedQuest 2019

Application Deadline: March 1, 2019

Students in Grade 10, 11, and 12 that are interested in the medical field, stop by guidance to learn more about this six-day residential program! Then, if you want to apply, visit the Southern Vermont Area Health Education Center website at

Seniors Update

Applications to Colleges deadlines for enrollment occur in January for most schools. Make sure to stay on track with applications and scholarship searches! Scholarships can be found in Guidance. Make sure to visit our office frequently in the coming months to get every opportunity to apply for financial aid.

Transcript requests have to be submitted using the Transcript request form. You can get this form in Guidance or online on the Guidance Office Forms Tab. If you or your student applies through the Common App, a counselor will submit it electronically. If you do not use the Common App, make sure you complete the form for us to send it where it needs to go. Watch important Deadlines!!!!


Juniors Update

Please swing into Guidance and begin discussing what your Senior year plans may look like with Ms. Kimball. We will be having a workshop in February for College Essays. Please start thinking about topics you would like to outline for the workshop.

SATs are important! Don’t forget to sign up for SATs this spring. Typically, Juniors should take two in the Spring so they are ready for their senior year to apply to Early Action for college applications. Make sure to visit to see the registration deadlines for signing up for each SAT.


Summer Governor’s Institutes

Apply in February 2019

Visit their website at to apply online or download the application. Some programs include Arts, Humanities, STEM, and Business. Open to all 9-11th grade students. See a Counselor for any assistance.


PSAT Scores Available

To view your PSAT scores, go to The College Board website and create an account. You can access your scores there and learn what study methods will benefit you for future planning.


The 2nd edition of The Oracle, MRU’s student-run newspaper is available now!

Click here to read: MRU Oracle 2nd Edition


School Choice Applications

Mill River Union High School is now accepting applications for School Choice. Any high school student, currently in grades 8-11, interested in attending a public school out of their home district for the 2019-2020 school year must submit a Vermont School Choice Application to their home school principal on or before March 1, 2019.


 From academics to athletics and extracurricular activities MRUHS has it all! Check out the school calendar to find out what is going on at MRUHS.