Guidance Office

Please click here for the Scheduling Request Information for 2021 - 2022


Welcome to Cooper High School, from the Guidance Office.  Matthew Dryden (last name A-G), Stacey Guthrie (last name P-Z) and Lesley Vickers (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 Matthew Dryden, Stacey Guthrie, Lesley Vickers 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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If you missed Senior parent night see below for information that was presented.


Senior Meeting:  Click here

Passcode to access the meeting is: 1eG8M^S1

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

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

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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.  Former students may request transcripts from the guidiance office, use this link - click here.

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Student Loan Video Guide

Guide to College Budgeting

Guide to College Scholarships

Scholarship Search

Federal & Private Student Loan Calculator 

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