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Incoming Seahawks Registration Presentation

If you missed anything or where not able to attend the Zoom meeting for incoming Freshman, click the link above to view some important information. 

Link to the Incoming Seahawk Registration Zoom Meeting 5/20/2020

link to the Q&A Meeting Document 5/21/2020



Registration season is upon us! The PHS Counseling Department is hosting Zoom Question and Answer sessions this week to provide support for students prepping for registering for classes starting on May 11.

Link and info on how to access the meetings is posted in students' schoology Graduation Class Counseling page.

Class of 2023 ZOOM meeting Thursday, May 7, 1-2pm
Class of 2022 ZOOM Meeting Thursday, May 7, 2:30 - 3:30pm
Class of 2021 ZOOM Meeting Friday, May 8, 2:00 - 3:00pm


Plan for the Q&A: 

-All student/parents will remain on mute for the entirety of the meeting.

-Please ask questions in the Chat Box during the zoom.

-DO NOT share personal information that you wouldn't otherwise be sharing with large groups of people. 

-Written Q&A will be posted after the meeting on this page



Counseling Center


Senior Parent Meeting Presentation

If you missed the Senior Parent Meeting, here is the slide presentation of the information we spoke about.

If there are still any questions give us a call.

phs/PHS SR PARENT NIGHT Class of 2020.pdf

We are excited to start the 2019-2020 school year.


The Counseling Center is available to assist students in educational planning, social/personal development, scholarships and post-high school planning. The emotional well being of our students is of the utmost importance to their success. The following list briefly describes the resources available:

Educational Planning

  • Scheduling
  • Credit Checks
  • Credit Recovery towards on time graduation
  • AP Testing
  • PSAT

Social/Personal Development

  • Conflict resolution
  • Stress management techniques
  • Time management skills
  • Substance abuse information/resources

Post High School Planning

  • District Post High School Planning Night
  • Financial Aid
  • Scholarships
  • College entrance exam information: SAT, ACT
  • College resources

Scholarship Resources

  • Monthly scholarship bulletins (online, in the counseling office and career center)
  • Local scholarship book (available in the Spring)

State Assessments

  • High School Proficiency Exam – Reading, Writing, and Science
  • End of Course Exams – Algebra 1 and Geometry
  • Alternative options to State Assessments (Collection of Evidence, SAT, ACT)

Counseling Assignments:

Name                                          Email
Molly Copeland x 4437 Molly Copeland A – C
Erin Doran-Ho x 4435 Erin Doran-Ho D – HN
Missy Lichau x 4571 Missy Lichau HO – MI
Alison Hughes x 4434 Alison Hughes MJ – SE
Peggy Cooper x 4436 Peggy Cooper SH – Z
Dave Burmark x 3975 Dave Burmark Career/College Placement & AP Coordinator
Susan McNellis x 4413 Susan McNellis Registrar
Donna Minshull x 4431 Donna Minshull Counseling Secretary

Contact Us:

Office Hours: 7:00am – 3:30pm
Phone: (253) 530-4431
Fax: (253) 857-3588