• Hello SHS,

    I would first like to thank you for stopping by my online office. We've been dealt an incredible opportunity to adapt and overcome this obstacle together. "When life gives you lemons, make lemonade," and that is exactly what we are going to do. I will be with you every step of the way, and ask that you bear with me as I navigate this online world of College/Career Counseling.

     

    Please check back often on this page for updated information. 

     

    Email Address: ashley.carrow@smyrna.k12.de.us 

     

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    Preparing for life after graduation can be overwhelming – whether you are planning to attend college, join the military or enroll in a trade school. The Delaware Student Success webinars are designed to help you with these decision. Please click on the link below for more information on their calendar of events.  Delaware Student Success

     

     

    ONLINE APPOINTMENT REQUEST FORM 

    *Mrs. Carrow will be out of the office until 12/8/2021.

     

    Scholarships:   SCHOLARSHIP WEBSITE - SHS

     

     

    FSA ID/FAFSA: 

    Step #1: CREATE AN FSA ID FOR THE STUDENT AND ONE PARENT 

     FSA ID: https://fsaid.ed.gov/npas/index.htm

     Step #2: LOGIN UNDER THE STUDENT ON THE FAFSA WEBSITE

     FAFSA Application: https://studentaid.gov/h/apply-for-aid/fafsa 

     Step #3: COMPLETE THE APPLICATION (Step-By-Step Guide Below)

     

     

    College Funding Help: Stand By Me 

    Stand By Me is offering virtual presentations this year to help our students at Smyrna High School learn about College Funding.  

     Paying For College Presentation (PFC): This workshop provides an overview of the many options available to families to pay for college. The goal is to inform students and parents about governments grants, scholarships, loans, and AFSA application procedures.

    Scholarship Presentation (Scholarship): This workshop explores scholarship opportunities from the federal and state government as well as from institution, private organizations, and online sources. The goal is to inform students and parents about scholarships opportunities and the application process. 

    FAFSA Completion Workshop (FAFSA): The workshop will provide real-time assistance with completing the FAFSA.

     Registration Link: Stand by Me​​​​​​​ 

     

     

     

     

    A STUDENT'S GUIDE TO YOUR FIRST YEAR OF COLLEGE 

     

     

    College/Career Exploration: MajorClarity  

     

    Military Contacts:

    Air Force - joshua.stanley.3@us.af.mil 

    Army - paul.kiige.mil@army.mil

    Coast Guard - rebekah.m.goebel@uscg.mil

    Marines - mark.apostol@marines.usmc.mil 

    DE Air Force National Guard - kristin.l.favors.mil@mail.mil

    DE Army National Guard - abimbola.s.makanjuola.mil@army.mil

    Navy - vincent.l.savage1@navy.mil 

     

    If this is a mental health emergency, find the nearest adult who can help you or call 9-1-1.

    The resources below are also available if you need to speak with someone right away:

    Crisis Text Line - If you are struggling with any issues during this school closure (or anytime) and need help, you can text DE to 741741 to be connected with a Crisis Text Line Counselor. This free service is available 24/7 for children and adults. 

    Delaware's Crisis Response Program - The statewide youth crisis response services are available 24-hours a day, 365 days a year for children and teens (ages 2-18).   

    Call 1-800-969-HELP (4357)