Welcome to the AHS Guidance Department Website!

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Our guidance staff is honored to help Ashland students and their families navigate academic, personal and social development during the high school years.  Our goal is to build partnerships that allow students to identify their strengths and weaknesses, explore interests, make appropriate course selections, and develop post-high school plans.  
 
This web site provides a wealth of information to achieve these goals.  Click around the navigational panel to the left to see what resources are available.  Please let us know if we can offer assistance or if you have feedback to share. 
 
Call (508) 881-0176, fax (508) 881-0186 or contact the guidance staff directly.
Hours: 7:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. or by appointment.
 

Getting Started    

For those just joining Ashland High School and/or the guidance process, here are a few tips to get you started:

  • Click here to sign up for the AHS Daily Announcements, it's one of the best ways to keep on top of what's happening at Ashland High School.
  • The Guidance Staff page tells you who your guidance counselor is.  Be proactive, speak with us often! 
  • The Program of Studies explains graduation requirements, defines the different course levels, and provides individual course descriptions.  It's a great place to begin learning the ropes at Ashland High School! 

  • The Year-by-Year Timelines give you an overview of what to expect, from eighth-graders about to enter high school to seniors preparing to leave. 
  • The Calendar will help you keep track of important milestones along the way; please view regularly for updates.
  • When life throws unexpected curves, please know our guidance staff is always here to support our students.  Please familiarize yourself with our Support Services resources. 

  • The Enrollment Forms packet contains a checklist and the forms needed to enroll a new student in Ashland High School.


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