Updates & Information:

Career Fair

Career Fair for Anchor Bay High School scheduled for March 21, 2019 from 6-8PM.

Do you have an interesting occupation/profession you would like to share with students at the Career Fair?   Please contact Paulette Woodside, 586-648-2525 ext. 2332 or email pwoodside@abs.misd.net

to find out more and to reserve a table.


Students can come and explore the many different occupations present and talk with professionals informally about their careers.  It will be held in our commons and will be categorized by Business Management, Marketing & Technology, Human Services, Arts & Communication, Engineering/Manufacturing, and Health Sciences.  Last year we had over 150 different professionals present at our Career Fair.  We anticipate over 1500 students to be present that night learning about different career fields.  

Financial Reality Fair for Seniors - April 17 & 18, 2019 

Partnering with Michigan Credit Union to teach students how to budget monthly expenses with a customized budget sheet and a career chosen by students prior to fair.  


Parents we are looking for volunteers to work this years' Financial Reality Fair.  It will be during the day on April 17 & 18 with morning and afternoon sessions.   If you would be willing to donate some time to work any or all sessions, we would greatly appreciate it.  We will serve coffee and snacks in the morning and lunch also to all workers.   Please send an email including the date and session you would like to volunteer to pwoodside@abs.misd.net.     Parents will be given information as we get closer to the actual fair.  They will be asked to work a booth and students will visit them during the fair to either purchase furniture, car, phone, rent etc.  All volunteers will come early prior to event and be taught what their job is.  Please Contact Paulette Woodside, Counseling Office Manager, at 648-2525 ext. 2332 with any questions.

Testing Information

Testing Out

The State of Michigan allows students to "test out" of courses in which they are able to demonstrate knowledge of the content expectations associated with the subject area. This can be accomplished by obtaining at least 77% on all assessments related to the course.
Testing out is offered twice per year - in August and in January. Interested students should fill an application out in counseling office. 


Testing Sites


PSAT-SAT (CollegeBoard site for PSAT & SAT)

Advanced Placement (AP) (CollegeBoard website for AP testing)


Counseling Department


  • Lindsay Ahedo, Counselor  (A-G) 648-2525 ext. 2338
  • Greg Fowler, Counselor (H-P) 648-2525 ext. 2336
  • Melanie George, Counselor (Q-Z) 648-2525 ext. 2337
  • Erica Sagese, School Psychologist 648-2525 ext. 2315
  • Carol Selby, Teacher Consultant  ext. 2334
  • Amy DiStefano, Teacher Consultant  ext. 2335
  • Marc Patyi, School Social Worker (Tuesday, Thursday ) ext. 2355
  • Danielle Lapka, Academic Coach, ext. 2340
  • Alyssa Mocny, Speech-Language Pathologist, ext. 2349

Attention Students

Ordering Transcript for College
External LinkParchment

Anchor Bay has signed up with Parchment by docufide, an electronic process, to send your transcripts directly to the college of your choice. The counseling office will not be mailing your transcript. Each student must register with Parchment by docufide on the Anchor Bay website and place your request for transcripts to be sent by clicking on link above.


College Visits


Baker College
Register for a visit: https://www.baker.edu/admissions/schedule-a-visit/

Central Michigan University 
Register for a visit: https://go.cmich.edu/visit/Pages/schedule_a_visit.aspx  
or Click Here for the CMU Annual Events Page

Eastern Michigan University 
Register for a visit: http://www.emich.edu/admissions/visit/tours.php
or Click Here for the EMU Annual Events Page 

Grand Valley State University
Register for a visit: https://www.gvsu.edu/admissions/visit-schedule.htm
or Click Here for the GVSU Annual Events Page  

Lake Superior State University
Register for a visit: http://www.lssu.edu/admissions/visit/
or Click Here for the LSSU Annual Visit Page

Lawrence Tech University
Register for a visit: https://www.ltu.edu/futurestudents/campustour.asp
or Click Here for the LTU Annual Events Page

Macomb Community College
Register for a visit: http://www.macomb.edu/future-students/visit-campuses/index.html

Michigan State University
Register for a visit: https://admissions.msu.edu/visit/visit-options/default

Michigan Tech University
Register for a visit: http://www.mtu.edu/admissions/visit/plan/

Northern Michigan University
Register for a visit: http://www.nmu.edu/admissions/visit
or Click Here for the NMU Annual Events Page  

Oakland University
Register for a visit: https://www.oakland.edu/futurestudents/top-links/visit-campus/
Annual events: https://www.oakland.edu/futurestudents/top-links/visit-campus/

Saginaw Valley State University
Register for a visit: http://www.svsu.edu/visit/
or Click Here for the SVSU Annual Events Page 

Wayne State University
Register for a visit: https://wayne.edu/visit/

Western Michigan Univesity
Register for a visit: https://wmich.edu/admissions/freshmen/visit