Coffee with a counselor - Seniors - October 7, 2021 (8 am) Thursday


Juniors - October 22, 2021 (8 am) Friday


Sophomores - October 21, 2021 (8 am)


Freshmen - October 29, 2021 (8 am)

Updates & Information:

Senior Information on FASFA      

PDF DocumentSenior Letter

Michigan College Month Free Applications

Please use the link above to find information on schools in Michigan that offer students the opportunity to apply for free. Also included is information on schools offering free applications for Michigan College Month in October.

Upcoming NACAC Virtual College Fairs

The National Association for College Admission Counseling is hosting several virtual college fairs this fall. For more information click the link above. Dates and more information about colleges attending are included in the links below.

MAP+ Industrial Readiness Certificate Program

This pre-apprenticeship program allows students to earn 9 credits Tuition Free.  Students receiving a 2.0 or higher in the program will receive the Industrial Readiness Certificate and will participate in an interviewing event with local employers looking for talent.  Any interested students should attend the March Information session to learn more about the program.

Michigan Advanced Training Technician (MAT 2) Program

Michigan Advanced Technician Training Program (MAT2) is an innovative, industry-driven approach to education. This is an apprenticeship program where students alternate between classroom instruction and on-the-job training, gaining the necessary hands-on skills and real-world experiences for them to become a successful and productive member of the skilled workforce. *See below for virtual information sessions.

NCAA Eligibility Center High School Timeline

If you plan to play collegiate sports use this timeline to help guide you with the NCAA eligibility process. 



How to Send Transcripts

Ordering Transcipts for College

External LinkParchment (Click Here)

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 out.

Scholarship Search Video


Attention:  Please be sure your senior fills out the Graduation Exit Form and return to Counseling prior to leaving ABHS.

Anchor Bay High School Graduation Requirements


COVID Information

PDF DocumentCollege COVID-19 Response Guide

Please use the link above to find updated information on attendance plans, college standardized 
testing policies, and applications as it pertains to COVID-19.

Testing Sites


PSAT-SAT (CollegeBoard site for PSAT & SAT)

Attention Juniors:  SAT - Virtual Student Prep Workshop (click here)

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


Baker College
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Central Michigan University 
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or Click Here for the CMU Annual Events Page

Eastern Michigan University 
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or Click Here for the EMU Annual Events Page 

Grand Valley State University
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or Click Here for the GVSU Annual Events Page  

Register here for Virtual Laker Experience Day: October, 12 & November 4. 

Lake Superior State University
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Lawrence Tech University
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or Click Here for the LTU Annual Events Page

Macomb Community College
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Michigan State University

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Michigan Tech University
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Northern Michigan University
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or Click Here for the NMU Annual Events Page  

Oakland University
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Saginaw Valley State University
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Wayne State University
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Western Michigan Univesity
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Register for an Online Information Session

University of Michigan

Register for a Virtual Informational Session


  • Sherry Kenward, Director of Student Services, ext. 1826
  • Lindsay Ahedo, Counselor (A-C) 648-2525 ext. 2338
  • Greg Fowler, Counselor (D-H) 648-2525 ext. 2336
  • Nick Champine Counselor (I-M) 648-2525 ext. 2334
  • Mary Reda, Counselor (N-So) 648-2525 ext. 2349
  • Melanie George, Counselor (Sp-Z) 648-2525 ext. 2337 
  • Amy DiStefano, Teacher Consultant  ext. 2335
  • Brittany Kochajda, School Social Worker (Monday-Friday) ext. 2355
  • Remi Bloom, School Psychologist, Tuesday , x2315
  • Danielle Lapka, Academic Coach, ext. 2340
  • Emily Markov, Speech-Language Pathologist, ext. 2315
  • Paulette Woodside, Counseling Office Manager ext. 2332
  • Theresa Carter, Counseling Para
  • Laura Barbier, Counseling Para, ext. 2333