High School Counseling Resources

Academic Planning

College and Career

Financial Aid

Mental Health

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October 1 is the first day senior students can begin to complete the FAFSA:  https://studentaid.ed.gov/sa/fafsa

ACT/SAT It is recommended that students take the ACT/SAT in DECEMBER of their Junior year!!  

Register at www.actstudent.org

Cost $67.00 ($50.50 without writing)

Free ACT Practice - http://www.act.org/content/act/en/products-and-services/the-act/test-preparation.html

Be sure to add the colleges/universities that you want the results sent to for FREE [up to 4 schools free] when you register! It costs money for you to send the official score reports to schools AFTER the test has been taken & RHS cannot send these for you. The reports must come from ACT or the Collegeboard for them to be considered official. See your counselor with any questions.


Counseling Services

In order to build a relationship and trust with students, what is discussed in individual counseling remains confidential.

What information needs to be told to parents, other helping-professionals, and/or school officials?

Situations involving:

  • Harm to yourself

  • Harm to other people

  • Sexual contact/Pregnancy

  • Threats to school safety

  • Information requested by a valid subpoena (Court System)

Jeanna Penny

Rains High School Counselor
Phone: (903) 473-2222 x1412
Email: pennyj@rainsisd.org

Patti Wilson

Rains High School Counselor Secretary
Phone: (903) 473-2222 x1404
Email: wilsonp@rainsisd.org