Guidance Counselors

Holly Norris
10th Grade (Names N-Z) & 12th Grade, PreIB/IB, & Dual Enrollment Counselor

Rachel Graham
10th Grade (Names A-M) & 11th Grade, Early College Counselor & Test Coordinator

Kimberley James
9th Grade Counselor

2022-2023 Course Selection Information


  1. Students, please review your transcript issued in Advisory.
  2. Click on the 2022-2023 COURSE SELECTION INSTRUCTIONS PowerPoint below. 
  3. Click on your grade level link below to select next year's courses.
  4. The DEADLINE to select your classes is May 7th.
  5. The COURSE SELECTION form will only allow ONE submission per student, so if you are unsure what to select, then wait to complete the form.
  6. For questions regarding course selection, please ask your grade-level counselors:
    a. Current 9th Graders: Ms. James -
    b. Current 10th and 11th Graders: Ms. Graham - & Ms. Norris - 

(Rising 9th Graders)
Course Selection

(Rising 10th Graders)
10th Grade Course Selection

(Rising 11th Graders)
11th Grade Course Selection

(Rising 12th Graders)
12th Grade Course Selection


How do I see my counselor?


  • Email your counselor
  • Leave a note for your counselor in her box which is located in the front office. 



  • Call front office and schedule a conference
  • Email counselor
  • Call and leave message with counselor

KUDER Instructions found in "Forms"  

Did you know that billions of dollars are set aside each year to support students with education costs? In fact, there are numerous scholarship programs for female students that assist with education costs at any level (college through a postdoctoral level). With significant savings on education, these programs can really benefit college-bound students at Mobile County Public Schools. is committed to helping students of all demographics in paying for education with research on scholarships, grants, and more. Our new guide to The Best Scholarships for Women provides easy access to scholarship resources with helpful information on how to apply. These programs can benefit college-bound students at your with significant savings on education.


Scholarships!!!!!! -  visit the website - 

Wonderful Website for finding the college and/or scholarship for you.


Use the following website to help you prepare for ASPIRE(10th grade), ACT, and ACT WorkKEYS(seniors):

Username: murphy

Password: newton86


Mobile Public Library also has online test prep and skills review resources.  Search the website below for resources:   -  You will have to have your library card # to use. 


ACT State and District Testing: ACT Online Resources for Examinees

We have provided a number of online resources to help   your examinees prepare to take the ACT, including the ability to take a   practice test in an online format.


Preparing for the ACT Test Taken Online is a free guide that provides instructions for taking   online practice tests and explains how to use the online application and   navigation system. Students who take the practice test online will not only   be able to see the types of questions that will appear on the test, but they   will also be able to become familiar with the testing application to better   navigate the online system on test day.


A practice test is also available to examinees taking the ACT on   paper. Preparing for the ACT Test offers practice test questions, starting on page 10.


An updated Examinee Tutorial also will be available soon   to assist examinees in preparing for their online test experience. Check back   to the same webpage for this   additional resource.


If   you have questions, you may:


  • standard time, ext. 2800

  • accommodations, ext. 1788


    Thank you,

    The   ACT State and District Testing Team


    Apply for federal student aid online using FAFSA on the web (the online version of the Free Application for Federal Student Aid or FAFSA).  Applying opens on October 1st


    Please note that you must see Mr. Plattenburg regarding cap and gown, senior fees, senior supplies, or  graduation ceremony.

    Multiple Scholarship Opportunities

    The Alabama State Department of Education (ALSDE) and the Rotaract Club of Birmingham have partnered to launch the first state-specific scholarship database - 

    Launched in conjunction with College Application Week, Achieve Alabama is an online scholarship resource providing students, educators, and parents with an effective scholarship search tool and college preparation resource that has the capability to guide students through the entire college admission process.

    According to the Alabama Commission on Higher Education, in 2015, 50 percent of Alabama high school graduates were enrolled in an Alabama public university or college, but one third of those students never received any financial aid. Founded by the Rotaract Club of Birmingham and the non-profit College Admissions Made Possible (CAMP) and Cappex, to make scholarship funding more readily available to high school students across Alabama, the site aims to bridge the information gap on how students learn about, research, and ultimately receive scholarships.

    The site is cost-free and is available to all high school students in the state. It houses thousands of university-specific and private scholarships. The site also focuses specifically on local scholarship dollars that are awarded each year by Alabama businesses and private foundations.

     Click on this link: 



    The scholarship is open to Alabama high school seniors and students enrolled in two or four year colleges or 
    universities. Participants must submit an essay of at least 1,000 words, with the prompt being how can we educate our community about the dangers of distracted driving and what are some practical ways we can drastically reduce distracted driving related accidents. More information can be found 
    here; .













    More Scholarships and Scholarship Search Engines

    Fastweb A  scholarship search engine that is specifically tailored to a student's interests and experience.


    Student Scholarship Search