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Safford High School Guidance Office

"Every student's success is EVERYBODY's priority!"

FALL 2023

SENIORS and parents:
Apply for scholarships on and Also, see the scholarship bulletin under Resources.

FAFSA (Federal Application for Student Aid)
The FAFSA application opens December 2023 (date to be determined). 

This is the time to contact your counselor for help with college/career/ or military questions! The earlier you plan for life after high school the better!

SAT and ACT test: Check online at or to sign up for one of these college entrance tests NOW if you haven't already taken one of them. Test date information can be found in the Guidance Office. 

The Senior Scholarship Bulletin can be found online under "Resources" on the Counselor's page. REMEMBER, there are deadlines for these scholarship opportunities, so allow teachers/counselors/etc. enough time before those deadlines to write your letters of recommendation.

EAC Academy Info:
Start thinking about the fall and spring semester classes you'd like to take through the college. See your SHS counselor for questions. Also, visit for EAC class schedules. Academy paperwork can be found under Resources.

GIFT/ACADEMY Withdrawal date:
DEADLINE FOR WITHDRAWAL from GIFT and Academy without record is August 21, 2023. If you withdraw after this date, you will receive a "WF" on your SHS transcript. See your counselor for Academy and GIFT withdrawal.

NOTE:  Students who are planning to take classes through EAC for the first time will have to take the placement test before they can register for most academic classes, including English and Math. Go and see Mrs. Graham in 302. 

Please do not hesitate to contact our office with any questions or concerns. Our goal is to support the students of SHS in starting off a successful new school year!


SHS Counselor:
Mrs. Vangie DeBruler 

SHS Support Services:
Ms. Melanie Allen 

Mrs. Pam Gonzales

Senior Scholarship Bulletin