School Counseling

MHS School Counseling

Belief Statement

Here at MHS, the school counseling department believes:

  • In the ability of all students to achieve success

  • In a comprehensive approach, utilizing data and collaborating with valued stakeholders to lead our mission

  • That we are advocates for all students and recognize the role of social justice to ensure equal access to all students

  • In ASCA Ethical Standards to guide and empower school counselors to serve students to the best of their ability

Mission Statement

Through collaboration with all community stakeholders including parents, teachers, and administrators, the mission of the school counseling program is to support and empower all students through a comprehensive program which develops and enriches students in academic, social/emotional and career areas.

Vision Statement

Supported by the comprehensive school counseling program, students at MHS will graduate college and career ready, equipped with the tools and skills to overcome challenges in life, who will be motivated to continue their pursuit of knowledge as lifelong learners and active members of their community.

Confidentiality Statement

Your confidentiality is of the utmost importance. It is our intention to provide a safe space for you to share your thoughts and concerns.  In some instances, however, it may be necessary for us to involve appropriate outside parties in an effort to ensure the safety of you and/or others.  In the event confidentiality must be broken, you will be informed so we can discuss how the process will look going forward.

What you say here, stays here…

Except in cases of:

  • Harm to self or others

  • Abuse or neglect

  • Court or other legal proceedings

If there is ever a need to disclose information, we will strive to do so in a respectful way that reveals only the critical information needed.

College Credit Plus

College Credit Plus (CCP) replaces Ohio’s Post-Secondary Enrollment Options program (PSEO) and all alternative dual enrollment programs. Students participating in CCP will be enrolled in both high school and college and will receive college and high school credit upon successful completion of courses.   
To learn more about College Credit Plus, click the link below:
To learn more about McClain High School's CCP, click the link below:


Our goal for every student of McClain High School is to earn a high school diploma. By obtaining a diploma students will be prepared to enroll in college, begin a career through employment, or enlist in the military. Current graduation requirements for the state of Ohio are different depending on the graduating class. To view information for each class, click the links below. For more detailed information, contact a guidance counselor. 


McClain High School awards thousands of dollars in scholarships every year donated by generous alumni, community members and local businesses. Scholarships will be awarded during the Honor's Convocation on May 15, 2019. Board scholarships will be awarded during Commencement on May 24, 2019. 
For a complete list of scholarships and scholarship applications, click here

Contact Us

Lauren Garman, Counselor
April Peterson, Counselor
200 North Fifth Street
Greenfield, Ohio 45123
Fax: (937) 981-4792 

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