Troy School District 287

From the Desk of the THS Counselor

Shannon Morris
Counselor,Troy Junior Senior High School 
(208) 835-2361 ext. 207


Spring gets filled up quickly with lots of activities! Be sure to add these important events and opportunities to your To Do list! This is a critical time for Seniors to be finalizing their plans for next year, and an important time for Juniors to start preparing for their post-secondary plans.

· College and Career Assistance (All Students)

Jessica Christensen is available to assist students with college applications, scholarship applications, job searches and applications, career explorations, and answer questions about college and career. If your student needs assistance, please encourage him/her to come see Mrs. Christensen.

  • Scholarships (Seniors & Juniors)

The March scholarship list is now available. This is the time to be applying for outside scholarships. Some of these scholarships are also available for Juniors. Scholarship information can also be found online at the school website in the counselor section.

· Campus Visits (Seniors)

Most colleges will have some type of campus visit/orientation in the spring or summer. Check with the college you are going to attend and schedule a visit! Many colleges will have your student register for classes during these visits. You should be able to register for these visits on the college website.

· Dream It Do It – HERE (Seniors & Juniors)

Twelve students have registered to attend the Dream It Do It – HERE Conference at the University of Idaho. This is a one-day conference to learn about local job and career opportunities.

· Idaho Higher Education Day (Juniors)

The Idaho Higher Education Day will be Wednesday, March 21 from 9:00 – 11:00 AM at LCSC. Juniors need to sign up for this in the counselor’s office. The bus will leave at 8 am. Many of the high education institutions in Idaho will be in attendance.

· SAT School Day (Juniors)

The School Day SAT will be given on April 10, 2017 to all juniors. Students are already registered! Students can start preparing now by going to and setting up a study program.

  •   ACT/SAT (Junior)

If students need to take or retake the ACT or SAT assessment, these college entrance exams are given every couple of months. For the ACT you can find more information at and for the SAT at 

In addition to meeting with students, I am also available to meet with parents. Please feel free to contact me at any time during the school year if you would like to discuss your student’s needs, have concerns, need information, or need further resources.



Shannon Morris
Troy School District Counselor
Troy Junior/Senior High School is dedicated to the empowerment of students to become responsible and productive members of society through education for a lifetime. 

                                               PRIDE                              HONOR                              TRADITION

102 W Fifth Street    PO Box 280
Troy, Idaho 83871    Phone: (208) 835-3791
Brad Malm, Superintendent

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