Welcome to the Counselor’s Hangout

The William H. Spencer High School Counseling Department is available to assist all students in being successful academically, socially, emotionally in high school and with College & Career planning. It is our vision for all students to achieve their full human potential by becoming lifelong learners and contributing members of their community. Guidance Counselors are available for all students. Student, teacher, and parent conferences are encouraged by this department. Students may see a counselor by making an appointment through the Student Services clerk. Parents may call 706-683-8719 and ask for the Guidance Department. The secretary will arrange an appointment. Official transcripts must be mailed by the guidance office.


The mission of our school counseling program is to provide developmentally appropriate services to address all student’s academic, college, and/or occupational goals, in addition to supporting student’s personal and social needs.  It is our goal for students to find a sense of belonging by building strong relationships within the community.

Dr.  C. Michelle Sanchez

Dr. C. Michelle Sanchez

Guidance Director

Ms. Myya Washington

Ms. Myya Washington

Guidance Counselor

Ms. LaJoyce Cavalier

Ms. LaJoyce Cavalier

Guidance Counselor

Links for Seniors

Power to the People
College Planning Tools
Finding the school that is the right fit for you is important. The following websites have tools that can facilitate in your selection process.
College Application Platforms




College Scholarship



Athletes interested in playing sports at the D1 and D2 collegiate level
10th Graders - PSAT Sign-up for Virtual Students
We are administering the PSAT on October 29, 2020 for tenth graders (sophomores). Virtual students will have the opportunity to test during the 2nd session of the day. In order for us to properly prepare, we need to know which students plan on coming that afternoon to test. Students MUST have transportation to and from school that day.
Welcome Class of 2024!
SAT/ACT Information

Do you plan on attending a 4-year college/university? Have you taken or are you taking at least two years of the same foreign language? Does the institution or scholarship you are applying for have a SAT or ACT requirement? Is your overall average at least a 2.3? Then you need to register for the SAT and/or ACT. Click on the link below, so we can assist you with registration process and get you the appropriate fee waiver(s), if applicable.

Scholarships Information

Scholarships Information and Applications

Students if you receive scholarships of ANY kind or College/Military Acceptance, please email any of the counselors:


Download (DOCX, 23KB)

 Gosha Scholarship Application 

Download (PDF, 121KB)

The William H. Spencer High School Alumni Association, Inc.

Download (PDF, 300KB)

8th Grade Transition to High School Information
Dual Enrollment

DUAL ENROLLMENT:  Dual Enrollment is only open to junior and seniors.  In order to participate in dual enrollment, you must have a Grade Point Average of 3.0 or higher.  You can create or log into your Georgia Futures account and pull up the HOPE GPA.  If you have a GPA under HOPE guidelines of 3.0 or higher, email Dr. Sanchez.

There will be a zoom telephone conference call on Tuesday, August 11, 2020 at 2:00.

There will be a zoom telephone conference call on Tuesday, August 11, 2020 at 2:00. To sign up for the dual enrollment informational zoom meeting on Tuesday at 2:00 pm, students must have a HOPE GPA of 3.0 or higher to be eligible.  Thanks!!

Join Zoom Meeting

 Meeting ID: 891 8519 6274

Passcode: 469668

Transcript Request

Please submit the following link to request a transcript. 

MCSD School Social Work Department

MCSD School Social Work Department

School Social Workers serve within the school district in order to help students achieve academic success by serving as a link between schools and home.   School Social Workers visit assigned school to build relationships with the students and school staff, and they make home visits and telephone communication regularly with parents to offer support and resources.  School Social Workers strive to alleviate barriers that get in the way of a child’s opportunity for education and success.  School Social Workers collaborate with many agencies within Muscogee County to support our students, families, and community as a whole.  


We seek to Advocate

  • Serve as a voice for students
  • Guide families in pursuit of needs, goods and services
  • Serve as a liaison between the student, family, school, and community
  • Report concerns of child abuse and neglect
  • Assist parents in understanding children’s social/emotional needs
  • Represent school position and needs in crisis situations

We Seek to Communicate

  • Develop partnerships with community agencies and faith-based organizations
  • Encourage and facilitate community involvement with schools
  • Build positive relationships with school staff, students, and families

We seek to Educate

  • Educate school staff and community on issues of cultural diversity
  • Help students achieve maximum academic success
  • Inform parents of the educational process
  • Encourage and monitor school attendance

What We Do       

  • Enforce the Georgia Compulsory School Attendance Law
  • Provide an array of services to students and their families       
  • Provide consultation to teachers and other staff   
  • Collaborate with the community agencies for the improvement of the welfare of our students
  • Provide liaison services for McKinney Vento  and foster care students and families
  • Work with appropriate local agencies & families to help prevent child abuse
  • Collaborate with community to help ensure families have the support resources they need 
Post-Secondary Plans: What's Next?

What are your plans after graduating from Spencer High School?

ANGER Management

Please provide the information below to see if you are a good candidate for our anger management group.

Colleges and Universities


CSU Counselor Gazette October 2020 Edition link. #CREATEYOUATCSU



October 2020

Upcoming Events

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Questions, Comments, Concerns……..

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