Counseling Office

Counseling Office

WHS Counselors... 
Serving students with last names that begin with:

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 Mr. Jerry Crouse
 Mr. Glen Gillogly
 Mrs. Kelly Nimmo
 747-2262  x8006   747-2262  x8005  747-2262  x8007

For updates from the Counseling Office, follow us on Twitter @WHScounsel, Facebook (Warrensburg High School Counseling), and Instagram (@whscounselingdept)

Mrs. Rita King
phone number:  660.747.2262 x8004
fax: 660.747.6451
see me for scholarship applications and
to have your transcript & scores sent to colleges
WHS Registrar and Counselor's Secretary
(contact Mrs. King)

Sign up to see your counselor at my desk!


Senate Bill 638 established in 2016 requires that each school district provide the address of the website created by the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education to inform all parents of the students in its district about the trauma-informed schools initiative that includes information for schools and parents regarding the trauma-informed approach and a guide for schools on how to become trauma-informed schools.  Here is the link to the website:



Want to know which counselor you should contact for more information about specific things? Open the document below:

WHS Counselor Responsibilities 2019-20.docx

Virtual College Exploration Week:  April 20-23!!  
This is a free event for high school juniors.  Students can sign up at:  This event will have 96 panel presentations over 4 days.  300+ institutions will be participating that include over 360 college reps sharing their knowledge and expertise.  It’s a great opportunity for our junior students!!

College Information Night for sophomores and juniors will be held at 6:30 April 1st in the lecture hall.  Come ask your college questions and hear important information about transferring college credits. 

Attention UCM dual credit students: Friday, March 13 is the drop deadline for students to still receive a full refund and no "W" on their college transcript. The last drop deadline is April 10, no refund and a "W" on the transcript.

U.S. Service Academy Information Day

Dear Educator,

I am excited to announce my annual U.S. Service Academy Information Day. Students, parents and educators who are interested in learning more about attending one of our Nation’s five Service Academies are invited to my U.S. Service Academy Information Day. The application and selection process to attend a service academy is very competitive and requires students to be meticulous.  My information day presents the perfect opportunity for your students to gain the knowledge and expertise they will need to submit a quality application for consideration.

This exciting event will take place on Saturday, April 4th at the Smith-Cotton High School Library, 2010 Tiger Pride Blvd, Sedalia, MO 65301 from 1:30 pm-3:30 pm.  As a part of the information day, students and their family members will have the opportunity to interact with representatives from the U.S. Air Force Academy, U.S. Coast Guard Academy, U.S. Merchant Marine Academy, U.S. Military Academy at West Point, U.S. Naval Academy and university ROTC programs and also visit with the students who I nominated and were selected to attend various service academies this upcoming school year.

I am looking forward to meeting with interested students and their families during the information day. Thank you for all you do for our students and best of luck as you enter the homestretch of this school year. Although RSVP’s are not required, they are encouraged. The link to register can be found at

Very truly yours,

Vicky Hartzler

Member of Congress

State Fair Community College is hosting a showcase night on March 31st for their health science programs. See the information flyer below:
Health Science Showcase Flyer.pdf
Applications for sophomores or juniors wanting to attend the Warrensburg Area Career Center next year are in the Counseling office are due by Friday 2/21

Kansas City STEM College and
Career Fair

Sunday, March 29, 2020

March 29, 2020
1 p.m. to 4 p.m.

Union Station Kansas City
30 West Pershing Road
Kansas City , MO 64108


There will be a Boys State informational meeting Feb. 4 during academy.  Junior boys who are interested need to sign up in the Counseling Office by 9:00 Monday, Feb. 3 so they can be drafted for the presentation.

UCM Dual Credit forms

If you are going to take a class for dual credit at WHS through UCM this semester your form is due to Mrs. Nimmo on January 15th.

Please put all WHS classes on one form.

WHS Foundation dual credit scholarship is now available on the Warrensburg School District homepage. Deadline to submit it is Friday January 17th at 3:30 pm.

***This scholarship is not just for kids who are taking UCM dual credit, but all college dual credit.********


The UCM WeMet Spring scholarship is also available in the Counseling Office. Deadline to mail to UCM is February 7th.


There will be a Girls State presentation in the library during academy January 16th.  Junior girls who are interested in Girls State MUST sign up in the Counseling office by 9:00 Monday to be drafted for this presentation.

Wanting to change your schedule for 2nd semester?

Here is the QR code you need to alert your counselor of your request.

1 – Download a free QR code reader to your phone and then scan this code.


2 – If you have an iPhone you can open up your camera app and then you will be sent to the form.


Applications are now being accepted for the 2020 Class of the Missouri Fine Arts Academy.
All interested high school sophomores and juniors should apply online in one of the following areas:
• Creative Writing
• Dance
• Instrumental Music
• Theatre
• Visual Arts
• Vocal Music

The Missouri Fine Arts Academy is a two-week residential interdisciplinary arts academy that runs June 7-20, 2020 on the Missouri State University campus in Springfield, Missouri.
We hope you'll encourage your students to be a part of it.

How to apply
Go to for more information and to apply.


Interested in a military career?
Please let Mrs. Nimmo know because we can put you in contact with someone who is hosting a B-2 tour for any students that might be interested in joining the Missouri Air National Guard
on Sunday, 8 DEC.
They offer:
Full Tuition Assistance at in-state, public schools
$20,000 bonus for most jobs
A monthly stipend
The ability to serve your country and state while staying in the local area
A part-time commitment – a weekend a month and two weeks a year

UCM dual credit
UCM sclp

Students planning to attend UCM need to apply on the newly branded UCM Scholarship Finder to be considered for unique scholarships.  There are several for WHS students and Johnson county residents.  The application is currently open and closes on February 1.  Students must be admitted in order to apply. 



2019 Apply Missouri Week @WHS

October 7-11

Click below for a list of the week's activities!
Journey 2 College week 2019.docx

Planning & Paying – Financial Aid Night @ WHS


All college bound juniors/seniors and their parents/guardians are encouraged to attend the Planning & Paying – Financial Aid Night program which well be held in the WHS Lecture Room on Wednesday, October 2, 2019, 6:30-7:30 pm.  Topics that will be addressed include Federal, State and college based grants, scholarships & loans, tips on filling out the FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid), online resources, and important deadlines. Our presenter will be Ms. Sarah Schedler, AFC and Program Coordinator-Access & Success, Missouri Department of Higher Education & Workforce Development.


Johnson County Area College Fair at UCM

The 2019 Johnson County (MO) Area College Fair will be held in the UCM Multipurpose building on Thursday, September 26, from 1:00-2:30 pm.  More than 50 area colleges, military branches, and other agencies will be represented.  WHS Juniors and Seniors will be provided bus transportation and receive field trip excuse for attendance at the College Fair as long as they sign up in the WHS Counseling Office no later than Thursday, Sept. 19, 3:00 pm.  This is a firm deadline to enable advance planning for sufficient busses.  Students must also preregister online at: .  Students must save their strivefair barcode for college reps to scan at the Fair.   Parents are welcome to attend the College Fair.

Colleges at 2019 College Fair.docx
Wanting to take an Innovation Track course at UCM? You need to contact Haley Farnsworth at UCM at 543-8351 or by email at to set up an appointment. 

An opportunity to see what a beautiful career in Cosmetology, Esthetics and Barbering looks like.
salon Meet and Greet.pdf


The dual credit office at UCM funds a scholarship through our WeMet consortium. Please find below the application. It is due on September 20th.
wemet fall sclp 2019.pdf

WHS Foundation dual credit scholarship is now available on the Warrensburg School District homepage. Deadline to submit it is Friday September 6th at 3:30 pm.

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Our institutions are hosting information sessions for students and their families in your area.

Thank you for helping us spread the word. RSVPs are encouraged as we reach capacity in some locations. 

Kansas City, MO
Johnson County Arts and Heritage Center
Wednesday, September 18, 7:00 pm

Each admission officer will share about their institution for 10-15 minutes. There will be time to connect individually with the representatives following the presentations.


Join Brown, Chicago, Columbia, Cornell and Rice for an information session for prospective students and their families. Sessions include a brief overview of each institution, information on admissions and financial aid, and a chance to speak informally with admissions representatives. You must register to attend. We look forward to meeting you around the country this spring!

Tuesday, September 10, 2019 at 7:00 PM

Sheraton Overland Park Hotel at the Convention Center
6100 College Blvd
Overland Park, KS 66211
United States
     Missouri Area Health Education Centers
ACES is a multi-year, comprehensive, career planning program deigned to prepare students for a career in the healthcare field. You must have a 3.0 GPA, and be a freshmen, sophomore, or junior student. Deadline to apply is September 15th. Click on the links below for more information:
2019-20 ACES Application PDF.pdf    
2019-20 ACES calendar.pdf