Merrol Hyde Magnet

Counseling Center

Merrol Hyde Magnet School



We are glad you're here.  Can't find what you're looking for?  Have a question?  

Please email Amber Falise @ This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 
(High School Counselor & Middle School Counselor M-Z)) or

Jenny Howard @  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 
(Elementary Counselor/Middle School Counselor A-L).  


We understand that moving to a new learning environment while coping with these unprecedented times can create challenges for our students and families.  Difficult transitions such as these can create a wide variety of feelings such as uncertainty, loneliness, pressure, and anxiety.  As a way to help our school community, we created this WEBSITE for you!  I am always here for you!  Call me at 615-264-6543 or email me (address above).



1. College Knowledge Night - Monday, March 29th @ 6pm, Cafeteria

                       -Geared towards juniors & their parents/guaridans.  Information on college planning & financial aid will be covered.


2.  NACAC (National Association College Admission Counselors) is putting on a Virtual College Fair Event.  The first event begins 1/31/21.  For all dates and to register visit https://virtualcollegefairs.org/events



3.  PSAT/NMSQT - When your PSAT/NMSQT scores are ready online, you'll get an email with instructions on creating your College Board account, going to your online score report, and using your access code to view your scores.  

                     *Jan 26, 2021 scores should be released by March 8, 2021.


4.  Check out Mrs. Falise's Scholarship postings - click Scholarship tab on right for more info!


5.  Check out the Summer Opportunities link on the right side of the page if you're looking to participate in a summer program!



Senior Class - College Planning Info

The following colleges with test-optional policies in place affirm that they will not penalize students for the absence of a standardized test score.


CHECK OUT - What Colleges Are Looking For: Facts & Myths About the Application                Process 









Shared Vision

Merrol Hyde Magnet School is committed to excellence in K-12 education by utilizing the Paideia philosophy of educating the whole child - body, mind, and spirit - while encouraging and nurturing a life long love of learning.

Merrol Hyde Magnet is an academic magnet school with an emphasis in foreign language.  Rigor and challenge at an accelerated pace are expected and embedded in our curriculum.