Jaguar Counseling Center

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    The Midlothian Heritage High School Counseling Center embraces its tradition of excellence by advocating for and maintaining an accessible, unwavering culture of perpetuating hope as we inspire all students to realize their worth and potential in their academic and social/emotional growth, as well as in their plans for their futures.


    Heritage High School Code: 444751



    All students have the capacity to succeed and thrive with the proper contributions of hope and training in knowledge, skills, and attitude.





Counseling Information

  • Need a Prom Dress?
    Prom Closet is a program that began 11 years ago in Plano at St. Andrew United Methodist Church to serve high school financially challenged young ladies by providing prom dress and accessories --all at no cost.  Girls from anywhere are invited to attend to make their prom dreams magical.  Last year, they served over 1200 young ladies in the north Texas area.  
    Dates are February 19th, 20th, 21st & 23rd, 2019.
    Please see the included flyer for more information:
    Also, check out their website to see photos of the prom dress showroom:
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  • Midlothian Collegiate Scholars Academy (MCSA)
    In case you missed the Midlothian Collegiate Scholars Academy meeting on Tuesday night, please click here to see the presentations and information that was covered!
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  • Current/Future Dual Credit Students:
    The Navarro Dual Credit Scholarship application opens on January 2nd. Mark your calendars to apply! Click here to learn more.
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  • Midlothian Collegiate Scholar Academy:
    Is you child a current 8th grader? Do they have an interest in earning an Associate's Degree by the time they graduate high school? Then MCSA is a great option for you! See important dates to remember here.
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  • Young Leaders Summit (YLS)      
    Applications now open to high school juniors from all backgrounds!          
    The Young Leaders Summit, presented by the Youth Leadership Consortium (YLC), is a free, four-day, overnight, college empowerment conference at the University of Chicago for a diverse cohort of 200 low-income high school juniors from all ethnic backgrounds, selected through a competitive application process. It is designed to give these young leaders the practical tools they need to successfully apply to top universities, have full access to scholarship and financial aid opportunities, and set a course for academic and career success.
    The Youth Leadership Consortium is a partnership, led by HSF, of organizations brought together by the mission to provide students and families of all backgrounds and ethnicities with the knowledge and resources to successfully complete a higher education.
    The deadline to refer students for YLS is Thursday, February 28, 2019.
    The deadline for students to apply is Friday, March 8, 2019 at 1:00pm PST.
    Visit the Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) page, our website, or Contact Us for more information.

    Location and Date:
    • August 8–11, 2019 – University of Chicago
    • Current high school junior (Class of 2020)
    • Students from all ethnic backgrounds are welcome to apply
    • Low income, as defined by Pell eligibility (more details are included in the application)
    • 3.0 GPA or above, on a 4.0 scale, or equivalent based on your school scale
    • Currently attend high school in the United States or a US territory
    • Plan to enroll full-time, in a four-year degree program, at a US accredited, not-for-profit, private or public college or university after high school graduation       
    Is there a cost to attend YLS?
    • No, it is FREE to apply and participate (room and dining covered by YLS)
    • Round-trip transportation to Chicago will be provided for students that request financial assistance within the application
    How to refer students:
    • USE THIS FORM to refer your high-achieving, pell-eligible, high school juniors
    • Upon submission of this referral form, students will be contacted directly with instructions on how to apply. Remind students to check their spam folders.
    How can students apply?
    • Go to the YLC website and create a profile as a “Student”
    • View “YLS 2019 Student Application” on their Dashboard
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  • Thank you 8th grade parents and students for attending our Parent U: Preparing for High School and Beyond.

    The slide deck is posted here for your reference. Below are a few quick links for you to access as you and your 8th grader investigate and select courses for the 9th grade. Please contact us if you have any questions! 

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  • Need help completing the FAFSA? Click here

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  • SENIORS~ Please complete the attached form so we can recognize everyone for their college acceptance. Please see Mrs. Thomas with any questions. GO JAGS!


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  • How to pay for College?

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  • You may get a transcript request form from Mrs. Thomas in the Counseling Center or download and print the form.  

    Allow one week after receipt of the request. Notice there are several options in sending your transcript and that a parents signature is required, if the student is under 18.





    Please follow the link below to request your Navarro transcript. Please have your Navarro ID number or social security number ready. 

    Navarro transcript request

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  • Log on to your Naviance account here

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  • Click here for the Junior Flyer

    Click here for the Senior Flyer

    Click here for the Heritage High School testing information

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    Please take a moment and visit the link below as a great resource for College Planning tips and information.


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  • The United Way of West Ellis County is in partnership with the Waxahachie Project for volunteer needs in Ellis County. If you are looking for a way to become more more involved in your community, click here to seach available opportunities. 

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