Counselor's Corner

Counseling Office

  • Students are welcome to come in before school, after school or during their lunch period. Counselors are also available for students and parents through phone, email and zoom Monday-Friday 8:00-4:30 pm. Counselors are assigned alphabetically by student last name. To find your counselor, click on "Find my counselor" (located above) for their name and contact information.

    HOURS: Monday-Friday 8:00 am - 4:30 pm

    COUNSELING OFFICE PHONE: (210) 356-7625

    COUNSELING SUPPORT LINE: (210) 356-7619

    FAX: (210) 650-1146


    Attention Seniors:

    Final Senior Rank will be available in student’s Skyward Account on January 14, 2022.  Students will be notified of Honor Graduate Status January 19-21, 2022.

    Financial Aid Graduation Requirement information from TEA

    In accordance with Texas Education Code (TEC), §28.0256, beginning with students enrolled in 12th grade during the 2021-2022 school year, each student must do one of the following in order to graduate: 

    • Complete and submit a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA);
    • Complete and submit a Texas Application for State Financial Aid (TASFA); or
    • Submit a signed opt-out form.

    *Update as of October 1, 2021:  The 2022-2023 FAFSA form is now open!  Visit the Federal Student Aid webpage to learn more, or to apply for aid.  For more information regarding the TASFA, please visit the Texas Application for State Financial Aid webpage. 


    Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) is completed online at: or through the myStudentAid Mobile app

    Application opened October 1st with a “priority” deadline for the state of Texas as January 15, 2022




    MacArthur SMORE: Counseling Information/Updates 


Comprehensive Guidance Plan

  • Guidance Curriculum

    The guidance curriculum is designed to systematically provide lessons to students that facilitate growth, development, and transferable skills in the areas of educational, career, personal, and social development. Guidance lesson topics will include Healthy Coping Skills and Mental Health, Healthy Relationships, Bullying, Cyber-Bullying, and Social Media Safety, and Healthy Life Choices.

    Responsive Services

    The purpose of responsive services is to intervene on behalf of students whose immediate personal concerns or circumstances put their continued educational, career, personal, and social development at risk. These services include responding to crisis, individual counseling, group counseling, and parent conferences. 

    Individual Planning

    The purpose of individual planning is to guide all students as they plan, monitor, and manage their individual educational, career, personal, and social development.

    System Support

    The purpose of system support is to identify and coordinate resources and activities on campus and in the community that indirectly benefit students.