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The Adams 12 Five Star School Counseling program supports the development of the whole child by advocating for academic, social/emotional, career and post-secondary needs and strives to develop life-long learners and productive citizens.

The Adams 12 Five Star School  Counseling program works collaboratively with parents, community members and educators to empower every child, regardless of individual differences or obstacles, to ensure all students are prepared for meaningful, productive learning through a data-driven comprehensive K-12 school counseling program.

Horizon High School Seniors & Parents

Once your senior has BEEN ACCEPTED TO COLLEGE, ENLISTED IN THE MILITARY or has a SET CAREER PATHsend their senior picture to their counselor to be put on the SENIOR BOARD in the hall for the class of 2020!  We want ALL seniors on the board!

Upcoming Events:

Hello Juniors and Seniors! Are you looking to jumpstart your future? If so, Horizon High School has two upcoming career related events.

The Adams County Apprenticeship Fair and Backpacks to Briefcases is coming to HHS on Thursday, April 29th.  Both are Virtual events and free to attend. The Apprenticeship Fair allows you to connect live with representatives from various career industries and to inquire about on-the-job training opportunities. Backpacks to Briefcases will have a career panel discussion and various workshops for you to attend.

For more information, stop by the Counseling office. If you are a remote student, please email Mrs. Gussman in the Counseling.

All permission forms will need to be returned no later than April 26th

VIRTUAL APPRENTICESHIP FAIR: Thursday, April 29th, 2021 (1-3pm) - See flyer below

This FREE virtual event includes an opportunity to meet with businesses and higher ed institutions offering certificate and apprenticeship programs to discuss career opportunities. Industries represented include: • Skilled trades • Healthcare • Information Technology • Aviation Win prizes! Collect merchandise! Earn gift cards! Details: Open to juniors and seniors. Talk to Mrs. Gussman in counseling for more details. Students will hear from a career pathway panel at 1:00 and then move around from booth to booth for the other 90 minutes in an Open House style to visit booths and speak to company representatives. 

PDF iconApprenticeship Fair Earn While You Learn final 2021.pdf

BACKPACKS TO BRIEFCASES: Thursday, April 29th, 2021 (9-11am) - See flyer below

This FREE virtual event includes a career panel discussion and a variety of workshops to help you transition into the world of work or continuing education. All students will attend the career panel discussion and then choose three 30-minute workshops to attend. Workshops will include: • Imagining your future • Post-secondary opportunities • Job preparedness • Living on your own • Network with a Professional

PDF iconBackpacks to Briefcases Flyer Student.pdf

FAFSA Information 

Please see the presentaiton from the Financial Aid Information Presentation Below:

PDF iconHorizon FA presentation 2019.pdf

Finacial Aid Student Presentation

Please see the presentation that was given to students below:


Do you need a work permit? 

Please print this form out and email it to in the Counseling Office for completion.

PDF iconWork Permit.pdf

School Counselors

Patty Rolision - A-Ci and 10th grade 504 students

Deb Moquin - Cj-Ga and 12th grade 504 students

Angela Shields - Gb-K and 11th grade 504 students

Deanna Gussman - L-M and 9th grade 504 students

Michael Muedeking - N-Si and ELL students

Anjela Schwab - Sj-Z

Stacey Neumann - SOAR students

Support Staff

Ruth Cummings, Registrar, IT Support
Carolina Navarra, Registrar, Enrollment
Paula Rhoads, Secretary

Document(s)SizeUpload Date
PDF icon AP Exam Credit and Cut Scores.pdf504.02 KB01/26/2021
PDF icon Horizon FA presentation 2019_0.pdf866.1 KB10/07/2019
PDF icon Work Permit_0.pdf77.78 KB11/30/2018