Guidance

ACADEMICS 

How to apply to College!
1) Check out requirements
of the schools/training programs you are interested in!
www.montanacolleges.com/ or ​https://mus.edu/
2
) Take the ACT and other entrance exams
NOTE:  ALL juniors will take the ACT 
www.act.org/content/act/en/products-and-services/the-act.html
3
) Apply to the College https://mus.edu/
4
) Complete Free App for Student Aid by Dec 1st
https://studentaid.gov/h/apply-for-aid/fafsa

Guidance Counselor k-12 : Mrs. Minert


Life is a roller coaster, and I'm loving the ride! My husband and I have 4 children, and 6 grandchildren. They are From North Carolina to Washington and a few spots in between.  We have been in the Ruby Valley for 9 years now, and love this area.


      On these pages you will find information to open doors to your own adventures of work, careers, college, and financial assistance to pursue your goals. 
      I am available for academic, personal-social, and career counseling.
     
      Contact me anytime at Sheridan High School:  

842-5401 or via email rachel.minert@sheridan.k12.mt.us

RESOURCES FOR FAMILIES

Family Resources
Office of Public Assistance

(Butte):  1-888-706-1535   or       https://apply.mt.gov
 (General help, apply for SNAP, TANF Health Care)


WIC:  406 – 433-4298  

(supplemental program for women and children (up to 5 yrs.)
Action, Inc:  1-406-533-6855    and/or    www.butteassistanceprograms.org    (low income assistance programs)
Social Security:   1-888632-7068     and/or     https://www.ssa.gov
Consumer Protection – Debt Relief Options :  https://dojmt.gov/consumer/debt-relief
Madison County Community Resources:  https://madisoncountymt.gov
Ruby Valley Food Pantry:  Open Saturdays (10-Noon) –
 
Health Care
Healthy MT kids:  1-877-543-7669     https://dphhs.mt.gov/MontanaHealthcarePrograms/MemberServices

 
Parenting
Butte 4cs:    https://www.butte4cs.org/about_us    and/or    406-723-4019
Parenting k-12 children!  https://parentingmontana.org
Parenting young children:  https://www.pbs.org/parents
Confidential Crisis Txt Line:  Text HOME to 741741 
 
Work
Small Business:  https://www.sba.gov
Job Seekers:  https://montanaworks.gov


STATE AND LOCAL SCHOLARSHIPS
SCHOLARSHIPS/FIN AID​

APPLY FOR GOVERNMENT ASSISTANCE USING THE FREE APPLICATION FOR FEDERAL STUDENT AID = FAFSA
FAFSA.ED.GOV/