Amy Bates, Guidance

Mrs. Amy Bates
Guidance Counselor 9-12
(618) 932-3126 ext 350

Welcome to the FCHS Guidance page!

On this page, you will find an abundance of resources that can be useful to students grades 9-12, as well as parents.  This information includes:  local, state, and national scholarship information, college and career planning, test prep, financial aid information, course descriptions and registration information, transcript request forms, and pertinent announcements.

Need to meet with Mrs. Bates?  Please schedule your appointment below.
Guidance Office Appointment

Guidance "Remind" for parents and students:

Text 81010
Freshman @h49929
Sophomores @adh7fb
Juniors @b4beb

Congratulations to the Senior of the Month selections for the Class of 2017!

Hannah Bullette
Elizabeth Drone
Aleah Glodich
Matthew Hopkins
Mitchell Kerley
Olivia Kerley
Braxdyn Melvin
Dakota Richerson
Jana Wollesen

Need to send a transcript?
Use the link below!
Transcript request

Scholarship information is frequently added to my "Scholarships" page...check it often.  You should also check out scholarship search engines such as and  In addition, you should work with your admissions reps at the colleges that you have applied to for info regarding scholarships specific to each school.  Don't miss out on free money!!!!