Amy Bates, Guidance

Mrs. Amy Bates
Guidance Counselor 9-12
(618) 932-3126 ext 107

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:

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Class of 2016 (Seniors) using this message:  @fchs16
Class of 2017 (Juniors) using this message:  @fchs17
Class of 2018 (Sophomores) using this message:  @fchs2018
Class of 2019 (Freshman) using this message:  @fchs2019
JALC Online or Ext Ctr students using this message:  @jalc2015

Congratulations to the Senior of the Month selections for the Class of 2016!
Senior of the Month selections for the Class of 2016

Jacklynn Calvert, Samantha Finn, Amanda Fry, Blessings Jump, Cole Brookhouse, Brett Lingle, Sarah Morthland, Rachel Renik, and Maddi Sullivan.

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!!!!