The mission of the Opelika High School Guidance department is to help students reach their full potential by ensuring that each student is provided services to aid him or her in making wise personal, educational and career decisions.


Mrs. Brittney Cahela, Students A-F Mrs. Shonta Sherfield, Students G-M Mrs. Meredith Mitchell, Students N-Z

Career Coach Registrar Secretary

Amy Hanna Beth Foster Gayle Hudmon

Southern Union Virtual Dual Enrollment Parent Information Meeting

Southern Union State Community College will be hosting the annual Dual Enrollment Parent Information Meeting on Tuesday, April 20th at 6:00pm. This is a free, virtual event that will be hosted via Zoom. SUSCC will cover everything that your parents and students need to know about the Southern Union dual enrollment program like benefits, costs, application process, how to register for classes, and scholarship opportunities. Representatives from the Academic, Health Sciences, and Career and Technical divisions will be on hand to answer all of your parents' and students' questions.

Parents will need to register for this event! Once we receive their registration, they will receive a confirmation email that contains the Zoom link required to attend. To register, visit our website at and click on the Dual Enrollment logo.

March for Success Seminar

The People of Action for Community Enrichment (PACE) will host a March for Success Seminar on March 13, 2021 from 10:00am - 12:00 pm. Panelists will provide information to promote student and parent success in the following areas: Parenting Skills, Medical/Psychological Issues, Embracing Technology, and Financial Management. Prize drawings will be held for this session. To register, visit:

Flier_EJI Racial Justice Essay Contest.pdf

Scholarship Opportunity for all students 9th -12th Grade!!

Essay Contest

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Dual Enrollment meeting (2021-02-01 at 16:01 GMT-8)

2021-2022 Dual Enrollment Interest Meeting

Parents and students interested in dual enrollment,

There will be a virtual meeting on Monday, February 1 at 6:00pm to discuss dual enrollment for the 2021-22 school year. Representatives from Alabama Early College, Auburn University, and Southern Union will be available to provide details and answer questions. The zoom link to access the meeting is

Southern Union Dual Enrollment Scholarship Deadline.pdf

2021 Southern Union Dual Enrollment Scholarship

The Dual Enrollment Scholarship program is available to eligible high school students who enroll in a college course at Southern Union that awards both college credit and high school credit for the same course.

Eligibility and Requirements for scholarship:

Complete admission process to Southern Union and meet admissions criteria for dual enrollment for Southern Union


Brief essays

Be in grade 10, 11, or 12 upon enrollment

Have a minimum cumulative (unweighted) high school GPA or 2.5 on a 4.0 scale. A high school transcript must be submitted for new dual enrollment students


A student may receive funding for one (1) three-hour academic course per semester. Students must have met college admission and course requirements to be awarded a scholarship. Students may reapply for one additional semester. A 2.5 GPA in SU courses must be maintained to renew the scholarship. renewal depends on available funding. Consideration for renewal will not be given to students who have previously withdrawn from Dual Enrollment courses. There is no refund for withdrawal from a course. The scholarship covers tuition and fees (bond surety, technology, and facilities) for a three-hour course. The scholarship will not cover additional fees associated with online courses, such as co-requisites or proctor fees.

Length of Eligibility:

A student's participation in the Dual Enrollment Scholarship program is limited to the remaining amount of time normally required to complete the high school diploma, from the time of initial participation in the program.


Due to guidance by February 22, 2021 for Fall semester 2021

Due to guidance by October 25, 2021 for Spring semester 2022

OHS_English Guide.pdf

2021-2022 Registration is Here!!!

2021-2022 OHS Curriculum Guide

February 3rd

Students will receive curriculum guides and a practice registration sheet

February 17th

Students will register for courses through the online portal.

2020 OHS Financial Aid Workshop Powerpoint

OHS 2020-2021 Financial Aid Workshop


East Alabama Mental Health-334-742-2700

Domestic Violence Center-334-749-1515

Stop Child Abuse and Neglect (SCAN)-1-800-737-1111

Child Advocacy Center-334-705-0770

Poison Control Center-1-800-462-0800

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline- 1-800-273-8255

Lee County Health Department-334-745-5765