RSHS Counselor


HS Phone Number: 515-733-4329

HS Fax Number: 515-733-2131

School Counselor

Infomation About Me

Hello! My name is Anna Fleecs and I am the counselor for grades 9-12 at Roland-Story High School. I live in Ames, IA and am originally from Glidden, IA. I am excited to join the Roland-Story Community School District and serve the students and families here for my first year. 
I received my Bachelor’s degree in Human Service Counseling from Wayne State College, NE, and my Master’s in Professional School Counseling from Minnesota State University, Mankato. This master’s program is accredited by the Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP). 
The program has aligned their work with the American School Counseling Association’s (ASCA) National Model. The ASCA National Standards reflect the expectations for all students to achieve, and the ethical and professional standards for all school counselors to uphold. As a professional school counselor, I support students in three areas of their lives: academic, career, and personal/social. School counselors collaboratively work with students, parents, school staff, and the community in the following delivery systems: School Counseling Curriculum, Individual Student Planning, Responsive Services, and System Support. 

Counselor Office Administrator

Audreianna Schmidt

Counselor News

Sunday, Sept 25, 202212:30pm-3:00pmPrairie Meadows Conference Center

Iowa College Aid Dates

August Iowa College Aid | Virtual Coach Texting Program through Iowa College Aid | Sign up here ICAN Weekly Live Event | Life After High School: A Guide to Career and College Planning | Wednesday, August 24 @ 5:30 pm | Register here  September ICAN Weekly Live Event | Earn While You Learn: Exploring Careers in the Building Trades | Wednesday, September 7 @ 5:30 pm | Register here ICAN Weekly Live Event | How to Pay for College: Understanding the Financial Aid Process | Wednesday, September 14 @ 5:30 pm | Register here Iowa College Aid & ICAN | On Track Events | Monday, September 19 - Friday, September 23 | View and register for daily events here


Career Exploration Days: Hosted at a DMACC location, these events allow high school students, parents and educators to explore a career pathway by attending hands-on activity sessions and demonstrations.  Students will learn about DMACC educational programs and connect to future careers and professionals.  WBL Contact: Whitney Riggs 
  •  Explore Fire Science & EMS Day - Friday, October 7

Worksite Industry Tours: Events are typically a half day, and are hosted by a business. Open to 10-12th grade students. Students will meet with professionals to learn about a business and specific career. These events are for students only and transportation is the student’s responsibility. **Due to capacity constraints, if you are interested in registering more than 5 students from your class please email us to confirm availability. WBL Contact: Emily Willett 
  • Celebrate Manufacturing Month at Red Boot Distillery - Tuesday, October 11
  • Explore Health Care Careers at MercyOne - Thursday, November 3
  • Explore Skilled Trades at The Baker Group - Tuesday, November 15
  • Explore Engineering, Architecture, Interior Design & More at ISG, Inc. - Thursday, November 17

Virtual Professional Skills Sessions: Attend one of our Virtual Professional Skills sessions to learn from Business leaders and Human Resources experts on important professional tools valuable in today’s job market! These sessions are 25 minutes on Zoom. WBL Contact: Jill Hoeck
    • Virtual Professional Skills: Personal Brand and Social Media- Thursday, October 6

Virtual Ask a Professional Sessions: Attend one of our Ask a Professional sessions to get to know a professional in a specific career. Hear their story, how they got to where they are today, and the day-to-day of their career. Professionals will include advice for young people interested in the specific career in this Q&A style session. ​ These sessions are 25 minutes on Zoom. WBL Contact: Jill Hoeck  Virtual Business Spotlights: Get to know a business within Central Iowa by attending our Business Spotlights. Hear from Human Resource professionals and other company leaders to learn about careers within the company, education required, job outlook, and company culture. A virtual tour or video will be included, if possible. ​​ These spotlights are 25 minutes on Zoom. WBL Contact: Jill Hoeck  WBL Credit Courses: Three work based learning courses are available for schools to offer as concurrent enrollment courses. These courses provide students with opportunities to explore careers and work on their job seeking skills. WBL 100 – Exploring Careers, WBL 110 – Employability Skills, and WBL 150 – Job Shadowing. WBL Contact: Stephanie Oppel 
You can also find Career Exploration Resources available anytime, including our DMACC Career Discovery Video Library! Check out DMACC's library of more than 50 recorded professionals talking about their industry, careers, and career path. Explore various local careers through short 25-minute presentations. Subscribe to our YouTube channel or check back often as we will be adding new videos! ​ 

*Open to: Parents and guardians of Iowa students in grades 6-12

*Requirements: Visit the Parent Handbook guide for important college financing information and enter contact information to register for random drawing.

*Open to:  Iowa high school seniors who will attend college in fall 2023

*Requirements: Register online and then follow emailed instructions to complete 2 online components. Scholarships are awarded through random drawings of eligible entries.

*Open to: Parents and guardians of students in grades 8-12

*Requirements: Sign up to receive twice-monthly emails on helping students with academic, career and college planning and enter the drawing after reading the information

*Making college affordable

*Steps on filling out FASFA

Past News Announcement

Test Prep Date:10/1/22Time: 9:00am-3:00pm (arrive by 8:45am)
Location:Evelyn K. Davis Center1171 7th StDes Moines, IA 50314
* Pizza lunch will be provided or please bring your own.* Please arrive by 8:45 a.m. to check in and receive materials* Expect to stay for the entire seminar

National PSAT Test

Deadline for Signup 9/12/22 in RSHS Counselor's Office $18  due (10th/11th Graders)Test Day: Wednesday Sept 12, 2022Test Time: 8:00amTest Location: TBD