• Higgins Middle School Guidance Counselors
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    Arlene Broughton, At-Large Counselor.  broughtona@peabody.k12.ma.us
    Location: Main Office 

    Grade 6 - Class of 2023
    Anthony Furnari, furnaria@peabody.k12.ma.us, 978-536-4822 
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    Grade 6 is an exciting new transition.

    Grade 5 students tour Higgins in June to orient to the building.  The principal, Mr. Bucey and the student team visit the elementary school to further explain expectations and student life.

    Parents may attend at Higgins Parent Orientation in May.  The dates are announced on the Higgins website.


    Grade 7 - Class of 2022
    Heather Ginolfi, ginolfih@peabody.k12.ma.us  978-536-4820 

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    One would think Grade 7 may be an average school year yet, if you have your sights set on high achievement then you are on the right track. We like to inform students and parents of the academic maintenance that needs to be sustained in grade 7.
    Students with a vision, including attaining membership in the National Junior Honor Society at Higgins, need to maintain specific grades. Please visit the "All Things NJHS" website for more information.
    Students applying for private high schools or alternative high schools need to know that Grade 7 transcript would be sent to the high school of choice to which the student applied.

    Grade 8 - Class of 2021
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    Sara Wallace, wallaces@peabody.k12.ma.us, 978-536-4823   

    Follow me on Twitter @wallaceguidance

    High School Application Deadlines

    “2016-2017” School year
      - Essex  Technical High School

    - Bishop Fenwick

    - St. John’s Prep

    - St Mary’s High School

    - Austin Preparatory High School

    - The Governor’s Academy  Byfield          


    - Pingree South Hamilton  

    - Brooks School N. Andover                 


    *****If your school is not listed and you need to know the deadline, please ask guidance and we will find out the date