Guidance and Social Work

Wells High School Mission Statement

"Our mission is to empower all students through individualized instruction to become literate critical thinkers and problem solvers committed to civic engagement".

Our Staff:

Sherri Anderson

Guidance Counselor-Last names L-Z

Matthew Howard

Guidance Counselor-Last names A-K

Doug Perley

Social Worker

Erin Sanborn

Administrative Assistant

Emily Nedeau

Administrative Assistant


Hands on Education

Wells High School students are eligible to participate in the application process for the myriad of hands-on, career-oriented education in a variety of programs offered at Sanford Regional Technical Center. Please see your WHS guidance counselor for more information.

Career and Technical Programs

Senior Information & Deadlines

  • Community Service Opportunities

  • Community Service- 10 hours for each year at WHS for a total of 40 hours. A GRADUATION REQUIREMENT! Submit documentation to Guidance

Scholarships for 2022-23

Click on the links below to explore current scholarship opportunities for 2023 graduates.

Scholarship Link

Local Scholarship Packet FAQ

Local Scholarship Packet Link

Summer Opportunities

Click on the link below to explore various Precollege Summer Opportunities.

Summer Opportunities Link

Explore the Military

The Wells High School Guidance Department receives information from all branches of the military. Click below to explore some of the opportunities and visit the Guidance Office for more information.

Maine National Guard

US Air Force ROTC

US Coast Guard

US Army

US Navy


Find a Job!

The Wells High School Guidance Department works with local businesses to provide students with opportunities for work. The document below is a list of those businesses who have contacted our office.

Current Job Postings (Click Link)


    • If a student would like to meet with their Guidance Counselor, they will need to make an appointment via email or come into the Guidance Office and use your counselors appointment books to schedule a time.

    • Mr. Howard's email(last name A-K) is

    • Ms. Anderson's email(last name L-Z) is


    • We will be utilizing Naviance for our students to schedule visits with college reps.

    • Students will sign-up through Naviance, and they will receive weekly emails notifying them of colleges who will be hosting visits in the coming week. Students will need to be signed-up 2 days in advance. If there are no students signed-up 2 days prior, the in-person visit will be cancelled.

    • Contact Mrs. Nedeau in Guidance for more information @

College Night Recording Fall 23.mp4
Fin Aid Night Update.mp4


If you are planning on participating in Division I or II athletics, or are being actively recruited by a Division I or II school, click on the link to register. The registration cost is $90.00.

NCAA Registration

Please let your Guidance Counselor know if you have registered!


School Social Work Services: