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Last Updated: 9/18/2020 2:27 PM

Attention Juniors: 

If you are interested in earning some scholarship money,you should take the NMSQT (National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test) test on October 14th

The fee for this test is only $17

This test is also a great way to prepare for the SAT and ACT test that you will be taking in the spring.  

Please pay Mrs. Dahlke the bookkeeper your $17 and bring your receipt around to the counseling center to reserve your spot. 

Test spots are limited.

If you would like more information about this test, please see your counselor.


Testing Day

Wed., October 14th

P.S.A.T - All Sophomores

S.A.T. - All Seniors

N.M.S.Q.T. - Juniors with reservation



 Next ACT Test Date:

Oct., 17, 2020

Registration Deadline: Sept. 17th

Late Registration Deadline: Sept. 25th

Register at

BHS School Code: 130290


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Do you need a Letter of Recommendation from a counselor? 

If so, please click on the counselor you would like the

recommendation from and fill out their form.  Thanks!


Mrs. Thompson
Mr. Smith
Mrs. Colson



Please email the appropriate counselor for you:

Last Name A-G


Last Name H-O

Mr. Smith -

Last Name P-Z

Mrs. Colson -


                                     Please use Google Chrome to access the GradPoint Credit Recovery Site                                                 User: Full last name, first initial             Password: BHS1234!                           


suicide preventionIf you think that your child or another youth may need help right now, call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 1-800-273-TALK (8255).  Suicide text line is 208-398-4357. Your call is free and confidential. Trained crisis workers in your area can assist you and the youth in deciding what they need right now.

Remember, if anyone is harming themselves now or has just harmed themselves, call 911 or take them to an emergency room immediately.

Click here to find mental health professionals near you.


Bonneville High School Counselors

 Bonneville High School counselors are committed to helping students learn. Through individual counseling, classroom presentations, and work with special groups, counselors help facilitate the development of appropriate social skills, encourage career exploration and emphasize academic excellence. Counselors are anxious to meet with teachers and parents as needed in order to maximize the student's potential for success. Counselors also provide information regarding high school course selection, post-secondary training options, financial aid and scholarships, and career choice.

Lead Counselor

Jared Smith
Students with the last name beginning with: H-O 

Jared Smith

Jared Smith has over 18 years of experience working with the youth in Idaho Falls. Specializing in at-risk interventions he worked as a school counselor and the Safe and Drug Free Schools Coordinator in the Idaho Falls School District before joining the team at Bonneville High. He graduated from Idaho Falls High, attended Weber State University and received his Masters in Educational Counseling from the University of Phoenix.  Contact Mr. Smith at

Chanin Thompson
Students with the last name beginning with: A-G

Chanin Thompson

Chanin Thompson is a National Board Certified Counselor. She was born and raised in Idaho Falls and graduated from Skyline High School. She received her Bachelor's of Arts degree from Idaho State University and taught English and History for several years. Mrs. Thompson also earned her Master's in Counseling and an Ed Specialist in Counseling at Idaho State. She is the coordinator of SAT, ACT, AP, and PSAT/NMSQT testing.  Contact Mrs. Thompson at


Sara Colson
Students with the last name beginning with: P-Z

Sara Colson

Sara Colson is a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor and a National Board Certified Counselor. She graduated from high school in Tennessee. She earned her Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Tennessee Martin. Mrs. Colson continued her education at Idaho State and received her Master’s of Counseling. She has worked with youth in Eastern Idaho for several years, in both school and private practice settings.  She will assist in Senior Awards Night, IDLA, and Hope Squad. Contact Mrs. Colson at




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Phone: 208-525-4406

Fax: 208-523-7014