Guidance Counseling

“The only time you run out of chances is when you stop taking them.” 

—Author unknown


Ashley Nansel

ACT Registration deadlines & Test Dates

Registration DeadlineTest Date
October 10, 2020
October 17, 2020
October 24, 2020
October 25, 2020
September 25, 2020
December 12, 2020November 6, 2020
February 6, 2021January 8, 2021
April 17, 2021March 12, 2021
June 12, 2021May 7, 2021
July 17, 2021June 18, 2021

I would really encourage juniors and seniors to take the ACT four times before they graduate.

More information can be found on


Distance Learning and Dual Credit Courses

Distant Learning Courses
Spanish I, II, III, IV
Dual Credit Courses
English Composition I & II
College Algebra
Elements of Stats
Digital Imaging

*We strive for offering our students a variety of classes. If a class is not offered, we will make every effort possible to provide the class.


Masters in School Counseling, Chadron State College 2017

Bachelor of Science in Education, Chadron State College, 2010


K-6 Elementary Education


Arnold Public Schools, 2010- Current

  • 3rd grade for 4 years
  • 2014- current Guidance Counseling

Upcoming Events

College VisitsJuniors…You have one college visit and one job shadow visit this year! Take full advantage and schedule one!!

Seniors-You have two college visits and a job shadow this year!

Scholarship Information:                      Go to the Homepage>Students>Scholarships to find scholarship listings and deadlines.

Arnold Education Association Scholarship:  1) Graduate of Arnold High School, 2) Must be working toward a Bachelor’s Degree or Master’s Degree in Education, 3) Must be preparing to student teach for the first time. Please contact Ms. Nansel for an application.

Mrs. Nansel’s Schedule

Homeroom: 8:00-8:21(M-Th)  

1st hour: 8:21-9:12 (M-Th)                                        8:00-8:44 (F)
7/8 Grade Study Hall

2nd hour: 9:12-10:03 (M-Th)                                       8:46-9:29 (F)

Break: 10:03-10:08 (M-Th)                                   9:29-9:35 (F)

3rd hour: 10:08-10:59 (M-Th)                                    9:37-10:20 (F)

4th hour: 10:59-11:50 (M-Th)                                    10:22-11:06 (F)
Elementary Guidance/ Elementary Lunch

5th hour: 11:50-12:41 (M-Th)                                    11:08-11:52 (F)
Elementary Lunch

Lunch: 12:41-1:11 (M-Th)                                      11:52-12:22 (F)

6th hour: 1:11-2:02 (M-Th)                                        12:24-1:08 (F)
Senior Careers Class

7th hour: 2:02-2:53 (M-Th)                                        1:10-1:54 (F)
MS Exploratory Classes:  7th grade: 2nd quarter, 6th grade: 3rd quarter, 8th grade: 4th quarter

8th hour: 2:53-3:44 (M-Th)                                        1:56-2:40 (F)

Photo Gallery

October 26, 2020

Upcoming Activities

Activities for the week of October 19th:

  • Tuesday- C/JV/Varsity VB @ Ainsworth- 5:00PM- Masks required while moving around.
  • Friday- State Cross Country @ Kearney- Class D Girls run at 12:00PM
  • Friday- No School- Fall Break

Please note that we will distribute information regarding attendance guidelines and procedures. These guidelines will vary by location and activity. 

Arnold Public Schools

Activities for the week of March 9th:

  • Monday- MNAC Speech @ Merna
  • Monday- MNAC Quiz Bowl @ Mullen
  • Tuesday- HS Quiz Bowl @ Kearney
  • Tuesday- School Board Meeting- 8:00PM
  • Thursday & Friday- No School- Spring Break

Activities Calendar at A Glance