Guidance News & Announcements
Summer Course Work at FDU/Madison
Want to get a jump on being prepared for college? Fairleigh Dickinson University’s Summer Pre-College Technology and Design Program can help. Students can earn college credits, explore areas of technology and design, and get a taste of life at a university.
The Summer Pre-College Technology and Design Program at FDU is an exceptional opportunity for motivated high school students to pursue subjects of interest in real college classes. Courses are offered in an array of topics at the forefront of technology and design, including: Robotics and Artificial Intelligence, Digital Video Production, Animation, Cybersecurity and more.
FAFSA Workshops to be held at BCC
Bergen Community College is hosting a series of FAFSA Workshops for students and parents. Please click here to see the informational flyer.
Junior Class Naviance Presentation
Please click here to see the PowerPoint presentation on using the Naviance program for a college search, that was presented to 11th grade students by the HS Guidance Department.
Updated State Assessment Graduation Requirement
Please click here to see the latest (Jan. 2017) update of the State Assessment requirement for graduation for the Classes of 2017 - 2021.
PARCC Testing - Myths, Facts, and Conversations
8th Grade Parent's Night Presentation
Please click on the link below to view the presentation from the 8th Grade Parents' Night, held on Thursday, November 17, 2016.
"Anxiety, Depression and the American Adolescent"
Please see the attached article, which ran in Time Magazine on November 7, 2016./modules/groups/homepagefiles/gwp/1597419/1927344/File/Times%20Article.pdf
District Testing Presentation for 2015-16
Please click here to see the District Testing Presentation for the 2015-16 school year, as presented to the Board of Education on Monday, October 17, 2016.
New Jersey Youth Suicide Prevention
Every life lost to suicide is a tragedy and the New Jersey Department of Children and Families (DCF) is committed to decreasing youth suicide. Suicide is the 3rd leading cause of death for New Jersey's youth ages 10-24. Parents, professionals and/or just concerned citizens can use the following resources for support and/or guidance related to suicide or suicide prevention. http://www.nj.gov/dcf/adolescent/prevention/
Senior Packet Now Posted
The Senior Packet has been posted on the College Application Page under College Search Resources in the "Guidance Resources and Info" section...go check it out!
Senior Application Materials
The Guidance Department has prepared materials to assist you during the college application process. Counselors are available throughout the entire application process for personal conferences or telephone calls - NO QUESTION IS TOO TRIVIAL. Please feel free to call us at 201 445 7700 Ext. 8918 and/or sign up for an appointment. Click here to visit the College Application Process page for useful documents and resources.
Procrastination is a senior’s greatest downfall at this time of the year.
Parent Portal/School Fusion Registration
If you do not have a Parent Portal account, please print and complete the following form and return it to the HS Guidance Department. Upon verification, you will receive a Welcome Letter with log-in instructions for accessing the Parent Portal
-Parent Portal Account Information
Guidance Resources & Info
The following pages contain a wealth of information to help students and parents prepare for the college experience. This includes college search, application, financial aid, and other useful information.
Look here for applications, links, and other resources to help with the college financing.
Here you will find information about outside educational programs for teens.
Please see this informative presentation for parents of Juniors, as presented on Thursday, October 20, 2016.
This timeline, for the end of junior year and the upcoming senior year, offers a glimpse ahead, along with tips and suggestions, of what to expect each month regarding college applications and deadlines for the Guidance Office.
Specific Instructions for those students that are seeking to appeal a course recommendation
Please see the above letter from the Guidance Department regarding Deferrals.
While we all hope for the best, sometimes there are bumps in the road on the way...don't let them derail you!
Keep up the good work!
Please see the file above, from the Financial Aid Night held on September 19, 2016
Naviance Family Connection Informational Brochure: Understanding the valuable offerings of this powerful and extremely useful web-based system.
GRHS School Profile - Class of 2017
Need some direction on how to proceed with your post-high school planning? Click above to see our Power Point on the steps to take to begin the process!