Guidance News & Announcements
FAFSA Days for Students Starting College in 2018-19
Please click here to see information about FAFSA Days, sponsored by the NJ Higher Education Student Assistance Authority (HESAA)and the NJ Association of Financial Aid Administrators (NJAFAA).
FAFSA Days are designed to provide information and assistance with completing the FAFSA form.
Naviance College Application Process - Senior Presentation 2018
Please click here to view the PowerPoint presentation to seniors on using Naviance for college applications.
Financial Aid Night Presentation 9-18-2017
Please click here to view last night's Financial Aid presentation by Dorothy Gilliard, from NJ Higher Education Student Assistance Authority.
If you have any questions for Ms. Gilliard, please call her at 800-706-9413.
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 (Aug. 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 here to view the presentation from the 8th Grade Parents' Night, held on Tuesday, November 21, 2017.
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 seniorís 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.
GRHS School Profile - Class of 2017
Please see the PowerPoint presented to Junior Parents on October 12, 2017.
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.
Please see the list of schools being attended by the Class of 2017!
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!
Naviance Family Connection Informational Brochure: Understanding the valuable offerings of this powerful and extremely useful web-based system.
A compilation of useful and necessary documents for Seniors during the college application process.
Please see this informative presentation, as given to senior parents on October 3, 2017.