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High School Guidance
Welcome to the High School Guidance page.
  Mr. Lawrence Wolff
Director of Student Personnel Services
201-445-7700 x 8918



Ellen Barrett
201-445-7700 x8914

Theresa Caren
201-445-7700 x6221

Rochelle Eaton
201-445-7700 x8915​

Laura Vargo
201-445-7700 x8909

Marisa Davitt
Administrative Assistant
201-445-7700 x8918

Mary Wolos
Administrative Assistant
201-445-7700 x8919

Guidance News & Announcements
Sports Business Academy to be held at Montclair State U
The Sports Business Academy presented by Lunar Sports Group, is for high school and college students looking to gain insight into the business of sports. This three day event, taking place August 7-9, 2017, will educate students to the wide range of jobs that exist within the sports world. We provide students an opportunity to learn about the business from executives who have practical experience in the field. For more information visit
Previous speakers have included: Ernie Accorsi, Brian Cashman, Scott O’Neil, Adrian Wojnarowski, Jean Afterman, Jeremy Schaap, Kimberly Jones, Frank Isola, Jane McManus, Carol Blazejowski and Harold Reynolds.

Here’s a snapshot of the 2017 lineup so far, announcing more soon.
  • Fred Mangione – NY Jets, SVP Ticket & Premium Revenue, Strategy & Development
  • Patricia McTeague – ESPN Director of Client Brand Experience
  • Frank Isola – Daily News, ESPN, Sirius
  • Louis Krubich – CEO Malka Media Group
  • Dan Duggan – NY Giants Beat Reporter, NJ Advance Media
  • TJ Quinn – ESPN, Reporter – Investigative/Enterprise Unit
  • Angelo Todaro – Parabolic Performance & Rehab, Performance Director
  • Andy Koerner – Paradigm Wealth Management, Financial Advisor to Pro Athletes
  • Pat Capra – Lunar Sports Group, President

Key Points
  • Having a job in the sports industry is very attainable.
  • Students will not achieve success in the field simply because they are sports fans.
  • With the industry growing at a rapid pace, it’s imperative to learn about the business in real time from executives in the field.
  • The earlier a student attains an understanding of the business of sports, the greater the advantage they will have over their peers.
What: Sports Business Academy presented by Lunar Sports Group
Who: High School & College Students interested in the business of sports
When: August 7th – 9th , 2017 (Monday-Wednesday 9am – 3pm)
Where: On the Campus of Montclair State University
Cost: $275 per student (or $299 if you Register AFTER June 15, 2017)

Questions? Call 732-682-6063 or email
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.
Students can:
  • Enroll in up to 4 classes
  • Learn from FDU faculty at our Metropolitan campus
  • Earn up to 8 credits in 4 weeks (each class is 2 credits)
  • Select one or both of our convenient sessions — Monday, July 10 to Thursday, July 20, and Monday, July 24 to Thursday, August 3
Register today at
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
Greetings, all -

We encourage all of our students to participate in the PARCC assessments. Please click here to see the document "Myths and Facts about PARCC", and click here to see the document "A Guide to Parent and Educator Conversations about the PARCC Score Reports".
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.
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.
Useful Documents
 2015-16 Guide for the College-Bound Student Athlete.pdf
If you are considering playing a sport at the collegiate level, please see the important information in this brochure!
Please take a look at this Step-by-Step Guide to completing the FAFSA, from the Higher Education Student Assistance Authority!
 2018 Junior College Night - Posting Version.pdf
Please see this informative presentation for parents of Juniors, as presented on Thursday, October 20, 2016.
 College Application Timeline.pdf
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.
 Course Appeal Letter.pdf
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!
 Financial Aid FAFSA Presentation 2017-18.pdf
Please see the file above, from the Financial Aid Night held on September 19, 2016
 Naviance Connection Brochure.pdf
Naviance Family Connection Informational Brochure: Understanding the valuable offerings of this powerful and extremely useful web-based system.
 Profile - Class of 2017.pdf
GRHS School Profile - Class of 2017
 Senior Parent Night 2016-17 - Posting Version.pdf
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!
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