Guidance News & Announcements
PRIDE Surveys To Be Administered to Grades 8, 10, and 12
Please click here to see the letter and consent form regarding the 2016 PRIDE Surveys, to be administered to students in grades 8, 10, and 12.
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.
BrainStorm offers Tutoring Scholarship
In honor of BrainStorms's first ten years in business, we are proud to announce our new scholarship initiative, TEN: True Enthusiasm Never fails. The TEN scholarship will give unlimited tutoring for the remainder of the school year to ten students who demonstrate both financial need and indomitable enthusiasm for learning. We are accepting applications now!
We want to create incredible life opportunities for anyone we mentor, including (to the best of our ability) those who cannot afford our services.
Application extension: now due by December 25th!
For more information: http://mailto:email@example.com?subject=I'd%20like%20more%20information%20on%20the%20TEN%20scholarship
"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!
Updated State Assessment Graduation Requirement
Please see the chart below, as taken from the NJ DOE memo dated January 7, 2016, regarding alternative means of fulfilling the State's Assessment Graduation Requirements for the Classes of 2016, 2017, 2018, and 2019:
Note: * SAT taken prior to March 2016; ** PSAT taken prior to October 2015; ***PSAT taken after October 2015. The College Board will establish new ‘threshold scores’ in May 2016 for the new SAT.
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.
Naviance Family Connection Informational Brochure: Understanding the valuable offerings of this powerful and extremely useful web-based system.
Please take a look at this Step-by-Step Guide to completing the FAFSA, from the Higher Education Student Assistance Authority!
If you are considering playing a sport at the collegiate level, please see the important information in this brochure!
The Program of Studies booklet provides descriptions of all course offerings, as well as departmental flowcharts detailing course pathways. This informational guide should answer many of your questions concerning Glen Rock High School's educational program including graduation requirements, scheduling, and the grading system. If you have questions, please speak with Guidance.
Specific Instructions for those students that are seeking to appeal a course recommendation
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!
Please see the file above, from the Financial Aid Night held on September 19, 2016
GRHS School Profile - Class of 2017
Please see this informative presentation for parents of Juniors, as presented on Thursday, October 20, 2016.
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!