Welcome to the HAHS Guidance Page!
Would you like to take college courses at a 75% reduced rate this Summer Semester 2021 or next Fall Semester 2021 at Bloomsburg University?
Did you miss our virtual financial aid night?
Below you will find all the information that was presented:
Financial Aid 101 for 2021-2022 year
How to Complete the FAFSA for 2021-2022 school year
Link to Recording for "How to Complete the FAFSA"
Password for recording:
Link to complete FAFSA and FSA ID/Account
FAFSA stands for Free Application for Federal Student Aid. It determines a student's eligibility for need-based federal and state financial aid for college, which may include grants, scholarships, work-study and loans. If eligible, it can really help you pay for school! Link is available on the guidance website. You will need your family’s 2019 W2 wage and tax statement to complete the application. FAFSA applications opened October 1st, 2020.
Free Virtual Financial Aid Presentations: PHEAA Main Link
Do you need help understanding a financial aid letter?
Understanding Financial Offer/Award Letters and Balances
February 25th, 2021
Are you interested in free webinars regarding college-related topics?
Topics include FAFSA overview, which loans should I pick, loan forgiveness, repayment plans, etc..
February to March 2021 calendar:
KINGS COLLEGE- McGowan Hispanic Outreach Program
High School Mentoring Program
Free SAT Prep- 12 week course at no cost- Available for Sophomores and Juniors Application needed: HS Application
East Stroudsburg University: Virtual College Visit If you missed it, here is a recording
SAT PREP course with PSU! (Fee required)
Flyer for SAT PREP Course
Mondays/Thursdays • January 18 to March 4
Time: 6 - 8 p.m.
Course Fee: $299 - Register by Dec. 31 for the discounted rate.
Includes books and materials.
Course will be offered through remote instruction on Zoom.
SAT Prep Information
Are you interested in preparing for the SAT Test?
Also, check out their calendar offering free virtual drop-in tutoring labs, as well as a virtual SAT prep series to help you prepare for the November test: September Calendar
To register, email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 570-331-6755.
Do you know someone recovering from addiction and is looking to start college? Luzerne County Community College is presenting an awesome opportunity for people who are in recovery from substance abuse. This will be a free college education through the AllOne Recovery Education Institute. Click the link for the flyer:
Tips to help you deal with tough challenges in life. Your Life Your Voice
Turn your ideas into CASH!
Penn State Hazleton and the Hazleton LaunchBox are hosting an entrepreneurship program this fall for students in grades 10-12
PennDOT Innovations Challenge is a statewide competition that challenges teams of students in 9th through 12th grade to use their problem-solving, creative, and strategic-thinking abilities to solve real-world transportation challenges. Regional winners will be selected by PennDOT's Engineering Districts. Those winners will move on to a statewide competition where an overall winner will be selected. An award of $5,500 will be divided among the first, second and third place statewide winning teams:Subscribe to the HAHS Guidance Page
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(don't see a subscribe link ? CLICK HERE)"He who opens a school door, closes a prison." ~ Victor HugoScholarship Information-Please use the link below to access information regarding available local and national scholarships.https://www.choices360.com/Welcome.aspx?nextpage=%2fFinancial_Aid_Planning%2fScholarships%2fScholarships.aspx**Students will be provided with log in information.**The following is a list of available local scholarships. This list will be updated frequently as new information becomes available.**Please visit the above link for scholarship details.*****************************************************************PSAT/NMSQT SCORE REPORTS
1. Go to www.collegeboard.org and log into your account. If you need to create an account, do so.
2. In “My Organizer,” select the tab for PSAT/NMSQT scores.3. Click on “View Details.”
4. Click on “Download.”
5. If necessary, click, “open.”
6. Print your 4 (FOUR) page score report.7. Keep this score report in a safe place until the PSAT Score Interpretation Session.
8. If you have problems or questions, visit the guidance office.******************************************************************Success starts with you!"The Hazleton Area School District and the Hazleton Area High School guidance staff believe that school counseling services are an integral part of the total educational program. Our school counseling program, in collaboration with faculty, parents, and the community, is designed to provide all students with opportunities and resources to accomplish developmental tasks within the areas of academic, career and personal/social development needed to become effective learners. These learners achieve success in school, enjoy successful and rewarding lives, and develop into contributing members of society."
Please click on the links to the left to view information that pertains to your child.
Please feel free to contact your child's guidance counselor with any questions or concerns you have. Counselor assignments are based on your child's last name.
Please look below for a listing of which counselor will work with your child.Counseling department members and their assignments
for 2020-2021:Mr. Samoyedny 570-459-3221 Extension 81517 Letters M-Z (Grades 10 & 12) Email: email@example.com
Mrs. Davis 570-459-3221 Extension 81519 Letters M-Z (Grades 9 & 11) E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.orgMr. Corrado 570-459-3221 Extension 81518 Letters A-L (Grades 10 & 12) Email: email@example.comMs. Hyduk 570-459-3221 Extension 81520 Letters A-L (Grades 9 & 11) Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Guidance Office Secretary:
Nina Curran 570-459-3221 Extension 81516 Email: email@example.comSecondary Guidance Department Chair:
Mr. Samoyedny 570-459-3221 Extenstion 81517Contact Information:Hazleton Area High SchoolGuidance Department1601 West 23 StreetHazle Township, Pennsylvania 18202570-459-3221 Office Voice Extension 81516570-459-3137 Office Fax