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    Attention Parents & Guardians of Incoming Seniors for 2020-2021
    Click the event topic to register:

    June 11, 2020 6PM:               Reviewing Financial Aid Offers
    June 18, 2020 6PM:               Financial Aid/PA 529 Plans
    June 25, 2020 6PM:               MySmartBorrowing
    July 2, 2020 6PM:                  Reviewing Financial Aid Offers
    July 9, 2020 6PM:                  Financial Aid Presentation 101
    July 16, 2020 6PM:                Financial Aid/PA 529 Plans
    July 23, 2020 6PM:                MySmartBorrowing
    July 30, 2020: 6PM:               Financial Aid For Non-Traditional Students
    August 11, 2020: 6:30PM:      Covering the Gap
    August 12, 2020: 12PM:        Covering the Gap
    August 18, 2020: 6:30PM:      Covering the Gap
    August 25, 2020: 6:30PM:      Covering the Gap
    August 26, 2020: 12PM:        Covering the Gap

    Covering the Gap is a 1-hr webinar emphasizing best practices, such as seeking grants and scholarships first. Reminds families about additional resources, such as payment plans, and touches on private/alternative loans as a last resort. The webinar will also include the basics of credit: what is a credit score, what factors impact a credit score, and how can a credit score be improved, etc... 

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    PSAT 10 SAT Prep Information

    Are you interested in preparing for the SAT Test?
    Educational Opportunity Centers, Inc. is excited to offer you the chance to prepare to Rock this test!
    Preparation Classes offered:
    Mondays from 4 to 5 p.m. with open tutoring from 5 to 6
    at our Hazleton Office located in the Hayden Towers, 8 West Broad Street in Hazleton
    Topics includeTips and strategies, Using the approved SAT calculator (approved graphing calculators available for use during class & test) Practice tests, Khan Academy
    Need help registering?
    Questions? Call (570) 454-6161 or Email joleeneoc@gmail.com


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    Scholarship Information Scholarship Information-Please use the link below to access information regarding available local and national scholarships. 
    **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.

    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 2019-2020:
    Mr. Samoyedny   570-459-3221   Extension 81517     Letters A-L (Grades 10 & 12)
    Mrs. Davis           570-459-3221   Extension 81519     Letters M-Z (Grades 10 & 12)
    Mr. Corrado         570-459-3221   Extension 81518     Letters A-L (Grades 9 & 11)

    Mrs. Turse           570-459-3221   Extension 81520     Letters M-Z (Grades 9 & 11)

    Guidance Office Secretaries:
    Nina Curran & Diane Martz      570-459-3221  Extension   81516
    Guidance Department Chair:
    Mrs. Planutis                           570-459-3221  Extenstion  22516
    Contact Information:
    Hazleton Area High School
    Guidance Department
    1601 West 23 Street
    Hazle Township, Pennsylvania 18202
    570-459-3221 Office Voice Extension 81516
    570-459-3137 Office Fax