Welcome to the HAHS Guidance Page!
Attention ALL Juniors & Seniors
We will be hosting a live/virtual college fair to connect you with colleges and universities on October 21st during school from 10-1.
You must create an account prior to October 21st here:
Virtual Fair Account
You could use a personal email or your school email to create this account.
(This information was also sent to your school email)
*If you ever want to access your school email: Go to the district main page and click 'Office 365' on the lefthand side. Your email should look something like this: The first 5 letters of your last name followed by the first 3 letters of your first name followed by 000 (three zeros) followed by @hasdk12.org and your password is your student/lunch #
For Families and Students:
Virtual FINANCIAL AID NIGHT: OCTOBER 11TH
AT 5pm and 6:30pm
Register for both here:
Did you miss our financial aid night? We have both sessions recorded:
FAFSA Completion Recording
Financial Aid Presentation
Lackawanna College Open House In Person Visit on November 20th. Click the link for their flyer.
Free Financial Aid Webinars for You and Your Family:
Learn about education loans – which loan is right for me
What loan programs are available? What are the advantages and disadvantage of the various types? Join Financial Aid experts Linda Pacewicz and Dan Wray of the Pennsylvania Higher Education Assistance Agency (PHEAA) for a 1 hour free webinar to review the different borrowing options and examine the details associated with each option. Linda and Dan will answer your questions as you sort out the information and make decisions that are right for you and your family.
October 5th Tuesday – Noon, lunch and learn; October 14th Thursday – 6:30pm; October 21st – Noon, lunch and learn Register Here
Financial Aid Timeline – know what to do when
This 1 hour free presentation will provide the starting points and web resources- for effective research before, during and after your student makes postsecondary decisions. Know what to expect and to plan for it is the key. Failing to plan, is planning to fail!
October 12th Tuesday, 6:30pm; October 19th – Noon, lunch and learn; October 28th, Thursday, 6:30pm Register Here
Interested in becoming an Early Childhood Teacher?
Earn your Child Development Associate Certificate (CDA), Associates Degree, Bachelor’s Degree, and/or Master’s Degree for free while gaining valuable full-time experience in a nationally accredited, four-STARS, Pennsylvania Department of Education licensed program. Click here for flyer information.
Would you like to take college courses at a 75% reduced rate this Summer Semester 2021 or next Fall Semester 2021 at Bloomsburg University?
Free after-school SAT/ACT prep! ‘Sophomores, Juniors & Seniors interested in SAT/ACT after-school bootcamp, every Tuesday, starting September 14th. Snacks will be provided. For more information, please see Guidance to pickup a flyer or register HERE
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
Additional Financial Aid for College:
PA State Grant due before May 1st, 2022: (Do after FAFSA)
Link to Apply
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
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
Daniel Corrado, Letters A-C
Phone x. 81518
email@example.comAlyssa Hyduk, Letters D-J
Phone x. firstname.lastname@example.orgChritine Chegwidden, Letters K-O
Phone x. 81523
email@example.comMegan Davis, Letters P-SmPhone x. 81519
firstname.lastname@example.orgAngela Turse, Letters So-Z & STEM
Phone x. 81520
Guidance Office Secretary
Kozelk@hasdk12.orgSecondary Guidance Department Chair
Daniel CorradoContact Information:Hazleton Area High SchoolGuidance Department1601 West 23 StreetHazle Township, Pennsylvania 18202570-459-3221 Office Voice Extension 81516570-459-3137 Office Fax