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    WELCOME…  

    To the SPFHS Counseling Department

    This website is a work-in-progress and designed to assist Scotch Plains-Fanwood High School students, parents, and interested community members in staying up-to-date on the various programs and services provided by the counseling staff at SP-F High School.
     
    Please use the links to the left to view the services and information that our department offers. 
     
    Mr. Timothy Donahue, Assistant Principal
    District Supervisor of Counseling Services
     
    tdonahue@spfk12.org
    Phone: 908.889.8600 x3419
    Fax: 908.889.8254
     
     
    SPFHS CEEB/CODE: 311-360
     
     
    *Important Guidance Message: If you wish to meet with your student's counselor for any guidance-related issues, please email him/her for an appointment. By following this procedure your needs will be better served.
    Thank you.
     
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    Kean Occupational Therapy - Community Cares Clinic is hosting a cooking class
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    Saturdays for 8 weeks - March 17th - May 12th
    9:30 - 11:00 A.M.
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    908-737-5940 or otclinic@kean.edu


     
    January  2018

    Dear Parents/Guardians and the Class of 2019,

    Greetings and Happy New Year from the Counseling Department!  This letter serves as a reminder to set up your junior conference via Google Calendar as soon as possible.  Each year the counselors meet with their 11th grade students to discuss college/career and post-secondary options.  Parents/guardians are invited to join in this junior conference.  Your student received a link, through their school email account on November 30.  This email link as well as follow up emails were sent to parent email addresses currently on file and to THE STUDENT’S SPFHS SCHOOL GMAIL ACCOUNT.

    Important tips to remember when signing up:

    • All appointments must be booked through the student’s Gmail account.  While finding the best available time for your appointment we ask that you be mindful of your student’s schedule when choosing your conference slot (AP Courses, VoTech, lunch periods etc…)

    • If you need to cancel an appointment please remember to choose the option #1 Delete and notify guests: This will remove the appointment and inform anyone participating in that particular appointment that it has been cancelled.

    • There are no conferences after 12:50. If you see that an appointment is showing on the calendar after this time, please contact your student’s counselor as soon as possible.  

    • The counseling office will confirm your appointment via email prior to the appointment date and time.

    • Remember to save all appointments and/or cancellations when using google calendar.  We will not be able to see the student’s name if the appointment is not saved.

    • If an appointment is not scheduled by Friday, January 19, an appointment will be scheduled for you and your student.

    If further assistance is required, please do not hesitate to contact the student’s counselor, or our Office Assistant, Mrs. Skoog at x3412.  

    We look forward to meeting with you and your student.

    The Counseling Department


     
     Lentz & Lentz SAT Review
    at Scotch Plains-Fanwood High School
    Starting March 5th
    Call now to register or for more information!
    845-638-2826
      
     

    Parents/Guardians of Sophomore Students
     Click on the link above to see the letter about:
    Creating a College Board account and
    reviewing features of Naviance Family Connection
     
     
     
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    Introduction to Naviance and the Family Connection
    The link is also on the left-hand side under Section Contents 
      
     
    If you missed the presentation click on the following links:
        
     
     
    HESAA (Higher Education Student Assistance Authority), is the only state authority with the sole mission of providing students and families with the information and resources necessary to attain an education beyond high school.Piggy Bank funding
     



    In accordance with N.J.S.A. 18A:71A-35, the Student Loan Guide e-booklet, is linked below and some other valuable resources to help students and families. Visit: www.hesaa.org for more information.

    NJ Commission on Higher Education/NJ Precollege Programs
     
     
     
    Important Links!

    For our college information application tracking website, including dates and times of college visits, click on the Naviance link below:

    Naviance

    For information on activities and student progress, please visit the PowerSchool link below:

     
     
    District Supervisor's Letter to Parent/Guardian: By providing various levels of instruction, this letter informs parents of the process for determining student placement recommendations for levels in the high school.



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