Guidance Department

Counselors at the high school are available for personal counseling, career and vocational guidance, post-secondary planning, academic counseling, and consultation with teachers and parents regarding their students. They meet with students individually and in small groups. The counselor serves as the bridge between the classroom and all other aspects of students’ lives.

All students in grades 9-12 will be assigned a school counselor who will meet with each student a minimum of one time during the school year to review coursework, credits and tests needed to meet graduation requirements. Students must work with his or her counsel for all academic counseling. The school counselor is also available to assist students and families with any personal, social or emotional issue that may arise.

Guidance counselors are New York State certified professionals whose role is to identify and address student needs through the use of a comprehensive school counseling program geared towards student success. In addition, guidance counselors serve as an important source of information, resources and referrals. Students and parents are encouraged to contact their guidance counselor for assistance and to discuss any concerns that they may have.

Schedule an Appointment

Students and parents are strongly encouraged to take advantage of the guidance department’s services and resources. Students who wish to meet with a counselor should see the guidance secretary  to make an appointment. Parents may arrange an appointment in person or by calling 845-292-5400, ext. 2006.

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