Missed the 2015 Scheduling? Click on the link to see what was talked about.
Find more information in our google classrooms! Check with your counselor for how to access them!
Important WebsitesSAT registration: www.collegeboard.com
NEW SAT information: https://collegereadiness.collegeboard.org/sat?navid=gh-nsat
ACT registration: www.actstudent.org
ESL test: www.ets.org/toefl
College Search/Scholarship websites:
www.careercruising.com (username: Stroudsburg; password: mounties)
To apply for federal and state aid: www.fafsa.ed.gov
To apply just for PA aid: www.pheaa.org
How to work with your loans: www.aessuccess.org
How to compare prices between colleges: http://collegecost.ed.gov/
Plan ahead! Get your FSA ID number before applying: https://studentaid.ed.gov/sa/fafsa/filling-out/fsaid
Unsure of going to college immediately after graduating?
Are you interested in:
helping with inner-city schools? www.cityyear.org
working with the Red Cross? www.redcross.org
volunteering with Habitat for Humanity? www.habitat.org
Need your GED, but want to gain a skill too? www.jobcorps.gov
To contact the Guidance office during school hours,
please call (570) 421-1991, option 3.
Your ‘TO DO’ List for High School:
SOPHOMORES-get involved in extracurricular activities (volunteering in community, after school clubs)
-start researching colleges and majors of interest
-keep your grades up
JUNIORS-take the PSAT in the fall
-take the SAT and/or ACT in the spring
-start looking into financial aid and scholarships
-take AP exams (if applicable)
-continue keeping grades up
SENIORS-re-take the SAT/ACT in the fall (if applicable)
-finalize college application list
-apply to colleges before winter break (and keep track of deadlines)
-sign-up for financial aid
-enjoy the last year of high school!!
Go HERE to check out a full list of suggestions for what you can do to make the most of each high school year!
Schedule a meeting with your school counselor to discuss your future today!
Ms. Brittany ButlerAssigned students with D-K for Grades 10 and 11, and E-K for grade 12
Mrs. Jean M. Dunback-Costanzi
Assigned students with RO-Z, Grades 10-11
Ms. Jean M. Dunback has been at Stroudsburg High School since August of 2004. She is a School Counselor, assigned to students with the last names beginning with S-Z. She attended the Pennsylvania State University and the University of Scranton. She holds a BA in English and has a Master's degree in School Counseling. In addition, she is also a National Certified Counselor.
Mrs. Theresa Onody
Assigned students with A-D, Grade 12, and students A-C 10 and 11
Mrs. Onody has been with Stroudsburg High School since 2008. She graduated from Shippensburg University with a Bachelors of Arts in Psychology, and then receivd her Masters of School Counseling degree from Lehigh University. She is currently also the National Honor Society advisor for the high school.
Mr. Bill Simonovich
Assigned students with L-RI, Grades 10-12
Bill Simonovich Has been a counselor at SHS for nine years. He is a graduate of Lycoming College and Shippensburg University. He has a BS in Psychology and a Masters of Education in Secondary Guidance and Counseling. He has coached varsity and junior varsity football.
Mrs. Karin Thornton
Karin Thornton is the school psychologist for the High School. She also services Hamilton Elementary School. Karin has been in the school district for 15 years. Karin earned a Bachelor of Arts degree from Duquesne University. She earned a Master’s degree in Education and her School Psychology Certification from Temple University. Karin is married to Mr. Shawn Thornton. They have 2 children.