UHS Guidance Events
School Counselors Google Classroom Codes:
Mr. Bachmann Google Classroom Code: j3zstqg
Mrs. Becker Google Classroom Code: uv2j4jv
Mrs. Boucher Google Classroom Code: do4xpgv
Mrs. Boyce Google Classroom Code: 27w3ccg
Mrs. Iannotti Google Classroom Code: crafweq
Mr. Jean-Baptiste Google Classroom Code: 6cmjqvw
Mrs. Linden Google Classroom Code: 5z2seea
Mrs. Marcellin Google Classroom Code: rrgngik
Mrs. Rivera Google Classroom Code: 4betijj
11th Grade College and Career Room Google Classroom Code: cnniayd
12th Grade College and Career Room Google Classroom Code: kkhc2ts
School Counselors Email Addresses:
School Counseling Department Secretaries email addresses:
Please click on the Link Below to View the list of School Counselors:
SUNY Virtual Events
SUNY will host the following Information Sessions in August:
How to Apply to SUNY
Wednesday, August 12, 3:00 p.m.
Wednesday, August 26, 3:00 p.m.
Which SUNY Are You?
Wednesday, August 19, 3:00 p.m.
EOP Information Session
Thursday, August 13, 3:00 p.m.
Thursday, August 27, 3:00 p.m.
Financial Aid Session
Friday, August 14, 6:00 p.m.
Students can register at https://mx.technolutions.net/mps2/c/IwE/jM0HAA/t.325/960UBV_VQV6AFeX5yGWW3A/h2/hqXfFBPZiRAZP1YIrBk2DWYZ6dRznccaPvb0-2FhH3Pgo-2BuIN3BfAN0Y0MH95dopin/ndcP or by calling 1.800.342.3811. We will continue to provide you with monthly updates on programming.
Virtual College Tours
How to take a Virtual College Tour
Click here for virtual field trips and AR experiences:
CUNY Virtual Tours: https://www.cuny.edu/admissions/undergraduate/explore/tours/
SUNY Virtual Events include:
- SUNY Information Sessions featuring 40+ Campuses
- Which SUNY Are You? Information Sessions
- Financial Aid Information Sessions
NYS Excelsior Scholarship
The NYS Excelsior Scholarship application is now available! Please be reminded that students must complete the FAFSA and TAP applications prior to the Excelsior Scholarship application. Additionally, students who are eligible through the NYS DREAM ACT must first apply for the DREAM ACT as well as NYS TAP. DREAM ACT eligible students should NOT file a FAFSA.
Resources and Activities
Please click the following for information:
Northwell Cohen’s Medical Center
See attached flyer for FREE ZOOM sessions : “COVID-19 and Mental Health for your Children A live presentation for parents.”
How To Help Children with attention Problems Navigate Remote Learning
National Association for College Admissions Counseling
Corona Virus and College Admissions
- National Center for Learning Disabilities offers a guide for educators and guide for parents for online learning for students with learning disabilities.
- Common Sense has curated a list of tools to assist children with special needs or learning differences that should be helpful to parents during school closures.
Mental Health and Coping
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Mental Health and Coping During COVID-19
Child Mind Institute
Talking to Kids About the Coronavirus
Crisis Management Institute
COVID-19 Resources for School Counselors
National Association of School Psychologists
Talking to Children About COVID-19: A Parent Resource
National Center for School Crisis and Bereavement
Pandemic Response Resources
Resources for families concerned about remote learning and stress and anxiety related to COVID-19.
Substance Abuse and Mental Health Resources During COVID-19
- Career One Stop, the U.S. Department of Labor’s career exploration too
- Google Expeditions, virtual field trips and AR experiences.
- Everfi offers free online courses for K-12 students on financial education, STEM, career readiness, health and wellness, social-emotional learning, and more.he Original Ned Show offers “fun stuff for home,” including printables about responsibility, making good choices, etc.
- In terms of free resources for a variety of learning or enrichment needs, note that for younger students, free streaming is available from Pluto TV and Kanopy, the
Metropolitan Opera offers free access to nightly streaming and Scholastic Learn at Home is offering 20 days of free access (up to three hours per day).
Girls Inc. Of Long Island
Girls Inc. Virtual Ruby Gala: Celebrating 15 Years!
November 5 @ 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
SUNY Virtual Information Sessions
Academic Planning 2020-2021
Students it is imperative that you email your school counselor to schedule an appointment regarding your course schedule for the 2020-2021 school schedule.
Click the following Course Description Lists below for more information about each class offered:
AP Capstone.docx Art and Music.docx English.docx Math.docx Occupational Education.docx Phys Ed Health.docx Social Studies.docx World Languages Course Descriptions.docx SCIENCE.docx Special Education Courses
Online ACT and SAT Test Prep
Khan Academy Prep:
SAT and ACT Updates
Update on ACT Testing Dates
Free Digital Learning Resources
The College Board
Updates on SAT Testing and College Admissions
AP Testing Updates
The College Board recognizes the digital divide could prevent some low-income and rural students from participating in online AP education. Working with partners, the College Board can help these students have the tools and connectivity they need to review AP content online and take the exam. If your students need mobile tools or connectivity, you can reach out to the College Board directly to let them know.
2020-2021 SAT Information
To sign up for the SAT, visit http://www.collegeboard.org
A new schedule will be posted once confirmed.
To sign up for the ACT, visit https://www.act.org
|Test Date||Registration Deadline||(Late Fee Required)|
|April 4, 2020 (Rescheduled for June 13th)||Please check your email if you already registered.|
|June 13, 2020||May 8, 2020||May 9-22, 2020|
|July 18, 2020*||June 19, 2020||June 20-26, 2020|
Be sure to bring the following items the day of your test:
- School ID/ Driver’s License
- #2 pencils
- Registration ticket
2020 AP Exam Schedule
AP EXAM SCHEDULE
AP Parent Webinar: https://globalmeet.webcasts.com/starthere.jsp?ei=1302024&tp_key=73070ccd21
SUNY Old Westbury STEP Program
SUNY Old Westbury is looking to identify students that are interested in participating in their STEP Program. STEP is a free program that is funded by the New York State Education Department. The goal of the program is to increase the number of historically underrepresented and economically disadvantaged students and prepare them to enter college in the areas of mathematics, science, technology, and health related fields. The program is to encourage, support, and improve academic skills and college readiness.
Click for more information and application process>>>>> STEPOW Summer 2020 All Programs -Final.pdf