North Warren Guidance

Ph: (518) 494-3015 Fax: (518) 494-2071  
     
Michael Therio
Guidance Director
9-12 Counselor
Ext. 752 * Email
Deirdre Hill
K-8 Counselor
Ext. 770 * Email
David Parisi
Social Worker
Ext. 757 * Email
  Diane Madden
Secretary
Ext. 757 * Email
 

 

SERVICES

  • Individual and Group Counseling
  • Adademic Planning and Scheduling
  • Educational and Support Services
  • Parent/Teacher Conferences
  • College and Career Counseling
  • College Application Assistance

NORTH WARREN GRADUATION REQUIREMENTS

  • Subject to change based on New York State Board of Regents Approval Class of 2011 and beyond.

    Required Courses Regents
    Credits
    Adv. Regents
    Credits
    English 4 4
    Social Studies 4 4
    Math 3 3
    Science 3 3
    Foreign Language 1 (a) 3 (b)
    Art/Music 1 1
    Health .5 .5
    Physical Education 2 2
    Electives 3.5 1.5
    Total Required Credits 22 22
    Required Regents Exams Regents Adv. Regents
    English Language Arts X X
    Integrated Algebra X X
    Geometry   X
    Algebra 2/Trigonometry   X
    Global Studies X X
    U.S. History X X
    Science X Two Science
    Foreign Language   X
     

    (a) Students are required to have completed two units of study in a Foreign Language by the end of their Freshman year. A unit of study refers to seat time and not credit.

    (b) Students acquiring 5 units of credit in Art, Music, Business, Technology of Vocational Education may be exempt.

2017-2018 COLLEGE PREP TEST DATES

Please see your Guidance Counselor if you have any questions about taking these exams.
HS Code 331-365
SAT
Test Date Registration Deadline Late Registration* Fees
8/26/17 7/28/17 8/15/17*

$46.00 Regular

*$29.00 Late Fee Applies
$60.00 with essay

10/7/17 9/8/17 9/27/17*
11/4/17 10/5/17 10/25/17*
12/2/17 11/2/17 11/21/17*
3/10/18 2/9/18 2/28/18*
5/5/18 4/6/18 4/25/18*
6/2/18 5/3/18 5/23/18*
Register for the SAT online
Prepare for the SAT exam: SAT Question of the Day
PSAT
Test Date Registration Location Fee
10/11/17 Class of 2019 NW H.S.
Music Rooms
$16.00
Register by 10/6/17
ACT
Test Date Registration Deadline Late Registration* Fees
9/9/17 8/4/17 8/18/17*

ACT: $46.00
*Late Fee Applies

ACT Plus Writing: $62.50
*Late Fee Applies

10/28/17 9/22/17 10/6/17*
12/9/17 11/3/17 11/17/17*
4/14/18 3/9/18 3/23/18*
6/9/18 5/4/18 5/18/18*
Register for the ACT online
ASVAB
Test Date Registration Location Fee
10/19/17
8am-11:15am
Sophomores, and Interested Juniors & Seniors NW H.S.
Music Rooms
No Fee
Signed Permission Slip Required
SAT Prep Courses
Queensbury High School Call 793-3878
Financial Assistance Available
Class Size Limited

COLLEGE/CAREER PLANNING & FINANCIAL AID RESOURCES

ACT
America's most widely accepted college entrance exam. ACT provides educational and career planning for students and teachers at every level.

 

College Board
Visit the College Board, request a profile application, or apply for college online.

 

FAFSA
Apply for financial aid online.

 

Fin Aid!
The smart student guide to financial aid.

 


America's Debt Help Organization
 
Common Admissions Application
Common Admissions Application
 
SUNY
All information about SUNY schools.
 
HESC
A great site where students can find out about TAP (Tuition Assistance Program), student loans, and all of the programs offered by New York State.

 

iApply
Where do you go after high school?  Get a complete guide to what you need to do now to meet your college goals by clicking on your grade level. 

 

Fast Web
Conduct scholarship searches online.  Over $1 billion in available scholarships are listed.

 

Merit Aid
Merit-based scholarships available from thousands of colleges across the U.S.  Now you can easily find them all in one place.

 

Mapping Your Future
A great site for career and financial aid planning.

 

NYSFAAA
NYSFAAA

The official website of the New York State Financial Aid Administrators Association. Great financial aid information for students and families.
 
NY Colleges
New York's private colleges and universities admissions, financial aid and open house information. The page is sponsored by the commission on Independent Colleges and Universities.
 
Information on Scholarships, College Rankings and more.
 
Scholarships
Free College Scholarship Search & Financial Aid Resource.
 
College Week Live
Virtual College Fair visits and over the course of the fair, you can attend live video sessions with admissions experts covering a wide array of important admissions topics. You can also participate in video chats with current college students to compare college information from over 200 schools across the US.

 

eCampusTours
Putting College In Perspective.  See what a particular campus is really like through patented iPIX immersive imaging!

 

Campus Tours
A great way to check out colleges. Take a virtual tour.
 
Petersons
Your comprehensive guide to college information.
 
My College Guide
A tool to help you search for colleges!
 
Next Step U
Next Step Magazine. Scholarship information, writing contests and more.
 
Monster College
MonsterCollege is the #1 website for students looking for full and part-time positions, internships and on-campus employment.  Search for jobs, get resume and interview advice or network with alumni in your field of interest.

COUNSELING RESOURCES

HELPFUL INFORMATION ON BULLYING

For helpful information on bullying prevention tips for students and parents, please visit the following sites:

 

http://www.bullybeware.com

http://www.stopbullying.gov/

School Initiative: Character Education, Community Awareness, & Mediation

INTERNET SAFETY

The internet offers a wealth of information and opportunities. Along with those comes a unique set of problems and dangers for our kids. for further information on how to stay protected when online, please visit the following sites:

 

http://www.safekids.com

http://www.getnetwise.org

VOCATIONAL EDUCATION OPPORTUNITIES

It is the policy of the North Warren Central School District that vocational education opportunities will be offered without regard to sex, race, color, national origin, or handicap. Questions concerning this policy and these practices should be addressed to the school superintendent, Title IX Coordinator at 494-3015.

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