Counseling Center

Ms. Melissa Sutmire - Serving Students  A - G
sutmirem@penntrafford.org

Mr. David Martin -Serving Students  H - N
martind@penntrafford.org

Mrs. Cynthia Olszewski -Serving Students  O - Z
olszewski@penntrafford.org

Mrs. Pamela Albert - Guidance Secretary
albertp@penntrafford.org
 

NEW Student Registration

TO REGISTER A NEW STUDENT:  
Please stop in or call the high school Counseling Center at 724-744-4425.  You will be given  a packet with all necessary forms needed to register your child.

WHAT TO BRING TO YOUR REGISTRATION APPOINTMENT:
Proof of the child's birth date is required but it can be in the form of a birth certificate, baptismal certificate, passport or notarized affidavit of birth                         
Two (2) proof of residency
Immunization records
Prior school's address
 

 

 

Upcoming Events

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SUBSTANCE ABUSE HELPLINE

ISSUES WITH SUBSTANCE ABUSE?

Call Westmoreland County's Substance Abuse Helpline for directions, answers and HOPE!
1-844-897-8927

The PA Department of Drug  and Alcohol Programs has established a hotline for individuals
and/or their loved ones who are seeking drug and alcohol treatment services.  
The phone number is 1-800-662-4357 (HELP).  This services is available 24 hours a day 7 days a week.

 

 

PRE-COLLEGE Summer Programs

Cornell University Summer College
Programs offered during 2 three-week sessions in a wide variety of subjects, including 
architecture, art, design, business, hospitality, etc. 
Learn more at summercollege.cornell.edu or call 607.255.6203.

Duke University Summer Academy
Global Entrepreneur Academy and Duke's Global Giver Academy;
For detailed information, please visit summeracademy@duke.edu

University of Notre Dame Now Accepting Applications!

This is a 2 week program for rising high school juniors and seniors who are interested in experiencing a taste of college life.
For detailed info on programs that are available, visit www.notredameprecollegeprograms.edu.

The George Washington University SUMMER PROGRAMS
To learn more about course descriptions, costs, application requirements and to apply, visit

(PRECOLLEGE.GWU.EDU)
Areas of Study:  Arts, Business, Communications, Govt. & Politics, History & Humanities and STEM

The College of William & Mary

Pre-College Summer Program - Early American History
Session 1:  June 25 - July 15, 2017
Session 2:  July 16 - August 5, 2017
For complete details visit www.wm.edu/niahd or call 757-221-7652

The Health Career Academy sponsored by Southwest PA Area Health Education Center will take place for 5 days - July 18-22, 2017  
on the main campus of the University of Pittsburgh.  The programs is designed for current ninth and tenth grade students who are
interested in learning about opportunities in various health careers.  The tuition is $200/.  
Please visit the website for details>  http://www.southwestahec.org/hca.

Summer Discovery at Penn State
6/25-7/14, 2017 - $6,199
7/16 - 7/29 - $4,299
Penn State offers over 20 different enrichment classes in a wide range of subjects. 
Interested?  Go to summerdiscovery.com/Penn State for details.

Summer Art Camp (School of Visual Arts) at Penn State
June 25 - 30, 2017  University Park Campus
Open to high school students grades 9-12.
For more details, call 1-814-863-5100.


 

 

 

 

 

 

CURRENT STUDENT Transcript Request Form

APPLYING FOR FINANCIAL AID

Selective Service Registration

 
 
Federal law requires all young men to register for Selective Service within 30 days of their 18th birthday.
Registration information can be obtained on-line at www.sss.gov.

 

 

Duquesne University

Duquesne Fest:
June 11, 2017
Duquesne Fest provides a fun and informative day where Fall 2017 high school seniors
and their families can speak with representatives from admissions and financial aid.  
Register at www.duq.edu/duquesnefest.

SCHOLARSHIP OPPORTUNITITIES - WEBSITES TO HELP IN YOUR HUNT

BIGFUTURE.COM
FASTWEB.COM
PETERSONS.COM

Things to remember: 
1.   Most scholarship timeframes run from November to June, some have a November 1st deadline - double check!
2.   When searching, start broad then try to narrow your search
3.   Don't assume you won't get the scholarship - Apply!
4.   Check your school's website
5.   Be persistent. If you don't qualify the first year, try again!

2017 Independent College Visit Day

Visit various independent colleges throughout Ohio and  learn more about
degree programs, financial aid opportunities, etc.
When:  June 26, 27, and 29, 2017
For more detailed information visit www.youcanohio.com/visit days.

 

ENGINEERING WORKSHOP

Carnegie Mellon University for rising 10th and 11 Graders
When:  June 12-16 (M-F) 2017 - 9 am - 4:30 pm - Hunt Library
Tuition:  $750, includes materials, snacks and lunch
Questions? email engineeringowrkshop@cmu.edu or 
call 412.952.5991.

Interested in becoming a WELDER OR MACHINIST?

PA CareerLink and Westmoreland County Community College may be for you!
To learn more stop by PA CareerLink, 151 Pavilion Lane, Youngwood, PA or call
724-755-2300.

BLUE & GOLD DAYS - University of Pittsburgh

Explore all things PITT with campus and city tour options. 
July 8 - July 15
July 29 - August 5
Register online at oafa.pitt.edu/visit

NEW - 4 Year Nursing Program - University of Pittsburgh at Greensburg

Earn your BSN degree from the Pitt School of Nursing at Pitt-Greensburg.
Graduates qualify to take the NCLEX and become certified as a registered nurse.
Call 724-836-9880 to register or for more detailed information about the program.

Pittsburgh Institute of Aeronautics

Open House Program - Pittsburgh Main Campus, 5 Allegheny County Airport, West Mifflin, PA  15122
Saturday, May 20, 2017
Presentation @ 11 am

Saint Francis University

Open House Program
Friday, July 21, 2017
Register at www.francis.edu/visit-us

Youngstown State Summer Day

SUMMER CRASH DAY
When:  Monday, June 19, 2017
When:  9:00 am - 3:00 pm 
Visit the Crash Day website at crash.ysu.edu
for more
information and to register for the program.

SUMMER CAMPS

POINT PARK UNIVERSITY Summer Camps
Screenwriting, Camp Hollywood, 2D Animation, Sound Camp, 3D Animation & Visual Effects, Dance Workshop
Visit on line for registration at www.pointpark.edu/community
or call 412-392-3456.