SWMHS Counseling Department






Welcome to the SWMHS
Guidance Department Website!
732-525-5280
Fax 732-316-9307

Office Hours:  Monday - Friday, 7:15 am - 3:30 pm

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Counseling Staff and Contact Information

Department of Human Services | Suicide Prevention Resources

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Meet the High School Counselors
in their Back to School Night Video

https://youtu.be/8fwGUD6g_KA



Back to School Night Power Point  18,649 BEST Click Here Button IMAGES, STOCK PHOTOS & VECTORS | Adobe Stock


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Middlesex College

 

November is Explore Middlesex College Month!

Sessions start next week!

 

https://www.middlesexcc.edu/explore/


Students will be able to choose from the following sessions: Admissions and Paying for College EOF: A Legacy of Student Success Athletics and Campus Life Disability Services High School Programs:  Start College as a High School Student! How does a 2-year degree at Middlesex College fit into a Bachelor's degree? Exploring Mathematics at Middlesex College Visual, Performing, and Media Arts ESL Pathways Hospitality, Culinary Arts, and Dietetics Dental Hygiene, Nursing, and Radiography - Application Deadline December 15th! Protective Services: Criminal Justice, Homeland Security, and Fire Science Education Transfer:  I want to be a teacher! Liberal Arts - English, Journalism and Cinema Studies Health and Exercise Science - New Program Business and Computer Science Liberal Arts - Modern Language and ASL Certificate



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PSATs for Juniors
REGISTRATION IS NOW! DEADLINE OCT. 1ST

The PSATs will be held at SWMHS on Saturday, October 16th. This is the only date that the PSATs will be administered at SWMHS this school year. There is no make-up date.

The test is FREE for all juniors (Class of 2023.) You must register by October 1st to take the test; no extensions will be given. 

Test Information:

  1. Date: SATURDAY, October 16th NOTICE: THIS TEST IS ON A SATURDAY at 7:30 AM!!!! 
  2. ARRIVAL: 7:30 AMthe test will begin at 8:00, you must be in your seat, in your test room at 8:00 or you will not be tested.
  3. The front door will be closed at 8:00 AM, sharp. NO LATE ENTRANTS!
  4. Cost: FREE
  5. Transportation will not be provided. Your parent/guardian needs to pick you up no later than 12:00 PM. It is recommended they arrive back at the HS at 11:45.
  6. School ID, passport, or government-issued photo ID is required for entrance. If you do not have a photo ID, bring a printed photo of yourself to your school counselor in the guidance office, for a certified ID form. Forms will not be certified on test day.
  7. Bring several number two pencils and an approved calculator (see approved calculator link below.)
  8. Masks are mandatory for the entire testing session.
  9. Security will inspect all bags; school rules apply regarding permitted items in the building.
  10. You must sign-up using the link below or you will not be tested. Make sure you are signed in to your school account to access the registration form. 
  11. There is NO make-up date. If you are not permitted entrance to the test due to no photo ID, you arrive after 8AM, or are sick on test day, there is no alternate test date. 

Calculator information: https://collegereadiness.collegeboard.org/psat-nmsqt-psat-10/taking-the-tests/test-day-checklist/approved-calculators

 

Your scores will be posted on the College Board website. You will need to create an account to access your scores. Here is the link to create your account: 



https://cbaccount.collegeboard.org/iamweb/smartRegister?appId=395&DURL=https%3A%2F%2Fstudentscores.collegeboard.org%2Fhome        

 

Sign-up today using this link. Once you register, pick up a free practice test book outside the guidance office.

 

REGISTRATION LINK:    https://forms.gle/zyPCowkXHMSCZVwCA

 

Questions? Email Mrs. Sicola: donna.sicola@sayrevillek12.net


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Class of 2025 Parent/Student Program

Counseling / Rising Freshmen Info - Class of 2025

~ Presentation from the Program ~

Join the virtual program at: https://sayrevillek12.webex.com/meet/donna.sicola


 

This presentation included:
  • Introduction of high school administrators, district supervisors, and the school counselors
  • How to choose electives for next year (2021-2022) in On Course and the scheduling process
  • An overview of the high school courses, and their prerequisites, programs, and academies 
  • Orientation information: credits, the freshman schedule, graduation course and test requirements, attendance requirements, athletic eligibility, and more!

COURSE DESCRIPTION BOOK 2021-2022 

GRADE 9 ELECTIVES 2021-2022

MEET THE HIGH SCHOOLCOUNSELORS https://youtu.be/Tkej5YESCBY





LHS Junior Student/Parent Presentation on College & Career Planning | Littlestown High School

JUNIOR PARENT/STUDENT COLLEGE/CAREER PLANNING PROGRAM

WAS HELD ON THURSDAY, MARCH 25TH, 6PM

 

This Thursday evening, March 25th, the High School Counselors and Mrs. Sicola will be presenting a Junior Parent and Student Program for college and career planning. Information about college and post-secondary planning will be presented to guide you through the college application and post-secondary planning process. 

Parents and students are encouraged to join us at 6:00 PM when we will air our presentation video and then offer a Q&A session. You are welcome to watch the video ahead of time, and then join us at 6:30 for the Q&A. The video link is below. 

The program will be offered via Webex (March 25th, 6PM): 

https://sayrevillek12.webex.com/meet/donna.sicola

 

You can also join by phone:

 

+1-408-418-9388 United States Toll

+1-646-992-2010 United States Toll (New York City)

Access code: 711 939 515

YouTube link forJuniorpresentation:  https://youtu.be/g-dCow-n-oc


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SCHEDULING FOR 2021- 2022

8th grade students: your window is opening soon. You will input your elective choices by April 12th at noon. Directions will be given at the Parent/Student Program on March 30th, 6PM.
 
Watch this video for instructions:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zhito7-FUYw

COURSE DESCRIPTION BOOK 2021-2022 

SCHEDULING INSTRUCTIONS POWER POINT


 

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Sayreville War Memorial High School Guidance Office
Fall 2020   

Financial Aid Presentation  -  Click here




 

High School Counselors
Back - to - School Night Video

Back to School Night 2020.pdf





2020 Senior Parent Presentation

  2020-2021 Financial Aid Information / HESAA Presentation




Guidance Road Map - By Grade Level










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Sayreville Public Schools Guidance and Counseling
Program of Services
 K-12
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If you've lost your Naviance registration code or are having difficulty logging in, please contact one of the Counseling Office Secretaries.  

Naviance Link: 
https://connection.naviance.com/family-connection/auth/login/?hsid=swmhs

COURSE DESCRIPTION BOOK 2020-2021



 

FRESHMAN ORIENTATION
FOR PARENTS     
JANUARY 202
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SCHEDULING DIRECTIONS - POWERPOINT
FOR CHOOSING 2020-2021 ELECTIVES


CLICK HERE FOR THE POWERPOINT:
SCHEDULING PowerPoint 2020.pdf






             

                      
     




 Senior Parent Information Session
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High School Senior Parents
 were invited to attend our Senior Parent Night presented by the Sayreville War Memorial High School Counselors. The counselors presented information about the college application process, important dates and deadlines, Naviance, the FAFSA, and answering parent questions. 
2019 Senior Parent Night.pdf


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Register to Vote!

To register in New Jersey you must be:

·         A United States citizen

·         I am at least 17 years old, and understand that I may not vote until reaching the age of 18.

·         A resident of the county for 30 days before the election

·         You are NOT currently serving a sentence, probation or parole because of a felony conviction

The registrant must complete a Voter Registration Application and/or Party Affiliation Form. Mail or deliver the Voter Registration Application and/or Party Affiliation Form to the County Commissioner of Registration or Superintendent of Elections for your county.

Download a voter registration form: 
https://www.state.nj.us/state/elections/assets/pdf/forms-voter-registration/68-voter-registration-english.pdf

Fill out and mail as per the address provided on the form to:

Middlesex County Commissioner of Registration 
777 Jersey Avenue 
New Brunswick, NJ 08901-9896

Please allow sufficient time for mailing as your original signature must appear on the form. Faxed copies will not be accepted.

Vote by Mail Ballot (Absentee Ballot): Now there is no excuse not to vote. In New Jersey, any voter can vote by mail in any election. You do not need a reason to vote by mail. Don’t feel like going to the polls? Simply vote by mail. Allow sufficient time for this three step process:

1. Download a vote by mail application: 
https://www.state.nj.us/state/elections/assets/pdf/forms-voter-registration/68-voter-registration-english.pdf

2. Mail completed form to:

Hon. Elaine Flynn, Middlesex County Clerk 
75 Bayard Street, 4th Floor 
PO Box 1110 
New Brunswick, NJ 08903-1110

The completed form with your original signature must be received at least seven days prior to the election.

2. The Vote by Mail Ballot will be sent to you

3. Complete and mail in the Absentee Ballot as directed

Absentee Ballots must be received by the County Board of Elections before the close of polls on Election Day. You may also apply in person at your county clerk's office until 3:00 pm the day before the election.

NJ Voters' Bill of Rights:  https://www.state.nj.us/state/elections/assets/pdf/bill-of-rights-posters/2018-bill-rights-poster-english.pdf

Middlesex County

County Clerk
Elaine Flynn
Address: P.O. Box 1110, 75 Bayard Street, 4th Floor, New Brunswick, NJ 08901-1110
Office Hours: 8:30am-4:15pm
732-745-4202 (FAX) 732-745-2170
Website: www.co.middlesex.nj.us/ Government/Departments/CS/ Pages/County%20Clerk/ County-Clerk---Elections.aspx

Commissioner of Registration
Daniel Frankel
Address: 11 Kennedy Boulevard, East Brunswick, NJ 08816-1250
Office Hours: 8:30am-4:15pm, Tues: 8:00am-6:30pm
732-745-3471 (FAX) 732-296-6560
Website: www.co.middlesex.nj.us/ Government/Departments/ Admin/Pages/ BoardofElections.aspx

Board of Elections
Address: 11 Kennedy Boulevard, East Brunswick, NJ 08816-1250
Office Hours: 8:30am-4:15pm, Tues: 8:00am-6:30pm
732-745-3471 (FAX) 732-296-6560 Website: www.co.middlesex.nj.us/ Government/Departments/ Admin/Pa

Voter Registration Requirements

To register in New Jersey, you must be:

  • A United States citizen
  • At least 17 years old, though you may not vote until you have reached the age of 18
  • A resident of the county for 30 days before the election
  • A person not serving a sentence of incarceration as the result of a conviction of any indictable offense under the laws of this or another state or of the United States.

The registrant must complete a Voter Registration Application and/or Party Affiliation Form. Mail or deliver the Voter Registration Application and/or Party Affiliation Form to the County Commissioner of Registration or Superintendent of Elections for your county.

 

You are not eligible to register to vote if:

  • You are serving a sentence of Incarceration as a result of a conviction of an indictable offense under the laws of this or another state or of the United States.

 

The registration deadline to vote in the next election is 21 days prior to the election day.

Online Voter Registration

To register online, you will need your date of birth and one of the following forms of identification:

A current and valid Driver’s License or a non-driver Identification Card (ID card) issued by the New Jersey Motor Vehicle Commission (MVC) Your information will be provided to the MVC to validate identification, and to retrieve a copy of your digitized signature.

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A Social Security number. To use your social security number, you must have the ability to sign on-screen or upload your signature to complete the registration process. If you are unable to provide a digital signature, you can not register online. Click here to download the voter registration application for your county.

  Register to Vote Online  

 



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