GUIDANCE and SCHOOL COUNSELING
Guidance Office: 203.245.6360
CEEB/SCHOOL CODE: 070370
|SAT - 2019 Fall/Winter
|August 24||July 24|
|October 5*||September 5|
|October 19 (PSAT only)||See Guidance|
|November 2*||October 2|
|ACT - 2019 Fall/Winter
|September 14||August 16|
|October 26||September 27|
|November 9 (Pre-ACT only)||See Guidance|
|December 14||November 8|
|February 8||January 10|
This year, the Guidance and School Counseling Department will be hosting their annual College Fair on October 24, 2019 from 6 – 7:30 in the school’s gymnasium. Nearly 100 college, career, technical and post-secondary representatives to meet with students and parents of all grades. Note: This will replace the one April College Fair.
The Guidance and School Counseling Department hosted their Senior College and Financial Planning Night on Thursday, September 26th, the Guidance and School Counseling Department discussed the following; Senior fall calendar dates, Naviance, Common Applications, Early Action/Early Decision, the College Application essay, scholarships, and more!
Then, Lewis DeLuca the Coordinator of Student Financial Literacy & Advising from Southern Connecticut State University will hold an informative presentation, ‘Paying for College’. Parents from all grades are invited to attend.
For those unable to attend, the video from that evening will be available soon.
The guidance office frequently sends important information via Naviance to parent/guardian emails. Please make sure that you have an active email account in Naviance.
Attention Parents/Guardians of the Class of 2020:
Parent Brag Sheets and Student's Junior Candidate Statements are now due to your School Counselor. Copies were mailed home but they can be accessed on the Junior Information page or in the individual's (parents or student's) Naviance accounts by completing the Survey in the About Me Section. If you need your account information re-set, please call the Guidance and School Counseling Department at 203.245.6360.
A review course will be offered at Daniel Hand High School to prepare students for the SAT and ACT. The class will meet immediately after school at 2:05 pm until 3:00 pm for 10 sessions. The first class will be on Monday, March 9th with the last class on Tuesday, March 24th. The fee for the course is $150.
For more information send an email to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Interested students should bring a check, $150 made out to DHHS, to the main office. Class size is limited to 30 students.