Our PHEAA representative will be in Mrs. Walker's room on Wednesday May 11th at 6:00pm to give a presentation. The presentation will discuss applying for college, financial aid, scholarships/grants. This presentation is targeted toward current junior parents. However, any interested parent can attend. If you plan on attending, please contact Mrs. Opfar in the guidance office 814-926-4688, ext. 1115.
The Pennsylvania American Legion, State Police and the Pennsylvania National Guard are sponsoring the 50th Anniversary of
this Youth Camp.
This year it is being held at Messiah University, Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania
Youth Camp Week Contact Information
Keystone Boys State Summer Educational Workshop - Sponsored by the Pennsylvania American Legion
Guidance Office News
SOS Program- The Signs of Suicide program will be implemented in the 9th Grade Health classes, please click the following link- SOS program, or visit our district's Facebook page to find out more information. Letters are also being sent home with the 9th-grade students. If you have any questions, please contact Mrs. Opfar in the Guidance office.
All Service Military Academy Presentation-Attention students who are interested in a Military Service Academy-An All Service Academy presentation will take place on March 24th, 2022 at 6pm in the Somerset Area Senior High School Auditorium. If you have any questions, please stop in the guidance office.
Webinar for College-Bound Student-Athletes
Encourage your student-athletes to join the NCAA Eligibility Center on Tuesday, Jan. 11, at 6:30 p.m. Eastern time for our webinar for college-bound student-athletes and their families. Students will learn about the latest initial-eligibility news, requirements they must meet to be ready when they get to campus, and the best resources for them as they pursue their dreams of studying and competing at an NCAA Division I or II school. Please share this link with your student-athletes and encourage them to attend this important event. Student-Athlete Webinar Registration
9th Grade SCTC Tour- All 9th graders will be attending a tour of SCTC on Friday November 12th (leaving Rockwood at 8:10am and returning at approx 11:10am). This tour is intended to inform the students about each program offered at SCTC. Students who may be seriously considering attending SCTC will then have the opportunity to return to SCTC later in the year to sit in 2 programs of choice to determine which program they would like to apply for.
FAFSA Webinar- If you were unable to join the FAFSA Completion Night, our PHEAA representative Julie Fontana is offering an on-line webinar.
Event: Virtual 2022-23 FAFSA Overview
Event Address for Attendees:
Event Date: November 10, 2021
Event Time: 6:00 PM to 7:30 PM
Event Duration: 1-1/2 hours
Description: Join PHEAA for an overview of the 2022-23 Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) Webinar from the comfort of your home! The Virtual 2022-23 Free Application For Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) Overview Presentation is designed for senior students attending a postsecondary school after high school and their parent(s). The presentation will provide a brief overview of the financial aid process, including the financial aid programs available from the Federal and PA State government as well as a look at the questions on the 2022-23 FAFSA.
ASVABs-The Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery(ASVAB) will be given on Wednesday, November 3rd, 2021. This is a free assessment designed to help students learn about themselves and the world of work, as well as to identify and explore potentially satisfying occupations and to develop an effective strategy to realize their career goals. The test has three sections;; a multiple-aptitude test, an interest inventory and a career exploration tool. All current 10th graders will be taking the test, as well as any interested 11th and 12th grade students. Although associated with entrance to the military, the test is also used by many schools as a career interest inventory. Scores for the 10th graders cannot be used for entrance to the miliatary. Student who are interested in the military can submit their scores when taking the exam in 11th or 12th grade. The test will take place in the morning during 1st-4th period. If you have any questions please contact the guidance office.
7 Things to do on a College Visit:
How to stand out from the crowd when applying to college: http://www.stltoday.com/stltoday/news/stories.nsf/education/story/5C9402DB7A29C6F48625770E0063901F?OpenDocument
SAT Article- How to Prepare!
Please feel free to stop in the Guidance Office to get started on your College Career!!! We have applications and information for any school requested!