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Summer Employment Information for students

***SEE GUIDANCE COUNSELOR FOR APPLICATION***

GREAT FALLS YOUTH CORPS-VISITOR SERVICE AND LANDSCAPE TEAM

GREAT FALLS YOUTH CORPS MEMBER APPLICATION/SUMMER 2015

APPLICATION DEADLINE: MAY 1, 2015 (5:00PM)

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PASSAIC COUNTY ONE STOP CAREER CENTER/PASSAIC COUNTY WORFORCE DEVELOPMENT CENTER

SUMMER YOUTH SERVICES APPLICATION /SPRING 2015

MUST BE 16 YEARS OF AGE

APPLICATION DEADLINE: JUNE 19, 2015

 

STUDENT VOLUNTEERING INFORMATION

Welcome to The Academy of Health Science Student Support Services Department

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"Education is the passport to the future, for tomorrow belongs to those who prepare for it today". ~Malcolm X

Mission Statement

The guidance department at Academy of Health Science (HARP) is committed to providing a safe and caring learning environment while assisting our students with academic, career, and social/emotional development. The school counselors at Academy of Health Science (HARP) utilize a holistic approach to meet the diverse needs of students by working closely with students, parents, school staff, and other supportive services. The school counselors serve as advocates for our students between the school, their homes, special services and outside/community agencies.


 

Vision Statement

Our vision is for our students to grow academically, meet graduation requirements, and plan for their future through college and career exploration. We expect for all students to graduate on time and be prepared for college and/or a career. Academic expectations are held high because we believe that an education is the key to a successful future.


 


 

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Graduation requirements

Paterson Public Schools Graduation Requirements 2014-2015

127.5 TOTAL CREDITS NEEDED FOR GRADUATION

COURSE

YEARS NEEDED

CREDITS

English
(Language Arts Literacy)

4

20

Math
(Alg. I, Geom. Alg. II)

3

15

Social Studies
(World History, US History I, US History II)

3

15

Science 

3

15

(15 credits in science, including at least five credits in laboratory biology, life science or the content equivalent, one laboratory inquiry-based science course, which shall include chemistry, environmental science, or physics, and one additional laboratory/inquiry based science course effective with 2012-2013 grade nine class)

Physical Education/Health & Safety

4

20

Fine and/or Performing Arts

1

5

World Languages

2

10

Practical Arts
(computers, etc.)

1

5

Financial Literacy 

½

 

The 127.5 credits total is greater than the sum of the individual requirements, to allow for students electives and pathways.

Additional graduation requirements
Demonstrate proficiency in all sections of the high school proficiency assessment (HSPA)  

Preparing for college

College Communities (SEE "NJ COLLEGES" TAB TOP LEFT CORNER UNDER GUIDANCE)

College Planning/Membership College Board

Free Application for Federal Student Aid FAFSA

Higher Education Student Assistance Authority HESAA

Scholarships/Monthly Bulletin April 2015

 

 

Meet our Staff

      


Shantee Brown

School Counselor

9th-12th (Last Name L-Z)

smbrown@paterson.k12.nj.us

 973-321-1000 ext. 25079

Tanya Haney

Guidance Supervisor

thaney@paterson.k12.nj.us

973-321-0679

KEN_9372.JPGRuth Canales

Secretary

rcanales@paterson.k12.nj.us

973-321-0672

KEN_9410.JPGBrent Landers

Student Assistance Counselor (SAC)

blanders@paterson.k12.nj.us

973-321-1000 ext. 25023

 


 

Rosalind Young

Psychologist/Child Study Team (CST)

ryoung@paterson.k12.nj.us

973-321-1000 ext. 25023