WELCOME!
Ewing High School Guidance Department
PHONE: 609.538.9800 X 2111            FAX: 609.771.9132               CEEB CODE: 311-480
Betty Jo Prince         Director of Counseling Services & Assessment             X 7161
                 Katherine Rose                       Secretary to the Director                                                                                    X 7160 

  2016-2017 SCHOOL COUNSELOR ASSIGNMENTS
All counselor assignments are by student's LAST NAME
COUNSELOR Grade 9 Grade 10 Grade 11 Grade 12 Extension
Joseph Kittel A - Em
A - E A - D
A - Fo
X 2114
Christine Kretz En - La 
F - Kn 
E - Leg
Fp - K 
X 2117
Lisa Roth Le- Rod
Ko - Pek
Leh - Ric
L - Sand
X 2115
Shalieka Jarrett Rog- Z
Pel - Z Rid - Z Sane - Z X 2119
Lori Amison Student Assistance Counselor X 2163 / X 3145
SECRETARIAL STAFF


Lisa McLendon Supervising Secretary X 2112
Toni Stewart Secretary X 2111

EHS PARCC Testing April 24-May 12! 
UPCOMING EVENTS…
 
MCCC PLACEMENT TEST TRIP:  RESCHEDULED FOR FRIDAY, APRIL 7, 2017
Due to a snow day on the original trip date of March 14, the Mercer County Community College (MCCC) placement test trip has been rescheduled for Friday, April 7, 2017.  If you already signed up for the trip you should receive a new permission slip in your homeroom class.  The new slips must be signed and returned to Ms. Stewart in the Guidance Office by Friday, March 31, 2017.  No additional students will be added to this trip. 
 
KAPLAN:  SAT/ACT PRACTICE WITH A PURPOSE
College admissions testing will be here before you know it, and Kaplan now has two programs to share that may make it easier for students.  Kaplan has just launched an exciting program called Practice with a PurposeBy visiting their free online practice resource hub, students can take a free pop quiz, 20-minute workout, and a full proctored practice test to help prepare for upcoming SAT or ACT exams. Students can sign up and take all three if they’d like, and each test or quiz a student signs up for, will help Kaplan to donate Test Prep scholarships to students in need.

Kaplan has also partnered with the Boys & Girls Clubs of America, and is aiming for a goal of 100 scholarships* donated, which is a value of up to $125,000.  Check out the landing page here: http://ktp.events/southjersey.
 
If you’d like to help Kaplan reach their goal, feel free to share this program with your families through Naviance or social media using the blurbs below:

NAVIANCE/FACEBOOK:  Want to #PracticewithaPurpose? Take a free SAT or ACT pop quiz, 20-minute workout, and full proctored practice test and Kaplan will donate a scholarship to students in need. Sign up now  http://ktp.events/southjersey.

TWITTER:  Want to #PracticewithaPurpose? Take a FREE SAT/ACT quiz, workout, or proctored practice test & help students in need http://ktp.events/southjersey. 

 
EWING KIWANIS SCHOLARSHIP:  Deadline April 8, 2017
For complete details on this $1,000 scholarship, click on application.  
 
MCCC ENGINEERING/ARCHTIECTURE/TECHNOLOGY INFORMATION DINNER:  April 20, 2017
Interested in high-paying, in-demand jobs in engineering, architecture, and technology?  For complete details, click flyer.
 
STEM CONFERENCE:  Thursday, April 27, 2017   
The Boys & Girls Clubs of Mercer County is hosting a Tech Girls Rock STEM Conference in Lawrence, NJ on 4/27/17.  Free admission for girls in Grades 5-10!  Ewing Public Schools are closed that day, so what better way to spend the time than to meet different people and take part in something new, fun and exciting!  Click flyer for details and to register.
 
PSAT/NMSQT® Score Report Night was held on Wednesday, January 4, 2017 at 6:30 pm in the auditorium of EHS.  All students who took the October, 2016 PSAT/NMSQT® and their parents/guardians were encouraged to attend this event.  PSAT/NMSQT® score reports and test booklets were returned during this time and a review of the student score report took place. Information was also provided on how students could access correct answers and explanations to all PSAT/NMSQT® test questions on-line and how to prepare for the SAT® and improve their academic skills using Khan Academy®.  Score reports and booklets were returned on Friday, January 6, 2017 during homeroom to those students who were unable to attend the evening event.  Parents/guardians can contact their child's counselor if they have any questions about the PSAT/NMSQT® score report.  Click here for more information.
 
 STUDENT LOANS - NJHESAA Click HESSA Flyer
Click on the "Financial Aid" page (on the blue tool bar on the left) to read all about the New Jersey High Education Student Assistance Authority's (NJHESAA) new Student Loan Guide and related student loan resources!  
 
TAKE ITALIAN AT EHS!
Students...consider taking Italian at EHS!  Read what Signor Thomas has to say, click Italian Language! 
 
SAT TEST CHANGE UPDATE - IMPORTANT INFORMATION!
In December of 2013, the administrator of the SAT®, the College Board, announced that revisions to the SAT will be implemented in the spring of 2016.  As with previous test revisions, the PSAT changed first in the fall of 2015, and the SAT followed March 2016.  The revision is comprehensive, and there is no question that the SAT in March 2016 looked significantly different from the older version.  For complete details, visit the SAT Test Change Resource Center at www.kaptest.com/satchange.
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