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Riverhead High School


Attention current 10th and 11th Grade Students and Parents:
On March 4, 2021 at 6:00 PM
The RHS Guidance Office will be offering a special live virtual presentation
for the Suffolk Community College Early College Program

· SCCC ECP Overview
The Early College Program is an opportunity for qualified high school juniors and seniors
who attend Riverhead High School to earn college credits while having an experience of college life. Students enroll in college classes, interact with college faculty, staff, and other students at an incredibly reduced tuition rate. ECP students can earn college-level transfer credits while continuing to complete high school.

Please note: All Attendees will need to register in advance to join this special meeting.

You are invited to a Zoom webinar.
When: Mar 4, 2021 06:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)
Topic: SCCC ECP Student/Parent Info Night

Register in advance for this webinar here

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.


Attention Parents:
For your review we have recorded and posted both Student Scheduling Webinars which were held on Tuesday, January 12, 2021.


Attention RHS High School Families:
Please read the January 14, 2021 High School Scheduling letter for the latest informational updates regarding 2021 - 2022 student scheduling


Open Campus Meeting Schedule


Students and Families
Please view the following grade level screencasts (below) to better understand RHS Course Offerings and how to complete the Course Selection google Form for Elective and Physical Education course for the 2021-2022 School Year


The Riverhead High School Guidance Department has created a series of virtual informational videos for  parents and students to better understand the college selection and application process at Riverhead High School.  Our specialized presentations are listed below.  Simply click on each link to view each video presentation.
The College Application process at Riverhead High School (What students and parents need to know)

The College Application process at Riverhead High School (incl. Spanish subtitles)

Understanding the Common Application

Writing Your College Essay

Scholarship Opportunities for Students (What to know before you apply)

Overview of the NCAA Clearinghouse for Student Athletes

Preparing for Music Auditions and Art Portfolios

Students with Disabilities: Transitioning From High School To College



 

GUIDANCE DIRECTOR:
Mr. Charles Gassar

GUIDANCE SECRETARIES:
Mary Allen, Kathy Smith and Donna Alfano
Phone Numbers: 369 - 6728 / 6730

WEEKLY PROGRESS REPORT (Download Form)

 

GUIDANCE COUNSELORS
Ms. Anastasia Cobis - A - Cichy - Grades 9 thru 12 
Mr. Christopher Martin - Cioch - Gellner - Grades 9 thru 12 
Ms. Jennifer Boese - George - Lewin - Grades 9 thru 12 
Mr. Craig Korobow - Lewis - Oban - Grades 9 thru 12 
Ms. Suzanne Maurino - O’Brien - Schultz - Grades 9 thru 12 
Ms. Christy Salerno - Sci - Z - Grades 9 thru 12 
Ms. Pamela Joyce - A - Z (ENL) - Grades 9 thru 12 

Guidance Fax Number - 631-369-5164

 

Guidance Counselors are available to help you with the process of becoming career and college ready. Visit them often and attend upcoming events.



Method Test Prep

  • Method Test Prep is an online course that helps students build their math, reading, writing and SAT prep skills. Set up an account at the following link:
    http://methodtestprep.com/sign_up.php?regtoken=tkn.54480237.

  • Students can listen to math, verbal and writing tutorials. Each tutorial is accompanied by a quiz to test student mastery. The program is highly adaptive and keeps track of a student’s strengths and weaknesses. Students have access to a large pool of practice questions and receive instant feedback upon completion of each question. Method Test Prep is interactive and time efficient. The website can be accessed at any time from anywhere with internet access.
  • Students are encouraged to log in at: https://quickstart.collegeboard.org/posweb/login.jsp
  • SAT PREP LOG-ON INSTRUCTIONS


Naviance

Naviance has been in existence for several years and is the leading provider for high schools and colleges across the country for sending and receiving college applications, transcripts and letters of recommendation.  It is currently being utilized by the majority of high schools across Long Island.  The program is offered to the entire student body.

 

Financial Aid

Check Calendar for Financial Aid Nights

Parents are reminded that any student planning on attending college in the fall should file a FASFA after October 1. Learn to file online.

VISIT FAFSA ON THE WEB: WWW.FAFSA.ED.GOV.

New York State's College Financial Aid Awareness Network provides financial aid information. For questions about financial aid, either visit the websites listed below OR call 1.888.NYS.HESC (1.888.697.4372)

The New York State Financial Aid Administrators Association (NYSFAAA) was founded in 1968 by a group of people involved in the financial aid process.

www.nysfaaa.org

HESC is the state agency that helps people pay for college. HESC administers the Tuition Assistance Program (TAP), guarantees federal student and parent loans, provides guidance for college planning and provides a highly-rated 529 college savings plan.

www.hesc.org

The guidance office has a current listing of some websites for various companies that are offering scholarships. SEE THEIR FACEBOOK PAGE FOR MORE DETAILS.