Jr./Sr. High School Guidance

Last Updated: 4/22/2022 5:55 PM

Jr./ Sr. High School Guidance Department Contacts: 

Jill Bruder: bruderj@millsd.us (K-12) Prevention Specialist 

Amber Uranko: auranko@millsd.us (7-12) School Counselor 

Jennifer Mosier: mosierj@millsd.us (7-12) Guidance Secretary 

 

Reminder: please do not contact the guidance department in case of an emergency needing immediate assistance, instead reach out to the Columbia Country Crisis Hotline 1-800-222-9016. 

 

For Community and Mental Health Resources, please see the Community Resources tab located under Links.

 

 

Guidance Resources

Upcoming Dates/Events 21-22 School Year:

Mental Health Awareness Week and Resources!

Many SCHOLARSHIPS are opening! Be aware of deadlines! Check the Scholarships section below for details!

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Millville High School Course Booklet 2022-2023

The course booklet has been e-mailed to all incoming 9th-12th grade students.

Schedules will go out to students for the 22-23 School Year in May.

At that time up until the first day of school, students may e-mail or visit the guidance office to request a change. 

 

 

Columbia Montour Votech (CMAVTS) Info. for the 21-22 School Year:

Click here for a video about CMAVTS 

-Applications for the 22-23 School Year are due February 11th! If you missed the deadline and are interested, please stop in the guidance office for assistance.

NOW HIRING!

Grandview Nursing & Rehabilitation Center is now hiring! (see below): 

-/userfiles/238/my files/grandview nursing and rehabilitation job opportunities.pdf?id=3806

Check the College & Careers Spotlight Bulletin Board near the Guidance Office!

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Scholarships:

*Students should regularly check their school e-mail for information or stop in the guidance office for an application!  money

Available to Millville Students through FCFP:

  • Doris Watts Poole Class of 1957 Scholarship Fund - DEADLINE APRIL 1 • Attend full-time, the Pennsylvania College of Technology, Williamsport, PA
  • Taylor J. Ertel Scholarship for Foster Children - OPEN APPLICATION, NO DEADLINE • PA resident who has been placed in foster care by a child welfare agency at some point in their lives • Admitted to a program of study: training may range from short vocational courses such as cosmetology, data entry or welding, through college and graduate study 

First Community Foundation Partnership (FCFP) Scholarships now open: Apply Here


Available to Millville Students through the Community Giving Foundation: 

  • E. Louise Simington RN Nursing Scholarship Fund: to provide funds for high school graduate(s) who have resided in the Columbia and Montour County School Districts and are pursuing higher education in the field of nursing. 
  • Orlando C. Scopelliti Scholarship Fund: Available for high school graduates from any school district within the Foundation's service (Columbia, Lower-Luzerne, Montour, Northumberland, Snyder, and Union Counties) entering degree programs for the care and/or education of the mentally and physically challenged. Students are eligible to apply upon acceptance to a qualified program for a bachelor's, associate, or technical degree. This is a one-year award.
  • Walter M. Brasch Scholarship Fund: Provide scholarship to a graduating senior residing in Columbia County, who is pursuing post-secondary education at an accredited Pennsylvania school majoring in Journalism. Special consideration given to students who have demonstrated potential to succeed in the field. 

The application process for the Community Giving Foundation Scholarships can be found here: Apply The application portal opens on March 3rd!  The deadline is March 31st

Available Scholarships through PPL:

  • Power Scholars Scholarship: will award 15 scholarships to minority and female students pursuing a degree in Engineering and Information Technology. The $5,000 awards are available to students entering any year of full-time, post-secondary education at a college or university.
  • Powerful Tech and Trade scholarship: will award 10 $2,500 scholarships for minority and female students entering any year of a full-time, post-secondary career training at a community college or technical school in PPL’s Pennsylvania service territory. 

Interested students can learn more and apply here.

SVSCA Scholarship: This Scholarship comes from SVSCA (Susquehanna Valley School Counselor Association). They award TWO students. Each scholarship is $250.  One scholarship will go to a student pursuing a 2-year technical degree and the other scholarship will go to a student planning to attend a 4-year school. The deadline to apply is May 27th!

SVSCA Scholarship apply here: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSf6CbO-qngFmdUihLit4br4OMgnqbaAofH_vNTzMJHjxJa7mQ/viewform

 

Check out the widget below. You can scroll using the down arrows and click on information as needed! 

 

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Great Resources! 

SOPHOMORES AND JUNIORS CHECK OUT THIS WEBINAR:

EducationPlanner: 10th and 11th grade students, if you missed this great webinar, please check out the recording or PDF below! This webinar will help you see what careers are available and what kind of jobs are available in those fields! Resource provided by Robin Walker (PHEAA):

Financial Aid Presentation EdPlanner Millville HS-2021
Monday, February 15, 2021 
CLICK Play Recording Below to access:
Play recording (26 min)
Recording password: EuTyHAJ5

PDF: /userfiles/238/my files/ed planner - my smart borrower presentation 02082021.pdf?id=3510

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JUNIORS CHECK OUT THIS WEBINAR:

Junior JumpStart (PHEAA). Juniors, if you missed this helpful webinar, please check out the recording or PDF below! Get a jump start on your future planning! Resource provided by Robin Walker (PHEAA)

Junior Jump Start Millville HS-20210329 2216-2
Monday, March 29, 2021
6:55 pm  |  Eastern Daylight Time (New York, GMT-04:00)
 
Play recording (36 min)

Recording password: fCeRWuh4

Click HERE for the PDF of this presentation

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SENIORS CHECK OUT THESE WEBINARS:

1. 12th Grade students, if you missed this awesome webinar, please check out the recording or PDF below! Provided by Robin Walker (PHEAA):

Understanding the Award Letter - Millville HS & Wilkes Barre Area-20210323 2209-1

Tuesday, March 23, 2021

6:53 pm  |  Eastern Daylight Time (New York, GMT-04:00)

Play recording (42 min)

Recording password: gNBb7v8f

PDF: Click HERE for the PDF of this presentation

 

 

 

 

 

2. 12th Grade students, if you missed this webinar, please check out the recording or PDF below! This resource will help guide you through making smart borrowing decisions and avoid over-borrowing. This resource is provided by Robin Walker (PHEAA):

My SmartBorrowing Presentation Millville HS HS-20210223 2300-1
Tuesday, February 23, 2021
6:29 pm  |  Eastern Standard Time (New York, GMT-05:00)
 
Play recording (24 min)
Recording password: JzCdYTZ2

PDF: Click HERE for the PDF of this presentation 

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Financial Aid Information 2021-2022

Who's my parent when I fill out my FAFSA?

https://studentaid.gov/help/who-is-parent

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Please see below for the SAT and ACT Dates and Registration Deadlines for the 21-22 School Year:

 

sat   act


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Future Planning Info. for Seniors

/userfiles/238/my files/senior packet 20-21 website.docx.pdf?id=3405

 

Letters of Recommendation

Complete a Counselor Letter of Recommendation Request form (pick up in the guidance office or fill out from document below and email to Mrs. Uranko)

*Turn in to Guidance 2 weeks prior to your earliest deadline

Form: /userfiles/238/my files/clor request form.docx?id=3404

 

Transcript Requests

  • Complete a Transcript Request Form (pick up in the guidance office or fill out from document below
  • Return to Mrs. Mosier 10 days prior to your earliest deadline

Form: /userfiles/238/my files/transcript request form 20-21.pub?id=3403

 

Central PA Virtual Career Fair: Check it out!

https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL_TpvDXnpnFIHK3selm4kpDvZ_Ju-l9mO

 

Selective Service:

  •  All Male students are required by law to register for the Selective Service within 30 days of their 18th birthday.

 

Dual Enrollment:

Available through Bloomsburg University ACE & STEM Programs

Procedure: /userfiles/238/my files/ace and dual enrollment procedures.pdf?id=3767

 Incoming Junior and Senior students that are interested in taking Dual Enrollment courses at Bloomsburg University during the Summer of 2022 and/or the Fall of 2022 semester, should apply here: https://www.bloomu.edu/ace. On approximately March 18, the schedule of classes will be available for both Summer and Fall at http://adminapps.bloomu.edu/coursesearch/search . 

Scheduling for Summer Session begins on April 11.

Scheduling for Fall Semester begins on April 18 and continues until the Fall Semester begins.

 

Planning Your Future Resources:

 

NCAA Eligibility:

*For those students wanting to play DI or DII sports in college, should begin planning as early as 9th grade.

 

College Information:

Marywood University is offering a new program: Respiratory Therapy! Check out information here: http://www.marywood.edu/respiratorytherapy/index.html 

 

 

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