Guidance Department

CONTACT US

HS East Counseling Center - (631) 382-2750
HS West Counseling Center - (631) 382-3020
Accompsett MS Counseling Center - (631) 382-2311
Great Hollow MS Counseling Center - (631) 382-2811
Nesaquake MS Counseling Center - (631) 382-5131

Who is my guidance counselor?
Please review THIS PDF to determine who is your guidance counselor and his/her contact information.

WEBINARS/PROGRAMS

Grades 10 & 11: College Testing
Webinar

This Student/parent workshop for sophomores and juniors on College Admissions Testing reviews the PSAT, SAT, SAT Subject Tests, ACT and Advanced Placement (AP) exams. Mr. Tom Elhers, Method Test Prep, will discuss the different types of college testing assessments & provide some helpful testing strategies. Melissa Bellantonio from Adelphi University will address: How does college testing impact college admissions. The end of the presentation is followed by a question and answer session where parents are given the opportunity to ask questions related to college testing exams and college admissions.

Grade 12: College Application Process
Webinar
Presentation Slides


The program outlined the college application procedures. Helpful hints were shared along with do’s and do nots with regard to applying to college and utilizing Naviance. In addition to this evening guidance program, counselors visited all seniors in their Social Studies classes. The excitement of senior year is welcomed by students as they prepare for their next educational endeavor.

Grades 11 & 12: High School Financial Aid Night
Webinar - Finding Money For College: Basics of Financial Aid and the FAFSA® Process
Presentation Slides

Ms. Amy Thompson, Vice President for Community Relations at St. Joseph’s College, will present on the financial aid process. In detail, she reviews the FAFSA on the Web Worksheet, CSS Profile, important due dates, explains State Aid and specifies what loans parents may wish to pursue. At the end of the presentation, she addresses parents’ specific financial concerns.

Grade 9: Welcome Freshmen/Transition to High School
Webinar
Presentation Slides

High school counselors explain the importance of developing a four-year plan that embraces self-exploration, challenging courses, extracurricular activities and academic success.

Grades 10 & 11: Evening College Fair
Date: March 24, 2022
Grade: 11
Location: HSE
Time: 7 p.m.

Kevin Colon, Administrator for Guidance and Related Student Services, and the high school counselors, host Smithtown Central School District’s Annual Evening College Fair. Students and parents are given the opportunity to meet with over 95 college representatives from a variety of colleges. 

This program gives students and parents the opportunity to visit information booths regarding admission criteria, popular majors, finance, scholarships, social life, housing, athletics and much more.  

Evening College Fair Flyer

Grade 12: Senior Scholarship Night
Date: June 2, 2022
Grade: 12
Location: TBD
Time: 6:30 p.m.

The Senior Scholarship Night recognizes seniors for their talents and special accomplishments.