If you need something from a member of the Guidance Department, please contact us at the e-mail address provided below.
(Reminder: please do not contact the guidance department in case of an emergency or if you require immediate assistance, instead reach out to the Columbia Country Crisis Hotline 1-800-222-9016):
Jill Bruder: email@example.com (K-12)
Tarah Kishbach: firstname.lastname@example.org (K-6)
Amber Uranko: email@example.com (7-12)
Below you will find resources available for you and your family:
Mental Health Resources:
If you need immediate crisis assistance, please contact the Columbia County Crisis Hotline (24/7): 1-800-222-9016
- Suicide Prevention Hotline: 1-8008-273-TALK
- Crisis Text Line: Text 'Go' to 741-741
- The Trevor LifeLine (LGBTQ): 1-866-4-U-TREVOR
- National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH): https://www.nimh.nih.gov/index.shtml
- AGAPE: 570-317-2210 19 East 7th Street Bloomsburg, PA 17815
- Benton Food Bank (3rd Tuesday Each Month): 570-925-0163 42 Community Drive Benton, PA 17814
- Bloomsburg Food Cupboard: 570-387-2607 329 Center Street Bloomsburg, PA 17815
- Columbia County Assistance Office: 570-387-4200 27 East 7th St. PO Box 682 Bloomsburg, PA 17815
Tips on How to talk to your child about COVID-19:
Wondering how to keep your child occupied? See below for some fun ideas!
*Students should check their school e-mail for information or stop in the guidance office for an application!
-Jake Shuman Memorial Scholarship: for students planning a career in agriculture. Deadline: April 30, 2020
-Philanthropic Educational Organization (P.E.O.) Tri-Chapter Award: Postmark deadline: April 10, 2020
-Clair H. Kinney Scholarship: Turn into Guidance by March 31,2020
-William J. and Dora J. Kalnoski Memorial Scholarship Fund: Turn into Guidance by April 10, 2020
-First Community Foundation Partnership of Pennsylvania: Doris Watts Poole Class of 1957 Scholarship Fund & Taylor J. Ertel Scholarship for Foster Children Deadline: May 8th, 2020
-Empire Beauty School Scholarship: Submit by August 1,2020
-Edgar 'Ted' Fenstermacher Scholarship: $500.00 available to one high school senior planning to pursue a degree in agriculture. Applications: www.columbiaccd.org or Pick up in the guidance office apply by April 13,2020
-Lavere McClure Scholarship: $500.00 available to one high school senior planning to pursue a degree in natural sciences, environmental and/or agricultural education. Applications: www.columbiaccd.org or Pick up in the guidance office apply by April 13,2020
-Maryruth Wagner Scholarship: $500.00 available to one high school senior planning to pursue a degree in environmental sciences. Applications: www.columbiaccd.org or Pick up in the guidance office apply by April 13,2020
2019-2020 FINANCIAL AID PRESENTATION:
For those of you planning on attending college after high school, utilize this award letter comparison sheet from PHEAA to help you make the best financial plan for your future: https://www.pheaa.org/partner-access/toolkit-downloads/fafsa/pdf/Award_Worksheet.pdf
2019-2020 FAFSA is now open!
Selective Service: All Male students are required by law to register for the Selective Service within 30 days of their 18th birthday.
- 2020-2021 Scheduling is underway! We hope to have all student schedules for the next school year out prior to Summer break!
Planning Your Future Resources:
https://www.pacareerzone.org/ explore various options
https://www.careeronestop.org/Videos/NewCareerVideos/new-career-videos.aspx: career videos
https://www.onetcenter.org/ : knowledge, skills, abilities, interests, general work activities to occupations
https://www.myfuture.com/ : future planning tool
https://www.mynextmove.org/ : Career search & preparation tool
http://www.educationplanner.org :post-secondary planning tool for students and parents/guardians
http://www.ecampustours.com/ OR https://www.youvisit.com/: Virtually visit college campuses
*For those students wanting to play DI or DII sports in college, should begin planning as early as 9th grade.
https://web3.ncaa.org/hsportal/exec/hsAction?hsActionSubmit=searchHighSchool : Approved Millville courses
Millville's CEEB Code: 392675