Guidance Announcements

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: bruderj@millsd.us (K-12)

Tarah Kishbach: kishbat@millsd.us (K-6)

Amber Uranko: auranko@millsd.us (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

 

Community Resources:

  • 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!

 

 

 

Guidance Resources

Scholarships:

*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

https://www.scholarships.com/

https://www.fastweb.com/

https://www.petersons.com/

 

2019-2020 FINANCIAL AID PRESENTATION:

SENIORS:

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.

 

UPCOMING EVENTS:

  • 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 

 

NCAA Eligibility:

*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

http://www.ncaa.org/student-athletes/future

http://fs.ncaa.org/Docs/eligibility_center/Student_Resources/Initial-Eligibility_Trifold.pdf

http://fs.ncaa.org/Docs/eligibility_center/Student_Resources/IE_Brochure.pdf

 

 

 

 

Links

330 East Main Street
Millville, PA 17846
Phone: 570.458.5538   |  Fax: 570.458.5584