• Highlands High School Counseling
    Check here for news on scholarships, college visits, college fairs, testing, and other events geared toward your future. 
    School Counseling Office
    Phone: 724-226-1000
    Kim Hines - Secretary
    ext. 4104
    *contact for transcript and records requests*
    Dr. Susie Gurrera
    School Counselor - A-G
    Mrs. Mary Beth Carrarini
    School Counselor - H-N
    ext. 4107
    Mrs. Marilyn Skwortz
    School Counselor - O-Z


  • THE FINANCIAL AID NIGHT / FAFSA COMPLETION SESSION will be held on Monday, October 28 beginning at 6:00pm in the High School Audion. A representative from PHEAA will present on the different types of post high school financial aid. Parents who are interested in staying after the financial aid presentation for the FAFSA completion process session are asked to contact the High School counseling office at 724-226-1000, ext. 4104 to reserve a computer.  

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  • JUNIOR / SENIOR MALES - Please review the following link for registering for Selective Service. It IS the law, and failing to do so can leave you ineligible for federal loans, employment and services in the future. https://www.sss.gov/Registration/Why-Register

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  • National Testing Calendar SAT / ACT for 2019-20

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  • ATTENTION 9th GRADE PARENTS: The High School counselors invite parents of 9th graders to join them as they meet with your 9th grader during the school day.  In doing so, they hope to make the transition to high school a bit easier.  Please email your student’s counselor or call the High School office at 724-226-1000 to schedule.  Counselor contact information may be found here.

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  • Dual Enrollment: Attention high school juniors and seniors: Learn what it takes to be successful in college right now with Dual Enrollment!  Highlands High School has agreements with IUP- Northpointe, CCAC, and Penn State New Kensington.  Students who meet the admission criteria can earn college credits while still in high school!Stop in the guidance office for more information and visit the following websites for applications!!
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