Guidance Resources

Welcome to the UPHS Website for School Counseling Resources

UPHS GUIDANCE MISSION STATEMENT:

The Upper Perkiomen HS Counseling Program will foster an atmosphere to strengthen and prepare students to be independent and productive citizens in a diverse society. Students will possess the ability to maximize learning of academic, personal, social, and career skills as independent and creative individuals.

OUR VISION:

The students at Upper Perkiomen High School are high-achieving learners who transition to the adult world and are college/military/employment ready with an attainable postsecondary plan to meet the challenges and high expectations of the 21st Century.


ANNOUNCEMENTS:


Financial Aid Night was held on October 24th. Click here to view the PowerPoint Presentation slides.


Scholarship Opportunities: Click here to view a list of PA American Legion Scholarship Opportunities. Visit their web page for more info.


Counselors have offered the following groups to students:

Strategies for Success -- Study skills, time management, organization

Project CONNECT -- Smoking cessation through CARON foundation

Upper Perk 101 -- Support and information for students new to UPHS

If interested, please see your counselor for more information. Permission slips in guidance.

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Please check our College/Career Planning page for test prep info

Assistance

Homework Help/Study Skills

Peer Tutoring -- Throughout the school year, Guidance coordinates Peer Tutoring for students needing assistance. Tutoring is held after school on various dates, and can be set up for X-periods. Tutors are typically National Honor Society Upper Classmen. If you are interested in peer tutoring, please stop in and see your School Counselor.

Khan Academy --Learn for free about math, art, computer programming, economics, physics, chemistry, biology, medicine, finance, history, and more.

Hippocampus -- Free educational resources for middle school, high school, and college students. Students have the ability to watch instructional videos on various topics.

Virginia Tech Study Skills Information -- Information on time management, note-taking strategies, concentration, control of the study environment, and more.

"How to Study" -- A brief guide written by a professor at the University at Buffalo, State University of New York.

Study Guides and Strategies -- Free online resource for study tips, time management strategies, project management, and more.

Mental Health/Substance Abuse/Emotional Support

Resource guide from the Institute for Safe Families:

Montgomery County Children's Crisis Support 1-888-435-7414

This is a crisis service operating 24 hours each day, 7 days a week. If a child residing in Montgomery County is experiencing a crisis, there is always someone to talk to for support, and also a mobile crisis team available to assist in the home.

Berks County Crisis Support 610-236-0530

This is the crisis number at Service Access & Management (Reading). This service can be called for children residing in Berks County. There is a hotline for phone support, as well as a mobile crisis team available to come out to the home.

Alcohol, Drug Abuse Helpline 1-800-234-0420

Brain Injury Support Groups -- Click here for more info


Offers discussion of effective strategies and resources available to deal with school-based bullying. Messages can be left 24 hours a day, seven days a week, and will be returned MondayFriday during normal business hours.

Center for Loss and Bereavement -- 610-222-4110 Located in Skippack, PA


It Gets Better -- For LGBT youth to find help and guidance when dealing with specific issues like bullying and contemplating suicide.


Pennsylvania Substance Abuse Information Center 1-800-582-7746

Suicide Hotline 610-279-6100

Teen Talkline Montgomery County 1-866-825-5856 text line: 215-703-8411

Talkline Berks County 1-800-472-8255

Substance Abuse Resources -- From the PA Department of Drug & Alcohol Programs

Transcripts and School Profile

Alumni Transcript Request Form

School Profile 2017 - 2018 - Coming Soon

Montgomery County Community College Dual Enrollment Instructions

Simple Steps To Register ONLINE for

Dual Credit courses taken at your high school

  • 1)Apply Online. If this is the first time you are taking a college course with MCCC, please complete the FREE online dual enrollment application at www.mc3.edu/deap. If you have taken college courses at MCCC, go to Step 2.
  • a)Be sure to enter your name as it appears on your birth certificate (no nicknames).
  • b)If you do not know your social security number, please check with your parent/guardian as this is a required field in the application.
  • 2)Get your MCCC ID number. Go to www.mc3.edu/idfind to find out your MCCC ID number. You will need your MCCC ID number to complete the online dual enrollment registration form next.
  • 3)Submit the Dual Credit Registration/Release Form Online. Go to www.mc3.edu/dereg to complete the online dual credit registration. Note: You will need to list your parent’s name, phone number, and email address to complete your online registration.
  • a)Complete the student information portion of the online Dual Credit Registration/Release Form.
  • b)Select your high school, and then select the dual credit course(s) you are taking at your high school.
  • c)Enter your electronic signature on the form and hit submit.
  • 4)Ask your parent/guardian to complete the Parent Permission/Release Form online. Your parent/guardian will be emailed a link to this form. Please contact the Help Desk at 215-641-6495 or helpdesk@mc3.edu if you have not received the parent release form within one hour of submitting the dual credit registration form. Your registration cannot be processed unless this form is completed so please make sure your parent/guardian completes this as soon as possible.
  • 5)Look for your Invoice. Once your parent enters an electronic signature and submits the registration/release form, your form will be processed. MCCC will mail an invoice to your home. Please pay attention to the due date on the invoice to make sure you pay on time. Do not bring money to school.
  • 6)If you need to drop or withdraw from the class, you must submit the proper paperwork to MCCC by the deadline. The form is available at www.mc3.edu/dual-enroll

Optional: Students may grant electronic access to their educational records (e.g.: student class schedule, billing information, and grades) to their parents or other individuals through the use of the Proxy Account Access system. Please go to www.mc3.edu/proxy for more information on how to configure and use this system.

ANGELA TRAUB

Faculty Information

Department(s)
Professional
Assignment
Secondary School Counselor

Contact Information

School Email
(Primary)
School Phone
215-541-7120

JOHN GUNNING

Faculty Information

Department(s)
Professional
Assignment
Secondary School Counselor

Contact Information

School Email
(Primary)
School Phone
215-541-7121

LEANNE LEGENDRE

Faculty Information

Department(s)
Professional
Assignment
Secondary School Counselor

Contact Information

School Email
(Primary)
School Phone
215-541-7122

KIMBERLY KELLY

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Department(s)
Professional
Assignment
Secondary School Counselor

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School Email
(Primary)
School Phone
215-541-7127

CAROL BEDFORD

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Administrative Assistant
Assignment
Guidance Office Admin Ast

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