Guidance Resources

 


UPHS GUIDANCE MISSION STATEMENT:

The Upper Perkiomen School District Counseling Department is designed to enhance and teach students the skills needed to be independent and productive citizens in a diverse society. Students are taught how to maximize their learning of academic, personal, social, and career skills, and are encouraged to cultivate their independence and creativity. Our program focuses on needs, interests, and issues related to the various stages of personal growth and development. Connecting students and families to services and resources is a core component to our program. The counseling department is an integral part of the total educational experience within the Upper Perkiomen School District.

 


ANNOUNCEMENTS:

 

PSAT - Junior Sign ups

Upper Perkiomen High School is pleased to offer the PSAT/NMSQT® for students.  The cost for 11th grade students is $23.00, paid though cash or a check made out to UPHS.  Juniors can sign up in the School Counseling office now through September 15th.  

The test will be administered during school on Wednesday October 13th, 2021.  

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Virtual College Information Night was scheduled for Tuesday, March 9th at 6pm.

Click here to access the slideshow.

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Financial Aid Night took place on October 20th.  Mr. Michael Burke from PHEAA discussed the financial aid process for post-secondary education.

Click Here to view the presentation slides

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Check the College/Career Page for the Summer STEM Series, to lean more about STEM Careers!

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SAT, ACT, and PSAT

Upcoming SAT dates: check the College Board for Updates

Upcoming ACT dates: Check ACT for updates

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

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Support Groups

The high school counseling department, based on student needs, facilitates and coordinates with community agencies to offer support groups that run on a six to eight week cycle throughout the school year. Topics may include mindfulness, coping strategies, study skills, social skills, self-esteem, new student transition, family dynamics, grief/loss, and smoking cessation.

 


 

Admission counselors can now go to https://CounselorCommunity.com to schedule an appointment with our high school.

 

 

 

Counseling Department Contact Info