PGA High School Counseling Department

Announcements & News

  • PA CareerLink Job & Education Fair - posted 9/19

    Date: Wed, Sept 28 - 10:00am-4:00pm
    Location: Fairlane Village Mall

    Meet with recruiters to learn about local employment opportunities!

    • Connect in-person with local employers and interview on-the-spot!
    • Learn about training and advanced educational opportunities with the
      military, local trade schools, colleges, and universities!
    • You can even speak with PA CareerLink® staff about career
      planning.

    CLICK HERE to view flyer!


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  • Elks Drug Awareness Video Contest - posted 9/15

    The Elks National Drug Awareness Program strives to teach all children and parents about the dangers of illegal drug use and prevent the abuse of legalized and prescription drugs. This contest was created to help educate children on the dangers of illegal drugs. Students are to use the theme, "One Pill Can Kill" to produce a video identifying and explaining the dangers of illegal drugs. Participants must be the originators of the content but may receive help from a parent or teacher.

    Projects are due to the Frackville Elks Lodge by January 2nd. Winners will be identified in early April 2023.

    CLICK HERE for more information and/or the Entry & Parental Release Form!


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  • -FAFSA Completion Session is scheduled for Tuesday, October 4th from 4:00pm-6:00pm. Contact the Mrs. Aurora DeWitt in the High School Counseling Office to reserve your seat! Call 570-345-2731 Ext. 216 or e-mail alutz@pgasd.com!


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  • Attention Junior and Seniors!

    Martz Hall will be hosting the Schuylkill County College Fair on Thursday October 6th. This is a great opportunity to meet local college representatives and gather information.
    To attend stop in the counseling office to sign up and receive a permission form that must be completed prior to the trip.


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  • Aviation Career Fair - posted 9/2

    The Reading Aero Club is organizing an Aviation Career Fair at the Reading Airport on Saturday, October 1st.  We would like to make students aware of this opportunity to explore an aviation career path.  As the flyer and website link will indicate, the career fair will be attended by nationally recognized organizations all of which have immediate need for personnel. CLICK HERE to view the flyer!

    https://www.aviationcareerfair.org/


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  • College/University Meetings - updated 9/9

    Interested in going to college? Want more information on a specific college? Stop in the Counseling Office to sign up for the specific college/universities visiting our school!  The following College/Universities have scheduled to visit:

    -Weds, Sept. 21st @ 9:28am - Bloomsburg/Lock Haven/Mansfield
        University (1 Rep for all 3)
    -Tues, Sept. 27th @ 9:28am - Harrisburg University of Science & Tech
    -Thurs, Sept. 29th @ 8:41am - Alvernia University
    -Fri, Oct. 7th @ 10:15am - Juniata College
    -Tues, Oct. 11th @ 8:41am - Lebanon Valley College
    -Thurs, Oct. 13th @ 10:15am - Kutztown University
    -Tues, Oct. 18th @ 8:41am - Messiah University
    -Thurs, Oct. 20th @10:15am - Thaddeus Stevens College of Technology
    -Weds, Nov. 2nd @ 10:15am - King's College
    -Thurs, Nov. 17th @ 9:28am - East Stroudsburg University


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  • Open Houses - posted 9/7

    Penn State Schuylkill - Sun, Oct. 23rd CLICK HERE to register!
    Albright College - Oktoberfest-Sat, Sept 24th, Autumn Fest-Sat, Oct. 22nd, Harvest Fest-Sat, Nov. 12th CLICK HERE to register!
    Holy Family University
    - Sun, Oct 2nd & Sun, Nov 6th CLICK HERE to register!
    Delaware Valley University - Sun, Nov 6th; For more information of Events CLICK HERE!


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  • You Have Choices!


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  • College Search Step-by-Step

    You Can Find Colleges That Are Right For You!

    Although there's no magic formula for choosing a college, you can start by asking yourself some questions that help most students find the right fit.
    Use the Collegeboard guide to:

    It's your journey. We're just here to help you get started. CLICK HERE!


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