Guidance and Counseling Office Announcements

  • Summer Youth Employment Opportunitites

    SABA and Workforce Development will have paid summer employment for eligible, dependable, and hardworking students.  Students must:

    • Meet the income guidelines for TANF-Temporary Assistance for Needy Families
    • Complete the SABA application for each program that interests them
    • Complete the Oneida County Employment 2017 Preliminary Application
    • Transportation - be able to provide own transportation to and from job site

    SABA stall will interview the students at their school district.  Selections will be based on interviews, completed paperwork, school recommendations and the meeting of income requirements.  Students will earn $9.70 per hour.

    Applications are due Tuesday, May 2, 2017.

    Programs are in Construction I & Construction II, Culinary Arts, IT and CyberSkills at OHM BOCES and Healthcare at Mohawk Valley Health Systems.

    Some information is provided below. Complete packets can be picked up in the Counseling Office.

    Summer Youth Employment Checklist and Income Guidelines


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  •  The Community Foundation of Herkimer & Oneida Counties, Inc.
    Through the Give Back to Utica Fund, is offering a "Paid" full-time summer internship in the Utica Mayor's Office with Mayor Robert Palmieri.  this internship is being offered to current high school juniors and seniors who live in Oneida County.  The student intern will have the opportunity to see how a city government offices works day-to-day.  
    To be considered for the Give Back to Utica Internship, high school students who live in Oneida County must submit an essay of 1,500 words or fewer by 3pm Friday May 5, 2017.  The essay should answer the following questions
             * How did growing up in the Utica area benefit you?
             * How did growing up in this area influence the person you have become?
             * How did growing up in this area shape your worldview?
             * What is your vision of what the Utica are can be and how can you "give back" to help make that happen?
    Student should indicate his/her name, home address, class year & school district, the college/university he/she is planning to attend and his/her proposed major in addition to a completed copy of consent form .
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    January & February 2017 Junior Newsletter This newsletter is written to share important information and highlight certain events.  Please take time to read through. 



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  • SUNY Upstate Medical University Career Awareness Days

    SUNY Upstate is hosting series of Career Awareness Days this summer for students currently in grades 10-12 with a minimum 88 high school average.  There is a small fee of $15 for lunch ($5 for free/reduced lunch students).  Space is limited to 24 students per day.

    Sessions Include:

    Nursing & Respiratory Therapy: June 28th

    Medicine and Physician Assistant: June 29th

    Medical Technology, Medical Biotechnology & Biomedical Sciences: July 19th

    Physical Therapy: July 27th

    Applications and information are available at

    Applications are due May 1st.


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  • BOCES CTE Summer Camps

    OHM BOCES Career and Technical Education Center is holding free summer camps for students entering 7th through 10th grades.  The camps run 8:30am-3:00pm and are held on their campus on Middle Settelment Road.  The programs offered are:

    June 26-29, 2017 Creative Cooking

    July 10-13, 2017 Introduction to Policing Procedures, Self Enhancement, Introduction to Cybersecurity or Health Careers

     Information and the registration form are available in the Counseling and the link below.  Please note that the deadline for registration is Friday, May 26.   Please contact Mrs. Ellis if you are interested in attending.

    Boces CTE Summer Camps 2017




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  • College Credits for Dual Enrollment

    Seniors - College credits earned through dual enrollment with any college or university or earned any other way whiile in high school will not appear on your high school transcript, which includes only high school credits.  If you want your intended college to be informed of any college credits earned, you must contact the college through which the credits were earned and request that they send a transcript to your intended college.  MVCC transcripts can be requested at



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    MVCC SAT and ACT Test Prep

    MVCC is offering a variety of test prep classes for the SAT and ACT exams.  Click on link below for details.


    MVCC test prep

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