Counseling Office Announcements

  • Manufacturing Day

    See STEM in action! SUNY Poly will Manufacturing Day on Friday, October 12 from 8:30-11:30.  Highlights include over 50 exhibitors, interactive displays, educational programs and campus tours.  Students in grades 7-12 who are interested in attending must pick up a permission form from the counseling office and return it by Friday, October 5.


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  • Construction Career Day

    Mohawk Valley Construction Career Day for students in grades 9-12 will take place on Thursday, October 18 during the school day.  Interested students must pick up a permission form from the counseling office and return it by Thursday, October 4th.  Please see the attached sheet.

    Construction Career Day


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  • College Fairs

    College Fairs are a great opportunity to gather information on colleges and to meet with representatives.

    Mohawk Valley Counseling Association College Night

    MVCA is holding its 42nd Annual College Night on Tuesday, October 9, 2018, from 6:30-8:30 in the Utica College Clark Athletic Center.  Approximately 100 college representatives will be available to answer questions about their college or university as well as the college planning process in general.   The following information sessions will be held:

    Writing a College Essay: 6:30-7:00

    Disabilities Services: What You Need to Know: 7-7:30

    Financial Aid: 7:30-8:00

    Financial Aid: 8:00-8:30

    Visit for more information


    Rome Free Academy

    Rome Free Academy will host their annual College Night on Wednesday, October 10, 2018.  The list of college/university attendees is similar to that of MVCA.  This event is open to the public.  Details are not available at time of publication but will be posted when they are obtained.  


    SUNY College Fair

    September 20, 2018 at Onondaga Community College, Syracuse at 6:00 pm.  Register at

    Please register in advance and bring your event pass with you


    SUNY College Fair

    September 19, 2017 at Onondaga Community College, Syracuse at 6:00 pm.  Register at

    Please register in advance and bring your event pass with you.





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  • PSAT

    The PSAT will be administered on Wednesday, October 10, 2018 at 8:00 am at New York Mills Jr./Sr. High School.  Students will take a bus to Beekman Gym after morning announcements.

    Why take the PSAT?

    The PSAT is a great way to prepare for and practice taking the SAT.  Juniors may also qualify for scholarship programs based on their scores.  Taking the test will also connect students to colleges and   universities and assess skill levels and readiness for college and career.

    How Do I Register?

    Registration will take place in the Guidance and Counseling Office until October 3rd.  All  juniors are guaranteed an exam until September 28th, at which time sophomores may also register and exams will then be available on a first-come, first-served basis.  The cost of the exam is $16 and can be paid either by cash or a check made out to New York Mills Jr/Sr High School.  Students who receive free or reduced lunch may also be eligible for a fee waiver for the exam.  Please see Mrs. Ellis for details.

    How Do I Prepare?

    Students will receive the Students Guide to the PSAT/NMSQT upon registering for the exam.  The booklet also contains important testing information including what is needed on test day, how is the exam scored and how to obtain scores. 



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  • SAT and SAT Subject Test and Registration Dates

    2018-19 test and registration dates are posted in the link to the right.  


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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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