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SHS Supervisor of Guidance
Mrs. Christina Wiswesser: cwiswesser@sboe.org, 201-974-2039
 
SHS Guidance Counselors
Ms. Helen Bacigalupo: hbacigalupo@sboe.org, 201-974-2037
Mrs. Tara Taveras: ttaveras@sboe.org, 201-974-2079
Ms. Elise Lennon: elennon@sboe.org 201-974-1042
Ms. Jacqueline Gurgone: jgurgone@sboe.org 201-974-2038
SCHOLARSHIPS
 
 
NJPSA Scholarships:
NJPSA is providing 25 student leadership scholarships of $2,000 each, which will be awarded to graduating seniors for their demonstrated leadership in school activities. Students will be selected from each of the three regions of our state—north, central, and south—in accordance with the following:
 
  • Eligibility is limited to graduating high school seniors who have demonstrated leadership for participation in co-curricular activities other than athletics.
  • To apply, the HS principal is to submit the applicant's one-page essay on the topic "My School Leadership Role." The applicant must also provide a resumé indicating leadership positions they have held and their contributions to their school while in these positions. In addition, two letters of recommendation are to be submitted, one each from the principal and an activities advisor, along with the attached application (click here).
 
NJ Utilities Association Scholarships:
The NJUA is awarding two different scholarships for four seniors who qualify. For more information please download the information letter: Information Letter Download
 
NJACAC HIGH SCHOOL SCHOLARSHIP AWARD: 
NJACAC will be awarding $1250 scholarships to (4) high school seniors including one who has attended Camp College and/or College Key. Awards will be presented at our Annual NJACAC Conference in May 2019: For information click here.
 
The NJ Sharing Network
The NJ Sharing Network foundation has announced the availability of multiple scholarships. For more information download the application NJ Sharing Network Application, where you will find more information about each individual scholarship and the application forms. 
 
American Society of Civil Engineers Scholarship: 
The North Jersey Branch of the ASCE is pleased to offer two $1500.00 scholarships to graduating high school seniors who intend to pursue a college career in Civil Engineering. For more information please read the attached flyer:  ASCE Scholarship Application
 
NJ Health Care Employers Scholarship/Apprenticeship:
For more information please read the attached flyer: Nursing or Physical Therapy Apprenticeship
 
The Alliance 2019 Scholarships:
The Alliance of Private Special Education Schools of North Jersey is offering two scholarships to New Jersey public school seniors. For more information please read the attached flyer: The Alliance 2019 Scholarship
 
Janet Logan Daily Foundation: 
We wanted to let you know that the Janet Logan Daily Foundation is now accepting applications for its annual $10,000 scholarship. The Janet Logan Daily Foundation grants an annual award to one graduating high school senior from New Jersey who enrolls full-time in an accredited university or college within the United States. This scholarship rewards students from varying academic backgrounds who have routinely demonstrated maturity and integrity within and beyond the classroom.To access the electronic application and review eligibility requirements, click here. The deadline to submit is April 1st, 2019. For more information, please contact the Janet Logan Daily Foundation directly at application@janetlogandailyfoundation.org. 
 
NurseRecruiter.com Scholarship:
A nursing scholarship aimed at attracting more people to the profession. To apply click on NurseRecruiter.com Scholarship. The next application deadline is January 15th. They've already announced the first winner on their blog: Meet Kassancia Pierre, the first winner of a NurseRecruiter.com Scholarship award.
 
NAWC Scholarships:
The New Jersey Chapter of the National Association of Water Companies Association is offering two $2500 scholarships to high school students who will be attending a New Jersey college or university and is interested in the water utility industry or any related field. The application must be postmarked no later than April 1, 2019. For more information please download the information letter or visit the NAWC Scholarship Page.

 

 
EMPLOYMENT: Please click on the following link to see new Job Opportunities.
 
 
New Release of Records Form
The SHS Guidance Department has updated its Authorization to Release Educational Records form, which allows students to obtain official and unofficial documents such as transcripts, testing data or other documents for post-secondary education or employment. Please click here to download a copy of the form. Upon completion, email the form to guidance@sboe.org and your form will be processed. Unofficial transcripts will be given directly to the student or parent. Official transcripts will be emailed to the institution or institutions as listed on the form. The form requires Adobe Acrobat Reader, a free download. Click here to download Adobe Acrobat Reader for your computer.