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Pine Bush High School Counseling

The Pine Bush High School Counseling Department offers assistance and support for student needs, including behavioral and emotional supports; academic and scheduling advisement; and post-high school placement in college or other programs.

 

Information Packets

 

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Pine Bush High School Program Planning Guide

The purpose of the Pine Bush High School Program Planning Guide is to provide a road map to a successful high school experience. The district offers many paths to success. Students are encouraged to choose the best path for themselves and evaluate that path each year. 

 

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Regents Special Appeal

Please click this link if you received a letter regarding a special appeal and you want the actual Regents grade to appear on the transcript and not the “SA.” 

If you have any questions, please contact your school counselor.

 

Career and Technical Education

Orange-Ulster BOCES Career and Technical Education programs give students the opportunity to graduate from high school with technical experience, professional skills, national industry certifications, and college credit in a wide variety of high-demand occupations. 

Students who attend CTEC come to Pine Bush High School for half of the school day, and attend their program at CTEC  in Goshen for the other half of the day.

 

Naviance Student

The Pine Bush Counseling Department uses Naviance Student – a mobile-friendly, comprehensive website that students, parents and guardians can use to make plans about colleges and careers. This is linked with Naviance™, a service used in the Counseling Department to track and analyze data about college and career plans, providing up-to-date information specific to our school.

 

 

Changes in FAFSA for Students Starting College in Fall 2024 

For the 2024-25 award year, the FAFSA is getting a facelift that includes a redesign and fewer questions. Plus, formulas determining aid eligibility have been modified with the goal of expanding financial assistance for low-income families.

This recent FAFSA overhaul puts into practice laws enacted in the FAFSA Simplification Act, part of the Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2021 and amended by the Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2022. When preparing to submit the FAFSA for next school year, there are six changes to be aware
of.

 

Post-Secondary Planning

Getting through the financial aid and college application processes can be intimidating. Click here for information to help guide you through the processes. If you have any questions, your counselors are always here to help.

 

AP Exams

Information on Registering and Paying for AP Exams

Register for AP exams here.

 

Request a Transcript

Current and former students may request an official or unofficial transcript by completing this Google form. Official transcripts will be sent to institutions only. Unofficial transcripts may be mailed, emailed or picked up in person.

 

School Counseling Comprehensive Plan

 

If anyone needs access to any documents on the website, please email linda.smith@pinebushschools.org or call (845) 744-4016.

Pine Bush Central School District
State Route 302, Pine Bush, NY 12566
Phone: (845) 744-2031
Fax: (845) 744-6189
Brian Dunn
Superintendent of Schools
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