Welcome to the School Counseling Department

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The school counseling staff is here to address the academic, career, and personal/social needs of all students. We welcome contact with parents. If you would like to make an appointment to see us, please contact Ms. Jo Costanzo, our administrative assistant, at X 2557.   

The counseling staff will be out of the office for summer break, and will return on August 23rd, to process new registrations and do schedule changes. Please call the main office if you would like to schedule an appointment at that time or need assistance. 

Incoming 9th graders: Want to know who your counselor is? Click on the Counselor Caseloads tab on the left.

Seniors are reminded to check Naviance and our bulletin board for the College Representative Schedule. Sign up in our office. We are also available for college help during flex block every day. 

FINANCIAL AID NIGHT: for parents of seniors.  Find out all about the financial aid process, FAFSA, and how to apply.
SITE: At Valley, 10/4 at 6:30, in the auditorium. Missed the presentation?  Access the info below:

FA Night Presentation 2017.pdf



School Counselors are committed to the use of 21st Century Learning Expectations in their curriculum.  Through academic, personal/social, and career/post-secondary counseling, students will be exposed to the following competencies: 

  • Problem solve in academic and/or personal/social situations.
  • Learn effective communication methods in dealing with faculty, peers, family, etc.
  • Effectively access, evaluate and use information relating to their post-secondary plans.
  • Demonstrate personal and academic responsibility and accountability.
  • Act respectively and with integrity as members of the school and greater community.
  • Learn how to adapt to change and be flexible while managing goals and time.