High School Counseling Office News

March---Spring is Near!!

Spring is Coming !

It's March and we have three months to improve grades, attendance and focus on finishing the school successfully and countdown time for Graduating Seniors!

This month marks a full year since Covid interrupted school and life as we know it. Lets talk about Resiliency and what that is and why it is so important ! This is a concept that many psychologists have researched over the years and it is a Psychology Today describes it this way:

Resilience is that ineffable quality that allows some people to be knocked down by life and come back stronger than ever. Rather than letting failure overcome them and drain their resolve, they find a way to rise from the ashes.”

Some examples of things that foster our resiliency are : mental endurance, willpower, self-discipline, and perseverance. What's helps foster this sense of resiliency is : to be positive, use problem solving skills, manage your feelings and make realistic plans. Your school counselor or can help you with these skills !

At- Risk Grades and Meetings ..

Any student who has a failure in Quarter 1 or 2 in any subject will have a meeting set up soon with the school....Starting with Seniors then ending with Freshman ..as a way to prevent and plan for success.. and to be promoted onto the next year of High School!

SENIORS ! You Can Still Apply to College !

It's not too late!

Still thinking about college? Apply to these schools with rolling admissions.

Scholarship Information


NEW* Feel Good Motors application deadline 4/30/21

NEW* Human Resources Foundation application deadline 4/15/21

NEW* Forest City Rotary Scholarship application deadline 5/7/21

NEW* Susquehanna County Democratic Award, 2021 application deadline 4/5/21

NEW* Wayne-Pike County Farm Bureau Scholarship application deadline 3/2/21

Helping Hands of Susquehanna application deadline 3/8/21

Walk of Honor Scholarship application deadline 4/20/21

Wayne Co Business & Professional Women Association application deadline 4/20/21

Wayne Memorial Auxiliary scholarship application deadline 4/16/21

Mike Munchak Community Service Scholarship application deadline 3/31/21

Pleasant Valley Grange Scholarship application deadline 4/30/21

NEPA Pride Scholarship application deadline 4/1/21

Perry Westgate Memorial Scholarship application deadline 4/9/21

Wayne Co. Community Foundation application deadline: 4/1/21


New* Community Foundation of the Endless Mountains

Scranton Area Community Foundation

  • You must create a profile (use your personal email for this creation)
  • On the top bar, click "Scholarships and Grants" then "Apply for Scholarships"
  • This system allows you to filter through applications that you are qualified for, based on where you live, your age, your gender, your county, your intended major, your grades, etc.


Construction Trades Scholarship

Students Scholarship

PPL Scholarship

PAEOP Scholarship

College Board Scholarships

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SAT School DAY April for Juniors ..

SAT 11th grade only 4/27 Sign up required ! dhamlyn@fcrsd.org
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APRIL Testing Information PSAT 10 (all 10th grade )

Dates: APRIL 13th all 10th graders test ! No sign up needed


CTC application Month for 9th grade :

1. Grades

2. Behavior

3. Attendance

4. Career Interest Inventory (9th grade all completed for HS career portfolio)

Anxiety Help for TEENS

1. Become a relaxation expert

2. Get enough sleep, nourishment, and exercise

3. Connect with others

4. Connect with nature

5. Pay attention to the good things

Source: https://kidshealth.org/en/teens/anxiety-tips.html

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Kbryer@fcrsd.org --- Mrs. Bryer ( A-K), School Counselor

jlionetti@fcrsd.org --Mrs. Lionetti (L-Z), School Counselor

dhamlyn@fcrsd.org Mrs. Hamlyn , Administrative Assistant

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