UHS Counseling Center Newsletter

October 2022

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PSAT Day 10/12/22

All 9th, 10th, and 11th grade students will take the PSAT on 10/12/22.

Students do NOT need to register for this test.

More detailed information can be found on the linked PSAT Letter 2022 linked here.

9th, 10th, 11th Grades Schedule:

8:00-12:00 - PSAT

12:00-1:00- Lunch and Learn

1:00-2:43- Activities Fair and College and Career Readiness Presentation

12th Grade Schedule:

8:00-12:00- senior meeting and senior pictures

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AP Exam Registration window opens Monday, Oct. 10th - Monday, November 7th

The AP icon located at the top left of the homepage on the CC website will be activated with links to AP information including registration instructions.

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Seniors! Sign up for your Senior Conference!

Please use your school counselor's calendly link to sign up for your senior conference if you have not done so already. You will be scheduled for your senior conference if you do not so on your own. You will find the counselors' calendly links, the senior seminar presentation, the pink sheets, and other important college application materials on the school counseling website linked here: Class of 2023 College App Resources.
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College Visits at UHS

Make sure students are checking Naviance to see when upcoming college visits are scheduled for visits at UHS. Students should sign up for these visits on Naviance. You can also see upcoming college visits linked on the main page of the UHS School Counseling website.
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All students should log into E-hall pass each morning to check your passes for the day. If you have an appointment with your counselor or a school social worker, you will see your pass on e-hall pass the morning of. If you have any questions about e-hall pass please come to the counseling center.

Between October 25th to October 28th, the counseling center will be sending out FIVE prize E-hall passes. These will be appointment passes from the counseling center. These appointment passes will look like real passes and should be treated that way. To find out if you won the prize e-hall pass, you will check your e-hall pass daily as you normally do and activate any e-pass you have for the correct time. Go to the counseling center at the appropriate time and find out you were one of the five e-hall passes- if you are, you will win a prize! All you need to do is check your e-hall pass every morning and go to the assigned location at the designated time.

**We will still be sending out our normal appointment passes through e-hall pass that week as well.

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Applications are Open for the Pennsylvania Governor’s School for the Sciences at Carnegie Mellon University

The Pennsylvania Department of Education is pleased to announce that the Pennsylvania Governor’s School for the Sciences at Carnegie Mellon University is now accepting applications from talented high school juniors for the summer 2023 program.

PGSS is an intensive, five-week summer residential program that emphasizes cooperative learning and hands-on laboratory research for high school juniors pursuing careers in science and mathematics. The goal of the program is to encourage Pennsylvania’s youth to pursue careers in STEM-related fields. Accepted applicants will receive a full scholarship to the program.


July 2, 2023 – August 5, 2023


Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA

Who May Apply:

The program is open to high school juniors at time of application who attend a public, nonpublic, or private school or are homeschooled.

Deadline to Apply:

Completed applications must be submitted via the website per instructions http://sciences.pa-gov-schools.org no later than January 31, 2023. Applications submitted after this date and time will be disqualified.

For additional information about the program and to complete an application, visit http://sciences.pa-gov-schools.org.

PA Build My Future- Penn College, Williamsport, PA

PA Build My Future gives students the opportunity to have a day to work in the construction and design industry through an interactive showcase. Join us for Build My Future on October 13, 2022 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Thanks to industry leaders, students from area high schools and career and technical education centers will get an opportunity to explore a variety of career opportunities in the construction and design industries. There is no charge to the attend the event, however lunch is not included.

To register, visit pct.edu/pabuild. For questions, email pabuild@pct.edu or call 570.327.4520.

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For more information about the Penn College aviation mini camp, please check out the following website: https://www.pct.edu/k12-educators/aviation-workforce-success