Guidance

The North Collins Jr.-Sr. High Guidance Handbook is available by clicking here.

College Visits
Financial Aid

NEW STUDENT REGISTRATION INFORMATION

Welcome to the North Collins Jr.-Sr High School. If you are a parent/guardian wishing to enroll your student, please visit the New Student Registration Link at left to locate all of the forms necessary in order to register your student.  Questions may be directed to the Guidance Office at 337-0101, ext. 1310.


SCHOLARSHIPS

The Guidance Office receives scholarship information almost daily.  This information will be posted as soon as it is received.  If you need any further information or have questions, please feel free to contact Nancy Rinaldi at 337-0101, ext. 1310. 

View Available Scholarships

Academic Excellence Scholarships

Pending appropriation of State funds, scholarships for Academic Excellence will be awarded to top high school seniors in June 2018.  North Collins Jr/Sr High School will select the three (3) top students using the Rank in Class Method.  These students will be chosen using class rank at the end of their junior year.

Other Scholarship Resources

Seniors are encouraged to check out studentscholarships.org for additional scholarships to which they may apply. There are hundreds of thousands of dollars of scholarships available on this website, and most are easy to apply for. 

SAT Registration and Test Dates

 * Check test centers on SAT website for the dates listed. as they may change. There are other test centers available; listed are only those closest to North Collins.

TEST DATE APPLICATION &
REGISTRATION DATE
NEARBY TEST CENTERS**
October 7, 2017 September 8, 2017 Amherst, East Aurora, Fredonia,
Gowanda, Hamburg, St. Francis
November 4, 2017 October 5, 2017  Eden, Fredonia, Frontier,
Hamburg, Orchard Park, St. Francis
December 2, 2017 November 2, 2017 Fredonia, St. Francis
March 10, 2018
(SAT Subject Tests NOT
offered on this date)
February 9, 2018 Gowanda, Fredonia, Frontier,
St. Francis
May 5, 2018 April 6, 2018 Amherst, East Aurora, Eden,
Frondia, Hamburg, ORchard Park,
Springville, St. Francis
June 2, 2018 May 3, 2018 Amherst, Gowanda, Fredonia,
Frontier, Hamburg & St. Francis

 

Test Center Location Codes:

Amherst High School – 33122

Eden High School – 33376

Frontier High School – 33470

Gowanda High School - 33453

Hamburg High School – 33472

Springville Griffith High School – 33882

St. Francis High School - 33130

Sweet Home High School - 33279

North Collins High School Code – 334195

Register online at sat.org/register

** Check test centers on the SAT website for dates listed as they may change. There are other test centers available as well; listed are only those closest to North Collins.


College Visits

An updated list of visiting colleges will be displayed here as it becomes available for the 2017-18 School Year. Please check back often! Here are the events currently scheduled:

SUNY Brockport - Thursday, September 14
10 a.m. in the Guidance Office

D'Youville College - Friday, October 6
9:45 a.m. in the Guidance Office

SUNY Canton - Wednesday, October 18
11:45 a.m. in the Cafeteria

Canisius College - Tuesday, October 24
10:30 a.m. in the Cafeteria

Niagara University - Thursday, October 26
11 a.m. in the Cafeteria

University at Buffalo - Thursday, November 2
10:45 a.m. in the Cafeteria

University of Pittsburgh at Bradford - Tuesday, November 7
11:00 a.m. in the Cafeteria



Student Aid Online

In-depth information on federal student aid programs, applying for financial aid, and repaying student loans can be found at www.studentaid.ed.gov

FAFSA

You may apply for the FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) beginning January 1, 2015 at www.fafsa.ed.gov   The FAFSA is the first step in the financial aid process. Use it to apply for federal student financial aid, such as the Pell Grant, student loans, and college work-study. Please contact Mr. English at 337-0101, ext. 311 with any questions.

File the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) online at http://www.fafsa.ed.gov/ or get the paper FAFSA from the Guidance Office.  When you submit an electronic FAFSA, you will also be able to complete HESC's TAP application online.  The link to the online TAP application is on the FAFSA Submission Confirmation page.

Gather these materials:

  •   W-2 statements, if estimating
  •   Your parents income tax forms (if completed)
  •   Bank account balances and other asset values

File your application on time!  Apply as soon after January 1 as possible.  Check with your college about financial aid application deadlines.

Get the facts About Financial Aid

New York State's College Financial Aid Awareness Network Provides Financial Aid Information

Information available:

  • Federal and NYS financial aid programs
  • Career Planning
  • Paying for College
  • How to Apply
  • Ask the Expert - Online Q&As
  • Tips on how to prepare for college
  • Plan for your higher education

You and your parents should get a PIN from the U.S. Department of Education at www.pin.ed.gov if you plan to apply online. 


State Assessment Information

Information for parents on State assessments and Regents examinations is now available in a new Department web page. The Parent Web Page will be featured in the Resources for Parents section of the SED website at http://usny.nysed.gov/parents/ and will provide answers to common questions parents have about the State assessments, Regents examinations, and the standards. The new web page will also feature a series of fact sheets in web and printer-friendly format. These will be available to help school administrators, teachers, and other education leaders address the concerns parents have about testing and their students. The information on the Parent Web Page has been reviewed by an extensive list of education partners.


Vocational Training

Ormsby and Carrier Vocational Centers will be present in the high school in the coming school year. All sophomores who are interested in attending vocational next year during their Junior year are encouraged to attend to learn about courses in such career-driven fields as culinary arts, criminal justice, cosmetology, diesel mechanics, auto body, sports conditioning and more. Please contact the Guidance Office at 337-0101, ext. 1310 with any questions you have.


Notice

North Collins Central School offers career and technical education opportunities without regard to sex, sexual orientation, race, color, creed, religion, national origin, political affiliation, age, marital status, military status, disability or use of a service animal.  

Scott Taylor - Title IX/Section 504/ADA Coordinator
North Collins Central School
2045 School Street
North Collins, NY 14111
(716) 337-0101, ext. 1300



 
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