Guidance

  MEET THE 
HIGH SCHOOL 
GUIDANCE
DEPARTMENT

Michelle Giurlando
Director of Student 
Personnel Services
giurlandom@glenrocknj.org
201-445-7700 x8918
       
 Kristen Alpaugh
Kristen Alpaugh
Counselor
alpaughk@glenrocknj.org
201-445-7700 x8915

 Theresa Caren Theresa Caren
Counselor
carent@glenrocknj.org
201-445-7700 x6221
Laura Vargo  Laura Vargo
Counselor
vargol@glenrocknj.org
201-445-7700 x8909
 Marisa Davitt Marissa Davitt
Administrative Assistant
davittm@glenrocknj.org
201-445-7700 x8918
 Lauren Daniell
Lauren Daniell
Counselor
danielll@glenrocknj.org
201-445-7700 x8914


   
       
"The goal of the Guidance Department is to effectively help to provide a supportive, safe, and trusting environment in our schools which empowers all students to become life-long emotional, social, academic, and career-oriented citizens. We work to accomplish this goal by providing a variety of targeted and sequential counseling and guidance program events that promote growth in the areas of personal, social,  academic, and career development."
 

RESOURCES
Senior Presentation for 20-21: PowerPoint Presentation

College Admission in the Era of COVID-19: Presentation

8th Grade Transition to High School: PowerPoint Presentation


The GRHS Guidance Department is pleased to present our "Rising 9th & 10th Grade Information Presentation", for our current 8th, 9th, and 10th grade students and parents.

We have recorded the presentation and have posted it in a Google Folder that you and your student can access at your convenience, along with the associated information mentioned in the presentation. 'Rising 9th & 10th Grade Student Information presentation. 

We encourage you to email your student's counselor with any questions that you may have, and know that the counselors will be available for Zoom calls, and will continue to deliver information pertinent to our students about their time at GRHS and about the College Admissions process.

Parent Portal

If you do not have a Parent Portal account, please print and complete the following form and return it to the HS Guidance Department. Upon verification, you will receive a Welcome Letter with log-in instructions for accessing the Parent Portal. Go to the Portal Form.

Suicide Prevention

New Jersey Youth Suicide Prevention is a state resource. Every life lost to suicide is a tragedy and the New Jersey Department of Children and Families (DCF) is committed to decreasing youth suicide. Suicide is the 3rd leading cause of death for New Jersey's youth ages 10-24. Parents, professionals and/or just concerned citizens can use the following resources for support and/or guidance related to suicide or suicide prevention.

  


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