Guidance Announcements:

  • BOCES CTE Presentation for 10th graders

    BOCES CTE presentation will be Friday, 1/19 during 3rd period in the Chrome Lab.  Any interested 10th graders should sign up in Guidance ASAP!


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  • Guidance Info Session

    The Guidance Info Night for students grades 8-10 and their parents/guardians is Thursday, 1/11 at 6:30 in the Remsen Jr/Sr High School library.  This presentation allows families to gain a better understanding of things like NYS graduation requirements, the various opportunities for our students both in district and through BOCES, as well as planning for each year ahead and into the future.



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  • - MVCA College Night - 

    The 2023 MVCA College Night will be held Tuesday, October 10th from 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the MVCC Utica Campus inside the Jorgensen Athletic and Events Center.

    Additionally, the Rome Free Academy College Night will be held Wednesday, October 11th from 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m.

    More Info to come!!!


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  • Welcome Back!!!

    We hope you had a fantastic summer and are ready to start a new year of learning, self-exploration, and planning.  We will have individual student meetings throughout the first half of the year, where we will talk about academics, interests, future plans, etc.  

    Any students who are interested in changing their courses for first quarter, please come to Guidance to discuss it and get a course change form.  All changes for half year courses (semester one) must be completed by September 20th, two weeks after the start of school


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  • Remsen Summer Session

    The Guidance Office will be reaching out to let students know if they will need to attend summer school by no later than 6/28. 

    • Summer School 2023 runs from July 5th through August 15 @ Remsen Jr/Sr High Library
    • First week is Wed-Fri, with remaining weeks Mon-Thur, and last week just Mon/Tues
    • There are two sessions per day, 8:00-9:50 & 10:00-11:50 
    • Bussing is available, if needed


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  • OHM BOCES Open House

    The OHM BOCES is opening its campus to the public for an Open House event featuring students and showcasing how BOCES and Career and Technical Education (CTE) have evolved through the decades to best serve students and meet the needs of the 21st-century labor market. An array of student-crafted items will be available for purchase.

    • What: Oneida-Herkimer-Madison BOCES CTE/P-TECH Open House
    • When: Wednesday, March 8, 2023 from 4-7 p.m.
    • Where: Oneida-Herkimer-Madison BOCES
      4747 Middle Settlement Road
      New Hartford NY 13413


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  • MVCC Financial Aid Nights

    The MVCC Financial Aid Office is hosting two Financial Aid Nights on campus in February.

    Students and families can complete the FAFSA and learn about the aid process. 

    Registration link:

    More information:


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  • Army National Guard

    Serve your country and state while getting an education, training in in-demand fields, and building a career — all from your hometown. 

    The future is yours. 
    Let's build it together.


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  • 2023 Guidance Info Session 

    Please see the presentation HERE


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  • Junior Meetings

    These individual 11th grade meetings will begin November 7th and run through until December.  We will review student's career and academic plans, while working on creating manageable steps forward for each student to reach their post-high school plans.  Parents, guardians and students can review the Junior Packet and other important information here:

    Call or email with any questions!


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  • Driver's Ed

    Students who are 16 (by July 1) and have a valid permit or driver's license can sign up in the Guidance Office.  We will only be able to offer the course if we get enough students to sign up, so please make sure to go to Guidance!  



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  • Exploring Careers in the Mohawk Valley Event at MVCC

    On Wednesday, May 18th from 5:00pm-8:00pm Mohawk Valley Community College is hosting an Exploring Career in the Mohawk Valley event for area students in the Jorgensen Events Center. We welcome students and parents to attend as they will have the opportunity to speak directly with local industry leaders and MVCC faculty to learn about the variety of careers in the Mohawk Valley and what they can do to get started. 

    Students will be able to connect with representatives from the following local industries and some of those who will be in attendance:

    Health Sciences

    • Bassett Healthcare
    • Rome Health
    • Central New York Psychiatric Center

    Government, Public Safety, and Human Services

    • Utica Police Department
    • Central New York Psychiatric Center
    • Mohawk Valley Community Action Agency

    Business and Hospitality

    • AmeriCU
    • Northland Communications
    • D'Arcangelo & Co. 

    STEM and Information Technology

    • Indium Corporation
    • Wolfspeed
    • Giotto Enterprises

    Arts and Communication

    • WUTR
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  • BOCES & New Visions

    Visitation and Registration

    Any 10th grader interested in visiting a BOCES CTE program on March 3rd and any 11th grader interested in visiting the New Visions program at BOCES on March 4th MUST come to Guidance to sign up and get a permission slip.

    Students interested in applying for one of these programs for next year can pick up an application form in Guidance or download the  BOCES application or New Visions application and turn it in.  For New Visions - Please attach student’s New Visions essay to the applicaiton. 

    New Visions application portal opens on 2/28, while the BOCES CTE application portal opens on 3/7.  Many of these programs fill up quick so please get your completed application to Guidance ASAP!



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  • BOCES CTE/New Visions & Regional Program of Excellence Presentation

    On Tuesday, February 8th during 6th period in the Chrome Lab, Mrs. Wheelock of BOCES will be presenting to any 10th graders interested in the CTE programs, as well as any 11th graders interested in the New Visions programs.  Mrs. Vescera of SABA will talk to juniors about the Regional Program of Excellence.

    Students who would like to attend will need to sign up in Guidance prior to the event.


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  • Guidance Info Session

    On THURSDAY, 1/13 @ 6:00 PM Remsen Guidance Dept. will be hosting the third annual Guidance Information Session for grades 8-10 in the High School Library.  

    This session will include in depth info on graduation requirements, grade point averages, courses and offerings at Remsen, along with opportunities through OHM BOCES.

    Students and parents are encouraged to join us!


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  • MVCA College Night:

    The 2021 Mohawk Valley Counselors’ Association College Night on Tuesday, October 12th from 6:30pm-8:00pm at Utica College in the Todd and Jenn Hutton Sports and Recreation Center.

    The event is free to all students and parents. Doors will open at 6:30pm.

    Parking: Please follow the signs for the MVCA College Night on campus and park in the lots as directed by Public Safety.

    GPS Directions: Please use 1600 Burrstone Road, Utica, NY 13502

    This is an excellent opportunity to meet with college reps from a variety of different schools such as Johnson & Wales University, to Hobart and William Smith College, to SUNY Delhi, and SUNY Morrisville. No matter your major, there will be a representative who can provide you with information about how to advance your career.

    Here is the link for the list of colleges attending:


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  • SAT School Day Administration:

    Seniors can sign up with Guidance for the October 28th SAT.  It will be at 8:00 am in the Chrome Lab.  The cost is $55.00 and students who receive free/reduced lunch may get a reduction.  Seniors can sign up and pay until 10/22.


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    Seniors, juniors, and their families are welcome to come to the Remsen CSD Financial Aid Night on OCTOBER 7th from 6:00-7:00 pm in the Jr/Sr High School Media Center (library).  Join Kathy Kotary of MVCC to learn the ins and outs of the financial aid process.  See you then!


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  • PSAT - October 13th @ 8:00 am

    Sign up in Guidance anytime prior to 10/8.  Cost is $18.oo and students who get free/reduced lunch can get a reduction.  Prep material and information can be found here:


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    Come to Guidance with any scheduling questions or needs

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Capital Project: Guidance Office
  • Contact the Counseling Office by phone and /or email
    Phone: 315.205.4300  
    HS Fax: 315.831.4283
    School Counselor:  
    Mrs. Kathleen Nebush
    Phone: 315.205.4300 ext. 5212   
    Counseling Office Assistant: 
    Mrs. Robin Hajdasz
    Phone: 315.205.4300 ext. 5213

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