High School Guidance (570-366-2444)

Mission Statement:

The mission of Blue Mountain School District’s counseling program is to provide a comprehensive developmental counseling program addressing the academic, career, and personal/social development of all students. Blue Mountain counselors are professional school advocates who provide support to maximize student potential and academic achievement. In partnership with parents, faculty, administration, and the community, Blue Mountain counselors facilitate the support systems to ensure all students have access to and are prepared with the knowledge, skills, and technology to achieve personal goals and contribute at the highest level as productive members of society.

School Counseling Staff:

Student Last Name            Counselor                                            Extension                                          Email

A – G                               Mrs. Danielle Laubenstine                     ext. 2309                           dmlaubenstine@bmsd.org

H – O                               Ms. Audrey Lantz                                    ext. 2310                           allantz@bmsd.org

P – Z                               Mr. Kevin Gee                                           ext. 2311                           kagee@bmsd.org

Secretary                       Mrs. Stephanie Carr                                ext. 2308                           swcarr@bmsd.org

Advanced Placement Program:

The Program provides high school students with the opportunity to pursue college-level studies and to receive credit and/or advanced placement in college on the basis of their performance on rigorous AP examinations. Policy on the acceptance of advanced placement exam scores varies among post-secondary institutions. This program is offered through the College Board;  college AP score policies can be found at www.collegeboard.org.   AP examinations are administered at Blue Mountain High School during designated dates and times in the month of May. The guidance department coordinates and administers the AP exams. Students enrolled in AP courses are required to take the exam in May, and pay for one-half of the exam fee.  Exam fees will be collected the first week of each school year.

Announcements & Opportunities:

Scholarship lists 1-8 are available through the link provided and in the guidance office.

Summer Study Programs:

Please see attached list for different areas of study, including the website and phone number.

Summer Study Programs

The Bullying Prevention Consultation Helpline is 1-866-716-0424. Messages can be left 24 hours a day, seven days a week, and will be returned Monday-Friday during normal business hours. This line is available to students, parents/guardians, and schools, both public and nonpublic. The helpline serves as a resource to Pennsylvania students, families, and schools to help them develop strategies to address bullying and resolve bullying situations.

Contact Us

Blue Mountain District Office

685 Red Dale Road

P.O. Box 188

Orwigsburg, PA 17961

Ph. 570.366.0515 | Fax 570.366.0838

Blue Mountain High School

1076 West Market Street

Schuylkill Haven, PA 17972

Ph. 570.366.0511 | Fax 570.366.1965

Blue Mountain Middle School

685 Red Dale Road

P.O. Box 279

Orwigsburg, PA 17961

Ph. 570.366.0546 | Fax 570.366.2513

Blue Mountain Elementary East

675 Red Dale Road

Orwigsburg, PA 17961

Ph. 570.366.1065 | Fax 570.366.1797

Blue Mountain Elementary West

1383 Long Run Road

P.O. Box 220

Friedensburg, PA 17972

Ph. 570.739.4461 | Fax 570.739.4822

Blue Mountain Elementary Cressona

45 Wilder Street

Cressona, PA 17929

Ph. 570.385.5580 | Fax 570.385.7206

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