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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         
H – O                               Ms. Audrey Lantz                                 ext. 2310         
P – Z                               Mr. Nick Stramara                                 ext. 2311         
Secretary                         Mrs. Stephanie Carr                              ext. 2308          

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   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.

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.

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