Counselor’s Corner

Welcome to the HHS Counseling Department!

Need an official transcript? Go to www.parchment.com

(search for Homer Senior High School).

Need a letter of recommendation?  Fill out a BRAG SHEET.

Counseling Staff

Paul Story: pstory@kpbsd.k12.ak.us; 235-4685 – Counselor for Classes of: 2022, 2023 & 2024

Lisa Fellows: lfellows@kpbsd.k12.ak.us; 235-4691 – Counselor for Classes of: 2025

Counseling Assistant/Registrar:

Desiree Smude: dsmude@kpbsd.k12.ak.us; 235-4639

SAT – Homer High School remaining Test Dates (2021-22)

Click here to register; Contact Paul Story for fee waiver if student qualifies for Free/Reduced Lunch

TEST DATEREGULAR REGISTRATION DEADLINELATE REGISTRATION DEADLINE
Nov. 6, 2021Oct. 8, 2021Oct. 26, 2021
Dec. 4, 2021Nov. 4, 2021Nov. 23, 2021
Mar. 12, 2022Feb. 11, 2022Mar. 1, 2022
May 7, 2022Apr. 8, 2022Apr. 26, 2022
*As a general rule, students should finish their testing in December of senior year.

ACT – Homer High School remaining Test Dates (2021-22)

Click here to register; Contact Paul Story for fee waiver if student qualifies for Free/Reduced Lunch

TEST DATEREGULAR REGISTRATION DEADLINELATE REGISTRATION DEADLINE STANDBY DEADLINE
Dec. 11, 2021Nov. 5, 2021Nov. 19, 2021Dec. 3, 2021
Feb. 12, 2022Jan. 7, 2022Jan. 21, 2022Feb. 4, 2022
Apr. 2, 2022Feb. 25, 2022Mar. 11, 2022Mar. 25, 2022
*As a general rule, students should finish their testing in December of senior year.

KPC JumpStart dual college/high school credit

High school juniors and seniors may take local college courses for credit towards their high school diploma and their college degree at approximately 1/3 the normal cost.  Be sure to consult with HHS counseling to verify the amount and the type of high school credit for each college course. http://www.kpc.alaska.edu/

College courses that counts towards APS

Scholarships and Financial Aid

Alaska Performance Scholarship and State Aid through ACPE

FAFSA and Federal Student Aid

Local and State-Wide scholarships via KPBSD OneStop (posted annually as made available and listed by due date)

College and Career Search

College Navigator

College Affordability and Transparency Center

Alaska Career Information System (AkCIS)

Career interest inventories, college/trade school/apprenticeship/military searches, and more

https://acpe.alaska.gov/PLANNING/AKCIS

College Athletics

Eligibility to participate in collegiate sports requires individuals to properly register and to verify completion of specific high school coursework, which can be above and beyond what some universities require for regular admission.  See the web sites below for more information.

NCAA

NAIA