Counselor’s Corner

Welcome to the HHS Counseling Department!

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

Counseling Staff

Lisa Fellows: lfellows@kpbsd.k12.ak.us; 235-4691 – Counselor for Classes of: 2024

Paul Story: pstory@kpbsd.org; 235-4685 – Counselor for Classes of: 2021, 2022 & 2023

  • 2021 (students and parents please text @pstory2021 to 81010 to receive class of 2021 announcements)

Counseling Assistant:

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

SAT – Homer High School remaining Test Dates (2020-21)

October 3, 2020

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See SAT Subject Tests available on this dateSeptember 4, 2020September 15, 2020 (for mailed registrations)September 22, 2020 (for registrations made online or by phone)September 22, 2020
November 7, 2020

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See SAT Subject Tests available on this dateOctober 7, 2020October 20, 2020 (for mailed registrations)October 27, 2020 (for registrations made online or by phone)October 27, 2020
December 5, 2020

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See SAT Subject Tests available on this dateNovember 5, 2020November 17, 2020 (for mailed registrations)November 24, 2020 (for registrations made online or by phone)November 24, 2020
March 13, 2021

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SAT Subject Tests not offered on this dateFebruary 12, 2021February 23, 2021 (for mailed registrations)March 2, 2021 (for registrations made online or by phone)March 2, 2021
May 8, 2021

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See SAT Subject Tests available on this dateApril 8, 2021April 20, 2021 (for mailed registrations)April 27, 2021 (for registrations made online or by phone)April 27, 2021
*As a general rule, students should finish their testing in December of senior year.

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ACT – Homer High School remaining Test Dates (2020-21)

December 12, 2020November 6November 7 – November 20
February 6, 2021January 8January 9 – January 15
April 17, 2021March 12March 13 – March 26
*As a general rule, students should finish their testing in December of senior year.

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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)

Current students follow directions below in PowerSchool

akcis

Parents and former students follow link below

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