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Pembroke Academy Counseling Services
Phone: 603.485.7881
Fax: 603.485.1824

 

Important Links

Programs

CRTC – Concord Regional Technical Center

Adult Education

St. Paul’s School – Advanced Studies Program
The St. Paul’s Advanced Studies Program (ASP) is a stimulating and challenging educational experience for students.  This 5-week summer program stresses academic and personal growth, as students learn to live together and share in the school community.  For students who want to make themselves stand out in the college process and who are seeking a college preparatory experience, this is a great opportunity following their junior year.

To find out more about St. Paul’s ASP, visit their website at www.sps.edu/ASPapply  –  the extended deadline for the online application is December 31. See your school counselor for more information. 

Scholarships & Resources

Scholarships – updated by the Pembroke Academy Registrar

The Varsity Letter – March 2020 NHHEAF Information

LaValley Internships – work with LaValley Farms owner and PA alumnus, Chris LaValley.  The full internship is 2.5 credits or the partial internship is a choice between 1.25 credits or community service hours.

I Am College Bound 

I Am College Bound Presentation

NH Charitable Foundation – manages a growing collection of nearly 2,000 philanthropic funds created by generous individuals, families and businesses. These donors make it possible for the Foundation to award more than $40 million in grants and scholarships every year.

NH Scholars – is an effort by area business and school volunteers to encourage and motivate all high school students to complete a defined, rigorous academic course of study that prepares them for successful transition to college or university coursework or vocational and technical training necessary to enter today’s competitive job market.

The NHHEAF Network – Helping New Hampshire Families Plan and Pay for College Since 1962.

 

Support Services

The following resources are available 24/7.

Support Services 

 

Announcements/Events

NEACAC’s Current Trends Committee invites all senior leaders in admissions/enrollment and college/school counseling offices to join us on Friday May 29th, from 2:00-4:00 pm, for this year’s Enrollment Management Forum. 

Our topic this year will be  “Landscape and COVID-19: Inequity in College Admissions” featuring Dr. Michael Bastedo, Director of the University of Michigan’s Center for the Study of Higher and Postsecondary Education.

 Dr. Bastedo’s research on bias in college admissions provided the background that informed the College Board’s Landscape toolDr. Bastedo will present on the genesis of Landscape, the problems it seeks to solve, what it measures well, and what it cannot measure as well. Special attention will be paid to how issues of inequality in equity and college access are magnified during COVID-19, and how the Landscape tool could help.

 Following Dr. Bastedo’s presentation, participants will break out into groups by their affiliation: Secondary and Higher Ed. Groups of peers will interact together to identify key equity questions for “the other side of the desk” related to the COVID-19 pandemic. The groups will then come together and pose these questions, to be answered, in a moderated format.

Register here In light of the COVID-19 pandemic, NEACAC is waiving the fee for participation in the 2020 Enrollment Management Forum to allow all New England leaders the opportunity to participate in this important discussion. 

The School Counseling Department urges you to take good care of yourself and others during this time. Please reach out if you need any support. We will be checking email regularly but if necessary, we can schedule a phone call or video conference during remote office hours. You’re encouraged to email your school counselor to check for their availability. Also, please refer to the support services link for additional resources. Thank you for your patience and flexibility.

Office Hours:

Michaud: 10am to 12pm & 4pm to 5pm

French: 10am to 12pm & 1:30pm to 2:30pm

Bachelder: 9am to 12pm

Landry: 9am to 12pm

McLaughlin: 12pm to 3pm

 

Nothing from August 6, 2020 to September 6, 2020.

Student Showcase

Congratulations Abby Smart and Eliza Fisher! They will represent PA at this year’s Capitol Area Student Leadership Conference this spring!

Congratulations to our participating I am College Bound seniors!

Congratulations to Eliza Fisher, Abby Smart, and Ryan Ardine, our 2020 HOBY participants! 

School Counseling Department

Marie-Ann Demchak
Registrar
Email: mdemchak@sau53.org 
Voicemail: Ext. 2064

Jay Bachelder
Intervention and Prevention
Crisis Team Chair
Email: jbachelder@sau53.org
Voicemail: Ext. 2063

Edward Collins
Adult Education Coordinator
Internship Coordinator
Email: ecollins@sau53.org  
Voicemail: Ext. 2083

Penny Aube                                                                                          
Administrative Assistant – Blanchard House
Email: paube@sau53.org 
Voicemail: Ext. 2057           

Barbara Michaud
Director of School Counseling
Blanchard House
Class 2020 – 2023: K-Pe
Homeless Liaison
Email: bmichaud@sau53.org
Voicemail: Ext. 2058    

Jonell Landry
Counselor
Blanchard House
Class 2020 – 2023: D-J
Email: jlandry@sau53.org 
Voicemail: Ext. 2059                          

Steve Langevin
Administrative Assistant – Walker House
Email: slangevin@sau53.org
Voicemail: Ext. 1068

Danielle French
Co
unselor
Walker House
Class 2020 – 2023: A-C
Email: dfrench@sau53.org
Voicemail: Ext. 1063

Patrick McLaughlin
Counselor
Walker House
Class 2020 – 2023: Pf-Z
Email: pmclaughlin@sau53.org 
Voicemail: Ext. 1062

 

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