The School Counseling Department is a driving force in the development of college and career readiness, as well as social-emotional competency of the students. The purpose of the Counselor’s Corner Newsletter is to update all high school parents, soon to be high school parents and students on the activities and events that have taken place since September. In addition, the newsletter is a resource that informs the school community of the exciting events that will occur during the second half of the school year. [More Information]
New Jersey Department of Education School Self-Assessment for Determining Grades under the Anti-bullying Bill of Rights District and School Grade Report 2014-2015.
Congratulations Adrian! Thanks for all your hard work.
Student Testing Room Information
CLICK HERE TO VIEW THE PARCC SCHEDULE AND
STUDENT TESTING ROOM INFORMATION
Thursday, March 30: Periods 1-3: ELA Unit 1 (110 mins)
Friday, March 31: Periods 1-3: ELA Unit 2 (110 mins)
Monday, April 3: Periods 1-3: ELA Unit 3 (90 mins)
Tuesday, April 4: Periods 1-3: Math Unit 1 (90 mins)
Wednesday, April 5: Periods 1-3 & 7-9: Math Unit 2 (90 mins)
Math Unit 3 (90mins)
*Extended time Math Unit 3 April 6th.
*Make ups April 6-21
Jonathan Larson’s Pulitzer Prize winning musical, RENT, has found its way onto the Fort Lee High School stage. RENT is a rock opera based on Giacomo Puccini’s opera, La Boheme, that tells the story of a group of impoverished artists and musicians struggling to survive and create in New York’s Lower East Side in the thriving days of Bohemian Alphabet City, under the shadow of AIDS. RENT will open on April 27th and run until April 29th. All performances will begin at 7:00 in the Fort Lee High School auditorium and run for approximately 2 hours with a 15-minute intermission. Ticket prices are $10.00 for adults and $5.00 for students (with i.d.) and senior citizens.
As of March 31, 2017, there has been a voluntary recall of the Mylan’s Epi Pen and Epi Pen Jr. due to a malfunctioning part of the injector. [Recall Letter]
Fort Lee High School Guidance Department hosted another excellent parent/counselor breakfast on Tuesday, March 21st for parents in grade 9-11. A representative from Kaplan Test Prep reviewed the PSAT, SAT & ACT. There was also a presentation on Test Optional colleges and universities as well as a review of the NJ Department of Education's new graduation policies. Please see the attach documents.
[Kaplan Family Presentation]
[Kaplan FLHS Power Point]
On the evening of Tuesday March 28th in the high school cafeteria, Fort Lee High School's Teen PEP students will be hosting an interactive workshop on parent-teen communication regarding teen health issues. This workshop is intended for 9th grade students and their parents/guardians, but it is open to all high school students and their adult family members, as well as all school staff. Admission is free and food will be served. Dinner will be served beginning at 6:30 pm and the workshop will start at 7:00. We hope to see you there. [Invitation]
Join us on April 20th at 6pm in the FLHS Auditorium. Admissions representatives from six popular universities will review their entrance criteria, discuss campus life, and take questions from the audience. It’s a great way to learn more about the college application process. This event is for all of our college-bound students and their families! [Flyer]
Please take the time to read about the amazing things happening here at FLHS!
FLHS Guidance Department cordially invites you to parent breakfast on in the Media Center to discuss standardized testing. Parents of all 9th, 10th and 11th grade students are encouraged to attend. A representative from Kaplan Test Prep will present on the PSAT, SAT, ACT and all other college admission exams. We will also discuss the new PARCC graduation requirements set forth by the NJ Department of Education. Coffee and breakfast will be served. Click here for more information [FLHS Guidance Parent Breakfast]
Congratulations Angela! Thanks for all your hard work.
Congratulations Francesca! Thanks for all your hard work.
Following in the footsteps of Twelve Angry Men, Fort Lee High School’s Academy of Theatre Arts introduces its audiences to the talents of its young playwrights and directors with its first One Act Play Festival on February 23rd and 24th in the Fort Lee High School Auditorium. Each performance will begin at 7:00 and will run approximately 2 hours with a 15-minute intermission. Ticket prices are $5.00. The audience gets an opportunity to vote for their favorite one act and the one act with the most votes will compete at the Mainstage Center for the Arts Annual High School Drama Festival.
Attention 8th & 9th Grade Students & Parents: The New Jersey Department of Education has released new high school graduation requirements including changes to participation in the PARCC exams for students in the Class of 2020 and Class of 2021. Please read the attached letters clarifying these changes.
PARCC Letter Class of 2020
PARCC Letter Class of 2021
Please support the Vietnam Veterans of America by donating items between February 13th and 16th. For more details see the flyer: [VVA]
Congratulations George! Thanks for all your hard work.
Attention Parents & Students in Grades 9-11: Are you interested in accumulating college scholarships while still in high school? If so, Raise.Me is for you!! Counselors will be coming into your English classes in January to review the program with you. Parents, please read the attached letter. [Raise.Me Parent Letter]
Dear Parents- Students will be coming home with their PSAT scores and accounts with KHAN Academy for FREE tailored SAT prep.
For more information on how you can understand the score report view the following guide and video:
[Understanding PSAT Scores 2016 Guide] [Understanding PSAT Scores 2016 Video]
Congratulations Patricia! Thanks for all your hard work.
Luddy Serulle-Green, Guidance Counselor
3000 Lemoine Avenue
Fort Lee, New Jersey 07024
David Cuozzo, Student Assistance Counselor (SAC)/School Counselor
3000 Lemoine Avenue
Fort Lee, New Jersey 07024
Please come out to support Bergen County high school filmmakers at the Jersey Filmmakers of Tomorrow Film Festival Screening and Awards Ceremony. Several FLHS students are finalists for the James Gandolfini Best of the Fest Award. The screening is at 2pm on Saturday, November 5th at the new iPic Theaters in Fort Lee. [More info]
Fresh off a successful run of the hilarious A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum, Fort Lee High School Theatre takes on a more somber tone with Reginald Rose’s classic Twelve Angry Men, opening on November 17th and running through November 19th at the Fort Lee High School Auditorium. Each performance will begin at 7:00 and will run approximately 2 hours with a 15-minute intermission. Ticket prices are $10.00 for adults and $5.00 for students (with ID) and senior citizens. [Trailer]
Join us for a fun-filled day of music, refreshments and games while learning about library programs & services for ALL ages.
Sat, Nov 5 11am-3pm Raffle, Prizes & Giveaways!
The Fort Lee High School Parents Organization is a newly formed organization that replaces the Fort Lee High School Parent/Teacher Association. Our first meeting will be this Wednesday, 10/26/16 at 7:30 pm after the Stigma-Free initiative Guest Speaker who will present "The 15 Minute Child Break". Please refer to our new link for future updates which can be found in the left column menu of the Fort Lee High School webpage called Parent Organization.
Congratulations Kate! Thanks for all your hard work.
Please join us for our 1st Annual Tenth Grade Counselor/Parent Breakfast on October 20th from 10am-12pm in the Media Center! During this time we will go over the various clubs and activities that we offer and ways to encourage your children to get involved. Take this opportunity to meet your child's counselor's and ask questions regarding their high school academics.
As part of the Stigma-Free initiative, Fort Lee High School will be hosting the “15 Minute Child Break” presentation led by the Partnership for a Drug-Free New Jersey on Wednesday, October 26th at 6:30PM in the high school auditorium. This informative presentation discusses ways in which parents can prevent child and adolescent substance abuse while strengthening family connections. All parents of students in grades K-12 are encouraged to attend.
Please join us for our 1st Annual Eleventh Grade Parent/Counselor Breakfast on Thursday, November 3rd from 10am-12pm in the Media Center. Presentations will include Pre-College Planning and Naviance assistance. [Flyer]
Fort Lee High School welcomes all parent and students to our annual Open House on . This event is an opportunity to tour our facility, learn about FLHS clubs and activities, meet our athletic coaches, faculty coordinators and guidance counselors, as well as to learn about our academy programs!
Click Here to View Our Open House Flyer!
The PSATs will be given to all students in grade 10 and 11 on Wednesday, October 19th. 10th and 11th grade students are to report to their testing rooms promptly at 7:40 am with a pencil and calculator, cell phones are not an acceptable calculator. Testing rooms will be displayed outside of Guidance on Monday afternoon. Students in grade 9 and 12 will report to school at 9:45 am. 9th graders will report to the gym and 12th graders to the auditorium.
Congratulations to Klarissa Bruno! Thanks for all your hard work.
SENIORS can make their appointments for their formal portraits by following this link:
Dates are: September 29 and 30 in the Media Center, October 18 in the Media Center, and October 20 in the West Gym. Additional dates in November will open after October appointments are filled. Students are encouraged to sign up as soon as possible! Please email Ms. Karabatsos with any questions: email@example.com
Counselor / Parent Breakfast
9th Grade Parents
When: Friday, September 23rd
Time: 10:00 to 12PM
Where: High School Media Center
Thursday, September 22nd, 6 pm
For all FLHS Seniors and their Parents: Guidance Counselors will present the steps in the college application process. There will also be a FAFSA information session with a Financial Aid Advisor from Montclair State University.
The Fort Lee High School College Fair - Wednesday, September 28th, 6:30 to 9:30 pm Representatives from 90 colleges will be available to discuss their respective school and offer information on entrance requirements and majors available.
The following colleges/universities will be holding information sessions for juniors and seniors at Fort Lee High School. Students must register on Naviance prior to the session in order to attend. (see attached)
Undergraduate yearbook portraits will be taken on MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 26, during physical education classes in the small gym. Any student who wishes to purchase a portrait package can use the form provided by the photographer at the sitting, or print this order form and return to Ms. Karabatsos in room 140 anytime before or after picture day. Please email Ms. Karabatsos with any questions: firstname.lastname@example.org
(Click here to print the order form)
The 2016-2017 Program of Studies has been released. All students should review this document prior to their one to one scheduling meeting with their guidance counselor. FLHS will be offering almost twenty new courses next year!
We are now on Instagram and Twitter:@FortLeeHS