Guidance Office

Guidance Office
It is never too early to begin searching for a career thats right for you! The websites listed are dedicated to guiding you in the right direction for the future, based on your interests and abilities.

Career Cruising is an interactive career website that helps students explore interests, career options, future education and training. The Career Matchmaker helps you find the career that suits your interests. The Education and Training section will help you find out where to get the education you need to start your career. For log on information please contact the guidance office.

Education Planner is a website that helps students learn about themselves, research careers, search for colleges, apply for admission and student aid, and prepare for the working world.

Tentative Schedules for the 2015-16 School Year

Students in grades 8 - 11 received tentative schedules for the 2015-16 school year on Friday May 22nd, 2015.  Students have the opportunity to make changes to their schedule by submitting an add/drop form to the guidance office.  Students may also make an appointment to meet with their guidance counselor in the summer by contacting the guidance office at 268-2059.

Financial Aid Night to be held

The Towanda High School Guidance Office will co sponsor a Financial Aid Information Night on Monday, November 17, 2014 at 6:00 p.m. at the Towanda Jr. Sr. High School New Auditorium.   Ms. Marla Kane, Regional Director for the Pennsylvania Higher Education Assistance Agency (PHEAA), will be on hand to present information on the various programs within the Pennsylvania financial aid system.  She will also give very specific information on the application process and the correct procedure for completing the online and paper forms for financial aid.  The information will be for general purposes for any college. Ms. Kane has done numerous presentations of this type for guidance counselors and parents and comes with many good recommendations on the program she offers.

The program is free of charge and would be valuable for anyone who has a child planning on going to college in the next few years.  If you have any questions, please feel free to contact the Guidance Office at 268-2059.

SAT's to be offered at Towanda Jr. Sr. High School

The Towanda Guidance Office is proud to be administering the SAT tests this year on December 6th,  2014 and May 2nd, 2015 at the Towanda Jr. Sr. High School.  Students may register for the test either online at or pick up a registration form in the guidance office to send by mail.  New for this year, students are REQUIRED to provide proof of photo identification in order to be admitted to the testing session.  Students or parents with questions may contact the guidance office at (570)268-2059.