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Senior Assembly


The high school guidance department met with all seniors on Friday, August 30, 2019 to explain important information about being a senior. Students received a student copy of their transcript and received information about sending transcripts, applying to post-secondary institutions, and graduation. Counselors will follow up with individual meetings with each of their seniors. The presentation and informational flier can be found below.



Financial Aid Night


The Norwin High School Counseling Department hosted a Financial Aid Night on Wednesday, September 25, 2019 from 6:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. in the high school auditorium. Ms. Brandi Darr, Director of Financial Aid from the University of Pittsburgh at Greensburg, provided an informational session on post-secondary financial aid.  Current seniors (12th grade) and their parents were encouraged to attend.  Juniors and their parents were also invited to attend. Financial Aid Resources can be found here. The financial aid presentation from Ms. Darr can be found below.



Alternatives to Colleges Information
The brochure below contains information about alternatives to attending college. The brochure provides information that may be useful to students who are interested in community college options, technical school options, and options involving entering union with a skilled trade. Sessions are being offered at the Upper St. Clair Township Library on the designated Monday evenings at 6:30 p.m. 

Pittsburgh Zoo and PPG Aquarium Job Shadowing Experiences


The Pittsburgh Zoo & PPG Aquarium is once again offering job shadow experiences for the school year.   Students with a sincere interest in animal-related careers may enjoy attending one or all of our programs, offered from October-April.  More information and online registration links for Keeper Conversations and Pizza with the Keepers (our two job shadow programs exclusively for high school students) can be found here, under the Keeper Interaction tab: