High School Guidance


  1. The Oneida Counseling Department has created a dedicated COVID-19 support site that can be used for parents, student and staff.  Please see below link.

    OHS Counseling COVID-19
  2. OHS Counselors Google Classroom

    Counselors will be posting positive messages and articles.  Contact can be made with counselors via email or through the classroom.


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  4. Good Morning and welcome back if you are looking for schedule changes please fill out the form using the below link.  You will need to follow your current schedule until this form is signed off by the principal.

  5.      Schedule Change Form
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    1. Welcome to the OHS Counseling & Guidance Homepage 

      Contact Information: P: (315) 363-6901 x3  F: (315) 366-0619

      Throughout your four years in High School, you will be presented with many exciting opportunities as well as possible challenges. The counselors are available to support you and share valuable information to ensure a positive and successful academic career. Be sure to check back often as we continually update our site! 
      Mrs. Erika Haggerty, Director A-F EHaggerty@oneidacsd.org

      Ms. Alexis Palumbo, Counselor G-M APalumbo@oneidacsd.org

      Mr. Nicolas Grossmann, Counselor N-Z NGrossmann@oneidacsd.org 

      Mrs. Stephanie Anderson, Social Worker SAnderson@oneidacsd.org

      Mrs. Patricia Vaccaro, Counseling Secretary PVaccaro@oneidacsd.org

        Meet the OHS Counseling Team!


      From Left to right: Patty Vaccaro, Nicolas Grossmann, Erika Haggerty, Stephanie Anderson, Alexis Palumbo
      2020-2021 Course Description Book
    2.  Social Media
    3.  Receive updates from us using Social Media.
    4. Follow us on Twitter or download the Remind App today!


    Madison County services available:
    Please follow the below links to find local services available to all Madison County residents.

    Madison County Webpage

    Madison County Service Directory

    Important Dates

    Financial Aid Info Night.............. October 6th, 2020 6-7:30pm
    Financial Aid Assistance Night........ TBD
    College Fair.…………………All virtual, info in google classroom

    AP Exams…………………… May 2021

    SAT Date (for OHS).………...May 8, 2021

    ACT Date (for OHS)………...June 12, 2021


    Attn: all students needing working papers, we are sure many of you will be looking for working papers over the next few weeks.  Please see below instructions to obtain working papers while we are closed.  

    Download the application below
  10. Parents need to fill out Part I and Part II of the form.
  11. Student's physical needs to updated within the past year.  Will be verified by the school nurse.  
  12. Completed application should be emailed to pvaccaro@oneidacsd.org or dropped off in the counseling office.  After verification, Mrs. Vaccaro will provide the documents.

    Working Papers Application
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  1. Free C.N.A. Training Program


    Oneida Healthcare will be holding a Certified Nursing Assistant training class.

    All interested applicants must fill out either an on line application or a hard copy application available from Human Resources at the Oneida Healthcare Center or at the ECF business office.

    All applicants must complete the on-line predictive survey. This survey can be accessed by visiting the Oneida Healthcare Web page, clicking on the job center, then clicking on Predictive Survey on the left hand side of the screen in the blue margin area. The application and the predictive survey must be completed, prior to an interview and possible hiring.

    Please note, there is no charge for the class. However, selected candidates will be hired and their employment must be continuous following the c.n.a. class for one year or the individual will be charged for the class, any pre-employment process and the cost of the New York State certification exam.

    An exact date as to when the class will begin has not been confirmed. The class will begin as soon as 8 students are interviewed, and have completed the pre-employment process which includes an interview, drug screen, physicals and lift evaluations.

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  Virtual SUNY College Fairs

Let SUNY help with the college counseling process. Your students have the opportunity to learn about financial aid, the EOP program and the offerings of nearly 60 SUNY campuses by attending a virtual SUNY College Fair.

Please forward one of the links below (or the complete schedule) to your students. (Tip! The first hour is always the busiest. Feel free to tell your students to arrive any time.)

Tuesday, September 29, 5:00 PM – 8:00 PM
Thursday, October 1, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Friday, October 2, 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Saturday, October 3, 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Saturday, October 3, 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

During the fair, students will be able to communicate with campus representatives and EOP counselors on our new platform using text and video chat.In addition, students can attend a live broadcast about the financial aid process.

We look forward to working with your students.

Thank you for your continued support!

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  2. Utica College Raise Me Scholarships:
  4. We are excited to let you know that Utica College has partnered with RaiseMe! As you may already know, RaiseMe is an online platform for 9th-11th grade students to earn money for college. As the college search season is well underway, we wanted to encourage you to share this news with your students.
    Through RaiseMe, your students can earn “micro-scholarships” (performance-based scholarships) from Utica College and nearly 300 other colleges for their high school achievements, beginning in 9th grade. Students can earn for A’s, community service, extra-curricular activities, and everything in between. Specifically, students can earn the following through Utica College’s micro-scholarship program with RaiseMe:
    ●    $80 for each A in a Core course
    ●    $40 for each extracurricular activity per school year
    ●    $4 for every hour of community service
    ●    $500 for a campus visit to Utica College
    ●    Up to $40 for each Honors, Advanced, College Level, Pre-AP or Pre-IB course
    Thousands of counselors are using this free program to motivate students early, improve outcomes, and reinforce the guidance they’re already giving. RaiseMe can help your students get a head start on their college search, and develop into stronger applicants. Help your students get started at raise.me/join/utica
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    SUNY Virtual Seminars/Tours

    Please use the below link to sign up for virtual seminars, tours and info sessions for juniors and others interested in various SUNY schools.
    There is a "Which SUNY Are You" that reviews   The State University of New York -- the campuses, academic programs, application and admissions process, financial assistance, the Excelsior Scholarship and more!

    Register Here


The Director of Selective Service would like to remind all men they need to register with the Selective Service.

To help register you will need to go to SSS.gov.  You can pre register at 17 years and 3 months of age until you reach 18 years of age.

SSS.gov  (Selective Service Registration )



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