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June edition of guidance newsletter now available

Click here to read the June edition of the Shaker High School Guidance Department Newsletter [PDF].

8th Grade Parents’ Night Program

Parents of eighth grade students from the Junior High School, as well as local private and parochial schools, attended a parent presentation on March 12 to learn more about the ninth grade offerings. »CLICK HERE FOR THE PRESENTATION

Junior Information Session presentation

All juniors attended a Guidance Department information session that covered important topics including SAT/ACT registration, using Naviance for college and career exploration, and selecting senior year courses. »CLICK HERE FOR THE PRESENTATION

Class of 2016 Handbook for College

You are about to embark on an exciting new chapter of your life. Researching, visiting,
applying to, and ultimately selecting a college is a big job and requires considerable time
and effort. This handbook is designed to help you navigate the college process as
efficiently as possible. »DOWNLOAD HANDBOOK [PDF]

Important information for parents of juniors

Making plans for beyond high school becomes increasingly important during the second semester of the junior year. In order to assist you with your decision, we want to call your attention to several important events. »READ MORE

Leslie F. Couch Scholarship Application

The Greater Loudonville Association presents a $1,000 scholarship in memory of Leslie F. Couch, a former member, whose spirit of community service and volunteer activism inspired the prize. »LEARN MORE AND APPLY

Fall 2014 Senior Workshop presentation now available

The Shaker High School Guidance Department conducted workshops September 16 through September 18 for all students in the senior class regarding the post high school planning process, including critical information about college application submissions. This same presentation with audio is available for all parents of seniors as well as other members of the school community that are interested in learning about this important process. Click here to view the video.

Welcome to Naviance

Learn more about Family Connection from Naviance, a web-based service designed especially for students and parents. Family Connection is a comprehensive website that you can use to help in making decisions about colleges, and careers.



Mr. David Semo
Director of Pupil Services
445 Watervliet-
Shaker Rd.
Latham, NY 12110
(518) 785-5511,
Ext. 3333
Fax: 783-4507

Meet the Counselors

CEEB/High School Code: 333388

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