Counselor’s Corner

Welcome to the HHS Counseling Department!

2019 Kenai College and Career Fair Permission Form

Counseling Staff

Lin Hampson: lhampson@kpbsd.org ; 235-4621 – Counselor for Classes of:

  • 2022
  • 2023

Paul Story: pstory@kpbsd.org ; 235-4685 – Counselor for Classes of:

  • 2020 (students and parents please text @pstory to 81010 to receive class of 2020 announcements)
  • 2021 (students and parents please text @pstory2021 to 81010 to receive class of 2021 announcements)

Assistant:
Gia Baker: gbaker@kpbsd.org – 235-4691

SAT – Homer High School Test Dates (2019-20*)

  • Oct. 5, 2019 (reg’n. deadline 9/6; late reg’n. 9/24)
  • Nov. 2, 2019 (reg’n. deadline 10/3; late reg’n. 10/22)
  • Dec. 7, 2019 (reg’n. deadline 11/8; late reg’n. 11/26)
  • Mar. 14, 2020 (reg’n. deadline 2/14; late reg’n. 3/3)
  • May 2, 2020 (reg’n. deadline 4/3; late reg’n. 4/21)

Register for SAT

*As a general rule, students should finish their testing in December of senior year.

ACT – Homer High School Test Dates (2019-20*)

  • Oct. 26, 2019 (reg’n. deadline 9/20; late reg’n. 10/4)
  • Dec. 14, 2019 (reg’n. deadline 11/8; late reg’n. 11/22)
  • Feb. 8, 2020 (reg’n. deadline 1/10; late reg’n. 1/17)
  • Apr. 4, 2020 (reg’n. deadline 2/28; late reg’n. 3/13)

Register for ACT

*As a general rule, students should finish their testing in December of senior year.

KPC JumpStart dual college/high school credit

High school juniors and seniors may take local college courses for credit towards their high school diploma and their college degree at approximately 1/3 the normal cost.  Be sure to consult with HHS counseling to verify the amount and the type of high school credit for each college course. http://www.kpc.alaska.edu/

College courses that counts towards APS

Scholarships and Financial Aid

Alaska Performance Scholarship and State Aid through ACPE

FAFSA and Federal Student Aid

Local and State-Wide scholarships via KPBSD OneStop (posted annually as made available and listed by due date)

College and Career Search

College Navigator

College Affordability and Transparency Center

Alaska Career Information System (AkCIS)

Current students follow directions below in PowerSchool

akcis

Parents and former students follow link below

https://acpe.alaska.gov/PLANNING/AKCIS

College Athletics

Eligibility to participate in collegiate sports requires individuals to properly register and to verify completion of specific high school coursework, which can be above and beyond what some universities require for regular admission.  See the web sites below for more information.

NCAA

NAIA

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