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 A long list of organizations are offering scholarships available to Huntington seniors )
April 17, 2023

Local Organizations Offer Seniors Scholarship Opportunities

Huntington High School’s Class of 2024 is in the midst of winning millions of dollars in scholarships and financial awards from colleges and universities from coast to coast.

 A long list of organizations are offering scholarships available to Huntington seniors )
April 16, 2023

Local Organizations Offer Seniors Scholarship Opportunities

Huntington High School’s Class of 2024 is in the midst of winning millions of dollars in scholarships and financial awards from colleges and universities from coast to coast.

 Huntington High School seniors are encouraged to apply for one or more scholarships. (Darin Reed photo.)
April 15, 2023

Seniors Invited to Apply for Tens of Thousands in Scholarships

Tens of thousands of dollars in local scholarship monies are available to Huntington High School Class of 2024 members. The awards will be presented to seniors in early June. Applications are available below by clicking on the name of the organization, which is a hotlink.

 Blue Devil senior athletes are invited to apply for teh Amanda Cullinan Scholarship.
April 4, 2024

Amanda Cullinan Scholarship to be Awarded at Huntington

Huntington High School seniors who have participated in the Blue Devil athletic program are encouraged to apply for the second annual Amanda (Hertig) Cullinan Student-Athlete Resiliency Award by May 15. The $2,500 scholarship will be presented for the second time this year. It honors a Class of 1996 member who starred on the girls’ lacrosse team and who also served as the high school’s student government president.

 Huntington seniors are being encouraged to apply for available scholarships and awards.
March 19, 2024

Thousands of Dollars in Scholarships Available to Huntington Seniors

Huntington High School seniors continue to apply for dozens of scholarships available to Long Island Class of 2024 members. Tens of thousands of dollars in awards are being offered. Deadlines are already approaching for some of the scholarships.

 Huntington's Class of 2024 members are invited to apply for thousands of dollars of scholarships
March 13, 2024

Featured Weekly Scholarships for Huntington Seniors

Huntington High School seniors are encouraged to apply for one or more of this week’s featured scholarships and awards. Tens of thousands of dollars in scholarships are available this year.

 Huntington UFSD is set to celebrate National School Counseling Week.
February 1, 2024

Huntington UFSD to Celebrate National School Counseling Week

The unique role that school counselors play in their lives of students and the community will be celebrated in Huntington UFSD during National School Counseling Week from February 5-9.

 Huntington Class of 2024 members are encouraged to apply for available scholarships
January 5, 2024

Huntington Seniors Encouraged to Apply for Scholarships

Huntington High School teachers and administrators are encouraging every member of the Class of 2024 to apply for one or more scholarship award programs. Over the course of the next six months, hundreds of such scholarship opportunities will be announced and made available to the seniors.

 Huntington High School hosted Alumni Day (1)
January 4, 2024

College Awareness Day Encourages Discussions

College Awareness Day in Huntington UFSD served to both inform and encourage discussions among teachers and students about post high school studies and career possibilities.

 Huntington High School hosted Alumni Day (1)
December 21, 2023

Alumni Day at Huntington High School

Huntington High School’s Alumni Day drew 11 recent graduates to the School Heritage Museum, who shared their college experiences with current students.

 A variety of college related services are available to Huntington High School seniors.
December 13, 2023

HHS Guidance Offers College Services to Students

Huntington High School’s College Office and the guidance and counseling offices in general are busy places. Students need to be diligent at keeping up with all of the services and overall assistance that is available to them.

 Huntington High School students have flocked to the AP program. (Darin Reed photo.)
October 16, 2023

AP 101 Workshop for Families Proves Informative

Huntington High School recently hosted an informative AP 101 workshop for families. The evening covered Advanced Placement course offerings and the benefits of taking the classes. Teachers and students participated in the session.

 Huntington High School will host 54 colleges at next week's fair. (Darin Reed photo.)
October 12, 2023

Huntington High School to Host Mini-College Fair

Next week’s mini college fair will bring as many as 54 colleges to the gym at Huntington High School. Junior and seniors will be invited to stroll through the fair, speak with representatives and obtain information and printed materials.

 Huntington High School's Virtual Enterprise course can be taken for college credit.
September 11, 2023

College Credit Available for Virtual Enterprise Course

Students enrolled in Huntington High School’s popular Virtual Enterprise business course have the option of gaining college credit for the honors level class at a discounted tuition price through Farmingdale State College. The option is just that; it isn’t mandatory.

 A group of panelists at the freshmen seminar.
September 7, 2023

Seminar Program Proves Useful for Incoming Freshmen

A carefully crafted seminar for dozens of incoming freshmen unfolded at Huntington High School in the run-up to the first day of school. The goal of the annual program is to provide students with tools essential to their transition into the building.


Guidance Department Important Information

About The Guidance Department

Commencement Ceremony

Personalized Educational Experience

The Guidance Department assists students and their parents in developing a personal educational plan and selecting the courses and programs they need to fulfill their graduation and college entrance requirements, enter the military or seek immediate full-time employment. 

Always Ready to Assist

A dedicated staff of professionals is available throughout the day to provide counsel and support, advocate on behalf of students and arrange for specialized assistance to deal with a variety of personal situations and circumstances.

Preparing and Planning for the Future

Counselors are trained to work with students in developing a plan to meet their individual goals. The department sponsors a number of programs, including college entrance test preparation courses, financial aid workshops, college fairs, college application essay seminars and related events. Information is also available regarding community internships, summer study opportunities, area employment openings and job training programs.

Accessible, Informative and Useful

The department’s College Counseling Center is stocked with college bulletins and course guides, scholarship information and applications, high speed computers and internet access, and a variety of career materials most students find useful. Guidance staff members are also available to alumni who require copies of their high school transcripts or other services related to their high school studies and attendance.

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Guidance Leadership

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Jeannette Alomia

Director of Guidance

Jeannette Alomia has been the district’s director of guidance and testing since October 2019. She has enjoyed a long career as a transition and school counselor and worked extensively with diverse student populations.

Ms. Alomia earned an undergraduate degree in criminal justice at Russell Sage College in Troy in 1995 and a master’s degree in counseling psychology at SUNY Albany in 1996. She obtained state administrative certification at Long Island University-CW Post in August 2018.

A longtime school counselor, Ms. Alomia worked at Roosevelt High School from September 2007 to June 2012 before moving to the Glen Cove City School District, where she counseled more than 250 students annually, including course selection, parent meetings, college applications, scholarship searches and mental health counseling. She helped coordinate college trips and fairs and parent nights.

Ms. Alomia worked as a transition counselor with the State Education Department’s Vocational and Educational Services for Individuals with Disabilities program from November 1999 to August 2007.

Elected the New York State School Counselors Association’s vice president for directors of counseling, Ms. Alomia also maintains professional affiliations with the New York State School Counselor Association, Western Suffolk Counselor’s Association, School Leadership 2.0 and the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development.

Diploma Requirements and FAQs

Huntington/ NYS

Graduation Requirements

Three Pathways to a Diploma at Huntington

Local Diploma

Pathway

  • English - 4 credits
  • Social Studies - 4 credits
  • Science - 3 credits
  • Math - 3 credits
  • LOTE - 1 credit
  • Health - .5 credit
  • Art/Music - 1 credit
  • PE - 2 credits
  • Electives - 3.5 credits
Total Minimum Credits - 22
Regents /11th

Pathway

  • English - 4 credits
  • Social Studies - 4 credits
  • Science - 3 credits
  • Math - 3 credits
  • LOTE - 1 credit
  • Health - .5 credit
  • Art/Music - 1 credit
  • PE - 2 credits
  • Electives - 3.5 credits
Total Minimum Credits - 22
Regents /w

Advanced Designation

  • English - 4 credits
  • Social Studies - 4 credits
  • Science - 3 credits
  • Math - 3 credits
  • LOTE - 3* credits
  • Health - .5 credit
  • Art/Music - 1 credit
  • PE - 2 credits
  • Electives - 1.5 credits
Total Minimum Credits - 22
* 3 units of credit required in LOTE may also be met by completing 1 credit in LOTE and a 5 unit sequence in one of the following areas: Art, Music, or Business/Career and Technical Education.

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Guidance Department Presentations

PSAT: Now What Workshop

SAT or ACT Guidance Presentation

7th Grade Parent Night

7th Grade Parent Night Guidance Presentation Workshop: 3/8/24

College Admissions Essay Workshop

Huntington High School Workshop: 3/7/24

6th Grade Parent Night

6th Grade Parent Night Guidance Presentation Workshop: 1/19/24

11th Grade Parent Night

11th Grade Parent Night Guidance Presentation Workshop: 1/4/24

8th Grade Parent Night

8th Grade Parent Night Guidance Presentation Workshop

10th Grade Parent Night

10th Grade Parent Night Guidance Presentation Workshop: 11/20/2023

AP 101 Workshop

Guidance Presentation: 10/11/2023

9th Grade Parents Night

Guidance Presentation: 9/28/2023

HHS Digital SAT Workshop

Guidance Presentation: 10/2/2023

12th Grade Parents Night

Guidance Presentation: 9/14/2023

College Essay Workshop

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Contact Info


20 Greenlawn Road, Huntington, NY 11743

Additional Information


School Hours

8:05 AM - 2:55 PM

Established

1965

Grades

7-8

Mascot

Blue Devils

Attendance

1-631-673-2025

Attendance Voicemail

1-631-673-2025

Attendance Email

Nurse Hotline

1-631-673-2026

Nurse FAX

1-631-425-4746

200+

Challenging Academic Courses

14

Academic Departments

30+

Interscholastic Athletic Teams

90+

Colleges and Universities accepting 2020 HHS Graduates