Counseling Services

  • High School Counselors:  Tonya Ivey (for students with last names A-K)
                                             Raeleen Eckerd-Taylor (for students with last names L-Z)
    Career Counselor:             Jamie Doi 
    Administrative Assistant: Kathy Cook

    Counseling Center Phone Number: (717) 901-2500 ext. 3969
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    * Important AP Exam Information!
    • Please access the AP Exams Spring 2020 documents under Related Files below.
    During the time school is not in session, parents can access information on helping their children maintain their emotional well-being via the links below. 


    Students registered for the April ACT and/or May or June SAT: 

    • April 4th ACT- rescheduled to June 13, 2020.  ACT will send additional information to students registerd for the April test.
    • May 2nd SAT administration has been cancelled by the College Board. The SAT Program will provide refunds for students who are registered for this exam.
    • June 6th SAT- CHHS does not offer the SAT in June as it is the day of graduation.  The SAT program has not yet cancelled this testing date.  Students can transfer their registration to this date and select an alternate location. The regular registration deadline is May 8th.

    Educational Opportunities

    • Naviance- Naviance is an online platform where students in grades 7-12 can research careers, majors, colleges, watch Road Trip Nation videos, and more.  Students can also update or create a resume.  All students have a login and password.  Students who need help accessing their account should e-mail their counselor.   Go to
    • College visits- while campuses are not open for tours, many colleges have virtual tour options on their web sites.
    • College application essay- the Common Application (an application that can be used to apply to hundreds of schools), has released the essay prompts for 2020-21 application.  Click here to view the essay topics.  Juniors can review the essay choices and brainstorm ideas for the essay.
    • SAT Prep- Sophomores and Juniors can prepare for the SAT by enrolling in an online course.  See the link for SAT/ACT Prep on this site. Students who took the PSAT in October have linked their PSAT score report to Khan Academy for free online test prep.  Access is through their College Board account.
    • Scholarships- Seniors seeking ways to defray college costs can access the list of available local scholarships and do a national scholarship search on Naviance.  If deadlines are extended, revised due dates will be posted. If the scholarship is completed with a paper application, please contact Raeleen Eckerd-Taylor ( to determine if the application can be e-mailed to the student.



     Harrisburg Academy Spring College Fair will be held on April 20, 2020 from 6:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. in the Louis Lehrman Gymnasium.  All 9th-10th grade students from area high schools are invited to attend and will have the opportunity to meet with representatives from more than 100 colleges and universities from across the U.S., Great Britain, Spain, & Switzerland. The event is FREE but registration is required. For more information, visit:


    SELECTIVE SERVICE REMINDER FOR ALL MALE JUNIOR & SENIOR STUDENTS:  It is a legal requirement to complete Selective Service registration within 30 days of your 18th birthday. Registration is not only a legal requirement but a civic duty and a key component of our national defense readiness. By failing to register, benefits lost include access to college loans, federal (and many state & municipal jobs), and job training programs.  Online registration can be quickly completed at

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    Recent Parent Programs
    If you are unable to attend a program hosted by the counselors, please check here for the PowerPoint or notes that were used for the program after the date of the presentation. The file is located at the bottom of this page under Related Files.





Related Files