Welcome to the Pembroke High School Guidance Department

  • Mission Statement: 

    The School Counseling Department at Pembroke High School advocates for all Pembroke High School students and develops relationships within the community. Counselors help to guide and support students with their academic planning, personal/social development and with college and career readiness. By taking a holistic approach of collaboration with students, parents, faculty and community members, counselors will assist students with post-secondary goals while preparing them to become successful and active members of their community.


    Vision Statement:

    Empowering students to Believe. Achieve. Succeed.

     The Pembroke High School Guidance Office is aligned with the MA Model in its delivery of college and career readiness curriculum to PHS students. School Counselors meet and work with students and families for a variety of reasons, including academics, college and career planning or social/emotional concerns.  Services are delivered in a variety of ways, including individual meetings, guidance seminars, evening presentations, parent and community evening meetings, coffee and conversation, parent and teacher consultation, phone, email, and the PHS Guidance Department website. 




    SAVE THE DATE: The Guidance Department will host a virtual College Admissions Panel on March 31st at 6:30 PM in conjunction with Hanover High School and several surrounding south shore high schools. College Admissions Representatives from the following colleges will be available for the virtual event:
    University of California San Diego
    Providence College
    Bridgewater State University
    University of Massachusetts at Amherst
    Quinnipiac University
    Bates College

    There are 1,000 registration slots available. Parents can register using the following google form:

    A questionnaire and a Google Meet code will be emailed to registered participants prior to the event to get a sense of what people want to learn from the college representatives.

    The Guidance Department has scheduled all of the Junior Seminars for students in all cohorts. Students in Cohorts A, B & D were invited to their assigned Google Meet via email. Students in Cohort C will receive passes on the day of their seminar. The seminars will take place February 2-26th. During the seminars the guidance counselors will review post-secondary planning and the college application process. Students will be given the attached checklist which is a "to-do" list with specific tasks to complete during the spring and summer. (The list is also available on their Guidance Google Classroom.) Following the seminars the guidance counselors will each host two Junior Parent Q/A Google Meet sessions for parents to answer any questions about the college application & post-secondary planning process. The Q/A sessions will take place as follows:

    March 1st - 11:45 AM-12:45 PM
    Mrs. Conathan (Grade 11: A-Gr): Google Meet Code: meet.google.com/evn-sffq-bkc
    Mr. Shannon (Grade 11: Gu-M) Google Meet Code: meet.google.com/vbg-wauz-qkr
    Mrs. Goff (Grade 11: N-Z) Google Meet Code: meet.google.com/ciw-orwz-xxj

    March 4th - 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM:
    Mrs. Conathan (Grade 11: A-Gr): Google Meet Code: meet.google.com/jsw-fjxe-tpy
    Mr. Shannon (Grade 11: Gu-M) Google Meet Code: meet.google.com/xfh-znei-aof
    Mrs. Goff (Grade 11: N-Z) Google Meet Code: meet.google.com/and-cvac-cep

    Parents are encouraged to attend the sessions to answer any questions about using Naviance and the post-secondary planning process. If parents have individualized questions about their child they should reach out to their child's guidance counselor to schedule a 1-1 meeting.


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     We hope you are all doing well! We look forward to working with you on your post-secondary plans this school year! In the meantime...please review the Junior/Senior checklist! MOST IMPORTANTLY, if you are planning on applying to a 4-year college PLEASE complete your STUDENT PROFILE in Naviance so your Guidance Counselor can begin to work on your letter of recommendation (Instructions are listed on the timeline). Thank you!!!!


    PHS Guidance Counselors


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