Counseling Center

Counseling Center News

NEW! BHBL will be hosting an online College Information Night for students and their families on Thursday, March 11 from 6:30-8 p.m. There will be three online sessions with presenters from both Siena College and SUNY. Registration information will be sent by email to students and parents, as well as posted on the Counseling Center google classroom.

In case you missed the recent virtual Financial Aid Night, you can now watch a recording of the event. [FINANCIAL AID NIGHT RECORDING]

Stay in Touch Virtually with Your Counselors

School counselors encourage, support and foster positive academic, career, social and personal development in students.

As your High School Counselors we wanted to reach out to all of you during this challenging time. We can all relate to the uncertainty that you may be feeling and know that you have a lot of questions.

Please know that your counselors will work hard to provide you with relevant and timely information and are available to answer all your questions.

Please stay well, stay positive and practice self care. We are here for you so reach out:

About the Counseling Center

The BH-BL High School Counseling Center provides a comprehensive school counseling program and a holistic approach to working with high school students. As vital members of the educational team, school counselors help all students in areas of academic achievement, career exploration and social/emotional development. The counselors at BHBL provide individual academic planning and goal setting; post secondary exploration including higher education, military or entrance to the workforce; and collaboration with families, teachers, administrators, and community members to ensure student success. Counselors are student advocates, resources of information, and are a supportive presences in the school environment. The goal of the school counseling team is to contribute to the academic, social and career development of students as they transition from teenagers to well-rounded and productive adults.

Who we are…

Kerry Austin at 518-399-9141, ext. 83325 or
Erin Hogan at 518-399-9141, ext. 83326 or
Jennifer Raucci at 518-399-9191, ext. 83327 or
Russell Weinlein at 518-399-9141, ext. 83324 or
Fax number: 518-399-0502

Counseling Support Staff can be reached at:

Tammie Pantalone at 518-399-9141, ext. 83320;; contact for Naviance, NCAA, College Fair, college rep visits and military recruiters
Amy Scrivener at 518-399-9141, ext. 83321;; contact for student records, transcripts, report cards, Regents testing and SAT testing

2020-2021 High School Counseling Center Events

All events at the high school will be listed here and updated as necessary.

  • Thursday, March 11 – College Info Night, 6:30 p.m. – virtual
  • Saturday, March 13 – SAT exam, 7:45 a.m. – TENTATIVE
  • Saturday, June 5 – SAT exam, 7:45 a.m. – TENTATIVE

Available Scholarships

There are many places for students to find scholarship information at BH-BL. The counseling center frequently updates this info and encourages students to periodically check the scholarship board in guidance, Naviance scholarship tab, and scholarship search engines that can be found under Financial Aid & Scholarships webpage.

College transcript request info

For many years, BH-BL High School has offered its students a wide variety of College in High School (CHS) courses that allow students to earn college credit for specific courses while still attending high school. Here’s more information about college transcript requests.

Need a copy of your high school transcript?

You are REQUIRED to sign a release form in order for the school to release your records.  All transcripts will be sent directly to the admissions office of the school(s) requested on the form unless otherwise indicated.  If you require a transcript be sent for financial aid purposes, you MUST indicate so on the form.  Please fill out the following form and return it to the high school: High School Transcript Request form