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  • Welcome to the Barnegat High School College, Career and Counseling Center Website


    P: (609) 660-7510, ext. 7060 
    F: (609) 698-6313
    570 Barnegat Blvd North, Barnegat, NJ 08005

  • Leah Purpuri, District Supervisor of Guidance
    (609) 660-7510, ext. 7060

    Christine Ayers, School Counselor
    (609) 660-7510, ext. ext. 7063

    Jeff Fonseca, School Counselor
    (609) 660-7510, ext. 7070

    Kate Gehrke, School Counselor 
    AP Coordinator
    (609) 660-7510, ext. ext. 7062

    Ali Greco, School Counselor
    (609) 660-7510, ext. 7061

    Katie Bonelli, Student Assistance Counselor
    (609) 660-7510, ext. 7086

    Jennifer Amato, Administrative Assistant
    (609) 660-7510, ext.  7060

    Cyndie Hopkinson, Administrative Assistant
    (609) 660-7510, ext. 7138


  • Attention Seniors,

    The Senior Survey is available and must be completed by all students in the class of 2021.  The survey only takes a few minutes to complete!

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  • The Junior Meeting packet is now available on our website.

    In the coming weeks, juniors are invited to schedule meetings with their counselors to discuss your postsecondary plans, among other things, in greater detail.  Be sure to check out the Junior Meeting Packet and the College Planning Presentation (available below) and reach out to your counselor!

    Posted 4.14.21

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  • Our College Planning Presentation is now available to view online!

    This presentation is posted on the "School Counseling Presentations" section of our site.  including audio on each slide.  We encourage any students interested in pursuing college after high school, but particularly 11th grade students, to check out this presentation.  Be sure to follow up with your school counselor with any questions.

    Posted 4/1/21

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  • BHS Local Scholarships are now open!

    Our local scholarship application is available online and is due by March 25th.  All seniors attending a 2 year, 4 year, or technical school are potentially eligible for scholarships.  Get started now as some scholarships require additional information such as essays for consideration.  For more information and to get started, visit our Scholarships page.

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  • 2/25/21- Course selection for your next year schedule is now open!  

    For any students currently in grades 9 through 11, please enter course requests into Parent Portal by Friday, March 5th.

    A scheduling presentation is being played during the school day for all students to outline the course request process.  The presentation can be viewed in our School Counseling Presentations section of our website.  

    All of our course offerings are listed and described in the 2021/2022 Program of Studies.  We strongly encourage all students to review this document during the course selection process.


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  • 2/8/21- Upcoming ASVAB test administration on Monday, March 22nd.

    The ASVAB (Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery) will be given Monday, March 22nd at 7:15am in our school library. The ASVAB test provides you with career exploration scores which can help determine your readiness in different career areas. 
    Interested students can email Mr. Peters at: epeters@barnegatschools.com or sign up outside the guidance office. 
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  • 2/1/21- Upcoming OCSCA Spring College Fair.

    Save the date for the Ocean County School Counselor Association Spring College fair on March 24th.  Over 100 colleges will have representatives available!  

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  • 1/11/21 - PSAT Scores: Click here for information on accessing your October 2020 PSAT score report, and how to use it to help prepare for the SAT!

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  • 1/6/2021

    OCVTS Presentation about its programs is now posted here.  If you are interested in pursuing a vocational/technical school, be sure to check out this opportunity to learn about the programs. Link to OCVTS Application is available at the end of this presentation.

    OCVTS Virtual Career Discovery Day Saturday, 1/23/21. Register for 30 minute sessions for the program(s) you are considering. Information on the event is here.

    OCVTS Virtual Open House is Thursday, 2/4/21. Information on that event is here.

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