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High School Counseling


Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Cortland High School will be converting to an online, remote district through April 13, 2020. 

The Guidance/Counseling staff will be available via voice messages and emails Monday - Friday from 8 am - 3 pm.

  • In the event you need to talk to someone after hours or on weekends call the Cortland County crisis line at (607) 756-3771 they are available 24/7. You may leave your counselor a voice message or email and they will also check in with you. 

  • In the event of a mental health emergency please contact 911 or go to the nearest ER immediately. 

  • In the event your family is in need of any community support/resources please visit our JH/HS Social Work web page for a list of community agency supports and referrals.

  • Any TC3 course questions can be answered through the College Now website during this closure. 

  • Mr. Brent Doane is available via email for questions also:
Please take the necessary precautions provided to us by the CDC and Cortland County Health Dept. and follow the NYS PAUSE plan to do your part in decreasing the spread of this disease.


P:  (607) 758-4118
F:  (607) 758-4193


Academic Counselors
Kindra Catalano   A-G
Shane Adams      Go-O
Lauryn Abdo        P-Z

Support Staff
Patricia Votra, Student Information Specialist


The Counseling Office provides a variety of programs
and services to serve the students and families
of Cortland High School. Selected services include:
  • Course selection and 4 year planning
  • Conduct graduation audits
  • Discuss diploma options
  • Provide academic planning, and consultation
  • Individual Counseling
  • One-on-one academic planning meetings
  • New student orientation with Link Crew Leaders
  • Parent/Teacher/Counselor Conferences
  • Classroom presentations
  • Schedule changes
  • Letters or recommendation and job references
  • College Application Assistance
  • Scholarship Assistance
  • Meeting coordination for families
  • Mediation for students and peers
  • College and Career Planning
  • Community resource referrals for students and families

2020-2021 Course Catalog


Transcript Request

SAT Registration

ACT Registration - Testing @ Ithaca HS

TC3 SAT/ACT Prep Course


Naviance College Board Scholarships Peterson's Scholarships
Guide to Financial Aid College NY Saves Scholarships
FAFSA Application Fastweb Scholarships ScholarshipBuddy New York
TAP-HESC.NY Fastaid Scholarships
Report Card/Progress Report Schedule Working Papers High School Profile
College Rep Visits in Guidance Office Employment and Volunteer Opportunities AIR FORCE ROTC Detachment 520
Scheduled Military Visits - During Lunch Youth Exchange Program/Study Abroad Opportunities Social Work at CHS





Mr. Michael J. Hoose, Superintendent

1 Valley View Drive
Cortland, NY 13045

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