Night Events

  • Throughout the year, the School Counseling Department hosts events geared towards the current needs of our high school families. Click Here to see this year's calendar of events.

    The Moving Pieces of Senior Year: Nuts & Bolts + Paying for College
    Suggested Audience: Senior Families.  
    Hosted in September

    At this event, the first hour will be spent reviewing the senior year including procedures for requesting documentation, best practices to approaching the application, and a comprehensive month by month review.  The second hour will be devoted to understanding the costs of college, and how to gain access to scholarships and financial aid.

    Meet & Greet: An Informal Pre-Open House Gathering
    Suggested Audience: Freshman Families.  
    Hosted prior to the beginning of Open House

    It’s your first Open House event.  Come say hello, ask any questions you may have, and meet other 9th grade families who will be attending Open House for the first time.

    College Admissions: A Panel of Admissions Representatives
    Suggested Audience: Any family ready to begin the college admissions process.  Junior families are highly encouraged to attend.
    Hosted every other November/December (rotating yearly with our admissions case study program)

    Learn about the college process from the experts themselves!  A panel of college admission representatives will give the inside scoop on the process including what you and your child should be doing now, tips to approaching the process, and will answer questions you have.  

    College Admissions Case Studies Program
    Suggested Audience: Any family ready to begin the college admissions process.  Junior families are highly encouraged to attend.
    Hosted every other November/December (rotating yearly with our admissions panel program)

    College admission representatives will lead students and parents through a mock admission committee using the sample (and real) cases. The exercise will point out the intricacies of the process and the importance of assembling a strong application. You will gain insight and understanding as to what is valued in the application.

    Curriculum Night
    Suggested Audience: 8th grade and 10th grade families.
    Hosted in January

    Join us as we take a first look the vast opportunities available to students at Irvington High School.  By traveling through short presentations, you will gain an understanding of course sequencing, graduation requirements, and  elective opportunities. The program will be catered towards curriculum at two integral junctions: starting high school and becoming an upperclass student.

    Welcome to High School: A First Look at What’s Ahead
    Suggested Audience: Incoming High School Parents
    Hosted in the spring

    Meet your child’s counselor, learn what to expect over the next four years at Irvington High School and what steps you can be taking yearly toward post-high school success!  This program is typically offered both in the morning and at night to accommodate schedules.

    Irvington University
    Suggested Audience: All families!
    Hosted in the spring

    This program will consist of multiple workshops to choose from.  Past Topics have included: College Admissions 101, Understanding the Financial Aid Process, Early College Planning, Maximizing your application, An Overview of the SUNY and CUNY systems, SAT vs ACT, The Transition to College, and more!  Workshops are offered to support families in all stages of the process.