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Guidance Office
315-344-2414 x28820
Guidance Counselor: Mrs. Kendra Quinlan Guidance Secretary: Ms. Brenda Simmons

Hello! I'm Kendra Quinlan and I am the High School Counselor serving grades 9-12. I am a native of the North Country and a graduate of both Lisbon Central and St. Lawrence University. I hold a Masters Degree in School Counseling and also have my license in School Administration. I was an Elementary and Middle School Counselor in Ohio for 4 years, and also previously worked as a BOCES K-12 School Counselor in multiple districts before coming to HCS,

I have 3 awesome children who keep me very busy. In my spare time I enjoy reading, cooking, and being outdoors; especially on the water. I love my supportive role as a resource for students and I hope to work closely with each of them to positively impact their current and future success. I value an open-door policy and welcome drop-in visits from students, staff, and parents anytime.
Five-hour safe driving course offered at OFA

A Five­Hour Safe Driving Course, required for the issuance of a New York State driver's li­cense, is being offered March 26 March 27 at Ogdensburg Free Academy, in Room 103 on the 1st floor. This course is designed for NYS drivers who are be­Ing issued a driver's license; not drivers who are seeking a reduction of points or insur­ance premiums. On March 26, registra­tion will be held at 5:30 p.m. Classes both nights will begin promptly at 6 p.m. and end at 8:30 p.m. Attendance at both dates/ sessions is required for com­pletion of the course. The course is limited to 36 people. Please pre-register by calling 393-0900 (ext. 31931). The fee for the course is $35 and must be paid in-full on March 26. A driver's permit is re­quired for attendance and participation In the course.
Guidance Direct/Career Guidance Program

This website is a personalized and comprehensive resource that helps the student explore college and career interests. Contact the Guidance office for the school id and school password.

Buick Achievers Scholarship Program
Foot Locker Scholar Athletes
GE Reagan Foundation Scholarship Program
AXA Achievement Scholarship
ELKS Scholarships
The Most Valuable Student Award is offered to ANY graduating senior and the application can be downloaded from the website or
The New York State Elks Association Scholarship is for students who parents are current Elks Lodge members and these are for current high school seniors and college students through their junior year. The application is the same as the Most Valuable Student award, just add the following cover page:
The Elks Legacy Award is offered to any child or grandchild (or step-child, step-grandchild, or legal ward) whose grandparent/parent is a current Elks Lodge member. This application is completed online at

New York Water Environment Association
Several different scholarships available online at
The Jenkins Memorial Scholarship for seniors who will be pursuing a degree in education is available at
Scholarship America

Link to several different scholarships