Ms. Josephine Scasso
APA School Counselor 
(908) 889-8288 X702 - Direct Phone
(908) 889-1666 - Fax
"Character is like a tree and reputation like its shadow. The shadow is what we think of it;
the tree is the real thing."  
-Abraham Lincoln 


Dear Students and Families,
I look forward to another great year at APA!! Please feel free to explore my webpage for valuable resources related to college, test prep, financial aid, and scholarships. Lastly, make sure to log into your Family Connection account through Naviance. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact me.  Thank you! 
Ms. Scasso 

** The UCVTS School Counseling Department would like to invite all juniors and their parents/guardians to our College Admissions Panel Discussion on Thursday, February 23rd at 7:00 pm in the Baxel Hall Auditorium

Join us for a question and answer session with admissions representatives from The University of Chicago, The College of New Jersey, The Cooper Union, SUNY, The State University of New York, and Drexel University as they discuss a number of topics related to the college admissions process.  This is an event not to be missed!

Planning to attend?  Please RSVP by February 20th by clicking here

Hope to see you there! 



You must use this code when registering for ACT and/or SAT in order to specify the school you are currently attending.
 **To visit our school’s Family Connection site, use an Internet browser to connect to:

  • Could you use some help in one (or more) of your classes?

    Click here for a Peer Tutoring request form.  Complete the form and return to Mr. Hilferty. 
  • Need help with Study Skills?  

Please also see links at the bottom of this page.
APA CEEB High School Code: 311384

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Attention All Students:

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