Dr. Paul Nettle Middle School

  • School Counseling Department

    Greetings from Guidance- Mrs. Crowley and Ms. Melillo

    During the fall, Mrs. Crowley and Ms. Melillo will be working closely with the 8th grade students to prepare them for high school. We will be going into all 7th & 8th grade classes at the beginning of October to discuss the Haverhill Public Schools High School Options Guide.  The High School Options Guide will be available on our website.  If you prefer to have a paper copy, please send your child to Guidance and we’d be happy to provide them with a hard copy. If your child is going to apply to a private high school, please send in all the required documents with a Parent/ Guardian signature to authorize us to send out any and all academic records.  These records include report cards from 7th and 8th Grade, as well as all standardized tests score reports (MCAS).  Most schools also require a recommendation either from the Guidance Counselor and/or Teacher Recommendations.  If this is the case, please make sure your child sees us in Guidance to receive a Student Questionnaire.  We require at least a two week window to complete an application packet. Please contact us at 978-374-5792 or by email at mcrowley@haverhill-ps.org or kmelillo@haverhill-ps.org if you have any questions.



    September 20th—Essex Tech Presentation for all 8th graders at Nettle during school day

    October 13th—Classical Academy Entrance Exam Online Registration Deadline

    October 17th– HHS tour for all 8th graders

    October 18th—HHS Academy Night 6:00pm-7:30pm at HHS

    November 2nd —Classical Academy Exam at Nettle 9am-12:00pm

    December 1st – Marks close for 1st trimester

    December 7th — 8th Grade Whittier Tech tour for all 8th graders 8:45-11:00am

    December 12th – Report Cards Issued

    December 14th – Parent Teacher Conferences (Grades 5-8)


    High School Options Packet – English

    High School Options Packet – Spanish


    HHS Classical Academy Exam:

    The exam for the Haverhill High Classical Academy will take place on Thursday, November 2nd at 8:45am. The exam is approximately three hours long and testing should conclude by 12:00pm.  This year, the test will be given at Nettle School.

    If you wish for your child to take the academy test, the link to the registration form for the Classical Academy test for 8th graders is now on the Haverhill High School website(http://hhs.haverhill-ps.org/) under the Academies tab. Completed registrations are due by October 13, 2017.

    If you have any questions please email Jami Dion, Supervisor of Guidance, at jdion@haverhill-ps.org or Rashaun Martin, Supervisor of Social Studies & World Languages, at rmartin@haverhill-ps.org.

    HHS Career Technical Education Program: 

    HHS Career Technical Education Program applications are now available on the Haverhill High School website under Career Technical Education (CTE)  Haverhill High School offers three new programs, CTE Healthcare OccupationsCTE Programming and Web Development and CVTE NAF Academy of Information Technology.

    HHS 2017/18 CTE/CVTE program application dates:

    Application release date October 16th 2017

    Application due date February 7th 2018

    Interviews will be held March 5th through March 12th 2018

    Application Decisions March 19th 2018

    Please contact Mrs. Crowley or Ms. Melillo if you have any questions.


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