College Career Center

Geri Sliffman, College/Career Information Coordinator

301.284.4616 *

Email *

Open Mon-Fri, 7:15am - 3:40pm

Gaithersburg High School Test Code (CEEB): 210560

what we do

The College Career Resource Center for ALL high school students!

Career Exploration, College Planning, Financial Aid/Scholarship Awareness, Enrichment Opportunities, Summer Workshops


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Comcast Leaders and Achievers Scholarship Program 2019-2020 application is now open. New this year, the program now allows students to self-nominate with no limitations to the number of applicants from each school who can apply to receive a one-time scholarship of $2,500.

Applications and information are available at:

Applicants to the Comcast Leaders and Achievers Scholarship Program must:

  • Have a demonstrated commitment to community service, outstanding qualities in character, integrity and leadership
  • Be enrolled as a high school senior
  • Reside in one of the communities listed on the program website
  • Plan to enroll in full-time undergraduate study at an accredited two- or four-year college or university in the United States for the entire 2019- 2020 academic year
  • Have a minimum GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale (or its equivalent)
  • Demonstrate financial need

All scholarship application materials must be submitted by December 7, 2018 at 5:00 p.m. EST, in order to be considered.

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Students Can Download Microsoft Office at Home for Free

Students Can Download Microsoft Office at Home for Free - Montgomery County Public Schools

The Maryland Department of Education and Microsoft have entered into a collaborative partnership that allows all students to get the latest version of the Microsoft Office software suite, Office 365 ProPlus, at no cost. Office 365 ProPlus includes the full suite of Microsoft applications such as Outlook, Word, Excel and PowerPoint as well as the ability to create, save and share Office files online. Under the program, students and staff are able to download and install the Microsoft Office software on up to five devices free of charge. The devices may be PCs, Macs, tablets or phones.

FAQs and instructions to download in multiple languages


Ms. Bernadette White Director of School Counseling Services email


A - Bam & SCB/LFI: Ms. Bernadette White email

Ban - Chicas: Ms. Evelyn Culque email

Cho - El: Dr. Nikki Jarquin email

El - Hart: Mr. Jorge Ramirez email

Harvey -Leblanc: Dr. Ben OuYang email

Lee - Mejias: Ms. Thania Torres email

Melendez - Parrish: Ms. Walker email

Patel - Riegel: Ms. Ritchie email

Riley - Sosa: Ms. Pollard email

Soto - Zuniga: Ms. Colatrella email

ESOL METS, 1 - 2

A - F: Ms. Torres email

E - P: Dr. Jarquin email

R -Z: Ms. Culque email

Counseling Office: 301.284.4600 FAX: 301‐284‐4702

Counseling Support Staff

Mrs. Geri Sliffman College/Career Counselor 301‐284‐4616 email

Ms. Melissa Chase Registrar 301‐284‐4620

Ms. Johanny Perez School Counseling Secretary

Mrs. Lisa Koenick School Counseling Secretary/Transcript Coordinator

Mrs. Maria Garcia School Based ESOL Counselor 301‐284‐4591 email

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