Guidance Department

Each student is assigned a counselor. We have one counselor assigned for students entering ninth and tenth grade and another counselor for those entering eleventh and twelfth grades. Parents may contact counselors by telephone (724) 265-5320 or by fax (724) 265-5303 for information or to arrange an appointment. You may also contact either counselor via email at the addresses listed below:

Tina Pascucci, 9th and 10th grade counselor tpascucci@dlsd.k12.pa.us
Susan Oliver, 11th and 12th grade counselor soliver@dlsd.k12.pa.us

Guidance Announcements

  • 2016 GIRLGOV

    6TH Annual GirlGov program will kick off this summer with a trip to Harrisburg June 12 through June 16. The program is open to all girls entering 9th to 12gh grade. This program provides girls with the opportunity to learn about government, civics advocacy, philanthropy, community involvement, youth organizing, women’s history, and leadership. Participants will shadow a state legislator for the day and learn about current public policy issues impacting women’s and girls' lives in our region. For more information, contact Blayre Holmes at 412/258-2567 or blayre@wgfpa.org

  • Summer Creative Writing Camp

    June 20 - 24, 2016
    9:00 AM to 4:00 PM

    Duquesne University is sponsoring an Intensive Summer Creative Writing Camp for high school students. This is a one week program designed for high school students interested in poetry or fiction, as a participant, you will work with professional writers and learn alongside peers with similar interests to hone your skills, develop your writing and craft original work.

    Cost is $425 for new students which includes instruction, materials and lunches.

    Space is limited. For more information please email writingcamp@duq.edu or call 412/396-6428. You can apply @ duq.edu/summer-writing.

  • The University of Pittsburgh will be offering a colllege prep and leadership academy workshop this summer - The Bridge. It is a week long summer program for high school student leaders to help strengthen your leadership and learn how to navigate the college application process. This is a great opportunity for student leaders to learn how to be a better leader now and in the future, learn ins and outs of college application process, how to prepare for SAT/ACT and how to write outstanding personal statements and essays. This program runs from July 10 - 15, 2016. Deadline to register is June 1, 2016. For more information, visit www.thebridge.pitt.edu.

College Visits

There are no college visits at this time.

Students interested in visiting a school can sign up in the guidance office.

Educational Resources

  • College Majors 101 - A Web site dedicated to teach students about different college majors in depth so that they can make more informed college and career choices.

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