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

  • Unviversity of Notre Dame will be holding two informational sessions in Pittsburgh this fall. Thursday, September 10, 2015 @ 7:00 PM at Seton-La Salle High School; 1000 Mcneilly Rd.; Pittsburgh, PA; Thursday, September 17, 2015 @ 7:00 PM at Pine Richland High School; 700 Warrendale Rd.; GIbsonia, PA

  • There will be a Christian College Fair on Saturday, September 19 from 11:00 - 1:00 PM at the Orchard Hill Church; 2551 Brandt School Road; Wexford, PA 15090. Admission is free. For more information, please visit myblueprintstory.com

  • Rodman Street Missionary Baptist Church Scholarship Ministry is sponsoring a college fair on Saturday, September 19, 2015 from 10:00 to 12:00 noon at the Barack Obama Academy; 515 N. Highland Ave.; Pittsburgh, PA 15206; There will be representatives from various colleges, trade schools and military. You will also receive information on Financial Aid.

  • Duquesne University will be sponsoring a Fall Open House on Sunday, September 20, 2015 from 8:00 AM to 1:30 PM. This is a great oppotunity to learn about Duquesene, meet representatives and tour their beautiful campus. You can register on their website www.duquesne.edu.

  • Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine (LECOM) will be sponsoring an Open House on Saturday, September 26 from 1:00 - 4:00 PM. This is a great opportunity for students interested in becoming physicians, pharmacists or dentists. To register for this event - please call 814/866-8456

  • Exploring Educational Excellence will be sponsoring an information session for prospective parents and students. This is a travel consortium of Brown University, Columbia University, Cornell University, RIce University, and the University of Chicago. They will be in Pittsburgh on Sunday, September 27 @ the Omni WIlliam Penn in Pittsburgh. Please RSVP @ exploringeducationalexcellence.org.

  • Washington University in St. Louis will be holding an informational session in Pittsburgh on Tuesday, September 29 from 7:00 - 8:00 PM at the Westin Convention Center in Pittsburgh. This is a great opportunity to acquaint you with their academic programs, life on campus and answer any admission or financial aid questions. No reservations are needed.

  • Ithaca College will be sponsoring fall open house on the following dates: Saturday, September 26; Saturday, October 3; Monday, October 12; Saturday, October 24 & Wednesday, November 11. This is a great opportunity for juniors and seniors to see what they have to offer. Please log on to my.ithaca.edu for more information.

  • LaRoche College is sponsoring the North Pittsburgh College Fair on Monday, October 5 from 6:00 - 8:00 PM in their Kerr Fitness & Sports Center located at 9000 Babcock Blvd.; Pittsburgh, PA 15237. If your son or daughter has not started their college search yet, this is a great opportunity to meet with over 140 representatives from colleges and universities. For more information contact LaRoche College at admissions@laroche.edu.

  • Duquesne University will be sponsoring their 49th Annual College Fair on Sunday, October 11 from 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM at the A.J. Palumbo Center. There will be over 100 of the best colleges and universities in the United States. This is a great opportunity to jumpstart your collge search and also learn about college admissions and financial aid.

  • Mercyhurst College will be sponsoring fall open houses on Saturday, October 3, Saturday, October 24 and Saturday, November 4. This is a great opportunity to tour the campus, speak with representatives and see what they have to offer. Register online @ mercyhurst.edu/openhouse or call 814/824-2202.

College Visits

  • 9/10 - Chatham University
  • 9/11 - LaRoche College
  • 9/14 - IUP/Northpoint
  • 9/15 - Marietta College
  • 9/16 - Kent State University
  • 9/21 - Allegheny
  • 9/21 - Clarion University
  • 9/22 - Western New England University
  • 9/23 - Messiah
  • 9/24 - Indiana University of Pa.
  • 9/28 - Douglas Education Center
  • 9/28 - Seton Hill
  • 9/29 - Duquesne University
  • 10/05 - Purdue University
  • 10/08 - St. Vincent
  • 10/09 - Edinboro University
  • 10/09 - Mercyhurst College
  • 10/12 - Pitt Greensburgh
  • 10/13 - Robert Morris University
  • 10/14 - University of Pittsburgh
  • 10/14 - Alderson Broaddus College
  • 10/19 - Gannon University

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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