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
Susan Oliver, 11th and 12th grade counselor

District Profile

Duquesne University's 48th annual college fair will be held on Sunday, October 12 from 1:00 - 3:00 PM. This is one of the largest college fairs in the area and a great opportunity for juniors and seniors to meet with representatives from some of the finest schools in the country. There will also be a financial aid representative available to answer questions.

Jump start your college search @ the North Pittsburgh College Fair on Monday, October 6 @ LaRoche College from 6:00 � 8:00 PM in the Kerr Fitness & Sports Center. This is a great opportunity to meet with representatives from over 140 colleges & universities. For more information, contact admissions @ 412/536-1272.

Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) will be holding an information session in the Pittsburgh area on Saturday, September 27@ 2:00 PM at the Ellis School � Alumnae Hall Cafeteria. This is a great opportunity to talk with a representative and see what they have to offer. For more information, please visit their website @

Eaton Prep is offering a 39 hour, 12 class comprehensive review course for both SAT/PSAT. The course is $425. There will be 3 full-length SAT exams given individually graded and analyzed. Classes are held @ Pine Richland Community Center, 100 Pine Park Drive, Wexford, PA 15090. The first class which is orientation will be held Sunday, August 24, 2014 from 1 pm - 4 pm. Please contact Christine Hessler @ 412/831-2723,, or to sign up. This is a great opportunity to prepare yourself for these upcoming tests.

Duquesne University will be having a fall open house on Sunday, September 14 from 8:00 - 1:00 PM. This is a great opportunity to tour the campus, speak with representatives and staff from the financial aid office. To register, please visit their website @

College Visits

  • 9/11 - Pitt Greensburg
  • 9/11 - Clarion University
  • 9/12 - LaRoche College
  • 9/24 - Pitt Johnstown
  • 9/24 - Washington & Jefferson
  • 10/08 - Embry Riddle Aeronautical 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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