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:
Johns Hopkins University is sponsoring an informational session at Shady Side Academy - Memorial Hall on Sunday, April 26 at 2:00. This is a great opportunity to find out what this amazing school has to offer. Please register online at their website jhu.edu/explore.
Duquesne University will be having their annual "DuquesneFest" on Sunday, June 14 beginning at 8:00 AM. This is a great opportunity to speak with representatives from admissions and financial aid. To register for this event, please visit their website at http://www.duq.edu/duquesnefest.
University of Pittsburgh is offering a week long summer program for high school student leaders to learn how to navigate the college application process. The Bridge - University of Pittsburgh's College Prep and Leadership Academy. The program runs from July 12 - 17, 2015 and the deadline to register is June 17, 2015. Learn the ins and outs of the college application process including how to prepare for the SAT/ACT; how to write an outstanding personal essay and enjoy fun activities with new friends. For more information or to register, please visit http://www.thebridge.pit.edu
GirlGov is a year round program for girls to learn about civics, advocacy, philanthropy, community involvement, youth organizing, women's history and leadership. GirlGov kicks off with a 4 day trip to visit the state capitol June 14th to June 17. For more information or an application for this great program, call Blayre Holmes @ The Women and Girls Foundation - 412/258-2567
Juniors and seniors.......considering applying to or attending LaRoche College after high School? How about attending their open house on Saturday, April 25 from 9:00 AM to 2:00 PM. This is a great opportunity to meet the faculty, tour the campus, see residence halls and learn about programs and scholarships they have to offer. To register, please visit their website @ laroche.edu.
GirlGov is a year round program for girls to learn about civics, advocacy, philanthropy, community involvement, youth organizing, women's history, and leadership.
GirlGov kids off with a 4 day trip to visit the State Capitol June 14 – June 17. Go to GirlGov.org to apply. Deadline is May 15, 2015
College Sports Recruiting Scholarship is offering 1 - 5 eligible high school seniors a $1000 scholarship. The deadline for this application is July 1, 2015. Please visit firstname.lastname@example.org for more information including eligibility and an application.
Carnegie Mellon School of Computer Science will be sponsoring a summer enrichment program, Leap@CMU . this program is for all local area high school students, and possibly middle school. This program runs from June 22 to August 7, 2015. Through special classes and guess faculty presentations, students discover the exciting and vast possibilities of computer science. For more detailed information, please visit their website @ http://www.cs.cmu.edu/~LEAP
WAYNESBURG UNIVERSITY - CSI CAMP 2015
Have you ever thought about going into Forensics? If so, why not attend a CSI camp at Waynesburg University. This camp is designed to give students hands on experience of what they can expect in the forensics science and criminal justice field. This camp is open to 2015 graduates along with any student who is entering the 11th and 12th grade in fall of 2015. Registration is $500 which includes all meals, housing and activity materials for six days of camp. The deadline to register is May 8, 2015. Camp in held from June 21 - 26, 2015.
For more information or to register, visit csicamp.waynesburg.edu or call 1-800-225-7393.
There are no college visits at this time.
Students interested in visiting a school can sign up in the guidance office.
Listed below are a series of "Who Gets In" articles from the Post-Gazette.