School Counseling

Last Updated: 1/11/2022 3:36 PM


Important Dates:

--PSAT will be Wednesday, October 13, 2021 periods 1through 5/6. The cost is $18.00 CASH ONLY. Please complete form and turn into Mrs. Lancaste in the counseling office by Friday, October 1, 2021.


See “Scholarships & Awards” page for an up-to-date listing of scholarships available to Juniors and Seniors.


See the “Important Guidance News” page for links to the scheduling presentations for various grade levels as well as a link to a brochure that lists the AP courses offered at P-O and a booklet that is a guide to “post-secondary education” options for P-O students. 


Visit the new "Educational Opportunties" and "Employment & Community Service Opportunities" pages under the Guidance section.


January 2022 Senior Newsletter January 22 Senior Newsletter.pdf

January 2022 Junior Newsletter January 22 Junior Newsletter.pdf

September 2021 Sophomore Newsletter Sophomore newsletter 2012-2022.pdf



Counseling Office Staff:

Michelle Beard

School Counselor--Last name L-Z, grades 9-12


Doug Sankey

School Counselor--Last names A-K, grades 9-12


Ashley Lancaste

Administrative Assistant--Guidance Secretary


Crisis Intervention:

Centre County CAN Help- 1-800-643-5432

Clearfield /Jefferson County- 1-800-341-5040



Links to helpful information:


Guide to Finding Accredited Online Degrees:


College Without Debt:



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