School Counseling

Last Updated: 9/20/2021 1:19 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.


September 2021 Senior Newsletter senior newsletter sep21.pdf

September 2021 Junior Newsletter juniors newsletter sep21.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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