Doug Sankey - POHS



SAT Registration deadline for the March 9 testing at Philipsburg-Osceola is Friday, February 8.  Students need to register online at


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


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


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


Trish Richardson

Administrative Assistant


Crisis Intervention:

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

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

Important Dates:

Remember, the FAFSA is available for completion beginning on October 1, 2018. Anyone planning to attend ANY post-secondary education needs to complete the FAFSA to be eligible for grants/loans/scholarships.  See "Financial Aid" page for websites and videos to help you complete the FAFSA.

*Penn State preferred filing deadline is December 1, 2018.


Parents and students who missed the "Financial Aid Night" on September 10 can get copies of the presentation by visiting the Counseling Office.


ACT Tests Dates:

--October 27, 2018: Registration Deadline is September 28, 2018

--December 8, 2018: Registration Deadline is November 2, 2018

--Register online at

NOTE: ACT test is not given at P-O.



Links to helpful information:


Guide to Finding Accredited Online Degrees:


College Without Debt:




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.  



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