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Michael McGowan (Counselor) (860) 314-2777 x5408 Email
  Lori Lusitani (Counselor) (860) 314-2777 x5409 Email

Terryville High School Counseling Department

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33 North Harwinton Avenue
Terryville, Connecticut 06786 
Telephone: (860) 314-2777 
Fax: (860) 585-4070

 Lori Lusitani, School Counselor
 (Last names A-K)

 Michael P. McGowan, School Counselor (Last names L-Z)

 School Counseling Secretary

 Linda Konopaske Ext. 5414 

Social Worker

Michelle Luba  Ext. 5410

School Psychologist

 Lindsay Aronheim Ext. 5411


Lisa Auidi  Ext. 5412

School-to-Career Secretary 

Joann Basile  Ext. 5413


Mission Statement


The mission of our school counseling department is to provide a safe and supportive school climate where students can achieve academically, socially and vocationally while understanding and appreciating individual differences. As school counselors, we strive to help each student become a contributing member of the school and community while recognizing and achieving their personal potential and goals.


Terryville High School Counseling Services


Individual Counseling

Group Counseling

Crisis Intervention

Academic and Vocational Counseling

Referral to Community Agencies

Classroom Guidance Lessons

Career Planning

Post Secondary Planning

Student Reviews with Parents

Student Assistance Team

Consultation and Collaboration with Teachers and Administrators


Community Service Opportunities

Fresh Start Program

Community Collaboration



Counselors are required to follow the ACA ethical code regarding confidentiality. Confidentiality is maintained unless there is danger or harm to self or others, suspicion of abuse or neglect, or information required by court.


Academic Requirements 

Students graduating from Terryville High School must graduate with a minimum of 23.0 credits, 30 community service credits, and pass the CAPT requirements.


Postings from guidance will be added when information is acquired. Please be sure to check the THS news and calendar for upcoming guidance events.


**To view the Financial Aid Night Presentation, please go to the "PRESENTATIONS" Link and from there you can download the powerpoint presentation called "Paying For College"



Upcoming SAT Reasoning & Subject Test Dates:


Test DatesTestU.S. Registration Deadlines (Expire at 11:59 p.m. Eastern Time, U.S.A.)
(a fee applies)
October 11, 2014 SAT &
Subject Tests
September 12, 2014 September 30, 2014
November 8, 2014 SAT &
Subject Tests
October 9, 2014 October 28, 2014
December 6, 2014 SAT &
Subject Tests
November 6, 2014 November 24, 2014
January 24, 2015 SAT &
Subject Tests
December 29, 2014 January 13, 2015
March 14, 2015 SAT only February 13, 2015 March 3, 2015
May 2, 2015 SAT &
Subject Tests
April 6, 2015 April 21, 2015
June 6, 2015 SAT & Subject Tests May 8, 2015 May 27, 2015


*please check for specific dates and registration (please link this to website)


Upcoming ACT Dates:

Test DateRegistration Deadline(Late Fee Required)
September 13, 2014 August 8, 2014 August 9–22, 2014
October 25, 2014 September 19, 2014 September 20–October 3, 2014
December 13, 2014 November 7, 2014 November 8–21, 2014
February 7, 2015* January 9, 2015 January 10–16, 2015
April 18, 2015 March 13, 2015 March 14–27, 2015
June 13, 2015 May 8, 2015 May 9–22, 2015

 *please check for specific dates and registration



Scholarships:  A list of available Scholarships is located on Naviance which students can access through their individual Naviance accounts. If there are any questions, or if students need assistance accessing Naviance they should see their School Counselors.