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

Terryville High School School Counseling Department

33 North Harwinton Avenue
Terryville, Connecticut 06786 
Telephone: (860) 314-2778 
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





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"



Family Connection

Scholarship Guide 2013-2014- Scholarship and Financial Aid Resources and Information.

Scholarships with a purple due date are available. Many scholarships have on line applications on the scholarship website,  which can be accessed by clicking on the name of the scholarship.


Family Connection is a website where students can explore careers, colleges, and make plans for their future after THS.  Call your school counselor for more details. 




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 5, 2013 SAT &
Subject Tests
September 6, 2013 September 20, 2013
November 2, 2013 SAT &
Subject Tests
October 3, 2013 October 18, 2013
December 7, 2013 SAT &
Subject Tests
November 8, 2013 November 22, 2013
January 25, 2014 SAT &
Subject Tests
December 27, 2013 January 10, 2014
March 8, 2014 SAT only February 7, 2014 February 21, 2014
May 3, 2014 SAT &
Subject Tests
April 4, 2014 April 18, 2014
June 7, 2014 SAT & Subject Tests May 9, 2014 May 23, 2014



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


 Click here for college acceptance documents


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.