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Michael McGowan (Counselor)
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Lori Lusitani (Counselor)
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Patricia Borda (Secretary)
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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-L)

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

School Counseling Secretary

 Patricia Borda Ext. 5414 

Social Worker

Michelle Luba Ext. 5410

School Psychologist

 Amy Werner Ext. 5411


Chris Perkins Ext. 5412

School-to-Career Secretary 

Nicole McWilliams 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
Student Reviews with Parents
Group Counseling
Student Assistance Team
Crisis Intervention
Consultation & Collaboration with Teachers & Administrators
Academic and Vocational Counseling
Referral to Community Agencies
Community Service Opportunities
Classroom Guidance Lessons
Advisory and Fresh Start Program
Career Planning
Community Collaboration
Post Secondary Planning


Counselors are required to follow the ASCA 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 

The Terryville High graduate must earn a minimum of 23 credits (25 credits beginning with the Class of 2023), meet the credit distribution requirements as outlined in the Program of Studies, and volunteer for a minimum of 30 hours of community service through a non-profit agency or organization.

THS ALUMNI: NEED A TRANSCRIPT?  Click here to request a transcript

**NOTE: All CURRENT THS students please print and return the Transcript Request found under "forms" to the Counseling Office.


*please check for specific dates and registration.

Please note that these dates are anticipated, not final.
Source: CollegeBoard


Students will need to send their SAT scores as part of the college application process. Please note that each time you register for a SAT test date you are offered 4 free score reports to send to prospective colleges. However, your score reports are only available for free within 9 days of your testing date. After the 9 day period there is a fee of $12 for each request made.

You are eligible to register late by paying an additional fee. Late registration by phone or online typically is available until approximately 11 days before the test date.

 SAT Registration Deadline SAT Test Date
 July 26, 2019 August 24, 2019
September 6, 2019 October 5, 2019
 October 3, 2019 November 2, 2019
 November 8, 2019 December 7, 2019 
 February 14, 2020 March 14, 2020
 April 3, 2020 May 2, 2020 
 May 8, 2020 June 6, 2020 


All high school juniors will take their SATs during school hours in the spring. We STRONGLY encourage students to register on Collegeboard to take the test a second time WITH the essay as this is an admissions requirement for many colleges (Juniors take the SATS w/o the essay when they sit to take it in the spring. 

The 2019-2020 ACT National Test Dates and Registration Deadlines

Test Date Registration Deadline 
September 14, 2019 August 16, 2019
 October 26, 2019 September 27, 2019 
 December 14, 2019 November 8, 2019 
 February 8, 2020 January 10, 2020 
 April 13, 2020 March 8, 2020 
 June 8, 2020 May 3, 2020 
 July 13, 2020 June 14, 2020 


*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.