Guidance Department

View the Program of Studies for 2016-2017.

Missed the 2015 Scheduling?  Click on the link to see what was talked about.

Click here for Transcript Request Forms


Find more information in our google classrooms!  Check with your counselor for how to access them!

Important Websites

SAT registration:
NEW SAT information:
ACT registration:
ESL test:

College Search/Scholarship websites: (username:  Stroudsburg; password:  mounties)  **New**

Student Athletes:

Financial Aid:
To apply for federal  and state aid:
    To apply just for PA aid:
    How to work with your loans:
    How to compare prices between colleges:
    Plan ahead!  Get your FSA ID number before applying:


Finance Degree Online Guide
Accounting Degree Online Guide
Business Degree Online Guide

Unsure of going to college immediately after graduating?
Are you interested in:
helping with inner-city schools?
working with the Red Cross?
volunteering with Habitat for Humanity?

Need your GED, but want to gain a skill too?

To contact the Guidance office during school hours,
please call (570) 421-1991, option 3.

Your ‘TO DO’ List for High School:


    -get involved in extracurricular activities (volunteering in community, after school clubs)
    -start researching colleges and majors of interest
    -keep your grades up   


    -take the PSAT in the fall
    -take the SAT and/or ACT in the spring
    -start looking into financial aid and scholarships
    -take AP exams (if applicable)
    -continue keeping grades up


    -re-take the SAT/ACT in the fall (if applicable)
    -finalize college application list
    -apply to colleges before winter break (and keep track of deadlines)
    -sign-up for financial aid
    -enjoy the last year of high school!!

Go HERE to check out a full list of suggestions for what you can do to make the most of each high school year!

Schedule a meeting with your school counselor to discuss your future today!

Ms. Brittany Butler

Assigned students with D-K for Grades 10 and 11, and E-K for grade 12


Mrs. Jean M. Dunback-Costanzi

Ms. Dunback


Assigned students with RO-Z, Grades 10-11

Ms. Jean M. Dunback has been at Stroudsburg High School since August of 2004. She is a School Counselor, assigned to students with the last names beginning with S-Z. She attended the Pennsylvania State University and the University of Scranton. She holds a BA in English and has a Master's degree in School Counseling. In addition, she is also a National Certified Counselor.

Mrs. Theresa Onody

Ms. Muth



Assigned students with A-D, Grade 12, and students A-C 10 and 11


Mrs. Onody has been with Stroudsburg High School since 2008.  She graduated from Shippensburg University with a Bachelors of Arts in Psychology, and then receivd her Masters of School Counseling degree from Lehigh University.  She is currently also the National Honor Society advisor for the high school.

Mr. Bill Simonovich

Mr. Simonovich



Assigned students with L-RI, Grades 10-12

Bill Simonovich Has been a counselor at SHS for nine years. He is a graduate of Lycoming College and Shippensburg University. He has a BS in Psychology and a Masters of Education in Secondary Guidance and Counseling. He has coached varsity and junior varsity football.

Mrs. Karin Thornton

Mrs. ThorntonSchool Psychologist

Karin Thornton is the school psychologist for the High School. She also services Hamilton Elementary School. Karin has been in the school district for 15 years. Karin earned a Bachelor of Arts degree from Duquesne University. She earned a Master’s degree in Education and her School Psychology Certification from Temple University. Karin is married to Mr. Shawn Thornton. They have 2 children.