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Archbishop Stepinac High School


Archbishop Stepinac High School provides a Guidance counselor to each student. The Guidance counselor works with the students and parents on academic progress, social development, and personal development. Guidance counselors meet with students individually an in group sessions. Parents are encouraged to contact their son’s Guidance counselor whenever the need arises.

Guidance Staff

Mr. Joseph Grosso, Director
946-4800, extension 241

Ms. Teresa Solimine, Counselor
946-4800, extension 240

Mr. Ken Barger, Counselor
946-4800, extension 380

College Counseling

Mrs. Maria Buda, Director
946-4800, extension 242

Mrs. Cynthia Kilkelly, Counselor
946-4800, extension 234

Mrs. Lisa Cappiello, Counselor
946-4800, extension 359

Guidance Services

Students having trouble in any academic subject should see their guidance counselor. Free tutoring will be arranged with a National Honor Society student or teacher before or after school.

Testing Accommodations
Students with a current 504/IEP are eligible for testing accommodations after consultation with a guidance counselor. Guidance counselors will prepare and submit application for testing accommodations with College Board (SAT) and ACT program.

Guidance personnel will consult with and refer student/parents to local health professionals at the request of the family.

Additional Services
College Symposiums, Financial Aid Workshop, Free SAT Practice Exams with thorough explanation of results. On-Site SAT Preparation Program through Kaplan Test Prep and Revolution Prep.

Individual Guidance
  • Assist students with academic and career issues.
  • Advise students in course selection process.
  • Prepare students for college entrance exams (SAT/ACT/SAT Subject Tests).
  • Advise students on test taking strategies.
  • Manage college application process.
  • Track school graduation requirements.
  • Develop letters of recommendation for job, college and scholarship applications.
  • Promote academic achievement.
Personal Counseling
  • Mediation and Short term counseling; self-esteem, relationships, personal issues.
  • Coordinate parent-teacher conferences.