Counseling Office

Mrs. Mary Beth Miller 
Assigned Students A-E
[email protected]

Ext. 1522

Mrs. Shauna Hunt

Assigned Students M-R
[email protected] 
Ext 1524

Mrs. LeeAnn Guido

School Social Worker
[email protected] 
Ext. 1526

Mrs. Susan Strackhouse
Admin. Assistant/High School Registrar
[email protected] 
Ext. 1520

Mr. Charles Rhoads
Assigned Students F-L
[email protected] 
Ext. 1523

Mr. Mat Anselmino

Assigned Students S-Z
[email protected]  
Ext. 1525

Ms. Melissa Demchak
School Social Worker
[email protected]
Ext. 1521

Counseling Office Fax Number:  412-492-1267

High School Attendance

Lisa Hays
Admin. Assistant/Attendance 

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SAHS School Counselor/Social Worker Class code: 3fjqdug 
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Shaler Area School Counselor/School Social Worker Google Site:
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The Backpack Initiative is a program that was established to assist district students in need of weekend food supplies. The program is open to any student currently enrolled in Shaler Area School District in Kindergarten through 12th grade. Each family participating in this program will receive a bag packed with child friendly, single serving snacks and easily prepared meals each week. 

Current Student Transcript Request

Please complete the form below separately for each college/trade school/scholarship etc. that needs an OFFICIAL TRANSCRIPT.  An Official Transcript will be sent directly to specified recipient. If you would like us to send any letters of recommendation (LOR), please email your counselor to request the LOR be sent as well.  Transcripts will be sent within 10 days of request.

Please complete the form below for PDF of your UNOFFICIAL transcript. You can use this PDF for EVERY scholarship requesting an UNOFFICIAL transcript.  The PDF file will be sent for your use. PLEASE ONLY SUBMIT ONE REQUEST PER QUARTER.  Grades post to the transcript about 1 week after report cards are issued, if you would like your most current grades to be included, please wait to request until then. 

Free/Reduced Lunch- extra benefits if you qualify!

As you may know, all students in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania are eligible to receive a free breakfast and lunch for the entire 2021-22 school year (or until funding runs out).  The District offers healthy meals every school day. Children need healthy meals to learn.

Despite the fact that every student is eligible for free meals at school, we are encouraging families to complete the application for free and reduced meals, as there are other benefits for students at the secondary level that are only available to families who have applied and qualify.  Some of these additional benefits include:
-AP Testing Fee Reduction
-ACT/SAT/PSAT Testing Fee Waivers
-College Application Fee Waivers
-50% fee reduction for summer school
-Continued free/reduced meals if funding is exhausted prior to the end of the school year
-30-day grace period where benefits continue at the start of the next school year

Even if you did not qualify in a previous year, family income levels and requirements change, so we encourage you to reapply this year.  For those families that qualified in a previous year, a new application must be completed per government regulations.

How to Apply:
For the fastest way to apply and to see if you qualify, visit: https://www.schoolcafe.com/ 
-Parents/Guardians are able to submit a Free or Reduced-Priced Meal Application for their school age children at any time throughout the school year;
-If you previously applied for this benefit and did not qualify during the school year, you may apply again should your income change at any point during the school year;
-If you apply for free or reduced-price school meals online through “School Café” or COMPASS, you do not need to submit a paper application.
-If you do not have access to apply online, you may complete a paper application (available on the district webpage) and return it to Sue McElhinny @ Central Office, 1800 Mt. Royal Blvd, Glenshaw, PA 15116.
-If you need additional information or need assistance with the online application please contact Sue McElhinny at [email protected]  or LeeAnn Guido, SAHS social worker at [email protected].

Post-Secondary Planning Night

The High School Counseling Office hosted a virtual parent/student evening to discuss important topics related to post-secondary planning.  If you attended, thank you for joining us! Please see our Google Classroom for the information presented! Click here to see, your student must be logged in!
1800 Mt. Royal Boulevard     Glenshaw, PA. 15116     P 412-492-1200     F 412-492-1236
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