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Student Assistance Team

The Student Assistance Team (SAT) is a group of teachers, support personnel, and administrators who have been trained to work with students who might be at risk because of various problems.  Members of the team are available to students seeking answers to personal problems or those who feel they need some help with any issue.  If a student feels they want to talk about something or just need some advice or help in any situation, they should feel free to speak to any of the trained members listed below.

   Any student can be referred to the Student Assistance Team using this on line form.

Mrs. Leanne Ryan Program Coordinator
Mrs. Eve Lyash Teacher
Miss Kasy Lewis Teacher
Mrs. Anne Darrup Guidance Counselor
Mrs. Carole Lubeskie Social Worker
Mrs. Juanita Howerter Teacher
Mrs. Kathy Schauer Teacher
Mrs. Lisa Varano Senior High School Principal
Mr. Pete Cheddar Superintendent

The Student Assistance Team deals with the following at-risk behaviors:

  • Drug and alcohol use and abuse
  • Depression and suicide
  • Eating disorders
  • Pregnancy
  • Physical and sexual abuse
  • Any drastic change in a student’s behavior, physical appearance, or peer relationships

Any teacher, parent, student, or community member can make a referral by speaking to a team member.

Meetings are held the first and third Thursday of the month.