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Teens and Accountability 
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Time Management  
Teens and Stress: How to Keep Stress in Check
Stress Management 
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College Application Essays 
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About the Counseling Department
The DSA Counseling Department, consisiting of Head Counselor, Dr. Morgan and Data Specialist, Ms. Crawley, is committed to serving students in grades 8-12 with academic advisement, college and career readiness, and personal-social support.  Our goal is to provide quality service to students while increasing their readiness for the "real-world" through guided self-direction.
Please see our COUNSELING HANDBOOK below for details regarding Schedule Changes, Online Courses, MOWR, Senior Information, Scholarships and much more.   
DSA had two STAR students this year!  These two young ladies were recognized for scoring above a 1360 on their SAT and for being in the top 10% of their class (unofficially)!  CONGRATULATIONS to Amy Brooks Coon and Holyn Thigpen.  We would also like to recognize the two STAR Teachers they selected:  Mr. Martin Buccafusco and Mr. Jeremy Landes, respectively. 
See pictures from the STAR Luncheon, below!  
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