Asheville High School & SILSA Counseling

We Are Committed to Success for All Students

Our goal is to provide a comprehensive School Counseling program that supports the academic, personal, social, and post-secondary planning needs of all students. We are masters-level trained School Counselors that maintain current licensure and credentials to meet the ever-changing needs of our students.

Who do I contact if...

My child will miss a day(s) of school?

AHS Students: SILSA Students:

My child is having difficulty in a class? Email the teacher directly. Email addresses are

My child needs help picking classes/needs a therapist referral/needs help applying to college? Your counselor

My child is reporting being bullied/seeing bullying? See the Report Bullying page

I need help logging onto my child's Canvas account? Email the teacher directly

My child needs a transcript (current students only)? Click here - students must be logged into their ACS Gmail

My child needs to pay a fee? Chris Pohlman:

I need AIG Information? Ashley Free: or visit the AIG website

My child wants to play a sport but I do not know the coach to email? Lance Abernathy:

I need Driver's Ed information? Sign-ups are at Please contact Coach Vette with any questions

I need a Work Permit? Must be obtained through the NC Department of Labor. Click here

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