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Upcoming Events:


College Rep Visits to RHS 2023  Updated 11/7

Mon 9/18 @ 12:45p Hobart & William Smith Colleges

Tues 9/19 @ 12p Western Connecticut State University

Wed 9/27 @ 9a SUNY Potsdam

Wed 9/27 @12:45p Marist College

Thurs 9/28 @ 10:30a SUNY New Paltz

Tues 10/3 @ 11:15a Alfred University

Wed 10/4 @ 10:30 Columbia-Greene Community College

Thurs 10/5 @ 1p St Bonaventure University 

Thurs 10/12 @ 11:15a Dartmouth College

Thurs 10/12 @ 12:45p University of Connecticut

Fri 10/13 @ 11:15a SUNY Plattsburgh

Fri 10/13 @ 12p Worcester Polytechnic Institute

Fri 10/13 @ 12:45p Oberlin College

Mon 10/16 @ 11:15a Binghamton University

Mon 10/16 @ 12p Russell Sage College 

Mon 10/16 @ 12:45p University of Scranton

Tues 10/17 @ 12p SUNY Purchase

Tues 10/17 @12:45p University of Rhode Island

Fri 10/20 @ 8:45a Bard College

Mon 10/23 @ 9am Syracuse University

Mon 10/23 @ 12p University at Albany

Tues 10/24 @ 12p St Lawrence University

Fri 10/27 @ 10:30a SUNY Delhi

Wed 11/1 @ 9:45a SUNY Oswego

Thurs 11/2 @ 10a SUNY Oneonta

Thurs 11/2 @ 10:30 Dickinson College

Fri 11/3 @ 10:30a Clarkson University

Mon 11/6 @ 12p Mercy University

Thurs 11/9 @12:45p Iona University

Tues 11/28 @ 11a US Navy

Thurs 11/30 @9a MECA Maine College of Art & Design

Thurs 12/7 @ 9a  SCAD Savannah College of Art and Design




Dear Parents/Guardians: Guidance Word Collage

Rhinebeck High School's Guidance Department is here to help students thrive with encouragement and support. We are dedicated to assisting each individual student in their development of a plan to help them achieve their academics in school and goals in life.






Please contact us with any of your concerns

Robert Heywood, School Counselor - [email protected];

Jeff Palazzolo, School Counselor - [email protected]

Megan Rodier, School Social Worker - [email protected];

Cassi Wintermantel, School Psychologist - [email protected]

Student Request for Late Arrival/Early Dismissal form

Link to faculty webpages


Local Resources

Astor Services in Hyde Park & Rhinebeck continue to offer services via telemental health services and are accepting new clients. Please contact their main number at 845-233-2935

Dutchess County Helpline: A 24 hour helpline, available seven days a week to assist in a mental health crisis: 877-485-9700

Rhinebeck High School Guidance Staff  

School Counselors
Mr. Jeffrey Palazzolo845-871-5500 x5504

[email protected]

Mr. Robert Heywood 845-871-5500 x5506

[email protected]

Counselor Assistants
Ms. Sheryl Mulkins 845-871-5500 x5505

Ms. Lisa Gillman 845-871-5500 x5507

(High School CEEB Code - 334715)

45 North Park Road, Rhinebeck, NY 12572
Telephone: 845-871-5500 Fax: 845-871-5562

Students can access their Naviance accounts to explore careers, do a college search, build a resume, etc. Please contact your student's School Counselor or our College & Career Advisor for help accessing your Naviance account. Naviance Parent/Student Portal

Our school counselors are here to School assist students in developing their academic, personal, social and career/college skills. Students, parents and/or guardians are encouraged to meet with your child's school counselor on an ongoing basis.

The 2022-23 Course Catalog is an invaluable tool for high school and post-high school planning. It provides an overview of the guidance program, graduation requirements as well as course descriptions.