• Asheville High School & SILSA Counseling

    We Are Committed to Success for All Students

    Welcome to the AHS/SILSA Counseling home page!

    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.


    Looking for your Counselor? Visit the Counseling Staff page! We are here for you!

    Important Announcements:

    • April 26, 2022 @6pm: Representation Matters: “Preparing Young Black and African American Men for College” inviting high school and college students (panelist will consist of a school counselor, college advisor, admissions representative, etc.). Click here to register



    Cap and Gown orders for the Class of 2022 are now open! Graduation will be on Thursday, June 9 at AHS. 

    All final payments are due by March 15, 2022

    Please see these links for more info about available products:

    Senior Graduation Assembly - English

    Senior Graduation Assembly - Spanish

    Grad Celebration Guide

    Class Ring Design Guide

    To place your cap and gown orders, please follow these instructions:

    1. Visit www.wncgrad.com

    2. Click "Click to order online"

    3. Search for your school name: Asheville High School or SILSA, click "Next"

    4. For caps and gowns, click "Shop Grad Products"

    5. View packages. For cap, gown, and tassel package only, scroll to the bottom and click the green button "Continue Shopping"

      • Continue clicking "Continue Shopping" until you get to the "Graduation A La Carte" tab

      • The cap, gown, tassel, and diploma set is available there for $75

    6. Any questions about your orders and payments should be directed to WNC Grad via the contact info on their website. AHS and SILSA do not handle orders or transactions.