Counseling Office Information

The mission of our counseling program is to provide a comprehensive counseling program that helps our students reach their potential. We are all master's level trained counselors. We work in conjunction with school staff, families, and community agencies to help students with personal, social, and academic needs. If you would like to contact your child’s counselor, please call the school at 828-232-4264.

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Counselors / Social Worker

Reasons to Contact Support Staff
There are a number of reasons for children to seek out a counselor at school. The times that we live in can be difficult and stressful. Many personal and school-related problems have a direct impact on a child’s ability to learn. School counselors and support staff provide a safe and confidential environment for all students. Some reasons to contact student support staff are:

  • School Problems

  • Academic Concerns

  • Home Problems/Family issues

  • Peer/Friend issues

  • Bullying behavior

  • Medical Issues

  • Attendance Concerns

  • Career Interests

  • College Exploration

  • Assistance with school supplies, food, clothing, and other needs

  • Tobacco/drug/alcohol use

  • Connection to community support services

  • Trauma

  • Depression

  • Grief/Loss 

  • Stress/Anxiety

  • Changes/transition

Support Services Offered

  • Individual Counseling

  • Small Group Counseling

  • Classroom Guidance Lessons

  • Peer Mediation

  • Academic Counseling

  • Career Planning

  • Connecting Families to Community Resources

  • School Transitions

  • New Student Registration and Orientation

School Counselors Make a world of difference