school counselors provide individual counseling related to a variety of
emotional, social, and academic issues. They frequently collaborate
with other professionals such as the school social worker, school
nurse, and school psychologist in order to assess students" needs in a
comprehensive manner and for the purpose of effective and efficient
response to student concerns. The school counselors desire to help
students develop their talents and interests via the academic
experience while gaining an understanding of themselves.
In addition to offering
individual counseling, school counselors advise students regarding
course selections, promotion standards, and graduation requirements
while assisting with post-high school planning and preparation.
Resources in Student Services include college applications, college
guidebooks, financial aid applications, scholarship search tips,
information on a wide variety of careers, and SAT/AT registration
packets. Students may visit the resource area before or after school
and during lunch.
The Office of Student Services
operates from 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. each day; students see their
counselor by appointment except in emergency, crisis situations, or
during lunch. Parents should call the office to make an appointment
when they want to meet with their child"s counselor or if they would
like to schedule a parent/teacher conference. Parent/teacher
conferences are held at 8:10 a.m. or at a time mutually agreeable
between parent and teacher. Parents may also call the office to request
work if their child will be out of school for more than two days.
Kenya Redd - Director of Guidance
Salea Dennis - Guidance Clerk
Torson Brown - Counselor, School of Computer Technology
Tanya Hewett-Neal - Counselor, School of Pre-Engineering
Felicia Tubbs -Counselor, School of Biotechnology
Rose Brown - NCWise Data Manager
Doris Shumate - Registrar