School Counseling

A note from your School Counselors:

In light of our current situation, students (and families) may have trouble coping with the ever changing events as well as the media and social media pervasiveness. Please follow this link for a comprehensive list of local resources should you find yourself or your family in need of support while students remain out of school.

Additionally, the school counselors remain available via email to address student needs related to academic progress, college and career readiness, etc.



School counselors are licensed educators who improve student success for ALL students by implementing a comprehensive school counseling curriculum. Learn more about the role of school counselors by following this link.


While all of the school counselors welcome the opportunity to meet with students, it is our intention to keep class disruptions to a minimum. For that reason, students are asked to make appointments to see their counselor whenever possible, rather than asking to be excused from class time.

Each school counselor has an appointment clipboard in the common area of the Guidance Office. Students should request an appointment by signing their counselor's board before or after school or during lunch. Counselors will check their list, within 2 school days, and make appointments to see students who have signed up. Passes will be given to students. Students should not be sent from class to see their counselor without an appointment except in an emergency situation.

Parents wishing to make appointments with their child's counselor should contact the counselor over the phone or by e-mail. Should parents need to contact their child in case of an emergency, please contact the school office at x200.


School Counselors

Elizabeth Griffin, x248

Rachel Kerrigan, x252

Sheila Leonard, x245

Jennifer McGuire, Teacher Leader for Guidance x247


Administrative Assistants

Janice Watterson, x210

Deirdre L'Italien, x253


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