School Counselors

  • Provide a comprehensive program that meets the academic, emotional-social, and career needs of ALL students.
  • Work confidentially with students and inform stakeholders of critical information when ethically necessary.
  • Implement effective interventions for students but are not therapists or miracle workers.

What is the difference between a school counselor and therapist?

School Counselor

  • Check-in, short-term care.

  • Can support students with basic counseling such as goal setting, mindfulness, coping skills, understanding feelings, and more.

  • Available during the school day.

Mental Health Therapist

  • Long-term care.

  • Can diagnosis and treat students with a greater need and/or desire for support.

  • Often available during the school day, evenings, and weekends.

Academic Counseling

  • Learning By Choice

    As required by RCW 28A.225.290, the Office of the Superintendent of Public Instruction (OSPI) publishes Learning by Choice every year. This guide outlines the various enrollment options for parents/guardians and students. The guide is available on the OSPI Web site.

    We are notifying you, as required in the statute, of the guide’s availability. If you have any questions, please don't hesitate to contact us.

    The guide contains information on various enrollment options for students in Washington State, including but not limited to:

    • Running Start
    • High School Completion Program
    • Interdistrict Transfers


Office Hours

8:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. (M, T, Th)
8:30 a.m. - 12 p.m. (W)
Office Closed Friday



Cameron Whitney
Secondary Counselor

Tracy Schellberg
Elementary Counselor