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    Buck Lodge Middle School Guidance Department

    Welcome Letter from the Professional School Counselors

    What do Professional School Counselors do?

    School Counselors spend 70% of their time working with students directly. These direct services are provided to students one-on-one, in small groups and in the classroom setting. Direct services may include but are not limited to:

    • School Counseling Curriculum (classroom lessons)
    • College and Career Readiness Counseling (see college and career readiness section for expanded description of services)
    • Personal/Social Counseling and Peer-to-Peer Problem Solving
    • Academic Advising and Course Selection
    • Developing the Personal Education Plan (PEP)
    • Career Assessment
    • College and Career Selection and Application Processes
    • Test Interpretation (SAT,PSAT, MSA, HSA)
    • School Crisis Intervention
    Ms. Janita Harrell - Professional School Counselor: 


    Ms. Amanda Higgins - Professional School Counselor:


    Ms. Ana Romero - Professional School Counselor:

    Ana Romero


    Ms. Escobar - Registrar



    Ms. Diana Ramirez - Guidance Secretary


    Ms. Cindy Villatoro - Community Coordinator