Counselors at McKay

Mission Statement:

The comprehensive school counseling program at McKay High School focuses on the empowerment of all students
to maximize their potential in post-secondary education and the world of work.

Freshmen – A – Le – Joshua Lane
Freshmen – Lo – Z – Sydney Piras

10th Grade – Alpha A – L- Merri Bath-McDonald
10th Grade – Alpha M – Z – Dawn Piersma|

11th Grade – Alpha A – Fu – Jennifer Strong
11th Grade – Alpha G – Me – Virginia Antunez
11th Grade – Aplha Mi – Z – Lonnie Duran

12th Grade – Alpha A – Gan – Jennifer Strong
12th Grade – Alpha Gar – Ma – Virginia Antunez
10th Grade – Alpha Mb – Pa – Dawn Piersma|
12th Grade – Aplha Pe – Z – Lonnie Duran

Parent Outreach Coordinator – Ronnie Brooks

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What We Do:

Academic Support: Assisting students to succeed in the classroom.

  • Letters of Recommendation
  • Academic Resources (Mentoring and Tutoring)
  • Study Skills
  • Test Taking Strategies
  • Graduation Tracking
  • Scheduling and forecasting
  • 504 Plan Coordination

College and Career Readiness: Provide support and resources for students for life after high school.

  • Assisting with College Applications
  • College Research
  • Career Research
  • FAFSA Support
  • Scholarships
  • Letters of Recommendation

Social/Emotional:  Assist students in a variety of social emotional needs. While we are not licensed therapists, we are trained to support students with a variety of needs.

  • Depression
  • Anxiety
  • Grief/Loss
  • Stress Management
  • Healthy Relationships
  • Social Skills Development
  • Anger Management
  • Self-Harm/Suicidal Idealization
  • Sexual Orientation
  • Gender Identity

Recent Counseling Posts

Oregon Gear Up – A Great Resource for low-income Students

November 15th, 2019|Comments Off on Oregon Gear Up – A Great Resource for low-income Students

Student and families please check out Oregon Gear Up. It is an organization supporting low- income student to enter and succeed in postsecondary education. Check out their website for more information!