Wappingers JHS School Counseling OfficeWappingers School Counseling Mission StatementThe WCSD School Counseling program supports students socially, emotionally, and academically to enhance school achievement, to ensure all students reach their full potential; become productive members of our community and are lifelong learners.
WJHS School Counseling Department(845) 298-5200 Ext. 21009CounselorsMichele Wells: firstname.lastname@example.orgMichelle Califano: email@example.comElena Peratikos: firstname.lastname@example.orgSecretary (substitute)Cherrine Morrison - email@example.com
If you have any concerns or questions, you can reach out to your counselor via email. If you need to speak with one of us, please make that request via email and we'll set that up during regular school hours. We recommend that you email your classroom teacher if you have a question regarding a specific class assignment or specific class question.We have created a collection of resources to help during stressful times. Acess the information via this link:A major key to success is time management and discipline. Here are some tips:
- Make a schedule and stick to it
- Create a study space
- Stick to one task at a time
- Stay well-rested
- Get rid of distractions
- Create a calendar to keep track of assignments
- Communicate with teachers and counselors
About the Counselors
All permanently certified professional school counselors must possess a Master's degree and meet other certification requirements as defined by the New York State Education Department. Junior high school counselors have training and experience in understanding the developmental needs of eleven to fifteen-year-olds and are competent in counseling, consulting, and coordinating.