• Wappingers JHS School Counseling Office

    Wappingers School Counseling Mission Statement
    The 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.
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Cohort Year Grade Counselor Name Teams Phone Number Email Address
2023 7 Nostrand, Paul Team 7 Yellow, 7/8 Red and 7-8 Red 845-298-5200 ext. 21010 Paul.Nostrand@wcsdny.org
2023 7 Lowery, Christine Team 7 Blue 845-298-5200 ext. 21012 Christine.Lowery@wcsdny.org
2023 7 Peratikos, Elena Team 7 Green 845-298-5200 ext. 21013 Elena.Peratikos@wcsdny.org
2024 8 Nostrand, Paul Team 8 (Continue with Counselor from 7th Grade) 845-298-5200 ext. 21010 Paul.Nostrand@wcsdny.org
2024 8 Lowery, Christine Team 8 (Continue with Counselor from 7th Grade) 845-298-5200 ext. 21012 Christine.Lowery@wcsdny.org
2024 8 Peratikos, Elena Team 8 (Continue with Counselor from 7th Grade) 845-298-5200 ext. 21013 Elena.Peratikos@wcsdny.org
  • For any attendance questions or issues and/or to arrange parent/teacher meetings,  please call 298-5200, ext. 21009 to speak with Mrs. Phelan, Counseling Office, and Attendance Secretary.

    Please note the following:
    Parents may pick up homework in the Main Office at 3:00 pm.  Should parents come after 3:00 pm, the homework will be placed in a bin on the wall outside the main office. Please note; for a one or two-day absence, homework information should be available on individual teacher websites. Otherwise, for more than two days of absence, you can request homework from the Guidance Office, ext. 21009.


    About the Counselors
    Professional Qualifications:
    All permanently certified professional school counselors must possess a Masters 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.