Wappingers Junior High School


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School Counseling Office
School Counselors and Team Assignments:
Mr. Paul Nostrand- Counselor in Charge; Teams 7 Yellow, 8 Yellow, 7-8 Red, & 7/8 Red
Mrs. Christine Lowery; Teams 7 Blue, 8 Blue, & 7 Red
Ms. Elena Peratikos; Teams 7 Green, 8 Green, & 8 Red 
Counselors' extensions:
Christine Lowery, ext. 21012
Paul Nostrand, ext. 21010
Elena Peratikos, ext. 21013
For attendance questions or issues and 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 between 2:45 and 3:15.  Should parents come after 3:15 the homework will be placed in a bin on the wall outside the main office.

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.


Check out the 2014 Wappingers Junior High Career Day