Counseling and Guidance

Joshua Faulkner
K-12 Counselor

What is a School Counselor?
A School Counselor will listen to students about their concerns and challenges, and will assist the students in finding the best possible solutions.


What can I talk about with the School Counselor?

  • Academics 
  • College and Career Planning 
  • Personal problems
  • Social issues
  • Family concerns

The information shared between the students and the school counselor is Confidential and protected by South Dakota law.

Exceptions:

  • Someone is hurting the student.

  • The student is hurting someone.

  • The student is hurting themselves. 

  • The student gives permission to share. 

You may contact your student's counselor anytime for any reasons or concerns that you may have. 

joshua.faulkner@k12.sd.us

ACT Code: 420 - 477

 

High School Phone Number (605) 925-4214
Elementary School Phone Number (605) 925-4216
 

“Anything that’s human is mentionable, and anything that is mentionable can be more manageable. When we can talk about our feelings, they become less overwhelming, less upsetting, and less scary. The people we trust with that important talk can help us know that we are not alone.” - Fred Rogers

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