The Mauldin High School Counseling Department is available to assist students and parents with various concerns. If you need to contact the Counseling Department, you may do so by using the appropriate e-mail address provided below or contacting guidance by phone at 864-355-6655 or by fax at 864-355-6645. Before calling, please use the tabs above to search for desired information.
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Marina Lewis, LMSW
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The Mauldin High School Counseling Department provides a comprehensive school counseling program that consists of the following components:
1. Guidance Curriculum – Structured developmental experiences presented systematically through classroom and small group activities.
a. Purpose – student awareness, skill development, and skill application
b. Areas Addressed – personal/social development, academic development, and career development.
2. Individual Planning – Activities that help all students plan, monitor, and manage their own learning as well as their personal and career development.
a. Purpose – student planning and goal setting
b. Areas Addressed
i. Personal and Social Planning: healthy self concepts, short and long term goals
ii. Academic Planning: study skills, academic requirements and opportunities, test requirements and use of test scores, appropriate course selection, lifelong learning
iii. Career Planning: labor market information, preparation requirements and opportunities, job options
3. Responsive Services – Activities that meet the immediate needs and concerns of students
a. Purpose – prevention and intervention
b. Areas Addressed
i. Academic Concerns – study skills
ii. School-related Concerns – tardiness, absences, misconduct, dropouts
iii. Personal Concerns – social and family relationships, grief/loss/death, substance abuse, stress
4. System Support – Management activities that establish, maintain, and enhance the total program.
a. Purpose – program delivery and support
b. Areas Addressed
i. Guidance Program Development
ii. Parent Education
iii. Teacher and Administrator Consultation
iv. Staff development for educators
v. School improvement planning
vi. Counselor’s professional development
vii. Research and publishing
viii. Community outreach
ix. Public relations
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Any Juniors interested in being nominated as a Junior Scholar, should sign-up in the school counseling office by March 27th. The School Counseling office will review the list of students that have signed up for consideration and review the college/universities Junior Scholar requirements and nominate all interested students that meet the requirements. Please remember to sign up to be considered for schools that you are considering attending as a post-secondary option. Junior Scholars can be eligible for college application fee waivers and scholarships, depending on the college/university. Juniors need to sign up by March 27th in the school counseling office. The schools participating in the Junior Scholars Programs are:
Seniors who are pursuing a STEM career can pick up an application in the counseling office for an opportunity to receive one of four $1500 scholarships provided by BASF. Applications are due back to Ms. Hyer by April 5th.
The Spring Exam Schedule is now available. Parents and students should note the shift to a block schedule beginning on May 13. Students and parents are reminded that no early dismissals are allowed during an exam time. Missed exams may only be made up with a medical excuse or principal approval.
Mauldin High School Administrators, Counselors, and Teachers enjoyed speaking with so many students and parents at both the Upperclassmen Curriculum Presentation, as well as the Rising Freshmen Curriculum Presentation. Both of the evening's presentations, as well as agendas, are available here.