Counselor's Corner

School counselors are trained to provide guidance and counseling services to help students develop academically, personally, and socially.

The middle school counselor:

  • Assists parents and teachers in helping children
  • Conducts classroom guidance activities
  • Provides individual and small group counseling
  • Coordinates school-wide guidance activities
  • Consults with outside agencies

A child may see the counselor for:

  • Study skills
  • Academic planning and career exploration
  • Issues with friends
  • New situations
  • Difficult decisions
  • Success & Accomplishments
  • Family Concerns
  • Happy occasions
  • Dealing with grief, loss, or illness
  • Any other area of concern

How can a student see the counselor?

  • Student support team referral
  • Teacher referral
  • Administrative referral
  • Parental referral
  • Self-Referral 

The school counselor is NOT:

  • A Disciplinarian
  • An Administrator
  • A Social Worker
  • A Therapist
Counseling Staff: 

Katie Row, 
Counselor Grades 6 (M-Z) & 8

Allissa Thomas 
Counselor Grade 6(A-L) 7

Julie Walton
Counseling Dept. Secretary
The Mehlville School District strictly prohibits discrimination and harassment against employees, students or others on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, or sex including pregnancy, sexual orientation, and gender identity and other characteristics protected by law. The following individuals have been designated to handle inquiries regarding the non-discrimination policies: contact Adam Smith at 314-467-5006 or [email protected].