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

Please reach out to your school counselor at any time!

7th Grade Counselor - Allissa Thomas
314-467-7701
thomasa@msdr9.org

6th and 8th Grade Counselor - Katie Row
314-467-7702
rowk@msdr9.org

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