Meet your School Counselor, Ms. Faith
Hello students and families. My name is M. Faith Rael, School Counselor at Victory High School. I look forward to getting to know you all this year! I have the joy of working with our students providing a variety of social, emotional, and career-readiness supports. I also collaborate with school staff and family members in order to encourage success in and out of the classroom. *Disclosure Statement*
Phone (307) 328-9250
"Every kid is one caring adult away from being a success story." - Josh Shipp
1. HOW DOES A STUDENT SEE THE COUNSELOR?
If a student would like to see the counselor, he/she should ask a teacher to go to the counseling office. Additionally, a student is welcome to see his/her counselor during lunchtime or before and after school.
Students will be seen immediately whenever possible. If the counselor is not available, the student may write his/her name on the counselor’s dry-erase board to request for the counselor send for him/her when possible.
2. HOW DOES A PARENT/GUARDIAN SEE A COUNSELOR?
Parents and guardians are welcome to meet with counselors and are asked to make appointments in advance, to ensure that the counselor will be available. You may call or email a counselor here to set-up a meeting.
3. WHY WOULD A STUDENT SEE A SCHOOL COUNSELOR?
A. Academic/Educational Counseling – Students sometimes have academic problems in areas including study habits, expectations, time management, organizational skills, and the level of the curriculum. A counselor may assist students in exploring solutions to these and other academic problems.
B. Personal/Social Counseling – A counselor may assist students to develop skills to interact more effectively with others, identify personal values, talents and interests and transition into and out of middle school. The counselor will also provide support and assistance to students and families in crisis and can provide referrals to outside agencies for more extensive assistance including counseling, evaluations or treatment.
C. Career/Vocational Counseling – A school counselor may assist students in career and college exploration.