Counselor Corner


Begich Middle School
Welcome to the 2016-17 school year 
Our mission: To identify and support our students' academic and social, emotional needs.
Our Vision: To reach every student in a meaningful way.  



As Begich Middle School Counselors, we strive to:

1. Help facilitate a smooth transition into middle school

2. Provide a supportive learning environment 

3. Assist with concerns or problems that arise

4. Provide Brief and Solution Focused counseling

5. Provide support and resources to parents 



MAP TESTING INFORMATION

Fall Testing Window: September 6 - September 27

Winter Testing Window: December 5 - December 23

Spring Testing Window: April 10 - April 28




Parent Resources

stopbullying.gov - Up-to-date articles, conversation starters and videos to help with bullying issues

kidsinthehouse.com - Website dedicated to the issues that arise in our families

KnowBullying free app from SAMHSA - Conversation starters and informational videos

Rude vs. Mean vs. Bullying: Defining the Differences by Signe Whitson

Call LIFELINE at 1-800-273-TALK (8255) to talk if you feel helpless or hopeless



Please contact us at any time regarding your student


Dept. Chair
Carolyn Butler Harley
6th Grade
907-742-0524

Shelley Atkinson
8th Grade
907-742-0516

Kristi Bryers
7th Grade
907-742-0520

Michael Pinkney
Transitions/Intervention Counselor
pinkey_michael@asdk12.org

Ray Johnson
Special Services Counselor
johnson_ray@asdk12.org