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 


Fall Testing Window: September 6 - September 27

Winter Testing Window: December 5 - December 23

Spring Testing Window: April 10 - April 28

Parent Resources - Up-to-date articles, conversation starters and videos to help with bullying issues - 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

Shelley Atkinson
8th Grade

Kristi Bryers
7th Grade

Michael Pinkney
Transitions/Intervention Counselor

Ray Johnson
Special Services Counselor