East Burke High School Counselors

Ms. Amanda Peck
Department Chairperson
9-12th grade students last names A-G
Ext. 3519
apeck@burke.k12.nc.us

Mrs. Connie Thompson
9-12th grade students last names H-P
Ext. 3520
cthompson@burke.k12.nc.us

Mr. Sam Wall
9-12th grade students last names Q-Z
Ext. 3521
swall@burke.k12.nc.us



Attendance/Counseling Secretary

Ms. Danielle Hood
Ext. 3517
dhood@burke.k12.nc.us

Please feel free to email or contact us!!! We are here to help and assist in any way possible. 




Burke County Public Schools take all allegations of bullying seriously when reported to any staff or administration at the school. Upon receipt of the complaint, the principal or designee will investigate the merits of the complaint. The parent and student will be notified within 24 hours regarding the findings. Please let administration know if you have any concerns regarding bullying at the school. 


Counseling Services

Professional school counselors are trained in both education and counseling, allowing them to function as a facilitator between parents, teachers, and students in matters concerning the student’s goals, abilities and any areas needing improvement. School Counselors are professional educators with a mental health perspective who understand and respond to the challenges presented by today’s diverse student population.

· Individual and small group counseling

· Crisis intervention counseling

· Conflict resolution and peer facilitation

· Consultation/collaboration

· Referrals

· Student Advocacy

· Advocate for individual students

· Advocate for change in the school and in the district

· Raise awareness of issues conflicting with 21st century learning.


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​ ​EBHS ACT & SAT CODE: 341 928 (also called CEEB Code or college code)​ If you do not list this code EBHS will not receive a copy of your scores.




Announcements


Electronic Transcripts on CFNC.org The migration of historical data from NC WISE to PowerSchool is now complete, and students who graduated summer 2012 or before can now request e-transcripts on CFNC.org. Depending upon which school the student graduated and what year that school converted to NC WISE, students may be able to request e-transcripts on CFNC.org as far back as 2003 (41 schools converted to NCWISE in 2003) or it could only go as far back as 2009 (all schools converted to NC WISE by then). To request transcripts, current and former students should go to CFNC.org and click on Apply → To College → Transcript Manager. 

Guiding Our Children Through Transitions: High School (A toolkit for parents produced by NBC and Education Nation)

Boston University Summer Term
Boston University is offering 5 exciting programs for high school students. High School Honors, RISE Internship/Practicum, Academic Immersion, Summer Challenge, and Summer Preview. See Mrs. Thompson for more information. 

Duke Summer Academy
 Duke Summer Academy is offering more of its dynamic courses than ever before.  Whether you want to spend this summer implementing your business ideas, building the foundation for a career in biomedical engineering, or building up community service hours to strengthen your college application, we have a course for you.  
Check out the list below to get a taste of what we are offering next summer:
 The Global Leader – Develop leadership skills and put them into practice as you learn about world diplomacy.
The Global Entrepreneur – Improve your skills in problem solving, risk analysis, creativity, ingenuity, and teamwork to become a cutting-edge innovator.
The Global Incubator – Take your idea to the next level and make your entrepreneurial dreams a reality.
The Global Giver – Give back by learning about philanthropy from the ground up, and earn 60 hours community service hours.
The Global Researcher – Learn about biomedical engineering research and experience a real Duke laboratory.
 Interested in learning more?  Check out our full course descriptions.

Attention Juniors who took the PSAT
Here is a video about understanding your score report
Here is a video directed toward parents about understanding your score


Interested in Studying Abroad??? 
Scholarship information as well as the application can be found on SPI’s Scholarship & Fundraising page. For students wanting to participate without a scholarship, we will likely continue to accept enrollments after the deadline so long as there is space available in their desired program. Families can learn more as well as enroll online, www.spiabroad.com.




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