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-Pi
Ext. 3520
cthompson@burke.k12.nc.us

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


Attendance/Counseling Secretary

Mrs. Teresa McDowell
Ext. 3522
tmcdowell@burke.k12.nc.us

School Counselor Intern

Ms. Erickah Thao

WPCC Career and College Promise Counselor
Josh Berry
At EBHS on Monday and Tuesday
Ext. 3518
jberry@wpcc.edu


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

PSAT
Attention Juniors- The PSAT will be given October 16th here at EBHS. The PSAT helps prepare you for the SAT and qualifies you for the National Merit Scholarship. See Mrs. Thompson by September 13th to sign up. Cost is $17

FAFSA Information
The FAFSA Window Opens October 1st. How to Complete the FAFSA
Here is a video that makes the FAFSA completion process much less intimidating through its step-by-step instructions and explanations.  
NC College Application Month
nccountdowntocollege.org
College Application Week is October 21-25, 2019, click link to see which schools will be accepting fee waivers this week. 





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)


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






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