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

WPCC Career and College Promise Counselor
Josh Berry
At EBHS on Monday and Tuesday
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


Schedule Changes for the upcoming school year will be held on campus from 8-11:30am and 1-3pm on the following dates: 
Monday, August 14th- Rising Seniors 
Tuesday, August 15th- Rising Juniors 
Wednesday, August 16th- Rising Sophomores and Freshmen

Please note administrative approval will be required for all schedule change requests and last years registration cards will be on hand for administrative review.  Mrs. Fortenberry and Mr. Mace will be on hand on these days to review and approve all schedule requests prior to working with your school counselor.  Schedules Changes will be considered for approval based on the following reasons ONLY: 

1- A senior who needs to change a class to a graduation requirement.
2- If a student is academically misplaced - For example, the Student was recommended by the teacher for Honors or Pre-AP level, but is in a CP level class.
3- If the student is has not previously taken or has failed a prequisite for a currently scheduled course- For example, Spanish 2 is scheduled but the student has not had or passed Spanish 1
4- If the student has an incomplete schedule for either 1st or 2nd semester. 

Band,Chorus, AP classes and ROTC will not be dropped without approval from the EBHS administration.


Meet your Teacher Night will be held on Tuesday, August 22nd from 4-6pm.  

Any student who has recently moved into our district and is wishing to enroll at EBHS for the upcoming school year, please call the school to set up an appointment for the week of August 21st and to pick up an enrollment packet.  We will also need a current transcript, discipline and attendance records  from your previous school. 

College Day for Juniors and Seniors will be held on our campus Friday, September 15th from 8:30-9:30 am.  Please see your counselor to pick up your admissions ticket. 

Attention EBHS graduates and former students:  If you are needing a copy of your school record or transcript for college, employment, the military or any verification purpose please visit http://burkenc.scriborder.com

Vanderbilt University "Vandy Fan Day" provides high school sophomores and juniors of diverse socioeconomic backgrounds with information about Vanderbilt University, the admissions process and admissions requirements.  This event is scheduled for Saturday, November 11th, 2017. For more information, please see your school counselor



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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