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Guidance

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Lisa MacLean M.Ed., C.A.G.S.
Certified Secondary School Counselor, Grades 5-12.
Certified School Adjustment Counselor, K-12.
Certified Social Studies Teacher, Grades 9-12 Cert# 262698
Email: maclean@maynard.k12.ma.us

Renee Muise, M.S. (Students with last names I-Z)
Certified Secondary School Counselor Grades 5-12
Email: rmuise@maynard.k12.ma.us

Elizabeth Schuster, M.A. (Students with last names A-H)
Certified Secondary School Counselor Grades 5-12
Email: eschuster@maynard.k12.ma.us


Call for homework requests, update student data, or second mailing addresses, obtain copies of student records, make counselor or teacher appointments or to leave messages for teachers.
The office is open from 7:30 AM - 3:00 PM, Monday through Friday.
The office is closed during vacations.
Contact: Phone 978-897-0406
Fax 978-897-6089


GUIDANCE curriculum works in conjunction with the Massachusetts Health Framework. Since good health is linked with better school performance, schools have a vested interest in preventing risk behaviors that have a negative impact on health. The Guidance Department is the central agency for addressing these behaviors. Children’s first and continuing teachers are parents, guardians, and families who are influential in making appropriate health decisions. Guidance helps to build a bridge of communication between families and schools to facilitate healthy decision making by students.

Services are available to all students and parents as needed.

1. Educational, college and career planning and counseling.
2. Scheduling and orientation of new students.
3. Review of Student’s educational progress.
4. Modification of student’s schedules.
5. Information sharing and consultation with parents.
6. Guidance Career and Information Center.
7. Referrals to community resources.
8. Student/teacher/parent conferences.
9. Short term personal counseling.
10. Referral to community mental health services.

Mission Statement

The mission of the school counseling department at Maynard High School is to assist students in achieving their goals through life-long learning and providing a comprehensive program that will assist students in acquiring 21st century skills.  Our program addresses the academic, career, and personal/social needs of all of our students enabling them to become productive citizens. We embrace individual differences and insure that all students are valued and respected.  We uphold high ethical standards and affirm the principles of democracy, equality, and justice.

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