Manitou Springs High School Counseling Department

Newsletter (2021-22)

Meet the Team

The Manitou Springs High School Counseling team is here to help all student navigate their high school experience and prepare for college and beyond. Please check this website often to stay up to date and reference back to important information often.

WE ARE HERE FOR YOU! So don't hesitate to reach out.

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Michele Mandel Student last names A-K Counselor Request form

Mmandel@mssd14.org 719-685-2015

Alisha Strupp- Student last names L-Z Counselor Request Form

Astrupp@mssd14.org 719-685-2059

Jennifer Trainor Gifted and Talented Coordinator 6-12th grade

Jtrainor@mssd14.org719-685-2050

Maggie Ellias- School Social Worker 6-12th grade

Mellias@mssd14.org

Meleah Perkins- Counseling Registrar

Mperkins@mssd14.org 719-685-2067

Our office hours are 7:30 am-3:30 pm.

Remember, if there is a mental health or safety concern call 911


As school counselors, we fulfill many roles to promote positive development in the following areas:

Academic, College and career, and Social/Emotional- this includes:

  • Individual counseling

  • Small group counseling

  • Participate in student success and intervention meetings

  • Observe students in various school environments

  • Consult and collaborate with parents, teachers, administrators, social workers and students

  • Respond to school crises and emergency situations

  • Provide information and resources to parents

  • Support students in the classroom and extracurricular activities and much much more!





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