HOW DO I ACCESS A SCHOOL COUNSELOR?
Each student is assigned a counselor who can assist them with general information and resources for success at Burke High School.
Each counselor is also an "expert" or "specialist" in one area and will work with all students. The specialized areas are: College & Career/Occupational, Social-Emotional, Academic Records, and School Counseling Director.
In addition, each day, one of the counselors is on duty to handle daily responses to questions, phone calls and other immediate needs, especially if the requested counselor is not available. The "Counselor of the Day" is publicized each day in the Bulletin and Posted at the entrance to the Counseling Center.
WHEN CAN STUDENTS ACCESS A SCHOOL COUNSELOR?
The counseling department is open Monday through Friday from 7:00a.m. until 3:45p.m. Students can come to the Counseling Center without a pass before school, at lunchtime, after school. However, in the case of an urgent situation, teachers may choose to send a student to see a counselor during class time. Students should come to the Counseling Center from class or study hall with a pass.
WHEN CAN PARENTS OR GUARDIANS ACCESS A SCHOOL COUNSELOR?
Parents/Guardians may access a school counselor by calling the Counseling Center at 557-3236 or 557-3227 and ask for their student's assigned counselor. If the assigned counselor is unavailable, the "Counselor of the Day" will be available to assist.