Counseling Department

Vision Statement

To empower all students to become successful emotionally, socially, and academically.

Mission Statement

Building off of our diverse community, we believe that we need to educate the whole student and help all students become lifelong learners and citizens in the global community. We believe in working as a team to help equitably meet all our students’ individual needs.

Important Mental Health Links

In Crisis/Need Help Now? www.apsva.us/mental-health-services/in-crisis-need-help-now/
Bullying Prevention (Information for Parents) www.apsva.us/office-of-student-services/bully-prevention/

If you or someone you care about is in crisis, take action (your friend will thank you later).  You have options. Try these tips for supporting a friend or family member:

  •       Call the Crisis Link Hotline at 703-527-4077 or text them at 703-997-5444
  •       Chat online with a specialist at CrisisChat.org or ImAlive.org
  •       24 hour emergency resources: 844-627-4747 / 571-364-7390
  •       Go to the nearest emergency room at your local hospital
  •       Call 911

Counseling Staff

Mr. Mark Rooks, Director of Counseling (703.228.5398)
Ms. Carol Thompson, Registrar (703.228.5408)
Ms. Wendy Boone School Testing Coordinator (703.228.5367)
Ms. Jennifer Falbo, Administrative Assistant (703.228.5403)
Ms. Patricia Rojas, Administrative Assistant (703.228.5363)
Ms. Sonja Schulken, Administrative Assistant (703-228-2549)
Ms. Freweini Berhane, Administrative Assistant (703-228-2540)

Counselors

Mr. M.D. Calabro College and Career Counselor (703-228-5383)
Mr. Rafael Espinoza Counselor (703.228.5357)
Ms. Austin Hamill Counselor (703-228-5432)
Ms. Juanice Jenkins Counselor (703-228-5353)
Ms.Carolyn Kroeger Counselor (703-228-5396)
Ms. Ashley Moore Counselor (703-228-5395)
Ms. Fatima Pineda Counselor (703.228.5397)
Ms. Jessica Reeve Counselor (703.228.5354)
Mr. Jeffrey Stahl Counselor (703.228.8744)
Ms. Yuchen Zhang Counselor (703.228.5394)


Important Dates-2018-19

  • September 4 – First day of school
  • September 13 – Senior night at 7 pm
  • September 20 – Activities Fair during lunches
  • September 26 – YHS Back to School Night at 7 pm
  • October 8 – Columbus Day holiday
  • October 9 – College Fair at Washington & Lee, 6 pm
  • October 10 – PSAT testing for Sophomores and Juniors
  • October 10 – Early release
  • October 12 – Interim progress reports mailed
  • October 13 – Studying for Success for Freshman at 10:30 am
  • October 20 – Test Taking for Success for Freshman at 10:30 am
  • November 5 – End of first grading period
  • November 6 – No school for students
  • November 12 – Veterans Day
  • November 16 – Report cards mailed
  • November 21 – November 23 – Thanksgiving break
  • December 12 -Early release
  • December 21 – Interim progress reports mailed
  • December 24 – January 4 – Winter break