Stowe Middle High School School Counseling Mission Statement
The mission of the Stowe Middle High School School Counseling Program is to provide comprehensive school counseling in grades 6-12. The program is centered around an engaging curriculum that encourages the highest level of student achievement through their growth in academic, career and personal/social domains. In partnership with teachers, administrators, parents and a caring community, the school counselors will help all students to be successful lifelong learners and problem solvers. (Adapted from ASCS RAMP book p.24)
The Stowe High School counseling team is dedicated to enhancing student success by providing social, emotional, academic and future planning support for all students.
Stowe High School counselors hold at least a Master's Degree in Counseling and are licensed by the State of Vermont as professional school counselors. They are professional educators with a mental health perspective who understand and respond to the challenges of a diverse student population. School counselors deliver the comprehensive school counseling program through:
The American School Counselor Association National Standards in the areas of academic, career and personal/social domains are the foundation for this work. School counselors provide this range of services throughout the school year based on the needs of each individual student.
All Stowe High School students must earn 24 credits, including the following, to graduate:
COURSE | CREDITS
English | 4.0
Social Studies | 3.5
Science | 3.0
Mathematics | 3.0
Fine Arts | 1.0
Physical Education/Health | 1.5
Additional Credits (from any other areas) | 8.0
10 hours of community service is required for each of the student's four years of high school.
Project Anagnorisis (four year journey of self-discovery and of celebration of your progress through Stowe High School) is required.
Please refer to the Program of Studies for more specific information about graduation requirements and academic programs at Stowe High School.