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Ferreira, Tiger, and Newbauer

 

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2021-22 High School Course Catalog PDF

 

Mission:

Bellingham School District Counselors and Support Specialists provide comprehensive, developmentally appropriate education and support to meet the academic, personal/social, and future planning needs of all students.  We empower students to be self-aware, resilient individuals, who can overcome challenges, build healthy relationships, and thrive in our global community.(Bellingham Public Schools Procedure 2140P Instruction, 2014)

Our Team

School Psychologist

Kayla Hartman

kayla.hartman@bellinghamschools.org

360-676-4886 Ext 4754

 

School Counselor

Monday- Friday 8:00-4:30

360-676-4886, Ext. 4771

Cell: (360) 739-3991 texting preferred

Aaron.Tiger@bellinghamschools.org

School Counselor 

Monday- Friday 8:00-4:30

360-676-4886 Ext 4772

michelle.strobel@bellinghamschools.org

 

School Counselor Intern

Monday- Friday 8:00-4:30

360-676-4886 Ext: 4707

lacey.bachman@bellinghamschools.org

 

 

Registrar

Tatiana Samora

Monday – Friday 8:00-4:30

tatiana.samora@BellinghamSchools.org

360-676-4886, Ext. 4705

 

School Counselor

 

Returning in the Spring

Jennifer.Newbauer@bellinghamschools.org

Crisis and Counseling Resources: 

Crisis Text Line: Text HOME to 741741 to connect with a Crisis Counselor available 24/7 https://www.crisistextline.org

 

Teen Link (Confidential and anonymous help line for teens): 1-866-833-6546 

https://www.crisisconnections.org/teen-link/ 

 

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: Free, confidential support for people in distress and/or crisis (not limited to suicidal crisis) 1-800-273-8255 

https://suicidepreventionlifeline.org 

  

Whatcom County Behavioral Health Triage Center Crisis Line: 1-800-584-3578  Whatcom County Triage Center (WCTC) | Compass Health

 

Trevor Project Hotline (LGBTQ focus): 1-866-488-7386 

https://www.thetrevorproject.org 

  

Self-Injury Cutting: 1-800-366-8288   https://selfinjury.com 

  

National Parent Helpline: 1-855-427-2736 

https://www.nationalparenthelpline.org 

 

Child Abuse Hotline: 1-800-422-4453  http://www.childhelp.org/hotline/ 

  

Bellingham Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault Services (DVSAS): 1-877-715-1563  https://www.dvsas.org 

  

National Sexual Assault Hotline: 1-800-656-4673  https://www.rainn.org 

 

Our Role in Student Success:

As per the ASCA (American School Counselor Association) Model, Bellingham Middle School Counselors provide both preventive and responsive services in:

  • Academic Development

  • Career Development

  • Personal/Social Development

The overriding themes of the program will be leadership, advocacy, collaboration and systemic change.  School counseling programs will be an integral part of students’ daily educational enviroment and school counselors and social workers should be partners in student achievement (Bellingham Public Schools Procedure 2140P Instruction, 2014).