Counseling Services Are Available In The Following Areas:
The counselors help students evaluate their abilities, interests, skills development and their levels of achievement. Personal strengths are used to determine Career Pathway choices, and courses should be taken in pursuit of a selected Career Path. Information regarding college or post-high school training and financial aid information is available.
The counselors deliver post-high school planning sessions. Support groups for such topics as relationships, grief and loss, stress management, study skills and peer support are offered as needed.
The Durand Area High School Counseling staff works hard at helping students develop and plan strategies for success. When students have a commitment to learning and are able to enhance their identity through practice of social competencies, they will be empowered to enter the world of work.
The Counseling Department wishes to extend our warmest welcome to our new students and we hope that you are comfortable with your schedule and on your way to completing a successful year of high school.
Young people face greater risks than previous generations:
Students affected by these and other problems are not able to achieve at their full academic potential. The counselor's primary task is to help them become better learners by providing a comprehensive program that includes all of the areas listed above.