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School-Counseling Department Mission Statement

The mission of the South Western School District counseling program is to provide a comprehensive (K-12) developmental program promoting the academic, career, and personal/social growth of all students.  In partnership with students, other educators, parents/guardians, and the community, school counselors facilitate a support system to ensure that all students have access to the resources necessary to become successful citizens in an ever changing society.

CEEB Code: 391628

Official Transcript Request or Letter of Recommendation Mailing Request

TUTORING SIGN UP before Thursday each week

Need to see your counselor for a non-emergency? Use this request form. If your situation is urgent, speak to the nearest adult in the building immediately. If you are unsure of when you should see your counselor - refer to this chart.

If you have an imminent safety concern for yourself or for someone else, use one of the resources below:
Police: Dial 911
WellSpan Crisis Intervention - MOBILE UNIT: 717-851-5320
Suicide & Crisis Lifeline: Call, text or chat 988
Crisis Text Line: Text HOME to 741741
Safe2Say Something: 1-844-723-2729;; or use the Safe2Say mobile app for anonymous tips for someone who may be a threat to themselves or someone else
Counseling Department Contact Information
To request an appointment with a school counselor CLICK HERE
Office Phone: 717-632-2548 Ext. 21796                                 Office Fax: 717-632-8193

Counselor Caseloads by alphabet (first initial of student last name):

A - C - Ms. Colleen Warner, ext. 21910

D - K - Mr. Allen Bittinger, ext 21912

L - R - Ms. Kathryn Cook, ext. 21914

S - Z - Mr. Shawn Minnier, ext. 21915


Career Counselor: Mrs. Rachel Berkebile ext. 21913


Counseling Office Staff:

Ms. Tiffany Ward ext. 21924

Mrs. Melissa Helt ext. 21925


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