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Northwest High School

Counseling Department

NWHS Guidance Department

Welcome to the NWHS Guidance Department Website. There is a multitude of information here so please spend some time looking around. Be sure to follow us on Twitter @NW_COUNSELORS.
What is the Role of a School Counselor?
  • Give students an opportunity to talk about their education, personal, and social concerns
  • Enroll new students and assist with their transition
  • Help students to recognize, understand, and work through learning difficulties
  • Assist students and families in times of personal and family crisis
  • Assist with the design and implementation of interventions
  • Assist students with the transition between buildings
  • Assist students with scheduling of classes
  • Do academic progress checks with students
  • Assist with college admission counseling, apprenticeships, and other recommendations

Why Would Parents Contact the School Counselor?

  • Concerns over school performance
  • Test score interpretation
  • Special needs of your child
  • Family difficulties and concerns
  • Information on various community support service.

Butler Tech Information

For more information about the programs offered at Northwest High School Career Center, please go to the BT Northwest School Offering link at the bottom of the page.

Visit the Butler Tech website for more information:

You may also contact Emily Jones at 742-7109 or [email protected]

Emily Jones - Counselor - Last names beginning with H-O
Virginia Schueler - Counselor - Last names beginning with P-Z
Brittany Summers - Counselor - Last names beginning with A-G
Lisa Hunt - Guidance Secretary

Local College Websites

Your future is just a click away! Click the links below to start your application process!

Continuing Education Options