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Guidance 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 742-6349 or ejones@nwlsd.org

Click here for more info concerning: CTAG Credit for Career Technical Classes

Emily Jones - Counselor
Virginia Schueler - Counselor
Brittany Summers - Counselor
Lisa Hunt - Guidance Secretary

Local College Websites

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