• A school counselor can help you

    • With personal problems.
    • Understand personal relationships.
    • Develop positive self-esteem.
    • Learn to recognize and accept individual uniqueness and differences.
    • Cope with family disturbances.
    • In crisis situations.
    • Learn to manage stress.
    • Select appropriate courses.
    • Make the transition from one level of school to the next.
    • With academic concerns.

    A school counselor can teach you

    • Conflict resolution skills.
    • Decision-making skills.
    • Study skills. 

    A school counselor can also

    • Provide support groups that allow students to discuss issues of concern.
    • Register and orient new students to school.
    • Assist teachers with student concerns.
    • Assist parents with concerns regarding their children.
    • Make referrals to outside agencies.
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    Fred Moore Campus 
    Laura Klein 
    School Counselor - 8th Grade
    Anoka Middle School for the Arts
    763-506-5024
    laura.klein@ahschools.us
     
    Fred Moore Campus
    Andrea Zinda
    School Counselor - 7th Grade
    Anoka Middle School for the Arts
    763-506-5100
    andrea.zinda@ahschools.us
     
    Washington Campus
    Dawn Spiess
    School Counselor - 6th Grade
    Anoka Middle School for the Arts
    763-506-4618 
    dawn.spiess@ahschools.us 
     
     How do I request to see my school counselor? 
    Fill out a request form in the Guidance Office (FM Campus) or Main Office (Washington Campus) or ask any teacher or adult in the building to see your counselor.
     
    Do my conversations with the school counselor remain private?   
    Anything shared remains confidential unless you or someone else is in danger or potential danger.