School Counseling 

Meet the Counselors

Ms. Elizabeth Silow

Guidance Counselor

I supportĀ students with last names A-K. Prior to joining SDST, I was a school coun...

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Mrs. Judy Smith

Guidance Counselor

Hello, my name is Judy Smith and I have been a school counselor for over 30 years. For ...

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Mrs. Smith and Ms. Silow are available to meet with students (individually and in groups) and consult with parents and teachers upon request. If you're not sure who to call in the school about an issue, please feel free to call the school counselors and they will help direct you to the appropriate resource.

FAQ's

Where can I find a referral list for local therapists?

Our school social worker, Melissa Levin, is a fantastic resource for local mental health providers. She works Wednesday and Friday, and is available by email all week melissa_levin@sdst.org

What if I have a question about my child' s grades?

Your student's classroom teachers are great resources on this subject. In addition to checking HAC (Home Access Center) to keep tabs on your child's grades, you may have further questions about assignments that the subject-area teacher would be able to answer.If after speaking to the teacher you have additional questions or concerns, please feel free to reach out to your child's counselor.

What if my child is applying to private school?

If your child is applying to attend another school and you need a copy of your child's educational records (attendance, transcripts, test scores, etc). please submit a request to our front office staff (Suzanne Neubeck & Amy Wuillermin)  If you are requesting a letter of recommendation, your counselor can do this, but may not have the same detailed information about your child's educational strengths as a classroom teacher would. Please consider who knows your child the best and will be able to speak to all of the things that make them unique!

Please Note: ALL ITEMS THAT NEED TO BE MAILED TO ANOTHER SCHOOL FROM STMS SHOULD BE SENT IN WITH A STAMPED AND ADDRESSED ENVELOPE