Parents, the press, administrators and the general public often wonder just what it is that school counselors do on a daily basis. Gone are the days of school counselors sitting in their office simply handing out college applications, making schedule changes for students who want to drop a class or meeting with the troublemakers in the school.
Today's school counselors are vital members of the education team. They help all students in the areas of academic achievement, personal/social development and career development, ensuring today's students become the productive, well-adjusted adults of tomorrow. -ASCA
Under the leadership of department chairperson, Drew Yingling, the AAHS counseling department works diligently to support AAHS students.
"I hope to help one student at a time achieve their potential and realize their strengths."
"Could a greater miracle take place than for us to look through each other's eyes for an instant?" ~Henry David Thoreau
"The optimist sees the opportunity in every difficulty. " ~Winston Churchill
"Many of the things that seem impossible now will become realities tomorrow."~Walt Disney
"The best part about my job is working directly with my students, watching them mature and learn to become independent, responsible young adults and helping them reach their goals."
"The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams." ~Eleanor Roosevelt
"Be the change you want to see in the world."
~ Mahatma Ghandi
Counseling Office Secretary
"The best thing about being the guidance secretary is having the interaction with the students."