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    Vision Statement

    All students will be aware of their ability to make a difference and feel empowered to embrace education, sources of support, and learning opportunities that will serve them and others in a community of life-long learners and productive citizens. It is Richmond County School System's vision to create a world-class, globally competitive school system where all students will graduate and are college/career ready.

     

    Mission Statement

    To encourage students to become lifelong learners, to become positive and productive citizens, to inspire students to strive to reach their highest learning potential through creative and free expression of ideas, and to be a source of encouragement and support to everyone involved in the educational growth and development of students. It is the mission of the Richmond County School System to build a world-class school system through education, collaboration, and innovation.

     

     Motto: Learning today...Leading tomorrow

     The Comprehensive School Counseling Program is aligned with the mission of the school and is designed to support the mission of the school system. Professional School counselors implement a Comprehensive School Counseling Program based on the identified needs of all students in three areas:

    • Academic
    • Career
    • Emotional/Social

     

     Frequently Used Terms:

    Guidance is the help all students receive from parents, teachers, counselors, and others to assist them in making appropriate educational and career choices. Students may receive guidance information in a variety of settings including classrooms, small groups, the Teachers-As-Advisors Program, workshops, or individual meetings.

     School Counseling is defined as the direct services some students receive from credentialed professionals to help them overcome personal and social problems which may interfere with learning.