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    Welcome to the Ben L. Smith High School's Counseling Page

    Mission Statement

    The goal of the Ben L. Smith comprehensive program is to assist students in their academic, social, and emotional development.  Our mission is to create an environment that is conducive for students, staff, parents and the community to be provided the necessary attention and services to be world class citizens.  We wish to provide students with the skills necessary to allow them to pursue life long learning.  Counselors will strive to aid students to become critical thinkers, effective problem solvers, responsible decision makers, and independent productive fulfilled members of society.


    2020-2021 Ben L. Smith Counseling Department

    Mr. Jones, 9th Grade Counselor, Last name A-L

    Ms. Steele, 9th grade Counselor, Last name M-Z

    Mrs. Fields, 10th grade Counselor

    Mrs. Murphy-Higgs, 11th grade Counselor
    Mr. Rubenstein, 12th grade Counselor Last name A-K
    Ms. McBride, 12th grade Counselor Last name L-Z
    Frank Adams, College Advisor
    Ms. Chhum, Social Worker
    Ms. Price, Guidance Secretary
    Mrs. Peele, Registrar
    Mr. Hester, Data Manager

    GCS students experiencing a crisis of any kind— anxiety, depression, abuse, suicidal thoughts, food insecurity, etc.,
     are urged to call GCS Youth Crisis Hotline at 336-332-7295 to speak with a mental health professional.
    The hotline is open daily from 7 am until midnight.

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