Student Center

MHS Student Center

The Student Center provides brief, supportive, solution focused counseling services to students in areas that affect and/or impact their education.

The Student Center staff include:

Location: Room 114 

The Student Center is open from 7:30am - 3pm on school days. 

The Student Center staff recognizes the importance of student attendance to their academic classes.  Therefore, students are encouraged to drop in during a study hall, before school, after school or during their lunch time.


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Frequently Asked Questions

Q: What types of student concerns or issues do you address at the Student Center?

A:  The concerns that the Student Center can address are typically school-based concerns that are impacting a student's ability to function adequately in school in some area(s), that may include academic stress, coping skills, or social relationships. Sometimes, a student may need more intensive services than what brief school-based counseling can provide.  If this is the case, the student's parent is contacted to discuss the concerns as well as resources that are appropriate to meet the student's needs.  

Q: How does a student make an appointment?

A:  Stop in to Room 114 and speak to Ms. Dahse or Mrs. Randazza OR Email Linda Randazza or Email Shannon Dahse

Q: How does a parent make an appointment?

A:  Parents can contact the Student Center staff by calling or emailing Ms. Dahse or Mrs. Randazza to make an appointment.  

Q:  What happens if a staff member has a concern about a student?

A:  When a teacher or other staff member has a concern about a student, there are a number of potential actions that can occur.  In most cases, the guidance counselor and/or an administrator is made aware of the concern.  The guidance counselor and/or administrator may gather additional information about the concern and determine whether a referral to the Student Center is appropriate.  Other courses of action may include a referral to the Intervention and Referral Services (I&RS) team; staff and/or parent consultation; referral to an outside support service, etc.  

The MHS Student Center provides counseling services to support students in areas that affect and/or impact their education.  The purpose of this website is to provide information regarding mental health topics.   The supports listed in this website are suggestions that can be utilized.