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NEMS Guidance Department


The School Counselor facilitates the academic, career, and personal/social development of students by providing classroom guidance, small groups, individual guidance, Lunch Bunch, and an after-school Get Fit Program.


Opportunities for Involvement:

  • Blessings in a Backpack- a bag of food is provided each Friday for students in need.
  • Reading Raiders- Sixth and Seventh-grade students read one day a week with 1st-3rd-grade students.
  • Lunch Bunch- Students eat lunch with the school counselor or principal.
  • Get Fit Running Program.

If you need any additional information, please feel free to contact Melissa Short at 276-679-0971 or mkiser@nortoncityschools.org.