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Student Services

Holly Springs STEM Academy Counselors and School Nurse

Katie Anne Barnes, K, 1, & 3 Counselor

Chris Guy, 2, 4, & 5 Counselor

Renee Michael, School Nurse


What is my counselor's job?

  • Works with students, parents, and teachers/administrators
  • Counsels students individually, in small group, and in large classroom guidance settings
  • Helps to identify the needs of students
  • Encourages positive student relationships
  • Promotes positive attitudes and good choices
  • Coordinates referrals to outside agencies
  • Provides preventive and developmental guidance

How can I see my counselor?

  • Students may refer themselves by asking a teacher
  • Parents may refer their child
  • Teachers/administrators may refer students
  • Counseling is a voluntary and confidential service


Need to visit our school nurse?

  • Forms are available through the new Gateway registration site
  • Nurse Renee will be available at meet and greet for any questions.
  • All Rx medications need to be in the bottle with Rx label attached and all over-the-counter medications must be in original sealed bottles with a medication form completed by a parent.
  • All medications should be brought to school by a parent. Medication should never be brought to school by a student.