BCHS School Counseling

Welcome to the School Counseling pages! 
Schedule Change Request Form
Students should complete this form if there is an error on their schedule:
Please browse the pages listed to the left to find more information. 

Meet Your Counseling Staff:

How to use your school counselor

Mrs. Jessica Capps, Director School Counseling, Last names A-E

Make an appointment with Mrs. Capps


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Mrs. Manisha Kanitkar, Last names F-M

Make an appointment with Mrs. Kanitkar


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Mr. Timothy Boyles, Last names N-Z

Make an appointment with Mr. Boyles


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Mrs. Amber MacCarthy, School Social Worker


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Amber's Profile Photo

Mr. David A. Noel, Sr., Career Development Facilitator

Make an appointment with Mr. Noel


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David Noel's Photo

Mrs. Laura Rivers,
School Counseling Executive Support



Laura Rivers's Profile Photo

Mrs. Connie Cothran, Registrar


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Mission Statement:
The mission of the Brookland-Cayce High School comprehensive school counseling program is to provide an equitable, data-informed program to drive all students towards their personal, academic, college, and career goals.  The school counseling program strives to provide individual, small-group, and large group interventions based on student needs to give students the ability to succeed optimally. This is further accomplished by advocating for students and by consulting with parents/guardians, teachers, staff, administration, community members, and post-secondary institutions. 

Vision Statement:
The vision of the Brookland-Cayce High School comprehensive school counseling program is that all students will realize their full potential academically, personally, and socially. All students will be equipped to reach their college and career goals.  Throughout their time at Brookland-Cayce High School they will gain mindsets, behaviors, skills, and knowledge to succeed in the 21st century, regardless of demographics or background.
HOPE4SC can be sent via text to the number 741741 to connect with a crisis counselor.  Suicide Prevention Line - Call 988 (or 1-800-273-8255)
National Suicide Prevention Hotline in English: 1-800-273-8255
National Suicide Prevention Hotline in Spanish: 1-888-628-9454
Mobile crisis team: 1-833-364-2274
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