MCHS School Counseling Mission Statement:
The mission of the MCHS School Counseling Program is to provide a pro-active, comprehensive, and supportive counseling program that addresses the academic, personal-social, and college-career needs of all students. With the support of families, the community, and both Durham Public Schools and Durham Tech stakeholders, MCHS students receive access to the resources needed to develop the skills, knowledge, and attitudes necessary for success in a diverse and ever changing world. By providing students with consistent and flexible support and encouragement, all students at the MCHS will graduate with college credit and experience engaging in advanced academic curriculum.
MCHS School Counseling Vision Statement:
The vision of the MCHS School Counseling Program is for all students to graduate with diverse and equitable collegiate experience. Through a supportive, strategic, and involved school counseling program, all students developed the critical-thinking skills needed to find and achieve their purpose for the future. Students identify their place and adapt to the global and national demands of society while maintaining a strong sense of self and purpose for their life. MCHS students know their value to society and will engage in their future communities through scholarship and leadership to make lasting and intentional impact.
MCHS School Counseling Belief Statements:
- All students are capable of successfully engaging in advanced curriculum at the collegiate level.
- All students deserve to learn in a safe and inclusive environment fully accepting of who they are as an individual.
- All students should graduate from high school on time with the skills and abilities to thrive in their postsecondary world.
- All students deserve to have access to a collaborative and data driven school counseling program designed to meet their academic, career and social/emotional needs.