School counselors work to support students in the following ways:

  • Listen to students' concerns about academic, emotional or social problems
  • Help students process their problems and plan goals and action
  • Mediate conflict between students and teachers or other students
  • Facilitate student achievement and academic course planning
  • Improve student behavior and attendance
  • Help students develop socially
  • Assist in child protection reports
  • Work with new students and families during the enrollment and orientation process


Lindsey Hugstad-Vaa Mesich
8th Grade Counselor
(507) 444-8724

Olivia Gullickson                                 
7th Grade Counselor
(507) 444-8764                                                                             


Miriam Birdsell                                 
6th Grade Counselor
(507) 444-8721