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SWHS Counseling Department Mission Statement

The mission of the SWHS Counseling Department is to provide a comprehensive, developmental school counseling program addressing the academic, career-post secondary, and social/emotional development of all students. With the support of the AchieveMpls Career & College Center Coordinators, SWHS Counselors implement appropriate programming to assist students in career and college preparation and readiness. Licensed School Counselors advocate, facilitate and leverage resources to ensure that all students have access to, and are prepared with, the knowledge and skills to contribute as productive members of society. SWHS Counselors work with all stakeholders, including students, parents, teachers, administration, and the community, to meet the diverse needs of our population.


Counseling Support Staff                         

Leif Kurth

Counseling Office Phone: 612.668.3050            

Counseling Office Fax: 612.668.3128

Students may make appointments to see their Counselor either by stopping by the Counseling Office before or after school, during lunch, or during passing time or by calling Mr. Kurth to make an appointment.


AchieveMpls Career & College Center (CCC)

The CCC is located on the 1st floor of the West Building, connected to the Counseling Office. College reps, please visit RepVisits to schedule a visit to SW.

CCC Bulletin Archive