Student Support Services
“Education is our passport to the future, for tomorrow belongs to the people who prepare for it today.” - Malcolm X
School Counselors help all students in the areas of academic achievement, career and social/emotional development. It is our goal to ensure that your student becomes a productive, well-adjusted adult of tomorrow.
Mrs. Libby X1146
Caseload: 6th UCONN
7th Rutgers, NYU & West Point
This is Mrs. Libby’s 15th year as a School Counselor. Mrs. Libby will have 2 graduate interns from Rivier University. Please welcome Mrs. Hayes and Ms. Wentworth to the department.
Mrs. Castonguay X1142
Caseload: 8th UNC, Clemson & Duke
Mrs.Castonguay is in her 1st year at Southside Middle School.
Mr. Oliveira X1144
Caseload: 6th Northeastern & UNH
Mr. Oliveira is in his 19th school year as a school counselor.
School Social Workers
School social workers play a critical role in schools and educational settings. Social workers working within school systems provide services to students to enhance their emotional well-being and improve their academic performance.They also work connect the school and community resources.
Ms. Haydock X1145
Ms. Haydock is new to the Student Support Services team at Southside Middle School. She is very eager and excited for a wonderful school year.
Mrs. Cooper-Jennings X1119
Homeless Liaison/School Social Worker
Welcome to another wonderful year at Southside Middle School. This will be Mrs. Cooper-Jennings’ 21st school year. Have a great school year.
Student Assistance Program, SAP
The Student Assistance Program offers support to students who may be experiencing personal, family, alcohol, or other drug problems which may be affecting their ability to perform well in school. By participating in support groups with peers who share similar concerns, students are able to learn more about their particular circumstances and develop healthier coping skills. Participation is completely voluntary.
Mrs. Breen X1114
The school nurse supports student success by providing health care through assessment and intervention as appropriate within the school setting.
Mrs. Scarafile X1137
The School Psychologist works closely with parents, teachers and support staff to identify student needs as related to academic, social/emotional and other evaluation results.
Mrs. Avery X1217
The SNHU counselor will provide individual and group counseling using the Zones of Regulation.
Students Need Help & Understanding
Ms. Coombs X1014