Department of
Student Services
 

ABOUT US

MELISSA MECKES

TONYA FARRISH

JILL O'KANE

Elementary Counselor

Grades K-3

Middle School Counselor

Grades 4-8

High School Counselor

Grades 9-12

MONIQUE LINK

School Social Worker

Grades K-12

 

PARENT EVENTS

& RESOURCES

PARENT/GUARDIAN RESOURCES

COMMUNITY RESOURCES

Mental Health Resources

Parent Enrichment Nights 2021-22

September 2021 Parent Night -

Suicide Awareness

November 2021 Parent Night -

Common Childhood Disorders

October 2021 Parent Night -

Bullying and Childhood Mental Health

What Students Should Know About Bullying

Video for MS and HS Students

Created by Student Services Intern,Samantha Gaines

December 2021 Parent Night -

Healthy and Wellness of Students during COVID

February 2022 Parent Night -

Social Media & Internet Dangers

Caution: Not suitable for younger viewers. Parental discretion is advised

Parent Enrichment Nights 2020-21

September Parent Night - Internet Safety

November Parent Night - 

Incorporating Mindfulness into Every Day Life

October Parent Night - Raising Resilient Children

February Parent Night - 

Durham County Cooperative Extension: Programs
to Engage Your Children Now Thru Summer

March Parent Night - 

How to Raise Healthy, Thriving Children:

Nutrition Tips for Families

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MISSION & VISION

The vision of Voyager Academy’s Counseling Department is that all students will be college and/or career ready upon graduation, academically successful and motivated to become responsible, empathetic, and productive citizens through collaboration and leadership.

The mission of Voyager Academy’s counseling program is to serve all students K-12 with a comprehensive and developmentally age-appropriate school counseling program that addresses all students’ academic, personal/social and career needs, while providing a supportive and nurturing academic environment as they develop the competencies needed for college and/or career readiness.