Counseling and Career Center

The College and Career Center provides information and assistance with academic progress, course selection, careers, college searches, scholarships, financial aid, and other post-secondary opportunities.  Individual guidance and classroom group instruction are provided to assist students in making educational and vocational/career plans.

What you can expect from your Capital High School Counselors . . .

  • POST-SECONDARY PLANNING/COLLEGE, CAREER & LIFE SKILLS!
  • Course Selections & preparing for High School.
  • INDIVIDUAL PERSONAL SUPPORT
  • FAMILY SUPPORT

We use a systematic approach to accomplish these goals with all students and families. . .

  • YEARLY PRESENTATIONS —
    • Class registration and information night
  • OPEN OFFICE/WALK IN TIMES —
    • Counselors keep “open office” time during both lunches for general walk-in questions. Your individual counselor may not be available, but someone in the department will be available to assist you.
  • INDIVIDUAL APPOINTMENTS —
    • Personal Interviews & Post Secondary Planning, general information, scheduling, career/college/scholarship opportunities, personal concerns/referrals, your counselor needs to see you for various reasons, etc. . .
    • Counseling Department Sign In/Out Form

All services provided by your school counselors are free, voluntary and completely confidential, except as required by law to the students, families, teachers and school staff in the Helena Public Schools.

Helena School District has partnered with Intermountain to offer a free mental health screening for its students. The following letter and consent form can be returned to your student’s counselor and a screening with take place.

Recent News from the Counseling and Career Center

Jeramie Robinson

324-2493 jrobinson@helenaschools.org

Responsible for students with the last name beginning: A – D

Dana Meldrum

324-2491 dmeldrum@helenaschools.org

Responsible for students with the last name beginning: E – K

Jamie Bawden

324-2492 jbawden@helenaschools.org

Responsible for students with the last name beginning: L – Ri

Sara Berg

324-2490 sberg@helenaschools.org

Responsible for students with the last name beginning: Ro – Z

Aspen Herndon

324-2483 aherndon@helenaschools.org

Career Counselor (Scholarships, Jobs, Career Search, etc. )

Arin Herndon

324-2604 aherndon1@helenaschools.org

Counseling Secretary