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Counseling Department
School Counseling Department 

Beginning school year 2016-2017, the School Counseling Department will serve students utilizing an Alphabet Surname Model. This model allow school counselors to serve students across grade levels based on their surname; permitting counselors to serve a caseload of students as they matriculate through high school. 



Dr. Shaketha Blankenship
Counselor for Students with Surname A-F
Lead Counselor
Mr. Lamar Young
Counselor for Students with Surname G-L


Ms. Sheila Oliver
Counselor for Students with Surname M-R



Dr. Tamika Hibbert
Counselor for Students with Surname S-Z
Ms. Charmaine Gray
Graduation Coach
                                             School Counseling at Grady 
The main aspects of our school counseling program include: individual student planning/counseling, group counseling, classroom guidance, parent consultations and teacher consultations. We will be visiting classrooms to conduct classroom guidance on a variety of topics from stress management to graduation requirements. Parents, please encourage your student to see us about individual and group counseling opportunities. Also, please feel free to contact us with any questions and/or concerns regarding your student's success at Grady High School.
School Counseling Mission Statement


Guidance and counseling are vital and integral components of the educational program of Henry W. Grady High School that support the personal, social, and educational career development of all students.  The guidance and counseling department believes that it is the function of our school to provide our students with opportunities and challenges that allow them to function effectively in a changing society.  Therefore, we have designed a curriculum consistent with the needs of all students regardless of their academic ability, ethnic background, and socio-economic status or future goals.  The program will assist students in making and implementing informed educational and occupational choices.  The guidance and counseling program will develop students’ competencies in self-knowledge, educational and occupational exploration, and career planning.
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