Guidance & Counseling

  • Missouri Model Guidance Program:

    » Helping students develop career/life skills
    » Supporting student academic achievement
    » Providing individual and group counseling to students
    » Providing support during any crisis situation
    » Working with community agencies on referrals
    » Working with parents, teachers, support staff, and the community


    Harrisonville Character Traits

    August/September: Respect - Honoring others with courtesy and consideration

    October: Responsibility - Accepting personal accountability, acting without continual guidance

    November: Self-control - Choosing to manage one's emotions, desires, or actions and respecting the boundaries of others

    December: Generosity - Sharing unselfishly one's time and resources

    January: Honesty - Truthfulness, sincerity

    February: Kindness - To act humanely with consideration of others

    March: Empathy - Identifying with, participating in, and understanding another's feelings, situations and motive

    April: Forgiveness - Extending grace to self or others, ceasing to resent

    May: Moral Courage - The quality of mind or spirit that enables a person to face difficulty, danger, and pain with firmness, to act in accordance with one's beliefs in spite of criticism


    Contact information:

    Becky Sumner
    Early Childhood Center/Harrisonville Elementary School
    816-380-4421 ext.
    becky.sumner@harrisonvilleschools.org

    Brian Graber
    Harrisonville Elementary School
    816-380-4131 ext. 3250
    brian.graber@harrisonvilleschools.org

    Laura Partridge
    McEowen Elementary School
    816-380-4545 ext. 4250
    laura.partridge@harrisonvilleschools.org

    Susan Harness
    Harrisonville Middle School
    816-380-7654 ext. 5251
    susan.harness@harrisonvilleschools.org

    Valerie Holmes
    Harrisonville Middle School
    816-380-7654 ext. 5250
    valerie.holmes@harrisonvilleschools.org

    Julie Zaring
    Harrisonville High School
    816-380-3273 ext. 6252
    julie.zaring@harrisonvilleschools.org

    Marilyn Charlton
    Harrisonville High School
    816-380-3273 ext. 6251
    marilyn.charlton@harrisonvilleschools.org

    Kari Bliss
    Harrisonville High School
    816-380-3273 ext. 6253
    kari.bliss@harrisonvilleschools.org

    Kristin Quinley
    Cass Career Center
    816-380-3253 ext. 7250
    kristin.quinley@harrisonvilleschools.org