Counseling

The Counseling Department at Waukegan High School is committed to addressing the comprehensive needs of its individual students. Through fostering important decision-making and goal-setting skills, counselors support each student by developing a realistic plan for success in high school and beyond.

The department's success is the result of effective collaboration with parents, educators, and other important stakeholders in delivering a variety of services that support the academic, personal/social and college/career development of all students.

Beginning freshman year, each student is assigned one counselor that is intended to remain with that student for the duration of their Freshman and Sophomore year. Another counselor will be assigned for the duration of their Junior and Senior year. This allows the counselor and student to establish rapport and build a trusting relationship, both necessary components when working towards a common goal.

School Counselors' Caseload

School Counselors

Counselors are assigned by last names

Brookside Campus School Counselors

Washington Campus School Counselors

Grade 9/ 10 Team

Phone

Grade 11/ 12

Phone

ELL
Edith Martinez
[email protected]

224-303-2942

Aaron- Castellanos-Ortiz and AVID
Patricia Caine
[email protected]

224-303-3482

Abby Polonsky
[email protected]

224-303-3053

Castilleja - Garay
Sheril Philip
[email protected]


   

Garcia- Knuth
Chad McMillian
[email protected]

224-303-3362

Kara Hartman
[email protected]

224-303-2935


Lara-Gonzalez - Mena

Kendal Kinert 

[email protected]

 
224-303-3363

James Messina
[email protected]

224-303-2934


Mendez- Renteria

Yesim ( Jessie) Sonmez
[email protected]

 

Cara Wyatt
[email protected]

224-303-2962


Reyes- Solis
Hunstman Manning
[email protected]
             
 

Lisa Wickell
[email protected]

224-303-3054

 
Solis-Aranda- Zurita
Holli Schlifke 
[email protected]

 

Dana Ruby
[email protected]

224-303-3052


ELL
Gabriela Bustamante
[email protected]


224-303-3393

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