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    West Seattle High School's Counseling Team has over 25 years of combined experience offered to "Wildcat" students.

    Three full-time counselors serve all students at West Seattle High School. Student assignment with counselor is determined by the first letter of his/her last name.

    Counselor alphabet designations are as follows:

    A-G   Tia Filipelli - tgfilippelli@seattleschools.org - (206) 252-8814
    H-N   Mallory Neuman - mlneuman@seattleschools.org - (206) 252-8775
    O-Z   Colette Swenson - cswenson@seattleschools.org - (206) 252-8819

    West Seattle Counseling Department offers each student an individualized and comprehensive high school and beyond plan including course selection, academic achievement, progress toward meeting graduation requirements, personal and social competencies, and post-secondary and career options and planning.

    Westside's counselors are always looking forward to meeting with families to provide support and offer community resources.

    Mission Statement:
    Every student a learner; every parent a partner; every staff member a leader; every community member a mentor.


    Contact Us

    The West Seattle Counseling Department now has its own website! Please visit us at www.wshscounseling.wordpress.com for all the information you need on:
    • Graduation requirements     
    • Post High School Planning
    • Scholarships
    • Testing information
    • Information on Upcoming events
    • Links to forms
    • And much, much more