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Student Services


Our Mission: Student Services is committed to supporting the instructional process by identifying and eliminating barriers to learning, advocating for the needs of the whole child, and empowering all students to become lifelong learners in the 21st century.

School Counselors (assigned  by student’s last name)
A – D & NCVPS, Melissa McMahan (Lead Counselor), email:
E – K, Hurley Williams Jr., email:
L – Q, Lewis Orr, email:
R – Z, Anna Locklear, email:
To enroll in NCVPS class, you must use the following link to register: NCVPS Registration Form
Counselors are Available:
Monday – Friday
8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Professional school counselors are certified/licensed educators with a minimum of a Master’s degree in school counseling making them uniquely qualified to address students’ cognitive, socio-emotional and career development needs by implementing a comprehensive school counseling program.  They also provide consultation, individual and group counseling, academic advisement.  In addition, they provide prevention, crisis intervention, and conflict resolution.

School Social Worker
Vanessa Wade, email:
Monday – Friday
8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
School Social Workers are trained mental health professionals with a Bachelors or Master’s degree in social work.  They are the link between the home, school and community.  School social workers provide direct as well as indirect services to students, families and school personnel such as monitoring school attendance, promoting dropout prevention, consultation, information and referral, identification of at-risk students, and counseling.  In addition, they provide prevention, crisis intervention, and conflict resolution.

School Psychologist
Noelia Caban, email:
Monday – Friday
8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
School psychologists are highly trained in both psychology and education, completing a minimum of a specialist-level degree program.  they provide assessment and testing of students for special services.  Consultation for teachers.  Counseling for students.  In addition, they provide prevention, crisis intervention, conflict resolution, and program modification for special learning and/or behavioral needs.

School Nurse
Zhamarie Rodriguez, email:
8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
School nursing is a specialized practice of professional nursing that advances the well-being, academic success and life-long achievement and health of students.  School nurses facilitate health services such as immunizations, communicable disease control, vision and hearing screening and follow-up, health assessments and referrals, and health counseling and information for students and families.  School nurses actively collaborate with school personnel, students and parents to create health plans and to administer medication.

CCS Military Family & Youth Liaison
Howard Lattimore, email:
Monday – Friday
8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
 The military family and youth liaison (MFYL) acts as a communication link between the installation and the school district in order to ease the transition for the military students.  The MFYL coordinates and supports efforts to: assess needs, build awareness of resources, and connect those with needs to supportive solutions.

EC Case Manager
Krystyna Stern, email: krystynastern
Monday – Friday
8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. (office hours vary)
Gray’s Creek High School & Massey Hill Classical
910.424.8589 or 910.485.8761
The EC Case Teacher can address concerns for students eligible for special education services. They can verify service implementation and communicate with the student’s team to meet their academic and functional needs. In addition, she can coordinate Child Find. This is a coordinated effort between the Student Services Team and the Exceptional Children Services to locate and identify children and youth suspected of or diagnosed with a disability who might have intellectual, physical, or emotional disabilities and are unable to benefit from the regular school program without special assistance.

Community Resources:

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Guidance Support Staff

Data Manager:
Carmen Williams, email:

Guidance Registrar:
Cathy Velez, email:

Attendance Clerk:
Daniele Johnson, email:

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To register your child, please contact Gray’s Creek High School at 910.424.8589 ext 233.

REGISTRATION INFORMATION:If you are new to the area/school and would like to register your child, please contact Gray’s Creek High School’s Guidance Department at 910.424.8589. Please download, print, and bring the information included in the 2018 – 2019 GCHS Enrollment Packet  at the time of your appointment. (Oath of Affirmation included in package must be notarized)

For Graduation requirements, click on the following link: Future-Ready Core Course of Study

Check out the Course Selection Guide for 2019-2020.  Click on the Printable Guide below.

2019 – 2020 HS Course Selection Guide

Mandatory Registration for the United States Selective Services

All males 18 to 25 years old are required to register for the United States Selective Services. To register your son for selective services, please click here

Published by Mary Lovette on June 9, 2019
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