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Walton High School Counseling Department

1590 Bill Murdock Road • Marietta, GA 30062 
Tel: 770.578.3225 • Fax: 770-578-3227

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About Us

The Walton High School Counseling Department is dedicated to helping our students reach their goals. Through personal support, school-wide programs, and assistance, we are committed daily to the young people of our community.

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Meet The School Counseling Staff

School counselors are designated based on students' last names. We encourage students to visit the counseling office during their lunch period or to reach out via email to schedule an appointment. Parents are advised to email their child's school counselor to schedule appointments. Appointments can be made between 8:00 am and 3:45 pm.


Laura Clary
Last names A - Ch

770.578.3225 ext 098

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Betsy Alpert

Last names Ci - G

770.578.3225 ext 041

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Donna Dunham
Last names H - K
770.578.3225 ext 032

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Erica Watford

Last names L - N

770.578.3225 ext 035


Tina Harwood

Last names O - Si

770.578.3225 ext 026

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Lisa Fay

Last names Sm - Z
770.578.3225 ext 045

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Melissa Schrenk


770.578.3225 ext 036

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Dr. Rebecca England

College Advisor

770.578.3225 ext 037

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Karen Schwartz

Social Worker

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Anilda Cook

Scheduling Clerk

770.578.3225 ext 029

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Upcoming Events

Senior Graduation Survey

Monday, April 8 -
Tuesday, April 30

Seniors must complete the senior survey in Naviance to provide details about their postsecondary plans, share the results of college applications, and submit information on scholarships offered and accepted for inclusion in the CCSD end-of-the-year data. Furthermore, seniors must request their final transcripts to be sent to their chosen colleges in the Records Room.

Junior Postsecondary Presentation

Thursday, April 11

The counseling department will present the upcoming steps for rising seniors in planning their future. Options include job training and apprenticeships, the military, technical colleges, and 2-year and 4-year colleges. Students will also receive their summer English assignment, which involves completing their postsecondary options packet and summer reading. Both assignments are due on the first day of school, August 1, 2024.

Honors Night

Tuesday, April 16
6:30 pm
Walton Theater

The counseling office organizes collegiate book awards for junior students. Faculty members participate in the selection process by voting on the recipients. Additionally, the counseling department assists in distributing these awards during the Honors Night presentation.

College Jumpstart Program with Optional College Essay Writing Workshop

Saturday, April 27
9:00 am - 12:00 pm
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Walton Cafeteria

10th & 11th grade students can get an early start on the college search and application process. Parents and students can take advantage of this free half-day program hosted by Walton High School’s Counseling Department and brought to you by ScholarTrek. Topics and breakout sessions include college essay strategies, the role of test scores, understanding selective university admissions, and more. Click here to register.


Friday, May 24
2:30 pm
KSU Convocation Center

Congratulations to the Class of 2024!

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The Walton High School Counseling Department creates and manages our social media accounts with the sole purpose of sharing information and promoting events to the Walton community. Comments have been deactivated on all our social media sites. Contact your school counselor if you have any questions regarding information shared on a social media post.




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