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

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Meet The School Counseling Staff

School counselors are assigned by last names. Counselors encourage students to come in during their lunch period or email their counselors to make an appointment from 8:00 am - 3:45 pm. Parents should email their child's school counselor for an appointment.


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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Madison Norrington

Special Projects

770.578.3225 ext 072


Dr. Rebecca England

College Advisor

770.578.3225 ext 037

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Karen Schwartz

Social Worker

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Melissa Schrenk


770.578.3225 ext 036


Anilda Cook

Scheduling Clerk

770.578.3225 ext 029



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Upcoming Events

Click here for a detailed description of the Counseling Department's Spring 2023 Upcoming Events

Dual Enrollment Information Session

Monday, April 10
6:00 pm

Any families interested in having their student participate in dual enrollment in the future must attend one of our Dual Enrollment Information Sessions (student and parent/guardian must attend). Click here to register.

Junior Classroom Presentation

Thursday, April 13
Friday, April 14

The counseling department will present the next steps for rising seniors on planning for their future. Options include job training and apprenticeships, the military, technical colleges, 2-year and 4-year colleges. Students will be given their summer assignment of completing their Post-Secondary Options Packet along with their English summer reading which will be due the first day of school.

College Essay Workshop

Tuesday, April 18
All Lunch Periods
Lecture Hall

Walton High School is offering a writing workshop to assist with planning college essays, hosted by regional admissions officers. Current 10th & 11th grade students should sign up during their lunch periods. Register at


Thursday, April 20
8:20 am
Walton Lecture Hall

Walton High School will offer an administration of the ASVAB (Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery) to juniors and seniors. Military personnel will offer a score interpretation session approximately three weeks after the administration.
Click here for more information about the ASVAB. 

Click here to register for the ASVAB (deadline is Monday, March 27).

Senior Final Exams

Monday, May 15
12:30 pm - 3:30 pm

5th, 6th & 7th period exams

Senior Final Exams

Tuesday, May 16
10:30 am - 12:30 pm

3rd & 4th period exams

Senior Final Exams

Wednesday, May 17
8:20 am - 10:25 am

1st & 2nd period exams

Final Exams
9th - 11th Grade

Friday, May 19
Time TBD

1st & 2nd period exams

Graduation Practice

Monday, May 22
Tuesday, May 23
1:00 - 3:00 pm
Main Gym

Seniors must attend both mandatory graduation practices in order to participate in the Walton High School Graduation Ceremony.

Final Exams
9th - 11th Grade

Monday, May 22
Time TBD

3rd & 4th period exams

Final Exams
9th - 11th Grade

Tuesday, May 23
Time TBD

5th & 6th period exams

Final Exams
9th - 11th Grade

Wednesday, May 24
Time TBD

7th period exam


Wednesday, May 24
7:30 pm

Location - Kennesaw State University Convocation Center

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The Walton High School Counseling social media accounts are produced and maintained by the Walton High School Counseling Department. The sole purpose is to provide information to the Walton community about upcoming events. Comments have been disabled/hidden on all social media sites. Contact your school counselor if you have any questions about information made in a social media post.

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