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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.

List of  Professorial Supporters’ located in our Guidance Office to help serves our students.

Ms. Stacey Lawson, Lead Counselor
Ms. Shawn Jones, Counselor
Mrs. Cynthia DePaul, Counselor
Ms. Tamika Morris, Counselor
Mrs. Leigh Faircloth, Counselor
Ms. Latasha Smith, Social Worker
Ms. Cubia McLean-Massey, EC Case Manager
Mr. Mark Patton, Military Student Transitions Consultant
Ms. Cathy Hurley, Military Family, and Youth Liaison

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, social-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.

Available: Monday – Friday (07:45 a.m.-04:00 p.m.)

EC Case Teacher: Mrs. Cubia McLean-Massey

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.

Available: Monday – Friday (07:45 a.m.-04:00 p.m.)
Email Address:
Phone Number: 910.425.8181 ext: 758

School Social Worker: Ms. Latasha Smith

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.

Available: Monday – Friday (07:45 a.m.-04:00 p.m.)
Email Address:
Phone Number: 910.425.8181 ext: 720

School Psychologist: Ms. Anita McGaha

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 with teachers. Counseling for students. In addition, they provide prevention, crisis intervention, conflict resolution, and program modification for special learning and/or behavioral needs.

Available: Monday – Friday (07:45 a.m.-04:00 p.m.)

School Nurse: Ms. Erika Manley, RN  (School Health)

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.

Available: Only on Tuesdays (8:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m.)

CCS Military Family & Youth Liaison: Ms. Cathy Hurley

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.

Contact: Cathy Hurley at 910.678.2433.

Picture of Mark Patton in a red and white striped buttoned down shirtMilitary Student Transitions Consultant: Mr. Mark Patton

The MSTC is a highly specialized education professional embedded with the school district. The MSTC is assigned specific schools like South View High School to provide assistance to military-connected students with needs related to increasing support system for social-emotional well-being and transition. The MSTC performs activities and delivers professional development within the school and community to support this goal. The MSTC works directly with children and parents on a daily basis. MSTCs are expected to be subject matter experts on numerous issues to assist our military-connected families – active duty, veteran, retired, National Guard/Reserves, or Civil Service employees.

Mr. Patton is available at South View High School on Mondays all day and Tuesday mornings. You can also make an appointment via email below:

  • Contact Military Student Transitions Consultant, Mark Patton by clicking this email link.
  • To locate more information about the MSTC Program visit this website Military Child .(
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Counselors and Support Staff responsibilities 

  • Counselor Assignments are based on the grade level and the student’s last name.
  • Students will be assigned to the same counselor throughout the duration of their high school career.

Ms. Stacey Lawson
(Students’: 10-12 / R-Z)
Department Chair
Academy of Scholars
College App Month
Initial Credit
5th Period
Awards Committee
Senior Parent Night Coordinator
CGR Coordinator
District Meeting Representative


Ms. Shawn Jones
IB Academy Counselor              (Students’: 10-12 / F-J, IB, SED, IDMod, OCS)                           Master Schedule Coordinator          Senior Awards Chair                          Summer Grads/Schools                    Student 2 Student Coordinator        CGR Coordinator
First Responder

Mrs. Cynthia DePaul
(Students: 10th-12th / K-Q)
NCVPS                                                  Grad Point Coordinator                    Grad Committee                                  NC Scholars                                          Honors Seniors                                    Awards Committee                              CGR Coordinator
First Responder


Ms. Tamika Morris
(Students: 10th-12th / A-E)
Master Schedule Coordinator          FTCC
Live United
Awards Committee
SIT Representative
First Responder


Mrs. Leigh Faircloth
(Students: 9th Grade / A- Z)
SST Coordinator
Parent/Teacher Conference Night (Entire School)                                    English Class Push-In                        Underclassmen Awards Chair          8th Grade Orientation Coordinator                                          8th Grade Parent Night Coordinator                                          CGR Coordinator

Ms. Sophia Hilliard-Durham
Academically and Intellectually Gifted Coordinator
Academically/Intellectually Gifted Program
Advance Placement Testing Coordinator
AIG Newsletters

Ms. Latasha Smith
Social Worker
504 Coordinator                    Student Attendance Coordinator
Dropout Prevention Coordinator
Homebound Students
Request for Course Work Due to Absences Contact
Social Security/SSI Correspondence Contact
CGR Co-Coordinator


Mrs. Denise McLemore
Registration/Withdrawal Contact
Mid-Year Graduate Contact
SAT/ACT Waiver Contact
Senior Dues/ Senior Fees Coordinator


Ms. Sharon Pierce
Power School Data Manager
Report Cards
Progress Reports
Grade Change Request



    • We have an open door policy in the Counseling Office for students wishing to see their counselor.
    • Students may visit the Counseling Office before school, after school, and at the beginning of their lunch period.
    • However, if the counselor is not available or if the visit will cause them to miss being in class, the student will need to see Ms. Johnson to schedule an appointment.
    • Students in emergency situations will be seen immediately by the first available counselor.
    • All students must sign in prior to being assisted. Students may visit the Counseling Office before school, after school, and at the beginning of their lunch period.
    • Students may also stop by the Counseling Office between classes to schedule an appointment with the counselor.
    • If a student chooses to stop by between classes they need to make sure they have enough time to make it to class without being tardy.
      • Counseling Office Phone Number 910.425.8181
      • Counseling Office Fax Number 910.425.2961

    Scholarship and College Information for School Year 2019-2020

    • Mrs. Lawson is our School Counselor and has the responsibility for this school year to help the parent’s of this year Graduating Class of 2020 to learn about the several types of scholarship that are available for Seniors.
    • Our Seniors need to start applying for these numerous scholarship opportunities as soon as they return to school for the school year.
    • Additionally, she will be providing information about colleges that our Seniors may be interested in attending after graduating at 08:00 p.m. Monday, June 1, 2020, at the Cumberland County Crown Coliseum.

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    To receive all of this great information click the link below and enter an email address to be added to our Scholarship and College Information Database.

    If you need additional information you can contact Mrs. Lawson by emailing her.

Published by Laura Taylor on August 12, 2019

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