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Student Services

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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. Tamika Morris, Lead Counselor
Ms. Shawn Jones, Counselor
Mrs. Violet Alexander, Counselor
Mrs. Irma Locklear, Counselor
Ms. Cristy McLaurin, Counselor
Ms. Latasha Smith, Social Worker
Ms. Cubia McLean-Massey, EC Case Manager
Mr. Mark Patton, Military Student Transitions Consultant
Mr. Joseph Peek, 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: Joseph Peek

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: Joseph Peek at 910-678-7008 or

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.
  • Cumberland County Schools Military Connected Student Support
  • To locate more information about the MSTC Program visit this website Military Child .(
  • Please click here for access to the BESS Test Page. SVHS Session Codes:
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    • 11th Grade –           j9iIdbh2qU
    • 12th Grade –          q0AK6kVCPL

Community Resources:

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. Tamika Morris
(Students: Ri – Z)
Department Chair
SIT Representative                Student 2 Student Coordinator
Academy of Scholars Back-Up
Master Schedule Coordinator
Gradpoint Coordinator
Awards Committee
IB Academy Back-Up
Summer Grads                                  FTCC                                                NCVPS                                            Connexus                                      CGR Coordinator
First Responder Back-Up    District Meeting Representative


Ms. Shawn Jones
IB Academy Counselor                      (Students: O – Rh)                    Senior Awards Chair                          Scholarships                            Master Schedule Committee Student 2 Student Coordinator        Senior Parent Night Coordinator 8th Grade Orientation                                          Co-Coordinator                  Academy of Scholars                  CGR Coordinator
First Responder

Mrs. Irma Locklear
(Students: Di – Ja)
NC Scholars
Honors Seniors                                    Live United                                          ASVAB Back-Up                                  Awards Committee                              CGR Coordinator                          8th Grade Orientation Committee
First Responder
E-Mail Address


Ms. Cristy McLaurin
(Students: Je – N)
SST Coordinator                            504 Co-Chair                              Parent Teacher Conference Night  Underclassman Awards Chair
8th Grade Orientation Coordinator 8th Grade Parent Night                                    Coordinator                            CGR Coordinator
First Responder


Mrs. Violet Alexander
(Students: A – De)
Grad Committee                                  College Applications Month              Awards Committee                      CGR Coordinator Chair                      8th Grade Orientation Committee First Responder
E-Mail Address                    

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

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


Ms. Shannon Verdun
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 910.425.2962

    Scholarship and College Information for School Year 2019-2020

    • Ms. Shawn Jones is our School Counselor and has the responsibility for this school year to help the parent’s of this year Graduating Class of 2021 to learn about the several types of scholarships 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.

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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 Ms. S. Jones by emailing her.

Published by Laura Taylor on October 5, 2020