Guidance General Information
Welcome to the Guidance Department of Nottingham High School
Northstars and Northstar families,
Welcome to the Guidance homepage! To find your counselor, please go to who is my counselor? Here, you will find the counselor assignments by grade and last name.
If you need to change your method of instruction, please call your counselor. You can move to remote at any time and can move to hybrid at the change of marking periods. This is to give the teachers advance warning, in case they need to change the setup of their classroom to assure proper social distancing. If you need information regarding your choices, or information about your student's cohort, please contact your counselor or the Main Office.
The School Counseling office has a counselor available twice a day on an open Google Meet to answer questions. You can join this meet at: Talk to a counselor. Please remember this may not be YOUR counselor. Counselors will be available from 8-9 AM every day were are in school. Please note: Counselors will not be available the week of February 8-12, because they will be working with your students for scheduling. From February 8 to February 12, please contact your counselor directly.
If you are having difficulty with school work, Nottingham continues to offer Empower Hour to help you with assignments, test preparation, study skills and organizational skills. For tutoring and other help, go to EMPOWER HOUR any Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday that school is in session between 2:40-3:40.
The Hamilton Township Public Library system is also offering tutoring help through Brainfuse HelpNow. All you need is the barcode number from your library card. The offer tutoring in all subjects, and offer Spanish speaking support. To access HelpNow, go to Hamilton Library
Northstar students, we know it's difficult handling the high number of emails you are recieving this school year. To learn how to manage your school email, please go to this email organization video. This video will walk you through steps to organize your inbox and cut down on unnecessary emails.
Below you will find contact information for all school counselors, including phone numbers, emails and virtual offices. In the event of an emergency, please call the Guidance Office or the Main Office for immediate help. Should you need help after school hours, please see the numbers listed below for emergencies. As always, in the case of a life threatening emergency, please dial 911.
- The Nottingham Counseling Department
School Counselor information:
Talk to a counselor - Have a question? Talk to a counselor any school day, from 8-9 AM. Please remember counselors will not have open hours from February 8 to February 12. Counselors will be back at open hours on February 16.
Please note - counselors will not be available during Winter Break. Please see the list of emergency numbers below.
Ms. Ann Marie Schiavoni, Department Chairperson
Ms. Gina Carter, Guidance Counselor
Ms. Ramona Chell, Guidance Counselor
Mrs. Carina Foushee, Guidance Counselor
Mrs. Illiona Okereke, Guidance Counselor
Mr. Jon Schwartz, Guidance Counselor
School Student Assistance Counselor
Mrs. Jo Anne Parker
Additional important phone numbers:
If you are in need of counseling and do not have a primary doctor, please call Mobile Reponse at 1-877-652-7624.
If you need to report a case of child abuse, please call the Child Abuse Hotline at 1-877-652-2873.
If this is an actual emergency, please call 911.