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Becky Bolden Phone Icon 865-497-2557 Email Icon Email


Check out our WASHBURN HIGH SCHOOL CURRICULUM GUIDE for a list and description of all classes offered located in the "files" section located above.

Please check NEWS  and LINKS for scholarship opportunities and information. 


Guidance Office Services


As the Washburn High School Counselor, I am truly dedicated to all student success in high school and beyond.  I want to encourage students, parents, and school staff to utilize the services of my office to ensure this success.


Student Services

  • counsel students about a variety of subjects including academics, social and home situations, and personal problems
  • facilitate conflict mediations between students
  • intervene when a student has a crisis or emergency
  • talk about college/career planning
  • provide means and help in registering for SAT and ACT
  • register students for classes
  • change class schedules when needed
  • provide scholarship information
  • provide enrichment opportunity information


Parent services

  • talk to parents about student behavior, home problems, academic plans, classroom issues, alternative education options, and post-secondary education
  • set up meetings between teachers and parents to work on resolving problems
  • participate in IEP meetings for special education students
  • refer parents to resources in the community that can meet the needs of their family


Teacher services

  •  consult with teachers regarding student behavior and achievement
  • facilitate private meetings between teachers, parents and students
  • provide teachers with academic testing data to aid in specific educational planning for individual student needs


Other services

  • keep records of all student credit requirements for graduation
  • organize and attend Financial Aid Night
  • accompany seniors to college fair
  • interpret tests including EXPLORE, PLAN, ACT, SAT and PSAT
  • meet and consult with administration about students, policies, and alternative education
  • write letters of recommendation for seniors
  • provide transcripts for college and employment
  • distribute grade cards