Counseling Center

Counseling Center Mission Statement

The guidance and counseling center at Northwest Middle School is dedicated to providing a caring and safe environment. We are committed to focusing on the academic achievements of each student throughout the school year. The adademic and personal growth of each student is our first priority. We provide a place where students may find assistance in making informed decisions about their educational experience and future.


School Counselors

Julia Schleifman, Head Counselor

(801) 578-8547 ext. 1402


Tra’Cee Brothers, 8th Grade Counselor

(801) 578-8547 ext. 1404



Dan Sachse, 7th Grade Counselor

(801) 578-8547 ext. 1403


Parents: For information,documents, and explanation about plan for career and college readiness (PCCRs), please click here.

Plan for College & Career Ready Meetings

Our 8th grade Plan for College & Career Ready meetings are going on now through January 2016. Your attendance at this meeting is very important and we very much hope to see you there. You will be receiving a letter with the date and time assigned for you and your student to meet individually with a school counselor. During this meeting we will discuss the following topics:

  • High school graduation requirements, including opportunities to pursue classes in Career & Technical Education, Advanced Placement, and International Baccalaureate
  • Four-year planning (a roadmap to help your student stay on track for graduation and explore new subjects and classes)
  •  ACT Explore college readiness test results
  • And more!

We are excited to meet with you and your student to discuss these topics and answer any questions you may have. If the date and/or time of your appointment does not work for you, please contact our school counseling secretary at (801) 578-8547 ext. 1202 to reschedule. We have several evening appointments available and will work to accommodate YOU. Thank you for your participation!


9th Grade Registration and Transition to High School

Please see the documents below.  These documents are used to support 8th graders as they register and transition to high school.

Registration letter

9th Grade Course Description 2017: This document has both English and Spanish available.

9th Grade Course Selection 2017


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Crisis and Tipline Service

Dear Parents:

We are happy to announce the implementation of the SafeUT Crisis & Tipline Services. SafeUT is a new tool designed to provide confidential two-way communication with SafeUT crisis counselors or school staff through the SafeUT Mobile App or Web. The SafeUT CrisisLine provides 24/7 crisis intervention and emotional support in any type of crisis.  Students can call the Crisis Line and speak directly to a crisis counselor or start a CrisisChat through the mobile app or web. Students can also send non-crisis tips to school officials regarding topics such as bullying, cyberbullying, gang activity, drug & alcohol activity, and more.  All tips are completely anonymous. SafeUT helps to provide students with a safe and secure school environment and it provides our school administration with the communication and management tools needed to help and mange on campus situations.Students will receive training on how to use the SafeUT Crisis & Tipline Services by their school administrators.  The SafeUT Mobile App is available in the Apple and Google Play stores.  Search “P3 Tips” and select “SafeUT”.

Click here to watch the SafeUT tutorial.

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National Suicide Prevention Hotline

No matter what problems you are dealing with, we want to help you find a reason to keep living. By calling 1-800-273-TALK (8255) you’ll be connected to a skilled, trained counselor at a crisis center in your area, anytime 24/7.


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