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 Administrative Assistants

Ruth Provides...

Linda Provides...

  • Student Services Department Support
  • PSAT sign up
  • Help with Scholarships, including the La Follette Local Scholarship Program
  • Help with Financial Aid
  • Maintenance of College Rep Visitation Schedule
PositionNamePhone / Fax
Student Services Secretary/RegistrarRuth Drifke608.204.3660 / 608.204.0439
Clerical/Scholarship AssistantLinda Dresang608.204.3659 / 608.204.0439

 School Counselors

We Provide...

  • Academic Support
  • Post High School Planning and Support
  • Social/Emotional Support
Student Last NameCounselorMake an Appt.PhoneText
A-EJena AckerJena Acker608.204.3665920-644-5075  
F-JJudy ChristensenJudy Christensen608.204.3614262-261-3550
K-L & S-9th GradersAmy SchwabAmy Schwab608.204.3663920-644-3711
M-RCalvin TaylorCalvin Taylor608.204.3662413-471-9206
T-Z Shana Dumbleton  Shana Dumbleton  608.204.3664 920-644-3890  
ELL StudentsEmily Valdivia (Speaks English, Spanish, and French) Emily Valdivia 608.204.3615413-489-2036



 Social Workers

We Provide:
  • Individual and group support
  • Support for alcohol and other drug concerns
  • Help with relationship issues
  • Assistance with conflict resolution
  • Help with attendance concerns
  • Information on Alternative programs
  • Crisis support
  • Community resource information
  • Assistance for parents with adolescent issues
NeighborhoodSocial WorkerPhone/Text
Meissen/EcholesMichelle OlsonPhone: 608.204.3674  Text: 608-572-7211
Olsen/WederathPatrice HutchinsPhone: 608.204.3636

 PBIS Coach, Minority Services Coordinator, and Coordinator of Student Engagement

PBIS etc

PBIS Coach:

* Plans behavior expectations, activities, and acknowledgements to help improve student performance, school climate, and      social emotional learning
* Oversees and helps in the implementation of our school-wide PBS plan

Minority Services Coordinator:

* School Liaison for PEOPLE and ITA programs
* Black Student Union (BSU) Coordinator
* Family and Community Engagement Coordinator
* Partners with students and families to be an advocate for students academic, personal/social, and career goals

Coordinator of Student Engagement:

* Coordinates restorative practices
* Facilitates support groups
* Promotes student leadership, school engagement, and participation in club activities 

PBIS Coach Betsy Peterson608.204.3666  
Minority Services Coordinator     John Milton608.204.3661
Coordinator of Student Engagement       Kit Laibly


We Provide:
  • Individual and Group counseling
  • Mental health support
  • Crisis support
  • Help for behavior or discipline problems
  • Help with grades and classroom issues
  • Educational programming (Special Ed)
  • Testing
  • Community resource assistance
Wederath/OlsenWendy Johnson608.204.3616
Meissen/EcholesAaron Dickson (Speaks English & Spanish)608.204.3635


Health Office
 (left to right): Martha Pfister-Genskow, Rachel Gallagher, Anna Melville
We Provide:
  • Assistance with medical, dental or mental health care
  • Care for sick or injured students
  • Chronic Illness management
  • Screening for vision and hearing
  • Immunizations
  • Health Education
  • AOD assistance
  • Pregnancy
Echoles/Meissen/OlsenRachel Gallagher - Nurse                608.204.3621               608-616-5171
WederathAnna Melville - Nurse                608.442-2967               608-620-3309
 Martha Pfister-Genskow - Nursing Assistant                608.204.3622