Sylvester Middle School
16222 Sylvester Road SW Burien, WA 98166

Office Hours:

Monday-Friday: 7:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Sylvester Middle School
16222 Sylvester Road SW Burien, WA 98166

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Counseling Center

The Sylvester school counselors are here to be an advocate for every student.  We can assist you in problem-solving any academic, personal, or social-emotional issue that may arise during your middle school years.  Please contact your student's school counselor via phone or email with any questions or concerns you may have.

6th Grade Students: Ms. Raff, 206-631-6011   

7th Grade Students: Ms. Hagerty, 206-631-6010

8th Grade Students: Mr. Provenzano, 206-631-6066                    

Students can connect with a counselor by submitting a request using this form.  Counselors can contact students and families via email, phone, text or zoom meetings.

If you need IMMEDIATE SUPPORT, try calling/texting one of these numbers:

  • 24-hour Crisis Line: 1-866-4CRISIS (427-4747) or 206-461-3222
  • Trevor Lifeline for LGBTQ: 1-866-488-7386
  • Crisis Text Line: text “home” to 741741
  • Teen Link: 1-866-TEENLINK (833-6546) (Sat, Sun, Tues & Thurs Evenings from 6-10pm)

In Highline Public Schools, School Counselors take the lead to remove barriers for all students, knowing them by name, strength and need, using a student-centered approach to ensure they are aware of the many possibilities for their life after high school.  All students choose a postsecondary path aligned to their goals and values and achieve their fullest potential, build healthy relationships and commit to lifelong growth.

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