School counselors provide guidance with academic planning and post-graduation goals and support for social and emotional well-being. Counselors act as advocates, collaborating with students, parents, and teachers to ensure success and keep students on track to reach their personal goals.

JHS Counseling Website

Career Pathways Guide

Students and parents can learn about classes and programs offered in a variety of career areas to help align course selections with students' areas of interest. 

BPS Pathways Guide    En español   Somali


You may contact your school counselor by phone or email. To schedule an appointment with your counselor, please contact Mary Reilly at or 952-806-7625 or drop by the Counseling Office to schedule an appointment.

Students A-EJennifer Buckjbuck@isd271.org952-806-7622
Students F-KKaren Ericksonkpericks@isd271.org952-806-7623
Students L-ReErik Torgersonetorgerson@isd271.org952-806-7624
Students Rh-ZCatherine Cretzmeyerccretzmeyer@isd271.org952-806-7619
Career and College CounselorBecky Wallerickrwallerick@isd271.org952-806-7692
Counseling secretaryMary Reillymreilly@isd271.org952-806-7625


Mental Health Counseling

Contacting a school counselor often is a first step in seeking help when you don't know where else to turn. If you're not sure who to call and would like to talk with someone confidentially, please contact us.

  • Crisis Intervention
  • Chemical Health Information and Referral
  • Support Service Coordination
  • Mediation
  • Support Groups
  • Staff Consultation and Support
  • Mindfulness Class