Soddy Daisy High School


School Counselors address students' academic, career, and social/emotional needs by designing implementing, evaluating, and enhancing a comprehensive school counseling program that promotes and helps maximize student success.

The Counseling Office is open daily for students to stop by and talk to their counselor to discuss their academic plan, address any social/emotional concerns, connect with scholarship and financial aid, and much more.

Our Counselors
SDHS school counselors work by grade level. Your counselor is listed below.
12th grade -- Amy Blazek (423-332-8828 ext. 66018)
11th grade -- Ellen Chamberlain (423.332.8828 ext. 66015)
10th grade --  Erica Hitchcox (423-332-8828 ext. 66016)
9th grade -- Cassie Griffin (423.332.8828 ext. 66017)  Freshman Schedule Request Form

All counselors have offices in the Guidance Suite just off the Commons Area.

Our Counselors are generally accessible to students with little notice, but parents will need to schedule appointments due to the busy schedules of our counselors.

Counselor Duties Include:

  • individual student academic planning and goal setting
  • school counseling classroom lessons based on student success standards
  • short-term counseling to students
  • referrals for long-term support
  • collaboration with families/teachers/ administrators/ community for student success
  • advocacy for students at student-focused meetings
  • data analysis to identify student issues, needs, and challenges

The Hub: Our College Center
The Hub is designed for students to easily access Naviance, contact Counselors, and contact/get information from our College Career Advisor. Our college advisors are Mr. Stone and Mrs. Martin and they can be found in their offices in The Hub.

Suicide Prevention

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline 1-800-273-TALK (8255)
The Lifeline provides 24/7, free and confidential support. 1-800-273-8255

Tennessee Suicide Prevention Network Crisis Text Line
Text "TN" to 741-741 to be connected to a crisis counselor.

Mobile Crisis Unit Hotline 423-634-8995
Mobile Crisis Unit (MCU) provides a 24-hour crisis response system for individuals experiencing a behavioral health crisis. This program provides assessments, triage, and access to appropriate levels of care.

Families in Transition Program - Equity Department
FIT provides educational support and eliminates barriers to school enrollment for children in various transitional living situations.

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