Career & Counseling Center

What is a School Counselor?

A School Counselor will listen to the students about their concerns and successes, and will assist the students in finding the best possible solutions.

What can I talk about with my School Counselor?

  • Academics -course selection, problems with classes, problems with schedules, etc...

  • Career Planning -career information, special test, etc..

  • Personal problems

  • Social issues

  • Family concerns

  • Sexual harassment

The information shared between the students and the school counselor is Confidential and protected by South Dakota law.


Scholarships & Reciprocity


Workshops, Camps, & Opportunities


National Honor Society


Career and Technical Education

Contact a YHS Counselor



Freshman (Grade 9)

Mr. Bies

Sophomore (Grade 10)

Last name A-G: Mrs. Kirchner

Last name H-O: Mr. Bies

Last name P-Z: Mrs. Reyes

Junior (Grade 11)

Mrs. Reyes

Senior (Grade 12)

Mrs. Kirchner

YHS Counseling Information:

Phone: 605-665-7378

Fax: 605-260-5488

YHS Counseling Secretary:

Rhonda Rauch