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Meet Your Counselors

Picture of Counselor Mrs. Buggs

Mrs. Shonnon Buggs - 9th Grade

Picture of Tracey Edwards

Mrs. Tracy Edwards - 10th Grade

Picture of Counselor Mrs. Henderson

Ms. Sonya Henderson - 11th Grade henderson.sonya@newton.k12.ga.us

Picture of Mrs. Hayes 

Mrs. Glenda Hayes - 12th Grade


Picture of Mr. Elion

Mr. Kevin Elion - Graduation Coach


Hours of Operation:
8am - 3pm, Mon-Fri and by appointment only for parent meetings and student enrollment.
Parents may contact our office by email or phone, see counseling directory to the right. 

Alcovy High School phone number - 770-784-4995

Direct counseling phone number - 770-784-4995 ext. 2113

Counseling FAX number -770-784-4996 Attn: Counseling Department

Freshmen Class Parent Night
Monday, December 14, 2020
 Click here to view recording



Alcovy High School Counseling Contact Information

Mrs. Hayes

Lead Counselor - 12th Grade

Ext. 2147 

Ms. Henderson

Counselor - 11th Grade

Ext. 2107

Mrs. Edwards

Counselor - 10th Grade

Ext. 2114 

Mrs. Buggs

Counselor - 9th Grade 

Ext. 2143 

Mr. Elion

Graduation Coach

Ext. 2161

Mrs. Ellis

College & Career Readiness Specialist 

Ext. 2106 

Mrs. Bowers

Records Clerk

Ext. 2109 

Mrs. Dowdy


Ext. 2138 

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Text the following codes to 81010 to connect to your chosen counselor's remind messenger. Or, click "join class" in the Remind app if you already have it downloaded. 

Mrs. Hayes - 12th grade @cove2021
Ms. Henderson - 11th grade @alcovy11 
Ms. Edwards - 10th grade @tigersco23 
Ms. Buggs - 9th grade @cove2024 
Mr. Elion - Credit Recovery  @alcovycr21 

AHS Counseling Department Mission Statement:   

        In partnership with parents and the school community, the mission of the Alcovy High School Counseling Department is to provide a comprehensive counseling program that facilitates development in the academic, personal/social, and career planning realms. The goal of the AHS Counseling Department is promote students in becoming an active participant in today's global society.

Reasons to meet with your child's counselor:

  • Check your child's credits; to ensure your child is on-track for graduation when expected.
  • Discuss post graduation plans; college, military, or work force
  • Ask about credit recovery
  • Discuss the Dual Enrollment option
  • Request parent-teacher conferences
  • Course selections
  • Discuss other resources that may be available to you or your child such as mental health concerns, homelessness, grief and other concerns
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