BHES School Counseling: Announcements, Mission and Vision Statements, and Important Resources


  • School Counseling Programs are most effective when they meet the needs of students as identified by all stakeholders. Ms. Masopust and Mr. Helton also enjoy providing meaningful resources to parents and guardians of our students.  Would you take a brief moment to provide feedback on the type of resources you may find helpful?  All responses are confidential. Thank you for making a difference! Your participation is greatly appreciated!

    Click the link for our 3-question survey.

    October 14, 6pm - What Parents Can Do at Home to Help their Children Succeed in School

    November 4, 6pm - Staying Ahead of the Game: Planning Your Child's Academic Pathway for Success After GATE

    December 9, 6pm - Hope for the Holidays: Creating Meaningful Memories

    Parent Workshops are virtual. 

    Information for each workshop will be provided shortly.  


Resources for Parents and Guardians

Beech Hill School Counseling Mission and Vision Statements

  • School Counselors at Beech Hill serve as advocates for all students and are often the pulse of school-wide initiatives pertaining to whole child wellness such as growth mindset, mindfulness, and healthy choices.  They enjoy helping parents work through their children’s academic and/or emotional challenges.  Ms. Masopust and Mr. Helton always welcome parent conferences, and encourage students, parents, and teachers to share their concerns and accomplishments with them.  

    Ms. Masopust is the primary counselor for 4K, 1st, 3rd and 5th grades.
    Mr. Helton is the primary counselor for PDK, K, 2nd, and 4th grades.
    Both counselors would love to help your Beacon and can be reached by email or by calling the school at 843-821-3970.

    School Counseling Department Mission Statement:  The mission of the Beech Hill Elementary School Counseling Department is to provide continual support to maximize student potential, personal/social development, academic achievement, and career awareness through implementation of a comprehensive developmental school counseling program.  School counselors will collaborate with students, parents,  teachers, administrators, and community agencies to help all students enjoy a positive and safe education experience. 

    School Counseling Department Vision Statement:  Beech Hill Elementary students are life-long learners who enthusiastically accept challenges, courageously learn from mistakes, and develop resilience by overcoming setbacks.  Students know that they can continually improve their skills, attitudes, and knowledge required for ongoing success in their personal development, relationships, and careers.  Beech Hill students develop strong cognitive and non-cognitive skills that will make them highly sought after as leaders in the work force and community.

  • Charleston/Dorchester Mobile Crisis – 1-800-613-8379

    Dorchester Mental Health Clinic – 1-843-873-5063 / Emergency Line 1-843-414-2350

    National Suicide Prevention Lifeline – 1-800-273-TALK (8255)