Swatara Middle School

1101 Highland Street Oberlin,PA 17113 • 717.939.9363

Quality to the Core

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Swatara Middle School

Guidance Office


All students last names A-L - Mrs. Meggan Bright
All students last names M-Z - Mrs. Kelsey Hile
Guidance Secretary - Mrs. Nicole Smith


The Guidance Office is staffed with two full-time school counselors as well as a full-time secretary. Students with last names A-L have Mrs. Meggan Bright as their counselor. Students with last names M-Z have Mrs. Kelsey Hile as their counselor. The secretary is Mrs. Nicole Smith. You may contact us at 939-9363 ext. 76331.


Procedures for New Students Entering SMS:
Once all registration information is received from the District Administration Building, the assigned counselor will call family with a start date.



The guidance staff provides a variety of services. These services are:

  • Individual counseling
  • Group counseling
  • Classroom Presentations
  • Parent /Teacher collaboration and consultation
  • Referrals to Outside Agencies
  • Gifted Screening
  • Dauphin County Technical School Application Process
  • Student Assistant Program
  • Course Selection and Entry
  • 6th Grade Transition
We assists students with the following concerns:
  • Academic Difficulties
  • Grief and Loss
  • Decision Making Skills
  • Special Education Services                                 
  • Study Skills/Career Exploration
  • Peer Relationships/Conflict Resolution
  •  Homework Hotline
  • Drug and Alcohol Issues

If your child has been absent from school for THREE days or more due to illness, you may refer to the homework hotline, contact your child's teachers directly, or contact the guidance office to make a request for assignments to be collected.





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