Bear River High School

Bear River High School

Counseling

THE COUNSELING CONNECTION

Welcome to the Bear River High School's Counseling Connections. We are committed to making sure our students are successful in their academic, career and personal development so they can be healthy, productive members of our community. Our counselor's graduate degrees are in Educational Counseling with Pupil Personnel Service Credentials that prepare them to provide a variety of services to our students.  We believe in a collaborative partnership that involves and benefits our students, parents, teachers and the community in creating student achievement. If you have any questions or concerns, please contact your student's counselor.

 

Our counselors are assigned by your student's last name. You may email us directly or call:

Cindy Henry-Grimm (A-K) 
530-268-3700 ext 4838
 
 
Bethany Williams (L-Z)
530-268-3700 ext 4842
 
 

Counseling Department

Name                    Cindy Henry Grimm
Email                    chenrygrimm@njuhsd.com
Phone                   530.268.3700 ext. 4838
Bio                      
Cindy is originally from beautiful, albeit rural St. Lawrence County in upstate NY. She attended a small nearby college, Potsdam State University, where amazingly the Potsdam Bear colors are Maroon and Gray. Her undergraduate degree is in Studio Art and Elementary Education and her Masters is in Educational Counseling from National University in Sacramento. Prior to coming to Bear River, she worked as a social worker in NY in CPS and Family Services, in Placer County as a senior for the Family Support Counselors, and as a school counselor for Placer Union, Grass Valley Elementary and Nevada Joint Union High School Districts. In her free time, she enjoys her spending time with her family, reading, painting and volunteering for the American Cancer Society Discovery Shop and Gold Country Wildlife Rescue.
 
Name                    Bethany Williams
Email                    Bethany.williams@njuhsd.com
Phone                   530.268.3700 ext. 4838
Bio                        
Bethany Williams was born in Grass Valley, CA and graduated from Bear River High School; go, Bruins!  Bethany worked as a Crisis Counselor and Program Advocate at the Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault Coalition and quickly learned that she had a passion for helping people.  In 2005, Bethany obtained her Bachelors of Arts in Sociology from California State University Sacramento and immediately began her journey working for the Nevada Joint Union High School District as the Senior Case Manager, primarily working at Silver Springs High School.  Wanting to grow as a professional, Bethany went back to school and obtained her Master's in Educational Counseling and Pupil Personnel Services (PPS) Credential.  Bethany is in her 3rd year working at Bear River and loves working with high school students.  As a school Counselor Bethany enjoys helping students achieve their goals, prepare for life after high school and navigate the challenges of adolescence.  When Bethany isn't at work she spends time with her husband, Jim, and daughter, Olivia, in their home in Nevada City. Bethany enjoys living in the mountains, gardening, listening to music and yard-saling.      
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