card header iconTHE 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
 
 
Mary Buhr (L-Z)
530-268-3700 ext 4838
 

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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                   Mary Buhr
Email                    Mbuhr@njuhsd.com
Phone                  530.268.3700 ext. 4838
Bio                        
Mary recently moved to Northern California from St. Louis, Missouri, where she was (and still is) an avid St. Louis Cardinals and Stanley Cup Champion St. Louis Blues fan. Mary enjoyed teaching high school then transitioned to school counseling after obtaining her Master’s Degree in Education, Guidance and Counseling in 2006. Most recently, Mary was a College and Career Counselor at a large public high school in St Louis, the number one high school in the state according to U.S. News & World Report. She feels incredibly blessed to now be a part of the Bear River family. Mary and her husband, Tab, have two adult children, Tony and Megan Alice.