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McKnight Middle School Counseling Team (2019-2020) 

Mission Statement:
The counselors at McKnight Middle School are dedicated to helping students explore and reach their personal, social, academic, and career potential. 

6th Grade Counselor: 
Mr. Kurt Roper 
(425) 204-3619 
kurt.roper@rentonschools.us 

7th Grade Counselor: 
Ms. Cathy Sheridan 
(425) 204-3618  
cathy.sheridan@rentonschools.us 

My name is Ms. Cathy Sheridan. 
You can call me Ms. Sheridan, Ms. Cathy or Ms. S.
I have one son named Devan.
I am originally from Hammond Louisiana which is 35 miles from New Orleans.

I have been a counselor for fifteen years, two at McKnight.

I graduated from Southern University, with my bachelor's in Generic Special Education, and a master’s degree in Education. I also received a master's degree in Counseling at Seattle Pacific University.

I enjoy vacations, shopping, spending time with family and friends, cooking. One of my most favorite things to do for me time is to walk the ocean, listening to the waves.

I am an adult that cares and wants to hear about the good AND not so good things going on in your life.

Parents feel free to call me directly, email, or come into student services to set up an appointment to see me.

If students or parent(s)/guardian(s) have an emergency and I am not available, please feel free to call, email, set up an urgent appointment or see one of the other counselors.
 

8th Grade Counselor:  
Ms. Keira Edwards 
(425) 204-3616 
keira.edwards@rentonschools.us

My name is Mrs. Keira Edwards. You can call me Mrs. Edwards. I have been a counselor at McKnight going on three years. 

I graduated from Hampton University in Hampton, VA with my bachelor's in psychology. I received my master's degree in Counseling at Seattle University. 

I am married, with one son named Kadence who is 4 years old. I enjoy planning trips with family and friends, cooking, as well as dabbling in arts and crafts. 

I am an adult that cares and wants to hear about the good AND not so good things going on in your life. 

Parents feel free to call me directly, email, or come into student services to set up an appointment to see me. If students or parent(s)/guardian(s) have an emergency and I am not available, please feel free to call, email, set up an urgent appointment or see one of the other counselors. 

Parent(s)/Guardian(s) please be patient when requesting a time to see me or another counselor. We collectively serve over 900 students, so we will be sure to get to all request as soon as we can.