• “As my sufferings mounted I soon realized that there were two ways in which I could respond to my situation -- either to react with bitterness or seek to transform the suffering into a creative force. I decided to follow the latter course.”

    -Martin Luther King Jr.










    Welcome to Sky Ranch Middle School Counseling!



    Mrs. Yost Ms. Gunderson Mrs. Cuellar Ms. Bessette  

    We are glad you have come to the Counselor Corner!



    Mrs. Yost: Pahrah, Washoe, Eagle, Angel

    Ms. Gunderson: Pilot, Matterhorn, Griswold

    Mrs. Cuellar: Ruby, Tahoe, Topaz, Pyramid

    Ms. Bessette: Blue Wing, Black Rock



    Counselors are available during regular school days (7:30-2:00). Please allow 24 hours or the next school day for a reply.

    You may email your counselor or you may fill out a request for an appointment and your counselor will get back to you during school hours.

    If you have an emergency or a crisis, please call 911 or contact local emergency authorities.

    Students, make an appointment with your counselor HERE.

    Parents, please CALL 775-626-0060 or EMAIL your child's counselor.




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    Hey Thunderbolts!!!!

    Feeling stressed? Bored? Just want to take a break?

    Check out The Sky Ranch Break Room

    You can contact your team counselor, play games, find cool apps, even watch puppies play when you need a break from the daily grind! 


    Sky Ranch Break Room



    Week Full of Mindfulness

      Week Full of Mindfulness





    WCSD Distance Learning and Family Wellness

    Behavioral Support

    Emergency Services

    Food Resources

    Talking to Your Kids About Coronavirus

    Thunderbolt Technology Tips


    Children's Mobile Crisis Response Team - Provides crisis intervention and support to Nevada families dealing with a behavioral or mental health crisis

    Community Health Alliance - Information for families who need health care, but do not have the funds:

    Crisis Support Services of Nevada - It is normal to feel anxious at times like this. If you or someone you know is struggling and needs help:

    • Call 1-800-273-8255 or the local number 775-784-8090, 
    • Text LISTEN to 839863
    • Check out the website at www.cssnv.org
    • Staff and volunteers are here 24/7/365. 

    Crisis Support

    Crisis Support in ESP

    Student Support

    Student Support in ESP


    Emergencies, call 9-1-1. For non-emergencies: 

    • Washoe County Sheriff’s Office 775-328-3001
    • City of Reno Police 775-324-2121
    • City of Sparks Police 775-353-2231 

    Nevada 211 - Find help 24/7 by:


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  • The District prohibits bullying, cyber-bullying, harassment, sexual harassment, discrimination and/or retaliation in any of its educational programs/activities, employment, and employment opportunities.  For the District's full Notice of Non-Discrimination statement as well as methods to address questions and concerns please visit our Notice of Non-Discrimination and Web Accessibility page.

    For more information, visit the Civil Rights Compliance Department page.