Supporting Well-Being

The social, emotional, and mental health of our community is one of our highest priorities especially as we continue to navigate the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. In addition to outside medical experts, our School Nurse and Counselor work closely with our Student Services team to provide support for each student and family.

Social Emotional | Counselor Lindsey Scoggins

We believe each student is unique. Our Counselor works with each to student to meet their individual needs. With a master’s degree in Marriage and Family Therapy, Lindsey Scoggins has served as a mental health professional and student counselor in various schools across the South. In addition to leading classes for grades 4K-8th grade, she also meets with individual students to counsel them on various social and emotional matters.

Counselor's Corner

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Health & Medicine | Nurse Dorothy Whittington

Nurse Dorothy has over 15 years of experience as a registered nurse with varied experience, including intensive care, pediatrics, women’s health, school nursing, and home health care. Nurse Dorothy is available to students throughout the day and provides excellent care in our dedicated Health Room. Her critical role consists of first aid and injury management, along with medication management. She plays an important role in keeping our students healthy and is an invaluable resource to parents and faculty alike.

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Highlands School, 4901 Old Leeds Road, Birmingham, AL 35213, (205) 956-9731
Highlands School's 'whole child' approach to education and commitment to academic excellence, creative expression, and leadership development prepare and motivate students in grades 4k through 8 to make a positive difference in an ever-changing world. Located in Birmingham, Alabama, Highlands School holds dual accrediation from the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS) and the Southern Associations of Independent Schools (SAIS).

For more information, visit www.highlandsschool.org.