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DIMS School Counselors: Gary Bolma ghbolma@seattleschools.org – all 7th graders, 6th graders (last names A-L) 206-252-9010

Sarah Wright smwright@seattleschools.org – all 8th graders, 6th graders (last names M-Z) 206-252-9011

Denny International Middle School Counseling Department focuses on the multicultural development of the whole child. Our mission is to provide each student with interpersonal leadership skills in acquiring a Global Perspective to achieve:

  • Academic Excellence
  • Personal Goals
  • Social Responsibility
  • World/Career Awareness

Our primary counseling goal requires all students to be committed and caring learners within a multicultural international school environment. Through collaborative efforts with parents,guardians, and staff, a supportive networking process enables all students to acquire the confidence, knowledge, and leadership qualities to become dynamic contributors in our global society.

As Counselors we believe:

  • we are there to serve the needs of our kids
  • in service to the whole child
  • in supporting each student’s academic, social, and personal needs
  • in encouraging the expression of talents and abilities
  • in the individuality of each child
  • that all students experience growth at their own pace
  • in providing encouragement to attain their goals
  • that each student is made to feel an essential part of our school community.