Mr. C

    Mr. Brice Crowninshield
    7th Grade Counselor 
    Phone # (425) 335-1544
    Brice Crowninshield has experience as a counselor and educator in high school, middle school, and elementary school settings. Prior to working at Lake Stevens Middle School he worked in the Shoreline, Mukilteo, and Edmonds school districts as a counselor, behavioral specialist, and as Dean of Students for behaviorally and emotionally impacted students. Mr. Crowninshield holds a BA in Psychology from Central Washington University and a Masters in K-12 Counseling from City University of Seattle. He is devoted to the holistic development of students by supporting both their academic and social emotional growth. Outside of school he enjoys playing sports, coaching, and pyrotechnics.
    Here are some things Mr. C can help with:
    7TH GRADE:
    • Scheduling
    • Academics and Grades
    • 7th grade 504's
    • Social / Emotional needs and Check-ins
    • Parent Support
    • Friendship Issues
    • Student Campus Connection: Help with getting involed with clubs, sports, and lunch bunches!


    Mrs. Mary Rand
    6th Grade Counselor 
    Phone # 425-335-1544
    Mary Rand grew up in Edmonds, Washington and Dallas, Texas.  She has a Bachelor's degree in Communications from the University of Washington and a Master of Education in K-12 School Counseling from CityU of Seattle.  Her education and training are based on the American School Counselor Association’s (ASCA) National Model and the Strengths-Based School Counseling framework. Mary believes in and encourages each and every student to believe in themselves and recognize all the goodness they bring to the world, while being mindful to practice empathy and kindness for others.In her free time, Mary enjoys snuggling her kids, riding bikes, hiking, endlessly renovating her home, and traveling with her husband!

     6TH GRADE
    • Scheduling
    • Academics and Grades
    • 6th grade 504's
    • Social / Emotional needs and Check-ins
    • Parent Support
    • Friendship Issues
    • Student Campus Connection: Help with getting involed with clubs, sports, and lunch bunches!
    Monique Gaynes
    School Psychologist
    Phone: # (425) 335-1544

    Monique is a National Certified School Psychologist. She received an Associate in Arts degree in 2003 from Shoreline Community College and then transferred to the University of Washington, where she completed a Bachelor of Science degree in Psychology with a minor in American Indian Studies in 2005. Monique moved to Utah in 2010 and obtained a Master of Education in Educational Psychology at the University of Utah in 2013. She graduated from the University of Utah with an Educational Specialist degree in 2017. 

    Monique began working in the Lake Stevens School District in 2015. She has experience in student assessment, data analysis, as a related service provider, building leadership team member, and educational consultant. Monique has served as district lead psychologist and has been a member of the following district teams: MTSS team, Prevention Intervention team, and Social/Emotional Learning team. 

    Monique enjoys working in education to support students and families from all backgrounds. Her area of focus is advocating for the needs of students and implementing systemic change to improve policies and practices using evidence-based interventions. Please contact Monique if you have any questions regarding your student’s unique needs. 

    • Student Support and Academic Success
    • Special Education Evaluations
    • Teacher and Tier Team Support
    Mrs. Julie Danner
    Counseling Center Para-Educator
    Phone: # (425) 335-1588
    Mrs. Danner is an outstanding resource to our students, staff and families.  She is the 'go-to' person in the Counseling Center! Have a question and have no idea where to start? Call Mrs. Danner!  Don't know who in the Counseling Center is the right fit for your need?  Call Mrs. Danner, she'll know! 
    Mrs. Danner can help with:
    • Student Support and Success
    • College Bound Scholarships
    • Hungry Heart Liason
    • State Testing
    • Counseling Corner
    • Special Education Support 
    Ms. Hannah Herkert
    Student Mental Health Support Specialist
    In-building phone: # (425) 335-1680
    Cell Phone: # (425) 923-0126
    Ms. Herkert has a Master's Degree in Counseling Psychology. She enjoys supporting students and their families and is available to meet in regards to mental health needs/resources. She specializes in working with kids and families who are in need of support related to transition or changes, loss, friendship/social issues, and big feelings like anxiety, depression, and stress.
    Ms. Herkert knows it can be pretty tough to focus on school when something big is happening at home, or when big feelings like sadness, worry, fear, or anger are being experienced. If you or someone you know might like to talk about these things, come see her in the counseling center, send her an email or text, or give her a call! Ms. Herkert's jobs include:
    • Mental Health Resource Navigation and Support
    • Individual Support for Students
    • Group support for Students
    • Family Support
    • Tier Team Support
    LSMS Facility Dog
    Ms. Herkert is the handler of the school Facility Dog, Bruce. Bruce's specialties include helping students engage in school and hanging out when a student needs a break. Bruce was bred, raised, and trained to work in a school setting by Canine Companions. For more information visit Canine.org. His hobbies include swimming and getting belly rubs. You can meet Bruce by attending "Lunch with Bruce" on Tuesdays/Thursdays at 11:10am. Email Ms. Herkert for more info.