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Guidance Counseling

At The Independent School, we believe that every student's journey is unique and deserving of personalized support. Our dedicated and compassionate guidance counseling team is here to empower and guide our students as they navigate the exciting path of academic, personal, and emotional growth.

Our primary goal is to foster a positive and inclusive environment where students can thrive, excel, and discover their true potential. Whether they need assistance with academic challenges, college and career planning, social and emotional well-being, or simply someone to talk to, our counselors are committed to providing a safe space for open communication and thoughtful guidance.

Through one-on-one sessions, group workshops, and various resources, we aim to cultivate the necessary skills and resilience in our students to overcome obstacles, make informed decisions, and build a strong foundation for a successful future.

Your success is our success, and we look forward to being a part of your transformative experience at The Independent School. Let us embark on this journey together!

Meet Ms. Mires!

Taylor Mires  |   School Counselor

Ms. Taylor Mires, originally from Oklahoma, moved to Kansas to play basketball at Tabor College, where she earned undergraduate degrees in Behavioral Science and Psychology. She furthered her education by completing a Master's degree in School Counseling at Wichita State. Currently, Ms. Mires serves as the K-12 counselor at TIS and is also the Assistant Girls Basketball Coach. A fun fact about her is her love for the ocean and sharks!




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