Welcome From the Counseling Department

The counselors at St. Thomas Aquinas High School are always available for counseling and consultations. A student is welcome to come by the counseling office anytime or schedule a meeting with a counselor for any reason, including career counseling, college and scholarship consultation, financial aid questions, testing information and personal issues. Except in cases of imminent personal danger, the counselors maintain strict confidentiality. Parents may also contact a school counselor at 985-542-7662, at the appropriate email address, or by completing the Referral Form online. Follow the STA Counseling Department on Twitter at @STACounseling.

Vision Statement

The shared vision of Saint Thomas Aquinas High School Counseling Department promotes the excellence in students through collaboration with administration, teachers, parents, & the community in order to guide students toward academic success, expand personal responsibility, & explore one’s self-identity to reach full potential in the scholastic journey. We will work towards eliminating barriers that have traditionally impeded the growth & performance of all students by implementing a comprehensive counseling approach. The Saint Thomas Aquinas Counseling Department is an integral & transformative program that serves all students to optimize students' academic, personal/social & career development & is staffed by active, involved school counselors that work closely with parents, teachers, administrators & community members.

Counseling Department Staff

Ms. Lindsey Marx

Ms. Marx (lindsey.marx@stafalcons.org) is our counselor for all grades.  She is responsible for academic planning, college and career planning, as well as caring for students personal and social needs.

All requests by students, faculty, staff, coaches, parents/guardians, and colleges/universities for any information (i.e. transcript, letter of recommendation, etc.) from the Counseling Department must be made through a Request of Information Form. 

All referrals by students, faculty, staff, coaches, and parents/guardians (either self or the referral of another) must be made through a Referral Form. Please click on the previous Referral Form to submit electronically or this form is located in the Counseling Department and front office.

*Parents/Guardians: Should you need to schedule a meeting with your student’s counselor, please complete the Referral Form.



Mrs. Shannon Jordan

Mrs. Jordan is our Study Skills teacher who is responsible for any special needs, accommodations, 504 Plans, IEP’s, & accommodations from private evaluations.

Mrs. Jordan also coordinates standardized testing for freshmen, sophomore, juniors, and special testing accommodations for ACT/SAT. Mrs. Jordan also teaches and tutors Spanish. If you ever have questions about guidelines for Special Testing and/or Extended time, you can visit these websites or call Mrs. Jordan at 985-542-7662.