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Kiona Grimes

Kiona Grimes
Last Name S-Z Counselor

Welcome to NCHS! I am so excited to be your grade counselor. This will be my sixth year in education and second year as a counselor. I earned my Bachelor of Arts in English Education from the University of Northern Iowa, where I was born and raised. I earned my Masters in School Counseling from the University of St. Thomas in Houston. Outside of school, I love to spend time with my fiance and two toy poodles, Ava and Addy. I am a former Varsity cheerleading coach and 9th grade English teacher and love being in the high school setting.  I cannot wait to help each of my students grow emotionally, socially and academically as we navigate the first year of their high school experience! Please do not hesitate to reach out with questions or concerns. 

Phone: 281-577-2800 ext. 5142

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Sharon Garcia

Sharon Garcia
Last Name D-H Counselor

Welcome! The 2022-2023 school year marks my 18th year in Education and my first year as a school counselor for New Caney High School. I am so excited to join the New Caney team! I was previously a high school counselor for 12 years for Humble ISD and I taught at KCMS for 5 years before becoming a counselor. I have been married for 16 years, and we have two children who attend WFMS.

I earned my Bachelor's degree from Texas State University in 2003 and my Master of Education in Counseling in 2009. I love spending time with my family and traveling. 

Please call or email me anytime with any questions or concerns. I look forward to building relationships with you and helping in any way I can. Go Eagles!!

Phone: 281-577-2800 ext. 5310

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Kelly Shaw

Kelly Shaw 
Last Name A-C Counselor
 
Welcome!  I am excited to begin my 10th year at New Caney High School as a Guidance and Career Counselor serving students with the last names A-E.  This year marks my 23rd year as an educator. I earned my Bachelor of Arts from Sam Houston State University in English and Secondary Reading, my Masters from the University of Houston in Curriculum and Instruction, and my counselor certification from Sam Houston State University. Outside of school, I enjoy spending time with my three amazing children.


I look forward to working with each and every one of my students this year, as they navigate their way through the high school experience!  If you have any questions or need assistance, please do not hesitate to contact me.

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Josalynn Cartagena

Josalynn Cartagena
Last Name I-M Counselor

My name is Josalynn Cartagena and I am proud to serve as a counselor at New Caney High School. Before I moved to Texas, I attended the University of Central Florida with a bachelor's degree in Communications focused in radio and television and graduated in 2006. After my first career in radio, I decided I wanted to do more to touch lives and became certified as a bilingual EC-4 teacher. For a decade I served students as a bilingual Pre-K and Kindergarten teacher. I was able to plant the seeds of kindness and help children foster a love of learning from their youngest years and teach them the Golden Rule, “Treat others the way you want to be treated" as well as reading, writing and their core subjects. Going back to school for my masters degree and studying counseling has been what I felt, a calling I was led to. Many times as a teacher, we wear many hats. I had to be a teacher, mom, nurse, friend, tutor, and counselor. The latter role was the one I enjoyed the most and felt was the most rewarding and fulfilling. So in 2018, I answered that call and graduated with my masters in school counseling from CACREP accredited Sam Houston State University. I’m also in the process of obtaining my LPC. When I’m not counseling, I enjoy traveling, reading, fine-dining, attending festivals and farmers markets, salsa-dancing and my everyday role of being a mother to my three children, who I truly consider to be my miracles. I have a passion for people, positivity and thrive to find joy and purpose in every situation. I am excited to be here and honored to work with our students, staff, and community!

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Cyndi Kelley

Welcome! My name is Cyndi Kelley and I am excited and honored to be entering my 23rd year in education and 8th year as a counselor here at New Caney High School. I earned my Bachelor's Degree in Interdisciplinary Studies and Masters in School Counseling Degree from Lamar University. In my free time, I enjoy spending time with my family and friends. I love to travel and explore new places.  


I love my job which is to encourage students in meeting their academic goals by supporting their social and emotional needs. If you have any questions or need assistance, please do not hesitate to contact me.

Cyndi Kelley
Last Name N-R Counselor