Photo - Prior to the Interview by Justin Scott Campbell

The Prosser School District recognizes that students are faced with obstacles that may hinder their ability to perform their best academically or in other areas of life.

They may need extra support with the issues they experience in and out of school. These obstacles may include struggles with alcohol and or drugs, stress management, and other varies issues. The Student Assistance Program is designed to provide services and assistance to the students at Prosser High School and Housel Middle School to support and help them overcome obstacles that get in the way of their goals and education.

Services Provided

  • Individual counseling
  • Weekly support / education groups
  • Classrooms education
  • Assessment and screening for services
  • Referrals to community providers
  • Student involvement in prevention club and activities for leadership development.

The Prevention Intervention Specialist

Lishka Springer is the the prevention intervention specialist for Prosser High School. She also is the advisor for the Youth Coalition, and serves on the executive team for the Prosser CIA Coalition. She uses the Project Success Curriculum.

Prosser High School:
Mondays through Friday from 7:30-3:45

She can be contacted using the form below

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If you really serious ’bout helpin’ somebody, crawl down in the ditch with ’em, bandage up their wounds, and stick with ’em until they is strong enough to crawl up on your back and get out
— Denver Moore

Communities in Schools Site Coordinator

CIS of Benton-Franklin will work with school and community leaders to determine how best to support local youth, guided by a set of essentials that every child needs and deserves (the Five Basics). Though the services may differ in each community, all Communities In Schools affiliates use the site coordinator model to deliver a mix  of services.

Renee Martinez is the site coordinator for communities in school for Housel Middle School.

Housel Middle School:
Monday through Fridays from 7:30-3:45
(509) 786-1732