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Greetings HES Parents, Students and Community Stakeholders from the HES School Counselors!


We are excited to welcome all of our new and returning students to the start of the 2023-2024 school year at Hardeeville Elementary! HES School Counselors are here to support both parents and children. Each child’s academic and social/emotional well-being is our utmost concern.


Mrs. Karen Newsome will serve as the K-2nd grade school counselor.

Ms. Kimberly Gadson will serve as the 3rd - 5th grade school counselor.


HES School Counselors are here to provide instruction and support in helping students to understand and manage:

• Emotions, behavioral responses to stress and anxiety

• Positive goals

• Self-awareness- establish respect for themselves and others

• Communication and listening skills

• Responsible decision making


If you have questions or need information regarding specific needs for your child, please contact us by phone or email.

[email protected]

[email protected]

(843)308-1888 x5703