Phone: 314-506-9426


Degrees and Certifications:

Mr. Steve Bourke

10th Grade Counselor

I have several years of experience working as a school counselor at all grade levels.  I also have experience working and teaching at the collegiate level.

I am very excited about helping our students succeed at McCluer High School.


Education: Medina High School, Ohio

University of Missouri - Columbia


Phone: 314-506-9583


Degrees and Certifications:

Bachelor of Science, Secondary Social Science Master of Arts, Professional Counseling Master of Arts, School Counseling National Board Certified Clinical Hypnotherapist

Mrs. Keri Burns, LPC

9th Grade Counselor

I began my career with the Ferguson-Florissant School District at McCluer North as a Social Studies teacher. After several years as a classroom teacher, I transitioned to professional, then school counseling at the Restoration and Wellness Center at Mark Twain, then McCluer. 

Phone: 314-506-9429


Degrees and Certifications:

Tim Vanderhoof

12th Grade Counselor 

I have worked at McCluer since 1995.

I have an amazing wife of 25 years and two daughters 15 & 19.

I love Star Wars, my family, most sports, humor, puzzles, working with youth,  outdoors and Star Wars.

It is my great pleasure to be working with the class of 2024

We are all learning, living, and coping with our current situation.  We can do this! Stay positive! Stay Healthy and Take Care.  Be careful, but it also means being open to accepting care when needed.

 Education: Northfield High, MN 

Luther College, IA 

Mankato State University,MN

Education:  It is my passion and profession.  I live vicariously through our students. I value good character and a positive attitude.

Education: “is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world” -Nelson Mandela

Phone: 314-506-9424


Degrees and Certifications:

Suzie Krisch

11th Grade Counselor

I am entering my 21st year as a Counselor at McCluer High School.   I have spent my entire professional career in Counseling helping young adults.  I believe that education is the cornerstone of preparing to be a successful adult, myself being a lifelong learner.   Counseling is not just my profession but it is my passion.   

I earned my Bachelor's degree in Criminal Justice and Social Work from the University of Missouri St. Louis and my Master's Degree in School Counseling from Lindenwood University.    

I am a proud parent of a son who is in 11th grade.  I enjoy spending time with him and my loud Italian family when I am not working.