The Partnership for a Drug Free America: Nonprofit is working for a future where all young people will be able to live their lives free of drug and alcohol abuse.
Not My Kid: This nonprofit strives to empower and educate youth, families, and communities with the knowledge and courage to identify and prevent negative youth behavior.
National Inhalant Prevention Coalition: NIPC educates youths and adults about the debilitating effects of dangerous gateway drugs.
Families Plus: This nonprofit organization provides programs and support to educate, empower, and enrich the lives of Frederick County families, individuals, and children.
National Association of School Psychologists: The NASP empowers school psychologists by advancing effective practices to improve students’ learning, behavior, and mental health.
Mental Health Association of Frederick County: It strives to build a strong foundation of emotional wellness through education, empowerment, advocacy and treatment for children, adults and families through a wide array of services.
In a comprehensive developmental counseling program, with the direction of the school counselor, students will develop the following competencies:
demonstrate the attitudes, knowledge, and skills that contribute to effective learning in school and across the life span.
complete school with the academic preparation essential to choose from a wide range of substantial postsecondary options, including college.
demonstrate an understanding of the relationship of academics to the world of work, and to life at home and in the community.
demonstrate skills to investigate the world of work in relation to knowledge of self and to make informed career decisions.
employ strategies to achieve future career goals with success and satisfaction.
demonstrate an understanding of the relationship between personal qualities, education, training, and the world of work.
demonstrate the knowledge, attitudes, and interpersonal skills to help them understand and respect self and others.
make decisions, set goals, and take necessary action to achieve goals.
demonstrate an understanding of safety and survival skills.
demonstrate an understanding of bullying, including prevention skills and appropriate intervention.
These counseling services are delivered through:
Small Group Counseling
Solution Focused Brief Individual Counseling
The counseling department encourages and appreciates parental involvement and input, and will coordinate parent conferences with classroom teachers. A counselor will frequently request appointments with students to discuss academic or social concerns. Students wishing to talk with a counselor should stop by the counseling office before school or during lunch to request an appointment. All information you or your child tells the counselor remains confidential with the counselor unless there is potential harm to your child or others. We look forward to working with you this year. If you have any questions or concerns about your child, please do not hesitate to call us.
7:15 a.m. - 2:45 p.m.
6th Grade Students:
7th Grade Students
Check out these vital links hosted via FCPS.org:
Psychological Services: Learn more about the role psychologists play at FCPS.org and get more information on mental health.
Character Counts: This is an ethical decision making program that helps people make appropriate choices every day.
Special education resources: Learn more about FCPS Partners for Success and the Special Education Citizen Advisory Council
FCPS Testing programs: See a full list of testing programs and the updated testing calendar.
Community Agency School Services: This is a department within the Student Services Division. CASS social workers promote school success by providing support services to students.
Report bullying: Parents can report bullying via an online form.
Student rights and responsibilites: Learn the role of students in FCPS in this PDF document.
Parent-teacher conferences: More details about conferences at the elementary school level.