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    Counselor’s Corner

    Who Are The School Counselors?

     

     

                                                                                                               Mrs. Gale Reynolds                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       

                                                                                                                                          A-I

     


    Ms. Cheryl Marrow

    J-Z

    cheryl.marrow@pgcps.org

    LOCATION: The School Counseling Department is located on the first floor across from the Main office

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    Ms. Sonia Watts
    Guidance Secretary/Registrar
    sonia.watts@pgcps.org

    Contact us at:  301-808-4055. Fax: 301-808-4049

    The Department of Professional School Counseling Services is a vital link to educational excellence. 

    Special Note to Parents: Please schedule Team conferences directly with the Professional School Counselors. Individual conferences are to made with teachers. The Counseling team will be glad to make information available, such as how to obtain work permits and community service credits, how to change addresses, phone numbers, etc., how to withdraw from school, how to prepare for the PSAT's and high school requirements, and much more.

    Mrs. Shira Moser

    School Psychologist 
    shira.kaplan@pgcps.org


    Ms. Desiree Deville

    Crisis Resource Intervention Specialist

    desiree.deville@pgcps.org


    Ms. Angela Otero 

    Community School Coordinator

     (Provides in-school services for students/families & needed referrals)

    angela.otero@maryland.gov 

                                                                                                                                                          

                                                                                                                                               Ms. Kayla Edwards, LMSW


                                                                                                                            Clinical Therapist

                                                                                                                                                  

                                                                                                                 (Provides individual and family counseling)

                                                                                                                                         kedwards@thrivebh.com 

                                                                                    

    Why Should You See The School Counselor?

    • Learn How to Get Organized
    • Adjusting to Middle School
    • Get A Progress Report
    • Participate in Small Groups
    • Prepare for High School
    • Improve School Attendance
    • Struggling in Classes
    • Developing Healthy Relationships

    Your School Counselor is Here to Help

    • Develop personalized programs based on each students strength’s and needs
    • Assist students in identifying and dealing with problems
    • Provide crisis intervention as needed
    • Coordinate referrals to school and community support services
    • Serve as a resource to students, parents, teachers, and administrators
    • Help with the personal, academic, and social growth of all students 
    • Develop educational and career decision-making skills of all students
    • Promote the development of interpersonal skills of all students
    • Provide services to parents and the school community which will assist in the growth and learning of all students   

    HIGHLIGHTS

    HONOR ROLL ASSEMBLY (2nd Quarter)

    Thursday, February 27, 2020

    8th Grade           6th & 7th Grade

    10 AM                       2:30 PM

           Multipurpose Room 

    PARENT & COMMUNITY INFORMATION NIGHT (Cancelled)

       Wednesday, January 22, 2020
         6:30 PM

         This is an evening for parents and community partners to learn and discuss the following topics:

    • Kevin Durant (College Track)
    • L.I.N.K.S.
    • Naviance (Career & College)
    • Next Generation (Enrichment)
    • Patriots (STEM)
    • Roberta's House (Grief Counseling)
    • Thrive Behavioral Health (Counseling Support)
    • TNI (Counseling Support)
    • Upward Bound (Pre-College)
    • WMMS PTSA (Parent & Student Support)

    CAREER DAY

    Friday, April 17, 2020 (Cancelled)

    9:00 AM - 12 Noon

    MENTAL HEALTH

    May is Mental Health Awareness Month

    Click the link below to learn more:

    ATTENDANCE

            **How is your student's attendance? Parents must adhere to the AP 5113 guidelines**
            **Click below for a quick glance of the Maryland Student Attendance Requirements**

    3rd & 4th QUARTER GRADE CHANGE APPEAL - DUE 1/1/2021

    **Policy and Procedures for Appealing a Grade AP 5116**

    Please follow these steps:
    Parents/guardians wishing to appeal a third-quarter report card must submit the appropriate form and supporting documents by 
    Friday, January 1, 2021 by 9 AM. 

    In order to begin the process:
    1)  Please be sure to fill out the information in the links below as well as printing and filling out the standard form (attached) for the grade appeal.
    2)  Then complete and submit the standard form via email to Ms. Reynolds @ gale.reynolds@pgcps.org, the teacher, and your student's 
    grade-level administrator for their input by April 30th.

    S.W.A.G. Tutoring (Students With Academic Goals)

    S.W.A.G. (Students With Academic Goals) - Tutoring
    S.W.A.G. (Students With Academic Goals) - Tutoring

    WMMS Forms

    WMMS Events

    • 09/09/2019      TAG Parent Night 
    • 09/10/2019       Back to School Night
    • 09/25/2019       PSAT Test Taking Workshop 
    • 10/11/2019        High School Options Night  
    • 10/14/2019        Donuts with Dads (Men Making A Difference)
    • 10/23/2019        Life Changing Experience Assembly (Bullying Awareness) 
    • 10/23/2019        Unity Day - WEAR ORANGE
    • 11/26/2019         First Quarter Honor Roll Assembly  WMMS 1st Quarter Honor Roll
    • 12/04/2019        PSAT Testing - No Makeups!
    • 01/22/2020       Parent & Community Information Night (Cancelled)
    • 02/27/2020       Second Quarter Honor Roll Assembly WMMS 2nd Quarter Honor Roll
    • 04/17/2020       Career Day (Cancelled)

    NATIONAL JUNIOR HONOR SOCIETY

    Induction Ceremony
    Thursday, January 30, 2020
    6:30 p.m.

    W.E.B. DU BOIS HONOR SOCIETY

    Induction Ceremony
    Thursday, January 30, 2020
    6:30 p.m.

    PARENT NEEDS SURVEY

    In order to help the School Counselors better serve you and your student(s), we would like you to take a moment to complete the Parent Survey.

    Please click on Link below:

    https://tinyurl.com/WMMS-ParentNeedsSurvey2019