• Wednesday, January 17, 2018 – Code Orange – Schools and offices will open with a two-hour delay. Emergency personnel are not eligible for liberal leave and must report to work on time.

    • There will be no work-study transportation. (Those students should not report to school.)
    • There will be no half-day Early Childhood Center (ECC), half-day Special Education Programs, or half-day PreK.
    • Any other school program requiring transportation prior to noon will NOT have transportation, including Howard B. Owens Science Center.
    • All field trips will be cancelled.
    • Food Services will offer breakfast. 

    Miércoles, 17 de enero de 2018 – Código naranja – Las escuelas comenzarán dos horas después del horario normal. El personal de emergencia no reune los requisitos para la licencia liberal, y debe presentarse a trabajar puntualmente.

    • NO habrá transporte para el programa Work-Study. (Esos estudiantes NO deben reportarse a la escuela).
    • No habrán programas de medio día ni de Centros de Educación Temprana (ECC) ni de los Programas de Educación Especial.
    • Cualquier programa escolar especial que requiere transporte antes del mediodía NO tendrá transporte, incluyendo el Centro de Ciencia Howard B. Owens.
    • Todos los viajes fuera de las escuelas (field trips) serán cancelados.
    • Se ofrecerá el desayuno.
  • Guidance & Counseling


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    Welcome Letter   from Ms. Marrow





    Student Counseling Services

    Ms. Cheryl Marrow, Professional School Counselor

    Ms. Sonia Watts, Guidance Secretary

    Dr. Anthony Bryant, Peer Mediator

    Mrs. Shira Moser, Psychologist 



    Department of Counseling Information


    The Department of Guidance and Counseling Services is a vital link to educational excellence. Contact us at Phone: 301-808-4004. Fax: 301-808-4049

    Special Note to Parents: Please schedule Team conferences directly with the Professional School Counselor. 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 SAT's and high school requirements, and much more.

    The Counseling program goals include:

    • to help with the personal, academic, and social growth of all students.  

    • to develop educational and career decision-making skills of all students.  

    • to promote the development of interpersonal skills of all students.  

    • to provide services to parents and the school community which will assist in the growth and learning of all students.  


    The Professional Counselor:

    • talks with students individually and in groups.  

    • works with teachers, administrators, and other school personnel to enhance the academic and personal growth of all students.  

    • meets with parents/guardians to form a partnership to increase student success.  

    • coordinates guidance activities.  

    • assists parents and students in the use of community resources and agencies.