CMS Counselors...

    Assist Students with

    • Understanding self and feelings.
    • Making difficult choices.
    • Setting goals.
    • Developing their individuality vs. peer pressure.
    • Learning self discipline and responsibility to self, family, and society.
    • Developing coping skills.
    • Resolving conflicts effectively.
    • Learning how school performance relates to future opportunities.
    • Learning to recognize and make the best of their abilities.

     Offer students

    • Classroom guidance lessons.
    • Individual counseling and crisis intervention support.
    • A safe place to talk.
    • Conflict intervention.
    • Anger Management skills.
    • Study skills assistance.
    • Group support for specific issues.
    • Character education.
    • A safe and caring environment.

    How Do Students Contact the School Counselor? 

    • Self—Referral
    • Request of a counselor
    • Parent referral
    • Teacher/staff referral
    • Referral by friend(s)
    • Administrative referral

      Why Do Parents Contact the School Counselor?

    • Concerns over student achievement
    • Family health problems
    • Test interpretation
    • Discussing special needs of their child
    • Early discussion of potentialcrises
    • Family difficulties or concerns
    • New school registration/orientation

    Classroom guidance is conducted periodically by the school counselors who are trained to work with students in groups as well as individuals. Examples of topics covered are:

    • Test Taking Skills
    • Bully Prevention
    • Sexual Harassment
    • Making Choices
    • Setting Goals
    • Multi-Cultural Awareness

Contact Us


    Jane Kea, Counselor

    Jane Kea
    2022-23 8th Grade Counselor

    Phone:  817-949-5404




    Janet Brand

    2022-23 7th Grade Counselor

    Phone:  817-949-5404




    7th/8th Grade Intervention Counselor 

    Phone:  817-949-5404