Covid-19 School Closure

Counseling Resources

Connecting with The Counseling Department

Whether you are a student or a parent/guardian, you can email to schedule a time to connect with your counselor, via phone or video conference. 

Mrs. Cohen
Resource Counselor & 504 Coordinator
Mrs. Mendelson
6th Grade Counselor
Mrs. Moore
7th Grade Counselor
Ms. Shelhorse
8th Grade Counselor
Mrs. Hocker
Counseling Registrar
Mrs. Parker
School Psychologist
Mrs. Boteler
Pupil Personnel Worker (PPW)
Role of PPW: Support and connect families with resources and communicate any needs to appropriate school staff

Mental Health Supports and Resources

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If you are a student or the parent/guardian of a student who is experiencing a mental health crisis, such as suicidal thoughts or actions of self-harm, please call the Maryland Crisis Hotline: 

Call: 800-422-0009

Available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week or Dial 

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Click on any of the icons below to access resources


Mental Health & Substance Abuse

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Explaining Covid-19 to Kids

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Grief and Loss

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stop, think, & breathe

Information from MCPS

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The most up-to-date information from Montgomery County Public Schools concerning the Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak is maintained on the linked website.

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Continuity of Learning Plan

MCPS is committed to providing families with activities and materials to support learning during the closure. Learning activities and materials are available online through the myMCPS Classroom as well as print materials for your child to access during our school closure.

organizational tools for distance learning

The first set of organizers are customized by grade level and interactive Google documents -




and then you can type directly into it.

To access the organizers, CLICK on the images below.



6th grade
7th grade
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8th grade
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The second set of organizers are PRINTABLE, not interactive. CLICK on the images below for the printable documents to help you stay organized.

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WEEKLY Printable by Grade Level
6th grade
7th grade
KMS Distance Learning Planner for 6th gr
KMS Distance Learning Planner for 7th gr
8th grade
KMS Distance Learning Planner for 8th gr