School Counseling

General Information

There are five counselors at Julius West who are able to help you in many ways. Your counselor is available to assist you in the development and achievement of your personal and academic goals. Counselors are readily available to discuss school concerns and personal concerns with confidentiality maintained. You are encouraged to get to know your counselor.

If you have any questions, please see our Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)or give your counselor a call.

Julius West Middle School has established the following Referral and Appointment procedure:

  1. Students wishing to see a counselor should make an appointment with the secretary or a counselor before or after school, or during lunch.
  2. During the school day, students should obtain a note from a teacher before going to the counselor's office

Succeeding in Middle School

Check out our Succeeding In Middle School guide created for both students and parents. It’s a great resource for navigating the social challenges of Middle School. Read more here 

Mission Statement

       At Julius West Middle School, we deliver a comprehensive developmental school counseling program to all students.  As part of an international community of lifelong learners, critical thinkers, and responsible global citizens, we support the academic, personal, interpersonal, career and healthy development of all students.  As professional school counselors, we are leaders who advocate, collaborate, and facilitate individual and systemic change to ensure success for every student.  We are aligned with the Montgomery County Public Schools, Julius West Middle School, and the International Baccalaureate Organization missions which promote a high quality, world class education for all.

Counseling Department

Click here to view the Counseling Department Staff

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