Counseling Services

  Counseling 2017-2018  

Front row, left to right: Sheldon Oliver, Rob Kurtz, Theresa Dethlefsen, Brian Gregory, Jose Varela, Lynda Hitchcock 
Back row, left to right:  Jennifer Taylor, Laura Cope, Elizabeth Robinson, Arielle Markiewicz (acting RC), Ann Yanis, Sherrie Clark 

Office Hours 7:00 AM - 3:30 PM

Counselors available 7:00 to 2:30

Phone number : 240-740-1505
FAX: 301-279-2116

Registrar's Office Hours  

Mondays: Closed

Tuesday - Thursday: 6:45 a.m. - 7:20 a.m.

Friday 6:45.a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Open during all lunches until 12:30 p.m.


We focus on academic, personal / social and college / career development so students can achieve success in school and are prepared to lead fulfilling lives as responsible members of society. 

Counseling Questions and links.

Important Dates for Course Registration 2017-2018 School Year

Dear Parents:
Please refer to the documents posted below to help you complete the 2017-2018 registration process. Rising 10th - 12th graders should return their card and a printout of their course choices to their Social Studies teacher on 1/3. Appeals for math, science and technology should be attached to these documents as well. If you have any questions about the registration process please call the Counseling Office at 240-740-1505. If you have specific questions about a class or program please call the Resource Teacher for that department.

Honor Rolls- Eligibility and Selection

  • Students must maintain a B average during the grading period.
  • Students may have no more than one C during the grading period.
  • Student may not have any grades less than a C.
  • There is no distinction between subjects.
  • Courses meeting more than one period will have their grade multiplied by the number of periods met.

Homework Requests

Homework may be requested for students missing 3 days or more by calling the Counseling Secretary at 240-740-1505. Parents should allow at least 24 hours for homework to be submitted to the Counseling office. Students missing 1-2 days are to use the "buddy system" as explained the first day of school. The student or parent may also email teachers directly for assignments.

Progress Reports

Interim reports are mailed home midway through each marking period. Weekly Progress reports are available in the Counseling department. Students may pick up these forms, ask teachers to mark their progress, and take the reports home for monitoring. Parents may also check student progress on Edline. Teachers can be contacted via telephone or e-mail.

 MCPS Grading and Reporting

Withdrawal from Courses

If a student withdraws from a course before the end of the fifth week (25 school days), no notation is made on the student's permanent record card or report card. The request to withdraw must be made by the 25th school day. If the student withdraws after 25 school days of the course, the date of the withdrawal and the achievement attained to the time of withdrawal will be entered on the report card and permanent record. Withdrawal grades are not used in computing GPA or WGPA. However, they are included to determine student academic eligibility for participation in extracurricular activities.

Withdrawal from School

To withdraw from Wootton High School , please call the Registrar, Antoinette Yanis, at 240-740-1554 to schedule an appointment regarding withdrawal procedures. A letter of withdrawal must be on file before transcripts, report cards and other school records will be mailed to the receiving school.

New Student Enrollment Packet




Information regarding ACT accommodations 

 This link provides step by step instructions of what to do as a parent/student for ACT accommodations.

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