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Counseling Department

Department Head: Antoinette Phillips
Phone: 240-740-6120


New Student Enrollment Information

To start the registration process for the 2023-24 school year follow the process below:

  • For a student who has never attended or enrolled in an MCPS School or Program click this link: https://md-mcps.edupoint.com/PXP2_OEN_Login.aspx (click on create new account)
    • Once you complete the registration process, our office will be in touch with you in the coming days to confirm your registration or request additional documents if necessary. 
  • For Parents/Guardians with current or previous MCPS students, please see steps below:
    • 1.  Withdraw from the current school and request immunization record, transcript, and schedule
    • 2.  Provide us with your proof of residence depending on your housing:
      • a.  property tax bill if owner,
      • b.  current lease, if your lease is expired, provide a current utility bill with the lease 
      • c.  or Shared Housing Form (this form must be notarized

        with the following back-up documentation: homeowner’s property tax bill or lease for the person who you are sharing housing with and two pieces of mail in your name at this shared housing address

    • 3. Two enrollment forms filled out and signed-

All of this can be completed via email if you prefer to send everything to me that way.  Or you can call or email Mrs. Erin Stamets, Richard Montgomery Registrar, at 240-740-6122, Erin_M_Stamets@mcpsmd.org for any questions. 

Schedule Policy & Deadlines

Schedule Change Request Policy for the 2023-24 school year.  

Schedule changes for all classes will be considered for the first two weeks of the first semester. After this time period, elective course changes will NOT be considered, ONLY level changes in core classes will be considered on a case-to-case basis.

When making schedule change requests, keep the following guidelines in mind:

  • Schedule change requests are not guaranteed. 
  • All requests are subject to course availability and class size.  
  • Priority for advanced placement classes is given to upperclassmen
  • Higher level classes cannot be taken if pre-requisites have not been completed.
  • Requests for specific teachers and periods will not be considered.

Please note:  All schedule changes made after the 25th day of each semester will be reflected on the student transcripts:

  • 25th day for semester 2: March 4th, 2024

Please direct any questions you have about this policy to your counselor.

Announcements/Upcoming Events 

Transcript Request Procedures for Former Students:

If you graduated or withdrew five years ago or fewer, fill out this form and send it to Erin_M_Stamets@mcpsmd.org. Transcripts are $3.25 each payable using the Richard Montgomery online payment system:  


If you graduated or withdrew more than five years ago, contact Montgomery County Public Schools Central Records: https://www.montgomeryschoolsmd.org/departments/sharedaccountability/records.aspx

The 2023-2024 FARMS application is live!
Apply ASAP to avoid any delays in September: https://www.myschoolapps.com/Application
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Join the RMHS Counseling Listserv!

The Listserv will share information regarding school and community events, scholarship and program opportunities, and other counseling office updates. To join CLICK HERE and click on ‘Join Group’ in the top left. Once you have joined the group, any new postings will be directly emailed to you.


The mission of the School Counseling Department at RMHS is to support academic achievement, career planning, interpersonal relationships, personal responsibility, and other skills essential to being a productive citizen. This is accomplished by:....more

Counseling Staff

Counseling Office Secretary

Ms. Victoria Ventura

 Registrar Ms. Erin Stamets  
College Career Coordinator Ms. Lisa Miller


Students are assigned to counselors according to the student's last name.  You may email any counselor by clicking on his/her name.


Ms. Antoinette Phillips

Resource Counselor


Ms. Evan Anderson

G, H, I


Ms. Shannon Chen 

C, E 



Ms. Julie Colatrella
D, T, Va-Vn



Mr. Paul Craft 

P, R


Mr. Geoffrey Finch

Ba - Bem, S



Ms. Megan Litten

Ben-Bz, L, Ma-Mali

LeBright Ms. Erica LeBright

A, U, Vo-Vz, W, X
McKelvey Ms. Brigid McKelvey

J, N, O, Q, Y, Z
Turner Mr. Marcus Turner 

F, Malj-Mz

Ms. Betsy Galiano

EML Counselor


Bridge to Wellness Staff

Ms. Veronica Gonzalez

Care Manager/ Asistente de Familias

Mr. Marcos Rodriguez

Youth Development Specialist/Especialista en Desarrollo Juvenil

Ms. Amanda Serino

Social Worker/Trabajadora social

Ms. Amanda Sipes

Mental Health Therapist/Terapeuta de salud mental


Other Counseling Staff 

image Ms. Tawana Harris

Pupil Personnel Worker (PPW)
image Ms. Lisa Nesson

School Psychologist

Ms. Jamie Freedman

Dual Enrollment Program Coordinator (DEPA)