Meet your Counselors!

Mrs. Henderson-Browne- 6th Grade A-M and 8th Grade
Mr. Minix- 6th Grade N-Z and 7th Grade

Mrs. Carroll- Guidance Secretary 

Vision Statement:
It is our vision that all children can learn from an instructional program that is student-centered and promotes academic excellence, emotional well-being, and social responsibility.

Mission Statement:
Old Court Middle School's counseling department implements a comprehensive developmental program to address the academic, career/college readiness, and social emotional needs of all students within a safe and orderly learning environment. Through counseling, coordinating, and collaboration, school counselors with colleagues and community stakeholders will empower students to overcome barriers to reach their maximum potential as responsible citizens and lifelong learners.

Guidance Resources

BCPS’ School Counseling Website
Be What I Want to Be
Student Registration and Moving Tips

Residency Verification Information

Magnet Programs

Office of Magnet Programs
Magnet School Assessment Guidelines and Information

Assessment Schedules


AVID/College Board

Student Service Learning
Student Service Learning Website
General Information Brochure
Student Service Learning Resource Directory
Independent Service-Learning Forms

Independent Service-Learning Project Guidelines

Academic and Study Skills

Taking Notes
Multiple Choice Tests (with tips)
The Ten Study Habits of Successful Students
Managing Your Study Time

Test Anxiety

Bullying, Harassment and Intimidation
Reporting Form