School Counseling

Meet your Counselors!

Mrs. Henderson-Browne- 6th Grade
Ms. Joyner- 7th Grade

Mr. Minix- 8th Grade

Mrs. Carroll- Counseling 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:

Northwest Academy'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.

School Counseling Resources

BCPS’ School Counseling Website

Magnet Programs

Office of Magnet Programs
Magnet School Assessment Guidelines and Information (coming Soon)
Assessment Schedules (Coming Soon)

AVID/College Board

Student Service Learning (Coming Soon)

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 Flyers
Safe Schools English   Spanish
Cyberbullying, Harassment, & Intimidation English  Spanish