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 of Health Sciences' 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
Be What I Want to Be
Student Registration and Moving Tips
Residency Verification Information

Magnet Programs 

Office of Magnet Programs
Magnet School Application Information
Online Application
Coming Soon:
Magnet Timeline
Assessment Schedules
Assessment Guidelines
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What is AVID?

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

Academic and Study Skills

Taking Notes
Predicting Multiple Choice Test Questions
Successful Studying
Managing Your Time

Test Anxiety

Bullying, Harassment and Intimidation Flyers
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