Walter Johnson Middle School Counselors:  
Mrs. Barlow serving last names A - L                             Mrs. Amrhein serving last names M - Z.



School counselors are an important part of our students' educational team.  We are involved in the areas of Academics, Personal/Social Development, and Career Exploration.  Mrs. Amrhein and Mrs. Barlow are available to assist students and their families.  Please feel free to call or email us with the contact information below.  

 Email is not checked regularly after school hours. If you are experiencing a mental health emergency contact 

Mobile Crisis at 1-888-235-HOPE (4673) or call 911.

To Contact Mrs. Barlow:  430-4713 or jubarlow@burke.k12.nc.us

Mrs. Barlow is here on Tuesdays and Thursdays

To Contact Mrs. Amrhein:  430-4712 or lamrhein@burke.k12.nc.us

Mrs. Amrhein is here Monday - Friday

WJMS will have a school counseling intern from Capella University beginning April 11, 2017 until the end of this school year.   Mrs. Bailey will be working under the supervision of Mrs. Amrhein and Mrs. Barlow.  She will be providing in room counseling lessons, small group and individual counseling, in addition to various other counseling duties.  Please join in welcoming Mrs. Bailey !!


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Bullying Information:

Burke County Public Schools take all allegations of bullying seriously when reported to any staff or administration at the school. Upon receipt of the complaint, the principal or designee will investigate the merits of the complaint. The parent and student will be notified within 24 hours regarding the findings. Please let administration know if you have any concerns regarding bullying at the school. 




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Our School Mission: 

 Walter Johnson Middle School is a community
working jointly to motivate students to become productive learners,
 and leaders of the 21st century.




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food, healthcare, crisis and emergencies, disaster assistance, and more.
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Character Education Focus Word for April is Tolerance - A fair, objective and permissive attitude toward those whose opinions, practices, race, religion, nationality, etc. differ from one's own.