Welcome to the Henry Middle School Counseling Office




We hope your time at Henry Middle School (HMS) is always positive. We feel the better informed you are, the more positive your experience will be. 

This webpage was designed to help you and your child navigate smoothly through middle school. Please regularly visit the entire website, including teacher web pages, in order to be up-to-date on upcoming events. We are here to assist you in any way we can, and we hope this web page serves as an effective tool for your journey. 

From course selection and placement in special programs to guidance with personal academic concerns, the counselors are available for you. In addition to assisting individual students, we conduct various guidance related activities from classroom lessons and small groups to campus-wide events throughout the year.

We look forward to guiding you through a successful year at Henry Middle School! 

- HMS Counseling Staff

Professional Disclosure Statement

Purpose of the Program
The purpose of the comprehensive guidance program is to provide all Leander ISD students with equal access to a comprehensive program which addresses their needs.
Goals:
- Through the guidance curriculum, students will be assisted in developing skills needed to develop their full educational potential.
-A responsive services component will be used to intervene on behalf of any student whose immediate personal concerns or problems put the student's continued educational, career, personal, or social development at risk.
-An individual planning system will be used to guide a student as the student plans; monitors and manages educational, career, personal and social development.
-System support will enhance the efforts of teachers, staff, parents, and other members of the community in promoting the educational, career, personal and social development of students.
Techniques:
Counselors will use group focus sessions, classroom presentations and individual guidance. At no time will the counselors engage in therapy or use techniques therapeutic in nature which are not appropriate in the public school setting.

If you feel your child would benefit from group counseling session(s), please email your grade level counselor for more information.
Confidentiality:
Counselors will respect a students's right to privacy unless (1) a parent/guardian requests information (2) matters discussed pertain to suicide or possible harm to another person (3) matters discussed pertain to any type of abuse (4) there is a legal requirement for disclosure, or (5) there is a necessity to consult with other professionals.