Counseling Office

7:15am - 2:45pm

SGMS Counseling Department Mission Statement

The mission of the Sagewood Middle School Counseling Department is to provide a data-driven, student centered, developmentally appropriate, comprehensive counseling program that reaches and supports every student in the areas of academic, career and personal-social needs. We are an involved, visible part of the culture of Sagewood, supporting the learning environment by creating a system of safety, support, trust, and communication for all students that will aid students in their journey toward excellence.

SGMS Counseling Department Vision Statement

The vision of the Sagewood Middle School counseling program is for our students to utilize DCSD World Class Outcomes, 21st Century Skills, and the four C’s of creativity, communication, collaboration, and critical thinking to achieve high levels of academic and personal success. The positive, supportive culture at Sagewood prepares and empowers our students to understand diversity within themselves and others that enable them to make successful academic, social, and post-secondary choices. Our Counseling Department along with, our mental health team is involved in collaborating with our students, families and teachers to ensure each student reaches their maximum personal potential, allowing them to be emotionally healthy, forward thinking learners, community members, professionals, and future leaders.

Counselors / Support Services

Student appointments can be made by filling out a "Request to See a Counselor" form in the Counseling office or clicking on the link at the top of this page.

Visit your counselor for

  • Personal / Social
  • Academic
  • Career


6th Grade: Janelle Winders | Email

7th Grade: Renee Cawley | Email

8th Grade: Suzette Remy | Email

Counselor for Prevention: Emme Mancuso | Email


Social Worker: Karri Wallace

  • 303-387-4483

Psychologist: John Smrcka

  • 303-387-4332

Counseling Office Staff

Registrar: Lisa Sharpe

  • 303-387-4331

Secretary: Brigette Wernsman

  • 303-387-4330