A school counselor is someone...
you can talk to when you feel confused
you can talk to when you need to share something very special
you can talk to when you feel worried.
you can talk to you when you feel proud.
you can talk to when you feel frightened
you can talk to when you feel sad.
you can talk to when you feel lonely.
LCS & LMS Mission: Working together to empower, challenge, and inspire - One Lowndes!
LCS & LMSVision: A learning community striving for excellence every day
To collaborate with all stakeholders to promote rigorous education, student empowerment, and support to increase academic, career, and social -emotional development for all future Lowndes County graduates. The school counseling program ensures all students receive services to increase life readiness skills and strategies.
The comprehensive school counseling program integrates equitable resources, evidenced based interventions and programs to increase success in all students in a safe, orderly, and challenging environment. The school counselors collaborate with community stakeholders to promote equity, excellence, support, and equality for students to gain success now and in the future.
The Lowndes Middle School Counseling Program
Provides a comprehensive program based on American School Counseling Association (ASCA) National Standards and Georgia State Standards
Provides a comprehensive program planned by the counseling department and stakeholders, which focuses on three broad domains: Academic, Social-Emotional, and College/Career.
Provides guidance and encouragement to individual or groups of individuals, as well as challenges and inspires them creatively in managing and resolving practical, personal, and relationship issues to help students achieve goals.
Integrates community resources for program delivery.
Uses data such as school climate, discipline, needs assessments, attendance, stakeholder evaluations, and surveys, along with student pre- and post-lesson evaluations, to drive the program development, evaluation, and impact.
The Lowndes Middle School Counselors will participate in local, regional, state, and national professional development to improve and maintain a comprehensive school counseling program and follow ethical standards.
As Professional School Counselors, we work with students on an individual basis, in small groups and in their classrooms. We also attend parent-teacher conferences at the request of the parent/guardian or teacher, as well as Response to Intervention (RTI) and Individual Education Plan (IEP) meetings.