Davis Drive Middle School
This page was last updated on 8/12/2020.
WCPSS Return-To-Campus Updates
As we prepare to welcome students back to campus, WCPSS is continuing to monitor and receive crucial guidance from local and state health officials regarding the health and safety of our students, staff, and community. In order to receive the most up-to-date information regarding decisions relating to when and how students will return to campus, please visit https://www.wcpss.net/returntocampus for the latest information. Please also review the WCPSS Return-To-Campus Guide For Families for additional details regarding procedures and protocols for when students and staff return to school.
Student Device Distribution will begin Aug 17
Distribution of devices will begin on August 17 and continue until all students have their devices. For families that requested devices, you will receive an email from the district Technology Services Division (not DDMS) three days prior to when your device(s) will be ready for pick up. You will be able to pick up the device(s) on your assigned day or any day after.
Student Virtual Learning Technical Support
As you are working as a student or with your student, there are resources and support available for you and your family regarding how to log in and how to use specific digital tools. If you have a technology issue and need help, please visit the WCPSS Guides to Technology for Parents and Students website, submit an online help request, or contact the WCPSS help desk by phone at 919-694-8100 (weekdays from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m.).
ABOUT DDMS STUDENT SERVICES
Student Services is located on the second floor in room 209. Our team is made up of the school counselors, school social worker, school psychologist and the student services assistant.
We are here to help students with a variety of issues, from academic concerns to personal concerns to career and college planning. Students may request to see their grade level counselor through a Student Services Request form or by completing an online request.
WHAT WE BELIEVE
DDMS COUNSELING DEPARTMENT VISION STATEMENT
Davis Drive Middle School students participate in a rigorous and relevant curriculum that builds leadership, responsibility, creativity, and social skills. The Davis Drive Middle School community inspires students to become lifelong learners and provides students with the resources they need to reach their full potential. It is our goal for Davis Drive Middle School students to grow into responsible, creative and productive citizens who are able to communicate effectively, think critically, and solve current and future challenges in a complex and changing world.
DDMS COUNSELING DEPARTMENT MISSION STATEMENT
The Davis Drive Middle School counseling program will deliver a data driven, comprehensive school counseling program that meets the individual needs of students in the areas of academic, personal/social, and career development. Through collaboration with families, teachers, administrators and the community, the Davis Drive Middle School counselors advocate for the equity, access, and success of every student and equip students with the tools they needs to reach their full potential and become productive, successful, and contributing members of a global society.
STUDENT SERVICES STAFF
2020-2021 SCHOOL YEAR
Ms. Everitt, 6th Grade School Counselor
phone number: 919-387-3033 x 22069
Mr. Nilsen, 7th Grade School Counselor
phone number: 919-387-3033 x 22067
Ms. Young, 8th Grade School Counselor
phone number: 919-387-3033 x 22068
Ms. Alston, School Social Worker
phone number: 919-387-3033 x 22058
Ms. Vitiello, School Psychologist
phone number: 919-387-2130 x 21989
Ms. Ragan, Student Services Assistant
phone number: 919-387-3033 x 22071
The American School Counselor Association (www.schoolcounselor.org) is a worldwide nonprofit organization based in Alexandria, VA. Founded in 1952, ASCA supports school counselors’ efforts to help students focus on academic, career and social/emotional development so they not only achieve success in school but are prepared to lead fulfilling lives as responsible members of society. The association provides professional development, publications and other resources, research and advocacy to school counselors around the globe.