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Manchester Middle School

Chesterfield County Public Schools

School Counseling

The mission of the Chesterfield County Public Schools School Counseling program is to provide high quality academic and personal support, as well as, career efforts of students, staff, parents, and community members.

Student Enrollment Process:

If you need to enroll your student, please contact Yamilia Hicks at 804-674-1388 or Yamilia_Hicks@ccpsnet.net to schedule an appointment. Enrollment appointments are made between 8:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Monday-Thursday. You can find the enrollment packet under the Forms tab on the School Counseling webpage. New students will start school the day after the enrollment process is complete.

What you need to bring when enrolling your child:

  • Proof of Residency: Current lease or deed
  • Current utility bill
  • Updated Immunization Record
  • Original Birth Certificate
  • Final Report Card and/or withdrawal transcript from previous school
  • Special Education information (if applicable)
  • Parent’s Picture ID
  • Only birth parents may register children in Chesterfield County Public Schools unless there is a Court Ordered Custody agreement stating otherwise.
    804-674-1388, Main Counseling number

804-674-5207, Fax number

Enrollment Packet

School Counseling Technician- Yamilia Smith
Ext. 5021
yamilia_smith@ccpsnet.net

School Counseling Coordinator and Counselor for 6th grade students & CBG 6-8 students
Ext. 5016
sarah_bynum@ccpsnet.net

7th Grade Counselor- Lauren Kirby
Ext. 5020
lauren_kirby@ccpsnet.net

8th Grade Counselor- Megan Gross
Ext. 5052
megan_gross@ccpsnet.net

Classroom Guidance Lessons:

  • Study Skills
  • Career Exploration
  • Academic/Career planning
  • Internet Safety
  • Anti-bullying through Promote Respect activities

Groups:

  • Anger Management
  • Retention
  • Anxiety
  • Self-Esteem
  • Conflict Resolution
  • Academic Struggles

School Wide Programs:

  • November-College and Career Month
  • Promote Respect
  • Specialty Centers
  • Rising 6th grade Information Night

Services of the Professional School Counselors include:

  • Individual and Group Counseling
  • Classroom Guidance Lessons
  • Career Exploration
  • Consultation with Parents, Community and Staff
  • Program Planning and Evaluation
  • Programs for Staff, Parents, and Students
  • Responsive Services
  • Scheduling
  • 504 Plan Coordinator