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    Halls Middle School Counseling

    Welcome to the HMS School Counseling page! School Counselors are certified/licensed professionals with a master's degree or higher in school counseling. We support all students in their academic, career, and emotional/social development so that they may learn and live successfully. Our school counseling program is built to help all students develop and reach their maximum unique potential. Our school recognizes the importance of working closely with families. Please reach out to us whenever you have a question or concern. 
    The Halls Middle School School Counseling Program is aligned with Tennessee State standards for School Counselors and the Tennessee Model for comprehensive school counseling. 
    Why do parents contact the School Counselor?
    -Questions about student schedules/class placement
    -Concerns about student achievement or behavior 
    -Concerns about emotional/social development 
    -Discussing special needs of their child  
    -School transition/orientation 
    -Community and school resources  
    -Careers and future planning 
    How does a student see the School Counselor?  
    -Stop by the counseling office with permission from a teacher
    -Parent referral - phone, email, or complete online form 
    -Teacher or other staff referral 
    -Administrative referral  
    -Referral by a friend  
    Transfer Announcement 
    2020-2021 Transfer Window
    (October 1, 2019 - February 18, 2020)
    The 2020-2021 Transfer window will open on October 1, 2019. 
    The 2020-2021 Transfer Window will close at 4pm on Tuesday, February 18, 2020.

    Those wishing to apply for student transfer may do so during the Transfer Window in the following ways:
    1. By applying online 
    2. By downloading and printing a pdf transfer application which you can then submit to the Enrollment Department after completion.
    3. In person by completing and submitting a transfer request form at the Enrollment Department in the Andrew Johnson Building at 912 S Gay Street.  2020-2021 Transfer Window
    (October 1, 2019 - February 18, 2020)
    Transfer Instructions
    Schedule Change Form
    Please complete the following form and return to your child's grade level administrator.
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    Madison Trent

    School Counselor A-K
    (865) 922-7494  

    Jessie Thomas 

    School Counselor L-Z 
    (865) 922-7494