Guidance
Meet your Counselors!

Mrs. Henderson-Browne- 6th Grade A-M and 8th Grade
Mr. Minix- 6th Grade N-Z and 7th Grade

Mrs. Carroll- Guidance Secretary 

Vision Statement:
It is our vision that all children can learn from an instructional program that is student-centered and promotes academic excellence, emotional well-being, and social responsibility.

Mission Statement:
Old Court Middle School's counseling department implements a comprehensive developmental program to address the academic, career/college readiness, and social emotional needs of all students within a safe and orderly learning environment. Through counseling, coordinating, and collaboration, school counselors with colleagues and community stakeholders will empower students to overcome barriers to reach their maximum potential as responsible citizens and lifelong learners.

Guidance Resources

BCPS’ School Counseling Website
Be What I Want to Be
Student Registration and Moving Tips

Residency Verification Information


Magnet Programs 

Office of Magnet Programs
Magnet School Application Information
Online Application
Magnet Timeline
Assessment Schedules
Assessment Guidelines
 ~Scroll down to the bottom for individual schools and programs.

AVID

AVID/College Board

Student Service Learning
Student Service Learning Website
General Information Brochure
Student Service Learning Resource Directory
Maryland Community Service Locator
Examples of Health-Related Community Service Projects

Independent Service-Learning Forms

Independent Service-Learning Project Guidelines

Academic and Study Skills

Taking Notes
Predicting Multiple Choice Test Questions
Successful Studying
Managing Your Time

Test Anxiety
Remembering

Bullying, Harassment and Intimidation
Reporting Form