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The Counseling Department is located in Student Services.
Counselors are available from 7:50 a.m. to 3:50 p.m. and by appointment
Horizon Middle School students will acquire personal/social, academic, and career competencies and will apply this knowledge to be successful adults using the skills learned through the comprehensive school counseling program.
The Horizon Middle School Counseling Department is a valuable resource that provides a safe environment encouraging students to be lifelong learners and problem solvers as they strive to reach their fullest potential through academic, career, and personal/social growth.
Services We Offer
New Student Orientation & Scheduling - Counselors will assist new students and families as they transition to Horizon Middle School as well as making necessary schedule changes.
Individual Counseling - Students may consult with the counselors regarding academic, social, or personal issues before, during, & after school. Appointments are not necessary.
Classroom Guidance - Counselors will periodically go into classrooms to teach lessons on various academic, career, and personal/social topics.
Testing Services - Information concerning the annual state assessments and MAP can be found in the Counseling Office.
Career Information - Students receive career education & guidance throughout the school year.
Referrals - Counselors are available to help students and parents when referrals are necessary for health & community services.
Parent/Teacher Conferences - These may be arranged by the counselor upon the request of either the parent or the teacher.
Homebound Program - In some cases when students are confined to the hospital or at home for a lengthy period, the school system provides visiting teacher assistance. Arrangements must be made by the counselors. A doctor's statement on inability to attend classes is required for this program.
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