School Counseling

School Counseling Phone #: 804-346-1310
School Counseling Fax #: 804-346-1311

Registrar: Ms. Maureen Mandeville

Holman Counselors
Last names A-G, Mrs. Melissa Morton
Last names H-M, Ms. Alicia Fuse
Last names N-Z, Ms. Meg Balsbaugh

School Counseling News and Information:

Students interested in applying to a specialty center are highly encouraged to attend the Open House of the centers they are interested in.  A calendar of events for Specialty Centers, including dates for the application process can be found here.

Huskie Huddle Information

Attention Rising 6th Grade Students:

The Huskie Huddle, Holman Middle School’s sixth grade transition program, will be held on Thursday, August 29, 2019 here at Holman.  Brochures detailing the event were distributed through elementary schools to rising sixth grade students and are also available here.  The Huskie Huddle is a wonderful event full of excitement and great information for our future Huskies!  We highly recommend all students attend if they are able.  Please be sure to register your child to participate either through the paper registration form or the online link provided within the Huskie Huddle brochure.  All information regarding the event and specifics on how to register can be found in the brochure provided above.


Registration Requirements Handout

This document outlines the required documents and information needed to register your student at Holman Middle School.

Important Dates for the Course Scheduling Process

Holman Middle School
Course Scheduling for 2019-2020
Important Dates to Know

January 21st – January 22nd and January 28th – January 29th – Holman School Counselors hold course scheduling classroom lessons with 6th & 7th grade students

Thursday, January 16th —Course Scheduling Parent Program for Rising 7th and 8th grade parents, 5:30 – 6pm, Holman Auditorium

Thursday, January 16th —Holman Curriculum Fair for Rising 7th and 8th grade students and families, 6:00 – 7:00pm

Inclement Weather date: If the Course Scheduling Parent Program and the Curriculum Fair on January 16th are cancelled due to inclement weather the events will be held on January 23, 2019 at the same times as indicated above.

January 28th – February 9th— PowerSchool Parent Portal available to families for student course selection and verification for current 6th - 8th grade students

Course Registration Information

For additional copies of student course registration handouts, you may access the below PDF’s.  Please contact your child’s school counselor with any questions.

Rising 6th Grade (current 5th graders)

Rising 7th Grade (current 6th graders)

Rising 8th Grade (current 7th graders)

School Counseling Services

Academic Counseling — assists students and their families in acquiring knowledge of curriculum choices available to students, planning an appropriate program of studies, and seeking post-secondary academic opportunities.

Career Counseling — helps students gather information and plan accordingly for work, jobs, apprenticeships, and post-secondary education and career opportunities.

Personal and/or Social Counseling — assists students in developing and understanding of themselves and the rights and needs of others; in resolving conflict; and defining individual goals, reflecting their interests, abilities, and aptitudes.

Classroom Counseling — the school counselors present counseling lessons in classrooms throughtou the school year that address developmental issues common to all middle school students (i.e., academic success, career, test-taking, bully prevention, etc.)

Group Counseling — may be requested by students, parents, or teachers. Students will meet in small groups to discuss developmental topics such as self-esteem, social skills, changing families, grief and loss, and study skills.

Individual Counseling — available to students at the request of students, parents, and teachers. The school counselor may meet individually with a student in regards to academic, career, or personal and social concerns.