Each student has a counselor who will assist them with academic and personal counseling concerns. The department is able to work with the students on a short-term, solution-focused basis. The Counselors will schedule meeting dates for each student during the academic year. Students, teachers, and parents may provide referrals or request counseling services. Some of those services include

  • Counseling services 
  • College counseling 
  • Individual/ Group counseling 
  • Placement services 
  • Occupational information services 

Our grade-level counselors are

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Email and Extension

(202) 529-0900


Melanie Powell

[email protected]

Ext. 157




Parents and students are encouraged to contact their counselor.


Academic Intervention/ Learning Difference Support

Students with learning differences or challenges, such as ADHD, receive support from our Academic Intervention Director, Stephen Duckworth. Not sure whether a student has a learning difference? Ms. Williams can provide information on testing and strategies to try even without a clear diagnosis.

Academic Intervention Director: [email protected], (202) 529-0900, Ext. 158


Academic Probation Counseling

Students who are on Academic Probation may be assigned additional counseling.