• Amherst Middle School

    School Counseling Department

    603-673-8944 

     
     
    AMS School Counselor Assignments for 2019-20:

     Mrs. Deborah Dionne, ext 7129 (Grade 8)

     Ms. Maggie Kim, ext 7106 (Grade 7 and Grade 5 Teams of McCarthy /Shaw and Menning/Terhune)

     Mr. Daniel Farina, ext 7130 (Grade 6  and Grade 5 Team of Downing/LaRoche)

     
     
     
    PLEASE CONTACT THE APPROPRIATE GRADE-LEVEL COUNSELOR
    TO DISCUSS ANY CONCERNS OR SET UP A MEETING (603-673-8944 plus the extension)
     
    • School counseling is comprehensive and proactive, working to meet the needs of all students.
    • Counselors assist students with social, family, emotional, and academic issues on an ongoing or crisis basis.
    • Small group thematic sessions on specific topics are conducted during the year as needed.
    • Counselors provide in-class guidance lessons designed to promote academic achievement,  personal/social awareness and career exploration.
    • Counselors assist in inter-school transition and new-student orientation. The counseling team consists of three counselors who are assigned to one fifth grade team and to a specific grade level beginning in sixth grade and follow the same students throughout their time at the middle school.