• Amherst Middle School

    School Counseling Department


    AMS School Counselors:
     Ms. Maggie Kim, ext 7106 (Grade 6 and Grade 5 Team of McCarthy /Steenhoek)
     Mrs. Deborah Dionne, ext 7129 (Grade 7 and Grade 5 Team of Menning/Terhune)
     Mr. Daniel Farina, ext 7130 (Grade 8  and Grade 5 Team of Hujsak/Wright)
    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.