School Counseling News & Resources page

Contact Information:

NameContact/WebsitePosition
Ms. P. Abell This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. Guidance Secretary
Ms. J. Sanders  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. Students A-C
Mr. R. Wolcott This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. Students D-F/GIS
Ms. L. Neitz  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. Students G-L
Ms. L. Guidry   This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. Students M-R
Ms. C. Marino This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. Students S-Z
Ms. L. Vallandingham This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. Registrar
Ms. R. Russell This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. SOMD College Access Program
Ms. A. Beisel This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. School Psychologist
Ms. T. Hazlegrove This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. Career Center
Ms. A. Gast  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. PPW


Makeup work

Homework/make-up work for students should be requested from the guidance office for students who have missed 3 or more consecutive days of school (student must be marked lawfully absent from school). ** Prior to contacting the guidance office to request work, it is recommended that parents/guardians check the student's teachers' staff web page, HAC, and/or Moodle page. The guidance office will collect the work. Parents/guardians may pick up the missing work from the guidance office. To request work, please contact Ms. Abell in the guidance office at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or (301) 475-0200 ext. 27120.

Leonardtown High: School Improvement Plan 2019/2020 

Leonardtown High School Profile 2018-2019

 How to be Successful!

 College Readiness

No Tolerance/BULLYING

Bullying - Directions/forms for reporting bullying and/or harassment can be found by clicking on the following link: Report Bullying

 Keep Your Mental Health in Check

 Important Forms

Work Permits
Youth workers (14-17 years of age) can receive your Work Permit online. Here is how to get one:  Once you have been hired please click on the following link and follow the directions:  DLLR. You no longer have to have your work permit verified by a school official. For more inforamtion visit the State of Maryland DLLR website.

SMCPS Program of Studies

The SMCPS Progam of Studies is designed to challenge all students, fulfill the high school graduation requirements, prepare students for the High School Assessments and ensure students are prepared for post-secondary programs. Students and their parent(s)/guardian(s) are encouraged to review this Program of Studies and the school registration material carefully with teachers, school counselors, and administrators. It is very important that students select the most challenging and rigorous program to meet their post-secondary and career goals.


Highschool Counseling Services

The mission of the Leonardtown High School Counseling Department is to provide all students with a comprehensive developmental school counseling program which gives them the opportunity to gain an understanding of self and others and to participate in educational and occupational exploration in order to reach their full potential as productive members of society.

BELIEFS

Regarding Students: 

  • Every student will leave Leonardtown with the necessary academic, career, and social/emotional skills to continue flourishing. 
  • Every student at Leonardtown has the capacity to learn and therefore, access to a rigorous educational experience is available to all. 
  • Supporting the “whole child” in their growth and development is a critical role for school counselors. 
  • School counselors provide a space for student voice. 
  • “All students” mean all students therefore, school counselors work to equitably develop their academic, social/emotional, and career self.

Regarding Teacher/Administrators: 

  • School counselors collaborate with teachers and administrators to provide the necessary educational programming for students to excel. 
  • School counselors unite with teachers and administrators to facilitate students’ success. 

Regarding Parents: 

  • School counselors forge effective partnerships with families. 
  • School counselors encourage parent voice in supporting students’ growth. 

Regarding the Educational Process: 

  • All students should have a school counselor who advocates on their behalf. 
  • School counselors contribute to a positive school climate by providing a supportive, and nurturing environment for all students.
  • School counselors continually analyze data, reflecting, to make necessary upgrades in counseling programs and services. 
  • School counselors are school leaders who facilitate a positive educational experience for all students through the use of best practices and evidence-based interventions.