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Welcome to the Middle School Guidance Page!
Mrs. King is the school guidance counselor at West Jefferson Middle School. The counseling program in our school is available to help students, parents, and teachers develop positive learning experiences. The goal of our program is to encourage students’ social, emotional, and personal growth. The program consists of a variety of services and activities, including individual and group counseling, parent and teacher consultation, group guidance, information services, referral assistance to other programs and services in the community, and student testing.

Mrs. King works with the students in 6th through 8th grades in several capacities. Students will be met with based on referrals from the principal, teachers, parents and/or student requests. Students can be reassured when talking to Mrs. King that confidentiality is respected. The only time that confidentiality will be broken is if the student is in danger emotionally or physically to themselves or others.

Mrs. King can help parents with topics such as, but are not limited to:

 - Answering questions regarding your child’s schedule
 - Discussing concerns about your child’s grades
 - Coordinating communication between parents and the teachers
 - Setting up a meeting with parents and the teachers
 - Referring parents to community programs and resources
 - Progress Book Concerns/Scheduling Questions

Mrs. King can help students with topics such as, but are not limited to:

 - Individual Counseling for personal or educational concerns
 - Group Counseling to share ideas and work toward a common goal
 - Educational Planning & Improvement
 - Career Exploration
 - Test-taking Skills & Organization
 - Problem Solving & Social Skills/Friendship
 - Scheduling
 - Bullying
 - Frequent Absences

If you or your child have any concerns that you would like to discuss with Mrs. King, please contact her in one of these ways:


Shelby King
School Counselor
[email protected]
614-879-8345 ext. 2303

West Jefferson Middle School
2 Roughrider Way
West Jefferson, Ohio 43162 


Students may complete a form (
found here) to schedule a time to meet with me during the school day.

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