• Hedgesville Elementary
    School Counseling Program
    School Counselors:
    Mr. Mark Cagle
    Mrs. Nicole DeMarco, LPC, NCC 

    HES Counseling Mission Statement

     Our goal is for all students to benefit from a school counseling program that is comprehensive in scope, preventative in design, and developmental in nature.  We will strive to ensure that all counseling programs and interventions help to foster the academic, career and personal/social development of every student at Hedgesville Elementary.
    Guidance Programs
    -Student of the Week:   Students are featured on a  bulletin board and receive a school folder and pencil.
    -Core Essentials Character Education:   Good character winners receive a free Chick-Fil-A meal.

    -Book Buddies:  Monthly winners receive a book and a special reading buddy.

    -Career Day-  We organize a career day each spring for our school.
    - We assist in coordinating the Student Responsibility Program.
    Classroom Lessons 
    - Personal/Social Development
    - Academic Development
    - Career Awareness 
     When can a student see the School Counselor?
    -During Classroom Guidance every third week
    -For individual counseling
    -For small group counseling
    -When referred by a teacher, principal, or other school staff member
    -When a parent/guardian requests
    -When the School Counselor invites a student to lunch 
     Small Group Counseling 
    -Banana Splits:  Children dealing with divorce/separation 
    -COA:  Children dealing with family drug/alcohol abuse situations
    -COI:  Children with incarcerated parents
    -Anger Management Skills
    If you would like more information or would like to have your child participate in one of these groups please contact the school counseling office.