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Guidance News

Welcome to the Florence Middle School Counseling Department. Our seventh grade counselor is Mrs. Nix- 256-768-2416, and our eighth grade counselor is Ms. Lewis- 256-768-2417.

Counselor Mission:

Empower all students to explore, create, challenge, innovate and lead by promoting positive behaviors through academic, personal/social skills and career goals.

The Healing Place will again offer a support program from grieving adolescents in the school environment.  We work together to find a time to meet that will not disrupt your child’s learning environment and minimize classroom disruption. If you are interested in your child participating in one of these groups, please contact the guidance office and we will get you the necessary forms to fill out.  The Healing Place also has off-campus groups for students and adults. 

RIverbend Center for Mental Health- Riverbend counselor and prevention services can be made available to students. If you would like your students to recieve these services please call or email our counselors.

Enrolling your student in Florence Middle School

To enroll your student in Florence Middle School you need to first go to Florence City Schools Central Office at  . You will need a completed registration form, a copy of his/her birth certificate, social security card and updated Alabama immunization card. Once enrolled you can stop by the Florence Middle School Counseling Office to develop your students schedule. Our counselors will then contact the previous school to attain  your child's student records. For more information please call 768-3100.

Guidance Notes:

We encourage our FMS parents to:

  • check you child's progress in INOW,

  • encourage your child to review lessons each night even when not assigned homework.

  • encourage your child to study for tests ahead of time,

  • encourage your child to ask questions.

Lorel Nix - 7th Grade Counselor - (256) 768-2416 - lnix@florencek12.org

Terica Lewis - 8th Grade Counselor- (256) 768-2417 - tlewis@florencek12.org

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