Thomas Jefferson School Counseling


Thomas Jefferson Middle School Counseling DepartmentASCA-ramp-logo Our Mission

The Thomas Jefferson Middle School counselors provide a data-driven, comprehensive school counseling program to help all students strengthen their skills, talents and abilities to become active members of the global community. School Counselors partner with staff, parents/guardians and community members to support the academic, career and personal-social needs of the whole child.


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Calendar of Events 20-21 School Year


Goal: To encourage schools, communities and organizations to work together to stop bullying/cyber-bullying and put an end to hatred and racism by increasing awareness of the prevalence and impact of all forms of bullying on all children of all ages.

Date Event Time Location
May-June Standards of Learning Tests (SOL) In-school: Thomas Jefferson
May 3 Summer School Information Session

9:00 AM

1:00 PM

6:00 PM

May 31 No School: Memorial Day (Holiday)

Arlington CFSD Parent Support Group

Each week a different topic will be discussed, covering abroad range including Internet Safety, Time Management for kids, COVID related grief and loss, How to navigate the school IEP process, Positive Praise and Behavior Management. Come support other parents and share your successes and lean in for support.  Send any questions to


Feeling a Little Overwhelmed?  Need to learn new ways to handle challenges?

Visit our virtual Calming Room for relaxing activities, deep breathing exercises, music and so much more!



Here Are Several Ways Our Counseling Services Team is Here To Help TJMS!


From Your TJMS Student Support Team, May is Mental Health Awareness Month! This year’s theme is Tools 2 Thrive.  We are here to remind you that taking care of your mental health is important and YOU are important. Along with our weekly Social Emotional Learning Lesson, your counselors will be sharing some tips and activities on our Canvas pages that we hope will help during these stressful times. Please try them out, pass them on and let us know if there is anything you need.


Additional Resources

Educational Information About COVID-19

Tips to Help Grief

Distance-Learning Resources:

In Crisis, Need help now?: Get Help!   or complete Signs of Suicide Screening

Resources to help stop bullying:  Bullying Prevention Information for Parents