The Guidance Department offers comprehensive services to all students in McLaughlin Middle School.

Mrs. Kate Fait is a certified counselor who sees students in the eighth grade (Red 8).

Mrs. Maxine Mosley is a certified counselor who sees students in Green 7, Blue 7, and the ELL Magnet Program.

Mr. Dan Marshall is a certified counselor who sees students in the sixth grade and Blue 6/7.

As counselors we offer individual and small group counseling, as well as consultation with the staff. All of the counselors work with students in such areas as: self-esteem, peer relationships, academic achievement, drug and alcohol related issues, anger management, issues specific to adolescence, nutrition, hygiene and grooming, tolerance, manners and a variety of other issues specific to 6-8 graders. We also oversee peer tutoring, peer mentoring, scheduling, and are available to staff and parents for consultation regarding student-based issues. Referrals to community agencies, after school programs, summer school and summer camp information are a few of the other services provided by this department.

Parents can access our services by calling for an appointment at (603) 628-6247.