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Landstown Middle School Counseling Team

Todd Fritz  Dept. Chair (All Grades Lastnames A-C)
Megan Foard 6th Grade Lastnames D-Z
Chris Schroepfer 7th Grade Lastnames D-Z
Amy Neff 8th Grade Lastnames D-Z
Elizabeth Bush AVID
Emiliya Adelson Psychologist
Alicia Booth Guidance Secretary

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757.648.4761
Fax: 757.430.8893
Regular Hours: 8:10 a.m. - 4:40 p.m. 
Summer Hours: 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. (Monday through Thursday)
Registration available by appointment only at 757.648.4761. All registration documents must be completed prior to scheduling an appointment.
Final registration appointment of the day is at 3:00 p.m.

Landstown Middle School Mission

The mission of the Virginia Beach City Public Schools High/Middle/Elementary School Counseling Program is to partner with parents, community, faculty and staff to provide a comprehensive, developmental counseling program addressing the academic, career, and personal/social development of all students thus preparing them with the knowledge and skills to be productive members of society.

Frequently Asked Questions

How do I contact the School Counseling Department at Landstown Middle School or get more information?

For further information or to schedule a conference, the School Counseling Department can be contacted at 648-4761.

Transferring Students
Please call the main counseling office (648-4761), at least 3 days before your child will be transferring from LMS. This helps us get all paperwork, textbooks and health information in order. We need the date of transfer and where the student will be transferring to. Your cooperation is appreciated.

How is a student referred to the School Counselor?
In order to help students deal with issues that impact academic performance, students may come to the counseling office with written permission from their teacher.  Parents may call the counseling office to request that a counselor see their child if needed.

Are students required to participate in the Program?
No student is required to participate in any counseling program to which the parents of that student object. Parents may choose to limit participation in any or all counseling services at any time by sending a letter to the school principal or by completing a counseling form available at the school.

What does the counseling program provide for students?
  • Assists students in their educational, career, personal and social development
  • Helps students resolve problems which interfere with learning
  • Facilitates educational and career planning
  • Increases knowledge of self and others and supports students with specific needs

What is the School Counseling Program in Virginia Beach?
The Purpose of the K-12 School Counseling program is to support home and school efforts to promote students' academic/educational, personal/social, and career development.  It is an integral part of each school's total educational program. Organized and implemented by licensed school counselors, with the support of parents, teachers, administrators, and students the program is designed to :

  • Foster positive attitudes toward school learning and work
  • Improve academic achievement
  • Encourage personal responsibility
  • Foster respect for self and others
  • Facilitate educational and career planning and school-to-work transitions

What are the credentials of counselors?
   **Master's degree from and approved college/university in school counseling
   **Two Years of successful full-time teaching or relevant work experience in counseling
   **Licensed by the Virginia Department of Education

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