Counselor's Corner

Last Updated: 1/10/2024 7:57 PM

Welcome to the 2023-2024 school year!




Below are the forms to complete to either see your grade level counselor or make an exploratory change request. You can make an appointment to speak with them or to change your exploratory class. Please read all the information in the forms. This year, students can make changes to the 1st nine weeks exploratory during the first two weeks of school. Exploratory change request for 2nd, 3rd, and 4th nine weeks will be due the week before classes change. Announcements on these dates will be made.

Second 9 Weeks Exploratory Change Requests Due: Oct. 6th

Third 9 Weeks Exploratory Change Requests Due: Dec. 21st

Fourth 9 Weeks Exploratory Change Requests Due: March 7th



5th Grade Request Form

6th Grade Request Form 

7th Grade Request Form 


8th Exploratory Change Form 

8th Grade Counseling Request Form 



Grade Level Counselor Websites

Ms. Herring- 8th Grade:


Counseling Services

TCMS Counseling department offers the following counseling services to all students:

  • Individual Counseling

  • Group Counseling

  • Classroom Guidance

  • Career Counseling

  • Parent Conferences

  • Community Referrals


Useful Links

Georgia Department of Family & Children Services Child Abuse Hotline - Reports are taken 24 hours a day, 7 days a week by calling   1-855-GACHILD / 1-855-422-4453

Georgia Crisis and Access LineFor immediate access to routine or crisis services, please call the Georgia Crisis and Access Line (GCAL) at        1-800-715-4225. GCAL is the 24/7 hotline for accessing mental health services in Georgia. 

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline We can all help prevent suicide. The Lifeline provides 24/7, free and confidential support for people in distress, prevention and crisis resources for you or your loved ones, and best practices for professionals. 1-800-273-8255

Health Crisis Resources - Parent resources on COVID-19 from the National Association of School Psychologists. 

National Online SafetyHere you will find the most up to date guides for social media apps and platforms. There is very useful information for parents about apps such as Fortnite, Instagram, Snapchat, Tik Tok, Youtube and others. - provides information from various government agencies on bullying, cyberbullying, prevention and response. 

Be the Voice - a student-driven initiative that results in a kinder, more inclusive school environment.