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    School Counseling Services at Potomac High School: 

    Mission Statement

    To help all students learn to make their own decisions concerning life’s many changes, which include educational, career/college, and personal. As society becomes more complex, it is important that the community, parents, and teachers share this responsibility. 

    • Individual Counseling 
    • Group Counseling 
    • Classroom Guidance Lessons (such as: College and Career Readiness, Goal Setting) 
    • Conferences 

    Guidance Office:240.767.4817   Fax: 301.702.7603

    CEEB Code (SAT/ACT): 210803 

    School Number:12320 

    Professional Counselors 

    Grade 12:  Carolyn Murrell,

    Grade 11:  Danielle Williams,

    Grade 10: Te'Ana Mason,

    Grade 9:    Lindsay Wright,

    Support Staff  

    Secretary:  Ms. Yoseline Medrano Moreno,

    Registrar: Mrs. Tiffany Washington,

    Parent/ Teacher Conferences 

    Days: Monday - Thursday   
    * Contact grade level counselor to schedule appointment(s)*

    Registration and Withdrawals  

    Monday - Friday    8:00 am - 1:00 pm 

    Registration Requirements

    • Parent's Photo ID
    • Incoming 9th graders: Final report card showing promotion to 9th grade.
    • Incoming 10th, 11th and 12th graders: Complete transcript.
    • Original Birth Certificate
    • Immunization records
    • Social Security card
    • Deed/Property Tax bill.  Deed must have signature page with homeowners name on it and (2) current bills via US Mail matching your current address.
    • If you are renting, you must bring with you:
      • Your rental agreement (lease) with signature page.  Electronic signatures are not acceptable.  You must have a letter from the apartment complex on their letterhead showing your address and signed by management.
       • Private leases must be notarized and signed by both parties.
       NOTE: The address on the agreement must match the address you are registering.
       • 2 most current utility bills within a (30) day period, addressed to you at your current address  
           **All documents must be the original**


    PGCPS Graduation Requirements


    Grade Promotion Requirements

    Grade 9 to Grade 10

    5 credits:1-english, 1-math and 3 additional credits 

    progress towards completing PARCC and HSA requirements 

    Grade 10 to grade 11

    10 credits: 2-english, 2-math,1-science, 1- social studies 

    progress towards completing PARCC and HSA requirements 

    Grade 11 to Grade 12

    14 credits: 3-english, 2-math, 1-science, 1-social studies 

    Fulfill PARCC and HSA requirements as well as community service (24)