School Counseling Page

Student Support

If you are in need of a counselor referral, please click HEREForms will be addressed as soon as possible during the school day or by the next school day if submitted after hours or on a weekend.

If you need to immediate assistance and it's an emergency, please call 911.

Suicide prevention lifeline information:

Phone: 1-800-273-TALK (1-800-273-8255)


Bullying Information:

At TMS, we take bullying seriously. Carroll County Schools defines bullying as:

An act that is: 

    1.    Any willful attempt or threaten to inflict injury on another person, when accompanied by an apparent present ability to do so;

    2.    Any intentional display of force such as would give the victim reason to fear or expect immediate bodily harm; or

    3.    Any intentional written, verbal, or physical act, which a reasonable person would perceive as being intended to threaten, harass, or intimidate, that:

            a.    Causes another person substantial physical harm within the meaning of Code Section 16-5-23.1 or visible bodily harm as such term is defined in code Section 16-5-23.1;

            b.    Has the effect of substantially interfering with a student's education;

            c.    Is so severe, persistent, or pervasive that it creates an intimidating or threatening educational environment; or

            d.    Has the effect of substantially disrupting the orderly operation of the school.

Safe Schools Alert System 

Carroll County Schools has created a way for concerned parties to make an anonymous report about school safety issues. Please use this link to make a report: Safe Schools Alert.

Counseling Supply List

The school counseling program at TMS is always accepting donations of food (unexpired only), clothing, and school supplies. We pass these items out to students and families, as needed.



Please feel free to contact me via email or phone if you have any questions or concerns!

Thank you, 


Mrs. Birdyshaw
School Counselor
Temple Middle School