Counselor's Corner

Thu, 11/05/2020 - 11:07am

Middle School Course Registration 2022-2023

Middle school course selection for the 2022-2023 academic year will open for current 5-7 grade students Tuesday, Feb. 8 and run through Tuesday, Feb. 22.

Beginning Feb. 8, students/families may view teachers’ course recommendations, and submit course requests and alternate requests by logging into Synergy, selecting Course Request from the left panel, and following the directions available online.

Resources for Middle School Course Registration:


OMHS Scheduling Information Night

On Thursday, January 6, Oakland Mills High School is holding the virtual "Scheduling Extravaganza".  All future OMHS 9th grade families should plan to attend.  The new family information meeting will be part of the Scheduling Extravaganza and start at 7pm.  Families will be able to attend breakout rooms to visit with elective programs and meet OMHS counselors after the information meeting.   

Hello Class of 2026 families!

It's time for High School Registration!  All 8th grade students must have 7 Credit Requests and 3 Alternates entered in Synergy by January 18th.
For information and the opportunity to meet with High School Staff, families should plan to attend the Virtual Information Night at their student's high school.  Meeting dates are below.
*1/5 – HOHS Virtual Parent Information Night – 6 – 8pm – Links will be on the HOHS website
*1/6 – OMHS Scheduling Extravaganza – evening - More information coming soon


12/20 or 12/21 - OMMS Counselors present “HS Course Registration” lesson 

12/20 – Families receive email with information and instructions for making course requests for HS 

*12/20 – 1/18 – Students enter course requests and alternates 

     ***Students must have 7 CREDIT REQUESTS AND 3 ALTERNATES*** 

*1/5 – HOHS Virtual Parent Information Night – 6 – 8pm – Links will be on the HOHS website 

*1/6 – OMHS Scheduling Extravaganza – evening - More information coming soon 

3/2 – Virtual ARL Career Academy Information Night 7 – 8pm – Preregistration Required 

June – 2022 – 2023 Courses viewable in Synergy 

June 8 – High School Visitation/Activity Day 

Aug – High School Schedules available 


Families can access the information above by clicking on the "Counselor's Corner" on the OMMS website.  
Students can also find these resources in the Student Resources Canvas Page "High School Registration Information" Module, which can be accessed using the following link:  
Please reach out to your school counselor if you have any questions or require assistance.

Monthly Wellness Newsletter

Each month we will share some information with our students and families through the Middle School Counseling Connections Newsletter. Check out this month's newsletter!


Welcome Back Students and Families!

Your School Counselors are back! We are here to support you with academic growth, social and emotional growth, and career and college exploration! OMMS School Counselors' office hours are 7:35am - 3:10pm when school is in session. Students can request an appointment with their School Counselor by sending a Canvas Inbox message or by completing the Appointment Request form.


Ms. Janene Bunkley - students with last names A-K

Ms. Ellen Scott - students with last names L-Z




The HCPSS Student Code of Conduct provides a framework to support behavioral goals and disciplinary policies. All students are expected to be aware of and abide by this Student Code of Conduct. Parents/guardians are encouraged to read the Student Code of Conduct carefully and to discuss the information with their children. HCPSS employees will follow the Student Code of Conduct when supporting students and determining consequences for violations. Please click here for the HCPSS student code of conduct handbook. 


2022-2023 Applications and Research Laboratory (ARL) Career Academy Info Sessions

Attention 8th grade students and parents! Learn how Career and Technical Education (CTE) Career Academies provide high school students with opportunities to earn college credit, scholarships, and industry certifications, participate in worksite and mentorship experiences, and become creative problem solvers by participating in hands-on project-based learning.

There will be three Information sessions. Each academy will present twice each evening, so that students and parents can visit with two different academies.

Wednesday, October 6, 2021

Wednesday, December 8, 2021

Wednesday, March 2, 2022

Session I      7:00-7:20 pm

Session II     7:30-7:50 pm

  • Prior to the Information Sessions, please watch the Career Academies Overview (link to prerecorded video).
  • Please review the list of ARL academies below and watch the Career Academies Videos that are of interest to your student.
  • Please have your student share their login account info-you will need to log into the sessions using your student’s account to access the Google Meet.