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Grant Middle School Counseling

If you or a loved one is experiencing any kind of emotional crisis, mental health or substance use concern, you can find help 24 hours a day, seven days a week, by calling the New Mexico Crisis and Access Line at ​1-855-NMCRISIS (1-855-662-7474) or ​Peer to Peer Warmline at 1-855-4NM-7100 (1-855-466-7100). nmcrisisline.com

Additional CRISIS RESOURCES click here.

Mission Statement

To create an environment that supports students through the challenges of Middle School with programs that help students identify solutions, overcome problems, and achieve academic success.

Services and Programs

The following is a list of services that GMS School Counselors provide:

  • Classroom guidance lessons
  • Academic planning
  • Career awareness, exploration, and planning
  • Personal/social issues
  • Brief individual counseling
  • Group counseling
  • Crisis intervention
  • Outside agency referrals
  • Professional Development
  • Consultation and collaboration with counselors, administration, and staff
  • Participation in teaming with other professionals to provide student services and support
  • Assisting parents with information 

Scheduling

Students will typically choose their courses for the following year in early spring during pre-registration. Please make sure that your student signs up for all the required courses that he/she would like to have. Students have the opportunity to choose some electives and may also apply to work as an office or teachers assistant with prior approval.

HS Pre-registration and Summer School Info

HS Pre-registration: 8th grade students must pre-register with their home high school. The parent/guardian and student are responsible for submitting a transfer request.  APS transfer process

Need to take summer school PE?

Please visit APS Summer Programs for more information. 

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Counseling Team

Students 6th-8th grade  A-L

Linda Cage, MA LMHC

Professional School Counselor 
505-299-2113 ext. 30506
linda.cage@aps.edu

AVID Counselor

 

Students 6th-8th grade M-Z

Nhu Mackara, MS LMHC

Professional School Counselor 
505-299-2113 ext. 30507
nhu.mackara@aps.edu

 Health and Wellness Team Leader