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Counseling Department


Important Community Resources

  • RACSB 24-hour emergency mental health services: (540) 373-6876
  • Rappahannock Community Service Board, Fredericksburg (Jackson St.) · Phone:  (540) 373-3223
  • The Fredericksburg Food Bank (540) 371-7666 is still providing food for families in addition to what we distribute at schools
  • Virginia 211 offers local information about services, food/rent support, etc.:  dial 211
  • Suicide hotline: 800-273-TALK
  • Substance abuse hotline: 800-662-HELP
  • Fredericksburg City Police Department Non-Emergency Phone: (540) 373-3122
  • Emergency Services: 540-373-6876 - 24 hours a day/ 7 days a week

Welcome to James Monroe High School's Counseling Department!


  • FEV Tutors​ – Online Tutoring Option, details and links coming soon!
  • Fredericksburg Alliance for Student Achievement (FASA) at the Community Center​

Contact Sandy Gillenwater for additional information:  540-372-1130



Boys and Girls Club

Marylise Cobey ​

Heritage Park

Sarah Cook ​

Brisben Center

Scarlett Walker ​

Hazel Hill

Ashley Rea ​

Family Life Center

Walker Grant Rep (not filled at this time) 


  • SOL Tutoring @ JM ​
    • Algebra 1​
    • Geometry​
    • Biology​
    • World History 1 ​
    • English

Tutoring Options Outside of School

  • Mathnasium
  • Khan Academy
  • The Knowledge Exchange
  • Parrish Learning
  • Huntington Learning Center
JMHS Circle Drive


James Monroe High School provides a comprehensive, developmental school counseling program that addresses the academic, career and personal/social development of all students.  School counselors are professional advocates who provide support to maximize student potential and academic achievement during high school as well as preparing students for their lives beyond graduation.  In partnership with other educators, parents or guardians, and the community, school counselors facilitate the support system to ensure that all students in the high school have access to and are prepared with the knowledge and skills to contribute at the highest level as productive members of our society in every way.


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Bullying Awareness


  • Youth are spending more time online for school, connecting with peers, and socially interacting with friends
  • Kids are still adjusting to learning and interacting with their peers virtually
  • Many young people may be feeling new and uncertain emotions due to the pandemic, such as anxiety, anger, fear, isolation, or stress
  • This unprecedented period, as well as more time spent online, have the potential to cause an increase in cyberbullying behavior

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Cyberbullying is using a form of technology–such as the internet, cell phones, or virtual classrooms–to intentionally hurt or harm someone else.


  • Be online for school and learning
  • Connect with friends and family through text, apps, or gaming
  • Feel safe and respected online!
  • Know what to do if you experience or witness cyberbullying

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