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School Counseling

Yorktown Middle School (YMS) Counseling

The school counseling department at YMS offers a comprehensive, student-centered program that promotes academic, social, and career development. We seek to cultivate positive, collaborative relationships with students and families. Programs are developed to provide support, maximize learning, and enhance students' overall educational experience.   

YMS School Counseling Team  

Mrs. Elizabeth Higginbotham, School Counseling Director, 8th Grade Students
Email: ehigginbotham@ycsd.york.va.us  

Mrs. Ericka Jurist, School Counselor, 7th Grade Students
Email: ejurist@ycsd.york.va.us  

Mrs. Astin Burnette, School Counselor, 6th Grade Students
Email: aburnette@ycsd.york.va.us 

Mrs. Tammy Forrest, School Counseling Registrar 
(757) 898-0410 
Email: tforrest2@ycsd.york.va.us

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