The Counseling & Guidance Department at MJHS is available to help students, parents, and teachers develop positive learning experiences. The program consists of a variety of services and activities, including individual and group counseling, parent and teacher consultation, group guidance, information services, and student assessment.

The counselor, Mrs. Rumbley, is a master’s level professional with preparation in child and adolescent development and mental health counseling. She attended the University of Montevallo for both her undergraduate and graduate degrees. While she was a student there, she was a member of the Chi Omega social fraternity, the American Association of University Women, and the Volunteer Corps. Before becoming a school counselor, she worked with physically and emotionally abused children at The Exchange Club. She currently resides in Leeds with her husband, Bo, and her son, James. She and her family are active members of the Episcopal Church of the Ephiphany. She enjoys reading, writing, theater, and cooking. You’ll find her cheering for the Auburn Tigers in the Fall and the Boston Red Sox in the Spring. Mrs. Rumbley is a current member of the American School Counselor Association.

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The counselor’s office is located in the main office, and appointments can be scheduled by calling (205) 640-2040 or emailing kristia.rumbley@sccboe.org.

Twitter: MJHS_Counseling

MJHS Counseling and Guidance Mission Statement

Every student has the right to experience respect and dignity as a human being and to benefit from the counseling and guidance services.

Every student has the right to participate in activities that promote self-direction and self-development.

Every student has the right to make choices and accept responsibility for choices made.

Every student has the right to participate in a comprehensive school counseling and guidance program designed to assist all students in attaining their maximum potential in academic, career, and personal and social development.

“A person’s a person, no matter how small.” ~Dr. Seuss


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