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Thomas Edison has seats available for fall 2022!

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Meet our department!  Feel free to reach out to us by email using the links provided on this page.  If you need immediate assistance, please call 240.740.7080 or email our Counseling Secretary, Angelica Agosto at Angelica_M_Agosto@mcpsmd.org



Counseling Quick Links:

Counseling Services: Department Resources During Distant LearningGeneral Information |
MD Department of Transportation (MDOT) Learner's Permit Form | New Student Enrollment |
Work Permits | Summer School 

College Information:  The Application Process @ NW | College FAQs |  Montgomery College Information |
Process for Transcript Requests |

College & Career Prep:  Naviance Access for Parents & Students 

Counseling on Instagram @ nwhs_counseling

The Northwest High School Counseling Team:

Jodi Edmunds, Resource Counselor

Counselor & Alpha Student Breakdown:

Jodi Edmunds MC2 grade 12
Sue Bunting      MC2 grade 11
Jeff Flach A - Ber
Tamela McCarthy-Redd     Bes - Deb
Christine Kravitz  Dec - Go
Nancy Blanco  Gp - Kak
Athena Cois  *Please contact Ms. Edmunds thru September 1*  Kal - Map
Austin Freeman  Maq - N 
Sammy Kakoullis     O - Ros
Christina Kim Rot - Thn
Sean Stewart  Tho - Z

Counseling Support Staff:

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Counseling Services & General Information:

Northwest students and parents are invited to e-mail their counselor using the mailto links provided in the Counselor & Alpha Student Breakdown. Counseling Services include:

  • Academic & Personal Counseling (long term therapy is not provided)
  • College & Career Planning | College Readiness Newsletter PrepTalk
  • Coordination of Educational Management Team Meetings
  • Coordination of Parent/Teacher Conferences
  • Referral Services to Community Resources and Supports

RESOURCE:  Recording of the March 22, 2022 Class of 2023 College Planning Parent/Student Meeting | Presentation slideshow | Post 23 March 2022 |

RESOURCE:  Northwest High School College Career Readiness & Post Secondary Guide for Rising Seniors (Class of 2023).  A Counseling & College Career Information Center publication.  March 2022 | Post 23 March 2022 |

RESOURCE:  The recording from the Choose Respect: Let’s Talk Consent is now available!  Additional Resources:  Choose Respect:  Sexual Assault | Choose Respect:  Consent


The College Application Process at Northwest High School:

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The Registrar's Office & Transcript Requests: 

  • NEW!  Class of 2022 Final Transcript Request Form | post 5 May 2022 |
  • Authorization to Release Records Form must be completed and on file in the Counseling Office before any records (including transcripts) can be released. | post 13 September 2021 |
  • Transcript Requests Form for the 2021 College Application Cycle. | 13 September 2021 |
    • Mid-Year Transcript Requests:  To request a mid-year transcript, please complete this form. Mid-year transcripts will be available to be sent from our registrar's office around the middle of February.  Do not use this form for INITIAL transcript requests.
  • Scholarship Transcript Request Form | 14 December 2021 |
  • Selective Service Registration: Selective Service Registration for high school male students age 17 years and 3 months. Registration is quick, easy, and it's the law.  Registrations processed on the 18th birthday.

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 New Student Enrollment Information:

The following links will provide new student's and parents to Northwest High School the required documents needed for enrollment:

How to Enroll Your Child in Montgomery County Public Schools:

 New Student Enrollment Forms Requirement by the Northwest Counseling Department:

 Additional information that may be required for Proof of Residency:


Montgomery College:   

MC Home Page.  Use this link to access the online application through admissions as well as Accuplacer testing information and MC financial aid.  High school seniors applying to Montgomery College should plan to apply during the 'Application Fee Waiver' season October 1 to March 1.

NW + MC Early College Access (Early Placement) Program Information. Earning college credit during your senior year. Application begins during senior year class registration! Click here for program details. 

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