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Hello! My name is Mrs. Janice Downs and I am the School Counselor at Moorhead Central School. This begins my 3rd year at MCS but I have a total of 33 years experience in psychometry, counseling and behavior interventions.

As a School Counselor, I am here to help students develop the academic and social skills they need to succeed in school. I will also help them explore their unique abilities, skills, values, goals and interests related to potential college and career choices.

My job is to help students become productive, well-adjusted adults of tomorrow. I will perform the following roles in order to promote positive development in academic, career & personal/social domains.    

  • Small group counseling
  • Classroom guidance
  • Attend & participate in academic & behavior intervention meetings
  • Observe students in various school environments
  • Consult & collaborate with parents, teachers, administrators, social workers & students
  • Respond to school crises or emergency situations
  • Provide information & resources to parents on a variety of issues


Please contact me anytime if I can be of service to your family.  I look forward to hearing from you!   

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Office Phone: (662) 246-5680 

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Life's most persistent and urgent question is, What are you doing for others? –Martin Luther King, Jr.


Mrs. Janice Downs

School Counselor