• Welcome to the
    North Forsyth Middle School
    Counseling Department
    Counseling Services
    Our Vision: Empowering all students to achieve personal success 
    Our Mission: To promote educational performance, providing all students with the opportunities to acquire
    the academic, career, personal and social competencies necessary to achieve quality learning and life-long success.

    North Forsyth Middle School Counselors are:

    Mr. Chris Highland, Ms. Leigh Ann Strickland and Ms. Neha Patel
    Counselors split all grade levels according to students' last names.
    Ms. Patel serves students with the last names beginning with A-Glo.
    Ms. Strickland serves students with last names beginning with Go-On
    Mr. Highland serves students with last names beginning with Or-Z.
    Mrs. Cindy Hansard is our Administrative Assistant and 504 Coordinator.
    Mrs. Amy Bonesteel is our Graduation Coach, Special Ed. Department Head and SST Coordinator. 
    Mrs. Tonia Bagwell is Data Clerk/Counseling/Attendance

    *Counseling office hours are from 8:30 AM to 4:15 PM – Monday thru Friday





    Please call or email ahead for appointments as we are not always in our office.  


    We can be reached at:

    Data Clerk/Counseling/Attendance:  Tonia Bagwell – TBagwell@forsyth.k12.ga.us  x. 780301 
    Counselor:  Neha Patel- f38109@forsyth.k12.ga.us - x. 780305
    Counselor:  Chris Highland –CHighland@forsyth.k12.ga.us –  x. 780306 
    Counselor:  Leigh Ann Strickland – LStrickland@forsyth.k12.ga.us–  x. 780307                                          

    Administrative Assistant/ 504 Coordinator:  Cindy Hansard - CHansard@forsyth.k12.ga.us - x. 780353 

    Graduation Coach/ Spec. Ed. Dept. Head/ SST Coordiantor:  Amy Bonesteel- ABonesteel@forsyth.k12.ga.us- x 780209



    As counselors at North Forsyth Middle School, we are driven to make sure all of our students are happy, healthy, safe, and successful in their academic endeavors. 
    The goals of our counseling department are aligned with those of the  American School Counselors' Association.  We are dedicated to providing our students with personal, social, and career counseling.  These goals are designed to enhance both the character and academic development of each student.


Last Modified on October 8, 2019