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Marsteller School Counseling Home

The mission of the Marsteller Middle School School Counseling Department is to meet the needs of a diverse student population through individual counseling, small groups and classroom guidance.  We provide a developmental program for students to experience success in academic, personal/social and career exploration.   Our team works together to promote each student's individual potential.


2020-2021 Staff


 Mrs. Lesley Wark


Director of School Counseling

(I get to see anyone!)


 Mrs. Sara Correll

(In the Building on Fridays)

6th grade A-C

7th grade A-K

 Mrs. Stephanie Sturges

(In the Building on Wednesdays)

6th grade D-K

8th grade A-K

 Mrs. Rebecca Powers

(In the Building on Tuesdays)

6th grade L-PA

7th grade L-Z

 Mr. John Lang

(In the Building on Thursdays)

6th grade PE-Z

8th grade L-Z


Mrs. Barb Derstine - Secretary / Registrar


Come on over to our Canvas site for a wealth of information to help you get organized, study more efficiently or just chill out when the stress is getting to you!!!!   



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Need to talk to your counselor?   Click  See My Counselor     to request a meeting.


How do I  

Register my student? 

See the "New Student Registration" link to the left of this page for what you need to bring with you.

Meet with my counselor? 

During online instruction school hours students may request an appointment through the Counseling Module in CANVAS or through this link: Appointment Request.
During in-person instruction school hours students may come to the School Counseling Office with a pass from their teacher and sign up on the IPAD in waiting area or follow this link:  Appointment RequestStudents may also talk to the counselor during at lunch.  Counselors are in the cafeteria for their grade level lunch shift.  Students may refer themselves, parents may refer students and/or teachers may refer students.  

Set up a conference with teachers? 

Contact your child's school counselor.

Get a Work Permit?

 Schools no longer issue work permits.  Go to this website for more information.   Click on:  Employment Certificate Automated Application Process: an automated, employment certificate process in accordance with the General Assembly changes to §40.1-92 of the Code of Virginia effective July 1, 2013. Children and their parents no longer need to apply for an employment certificate at their school

Upcoming Events

**Career Day 2020**

Career Day for this school year will be held on virtually.  This program is designed to assist our eighth grade students in learning from professionals the duties, responsibilities, educational requirements and training necessary in various career fields. Our parents and our community are an invaluable resource, and we are taking this time to request volunteers to participate in this year’s program.   We are looking for a wide variety of careers to be represented from all walks of life.  We need approximately 50 presenters for this program. For more information and a registration form, contact Mrs. Wark at

Transitioning to High Schools and PWCS Specialty Programs

Looking forward to high school? Wondering what options are available and what the next level holds?

Click  Transition to HS Presentation to see a presentation about high school requirements and options that are available for our students. It's not too early to start thinking … high school scheduling starts in January!  Most Specialty Program applications are due Feb 1, 2021!


Social Media Confusing?

 PWC Office of Student Services has developed a website for parents, teachers and students to get more information on the issues with Social Media in our lives today. Follow this link for more information on Social Media