• Welcome to BHMS Counseling!

    Office Hours: 7:45am - 3:45pm, School Counselors' Hours: 7:40am - 3:05pm
    Phone: 856-881-7007 Ext. 5020, Fax: 856-881-5414
    Note: For crisis, use our district Community Resources List


    School CounselorsASCA NJSCA
    Our school counselors have Master's Degrees and are professionally trained in the three domains of school counseling: academic success, college and career readiness, and social/emotional development. Click here for the American School Counselor Association description of the middle school counselor. Under Multi-Tiered System of Supports, direct counseling services include: school-wide activities, classroom lessons, individual planning or counseling, group counseling sessions, referral to resources.
    Student Assistance Coordinator (SAC) ASAP
    The SAC is an additional school counseling department personnel to assist students with with substance abuse prevention/intervention strategies and programs including Social Emotional Learning (SEL). Under Multi-Tiered System of Supports, direct SAC services include: school-wide activities, classroom lessons, individual or group sessions, referral to resources. According to the Federal Regulation (42 CFR Part 2), the SAC cannot disclose confidential student information related to substance abuse without the permission of the student. Click here for the Association of the Student Assistance Professionals of New Jersey role.
    Department Vision/Mission
    The District School Counseling Department is Building Better People by helping all students achieve school success and plan for their future.

    All About Our Staff! 

    School Counselor Assignments 
    Assigned by grade level, students stay with the same school counselor all three years of their middle school experience. We do not honor counselor change requests from students or parents. See the most current listing below and feel free to contact your counselor at any time for assistance.

Phone: 856-881-7007 Ext. 5020


Degrees and Certifications:

Mrs. Holly Schilling, Counseling Secretary

Mrs. Schilling has lived for the past 33 years in Washington Township. She has worked for Washington Township Public Schools for 20+ years. She was at the High School for 8 years before coming over to join the staff at Bunker Hill!  Her hobbies are visiting Disney, saving baby hatchling turtles in Mexico, Fishing in the Outer Banks NC, Pocono trout fishing; shopping and spending time with her husband, family & friends. Her #1 joy is her grandson, Liam!

Phone: 856-881-7007 Ext. 5023


Degrees and Certifications:

BA, Psychology - Monmouth University MEd, School Counseling - Wilmington University Certification: School Counselor

Mrs. Jaclyn Vernon, 6th Grade Counselor

Mrs. Vernon received a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from Monmouth University. She continued her education at Wilmington University and earned a Master of Education in School Counseling in 2015.  Before she joined the counseling team at Bunker Hill, she worked as a middle school counselor at Chestnut Ridge and an elementary school counselor in Paulsboro. Mrs. Vernon enjoys spending time with her family and friends and loves relaxing at the beach!

Phone: 856-881-7007 Ext. 5026


Degrees and Certifications:

BA, Secondary Education/French - University of Delaware MEd, School Counseling - Wilmington University Certification: French Teacher, School Counselor

Ms. Jenny Kerfoot, 7th Grade School Counselor

Ms. Kerfoot has worked in the Washington Township School District since 2006. She graduated from Audubon High School and also currently lives in Audubon with her husband, 3 year old daughter and dog, Luna. 

She is the varsity coach for the Washington Township High School Cheerleading Team. Ms. Kerfoot has a School Counseling Degree from Wilmington University. She has enjoyed working with the students of Township in her various roles as a French teacher in the district and is very excited to help the 7th grade students.  In her spare time, Ms. Kerfoot enjoys traveling, reading, the beach, walking her dog, and spending time with friends and family.

Phone: 856-881-7007 Ext. 5021


Degrees and Certifications:

MA, School Counseling - Rowan University EdD, Education - Widener University Certifications: Elementary Education, Secondary Social Studies, School Counselor, Principal

Dr. Madeline Morros, 8th Grade School Counselor

Dr. Madeline Morros has lived and worked in Washington Township for over 20 years.  Dr. Morros earned her Doctorate in Education at Widener University.  Dr. Morros holds certificates in elementary education, secondary social studies, counseling, and administration.  Dr. Morros feels privileged to work with the children and families of Washington Townhip at the middle school level.  Dr. Morros enjoys traveling, reading, cooking, and playing Tennis.

Link to GCIT Presentation Tuesday Nov 17 at 2:



Meeting ID: 993 8184 0616 



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