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Frequently Asked Questions


 Frequently Asked Questions

 

How do I contact the school?

Simply dial 540-955-6160.

 

How do I contact the school secretaries, Ms. Kemp, Mrs. Kennicott and Ms. Heidenthal?

Call 540-955-6160 and request one of the following extensions:

 

7200               Mrs. Heidenthal     heidenthalr@clarke.k12.va.us

7201               Mrs. Kennicott       kennicottc@clarke.k12.va.us

7202               Ms. Kemp             kempk@clarke.k12.va.us 

 

What if I need to speak to a guidance counselor?

Mr. Patrick Casey is our school counselor for students with last names beginning M-Z. Mr. Rick Sjostrom is our counselo for students with  last names A-L. Please feel free to send them an e-mail or call our main office number to contact either counselor.

 

How do I reach our Volunteer/Community Service Coordinator?

Mr. Patrick Casey is our Volunteer/Community Service Coordinator.

 

How do I reach our attendance officer?

Questions regarding attendance can be answered by our office staff or Mr. Kidrick. Please call 540-955-6160.

 

What if I need to talk to an Administrator?

7200 for Mrs. Heidenthal or 7201 for Mrs. Kennicott can schedule an appointment to meet with Johnson-Williams Middle School Principal Mr. Robb, or Assistant Principal Mrs. Tuttle or School Safety Officer, Mr. Kidrick

 

How do I reach the school bookkeeper?

Please contact Ms. Kemp by e-mail or by our direct number, 540-955-6160

 

How do I contact the school nurse?

Please call the main number to speak with Ms. Cather.

 

How do I schedule a meeting with my child’s team of teachers?

6th Grade              Amy Reid                           E-mail – reidr@clarke.k12.va.us

7th Grade              Todd Risser                        E-mail – rissert@clarke.k12.va.us

8th Grade              Elizabeth Miller                   E-mail – millerel@clarkre.k12.va.us

 

How do I contact my child’s teacher?

E-mail addresses are on the staff directory page on our website: www.jwms.k12.va.us. If you wish to call a teacher, dial 955-6160. Office staff will connect you if the teacher is available, or connect you to their voice mail. Teachers are not available during class time. All staff members are committed to giving you a timely response.

 

How do I access my child’s homework assignments?

You can access your child’s homework via the teachers Google Classroom sites.  Sites can be found by clicking on the teachers link on the Staff Directory page.

 

How do I get to J-WMS?

Johnson-Williams Middle School is located at 200 Swan Avenue Berryville, VA 22611. The town is located at the intersection of Rt. 7 and Rt. 340. Please note that computer-generated directions will lead you to the side of our school.  We encourage you to access our school off Lincoln Avenue where we have a large parking lot for your convenience. Please enter at the front of our building or at our athletic entrance for athletic events.

 

From the West:

(including I-81 N & S, Winchester, Romney and points West)

Follow Rt. 7 East to the Rt. 7 East Business exit for Berryville. Come into town and make a right onto Lincoln Ave. Follow Lincoln Ave. to the school's back parking lot. Enter the school through the front entrance.

 

From the East:

(including Leesburg, Washington, D.C., Baltimore, and points East)

Follow Rt. 7 West to the Rt. 7 Berryville Business exit traffic light and make a left into the town. Travel through the town. After the second traffic light, make a left onto Lincoln Ave. Follow Lincoln Ave. to the school's back parking lot. Enter the school through the front entrance.

 

From the South:

(including I-81 South of Winchester, Roanoke, Strasburg, Front Royal and points South)

Follow Rt. 340 North to the town of Berryville. At the traffic light make a left onto W. Main St. Make your next left onto Lincoln Ave. Follow Lincoln Ave. to the school's back parking lot. Enter the school through the front entrance.

 

From the North:

(including Charles Town, Frederick, Baltimore and points North)

Follow Rt. 340 South to the town of Berryville. At the traffic light make a right onto W. Main St. Make your next left on to Lincoln Ave. Follow Lincoln Ave. to the school's back parking lot. Enter the school through the front entrance.