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Sebastian Middle School Student Services
Assessment Office


Dean’s Office

 Dean Hayes [email protected]

At Sebastian Middle School we believe that everyone has the right and responsibility to achieve his or her educational best. To make this happen, everyone needs a safe and positive environment in which to learn. To be the best we can be, we will:

  • Honor individual differences.
  • Clearly define expectations.
  • Hold each person accountable for his or her own behaviors.
  • Teach and model positive behaviors.


We Expect Students To: We Expect Teachers To: We Expect Administrators To:
S- Show respect O- Observe rules A- Act responsibly R- be Ready to learn
  • Maintain a positive and safe classroom environment.
  • Communicate with families.
  • Teach and model positive behaviors.
  • Provide differentiated lesson plans.
  • Be on time.
  • Maintain a positive working environment and put students first.
  • Provide strong leadership.
  • Communicate with teachers.
  • Encourage family support and participation.
  • Provide a safe environment.
  • Teach and model positive behaviors.
  • Maintain a positive working environment and put students first.
We Expect School Support Staff To: We Expect Parents To: We Expect District Support Staff To:
  • Provide a safe environment.
  • Teach and model positive behaviors.
  • Value individual differences.
  • Maintain a positive working environment and put students first.
  • Send students to school ready to learn.
  • Be active participants in their child’s learning.
  • Teach and model positive behaviors.
  • Openly communicate with school personnel.
  • Be an active participant in your child’s education.
  • Provide clear guidelines for district policy.
  • Acknowledge differences between schools.
  • Participate in school activities.

For A list of our Schools Policies –  CLICK HERE


Guidance Office

Leanne Fortune School Counselor:  8th Grade Students, 7th Grade Students  with last name M – Z. [email protected]
Darren Tagliarini: School Counselor: 6th Grade Students, 7th Grade Students with last name A –  L. [email protected]
Trish Conrad, Guidance Secretary [email protected]

St. Johns County Schools have guidance departments in each one of it’s schools. Our counselors’ statement of guidance philosophy is as follows:
We believe and adhere to:

  • The work, dignity, and uniqueness of the student.
  • Respect for and acceptance of the student as he/she comes to us with the values of his/her social and cultural environment.
  • The students capacity for self-actualization, self-determination, and self-discipline.
  • Provide significant and holistic counseling techniques for the maximum potential of students.
  • Guidance as an integral part of creating life-long leaders and global citizens.
  • Guidance services for students that are primarily developmental and preventative.
  • A guidance program which is supportive to the total school curriculum.
  • Cooperative relationship involving school, home, and community.
  • The constant striving of counselors for improvement and professional growth in order to facilitate this philosophy.