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Counselor's Corner

Welcome to the SGMS Counselor’s Corner!

welcome back students

Meet your School Counselors:

Irma Barberena, Counselor

Mrs. Irma Barberena- 7th Grade and 8th Grade A-M



Alicia Galarza, Counselor

Ms. Alicia Galarza- 6th Grade and 8th Grade N-Z




Our LCD Counselor:

Melissa H. Mendoza, LCDC

Ms. Melissa Mendoza

LBJ High School

5626 Cielito Lindo Blvd.

Laredo, TX, 78046 

Phone: 956-473-5327



Our Gang Intervention Facilitator: 

Melissa Lozano, Gang Intervention

Ms. Melissa Lozano

Phone: 473-6515


SGMS Schedule: Tuesdays

D.I.V.A.S   Rm: #211


Our Positive Behavior Facilitator:

Crystal Dickinson, PBIS

Ms. Crystal Dickinson

Phone: 473-6460


SGMS Schedule: Wednesdays and Fridays

Rm: #211 



Mission Statement

As professional school counselors, our mission is to encourage our students to maintain a positive attitude in their careers, academics, behavioral and social skills. To demonstrate honor, respect, and acceptance to all students, staff and the community; as well as demonstrate safety in their daily lives leading them to become productive citizens in our community and country. 



At SGMS, we follow “The Cougar Way:”

I-       Integrity- Take responsibility for your actions.

R-      Respect – Use appropriate language and voice level. Follow adult directions. Keep hands, feet, and objects to yourself.

S-      Safety- Report to designated areas in a quick, quiet, calm, and orderly manner. Always display Hall Pass.

Lyndon B Johnson Four Year Plan