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Welcome to the BGMS Guidance Office! 

We are dedicated to assisting you and your student academically and to help with the challenges of middle school. All students have access to the guidance counselors. We service students through classroom guidance, small groups and individual meetings. Parents, teachers, and students may request guidance at anytime. Our role as guidance counselor include but not limited to:

  • Orientations and registration
  • Standardized testing preparation
  • Section 504 plans
  • Career guidance
  • Stress reduction/crisis
  • Study skills interventions
  • Problem-solving
  • New student orientation
  • Time management
  • Organization


Get Organized!
Homework Help
Career Advising
6th Grade Student Counseling Survey
7th Grade Student Counseling Survey
8th Grade Student Counseling Survey

Community Resources

Behavioral Connections

Children's Resource Center

The Link Crisis Hotline
419-352-1545 or 800-472-9411

No Wrong Door
Wood County’s No Wrong Door program can provide information about services and resources with one call to any of the member agencies. No Wrong Door program can guide individuals to the appropriate agency that can help them.

United Way - Dial 211

Jake Tapley
Guidance Counselor
419-354-0200 ext. 2010
Grades: 6th & 7th
Teams: Discovery, Pioneer, Odyssey


All students are assigned a locker with a combination. Students are reminded not to share their locker combination with their peers. If a student forgets his/her combination, they may go to the office for a copy of it. Students are not to use tape on the lockers.

Click here to watch a YouTube video on how to use a combination lock.

2017-18 Course Guide

This course guide contains information for every course available at Bowling Green Middle School.  In this guide, you will find information for grades 6, 7, and 8.  

2017-18 Course Guide