Welcome to the Counseling Department

The Mission Statement: 
Paul Laurence Dunbar Middle School for Innovation is committed to providing

  •  An educational program to meet the intellectual, emotional, social, physical and cultural needs of our diverse population;
  •  A safe and secure environment;
  •  An atmosphere in which students, parents, staff, and community work together to achieve success;
  •  A successful transition to the secondary experience.

Counselors & Staff

Our Counselors serve the same group of students throughout their time at Paul Laurence Dunbar Middle School for Innovation. Please feel free to contact our counseling department at (434) 515-5312.

Mr. Lazarus Hamlett - Director
hamlettle@lcsedu.net
Mr. Hamlett is the counselor for all students whose last names begin with A-M.

Ms. Tawana Mason - Counselor
masontr@lcsedu.net
Ms. Mason is the counselor for all students whose last names begin with N-Z.

Mrs. Sherry Murphy - Secretary & Registrar
murphysi@lcsedu.net
Mrs. Murphy is the secretary and registrar for the counseling department.

Mrs. Olivia Raj - Student Testing Coordinator
rajod@lcsedu.net
Mrs. Raj is the SOL testing coordinator for Dunbar.
 

Registration & Application Information

Click here for information about registering your student with LCS.

Click here for more information about the application process for students outside of the Dunbar attendance zone.