Mission Statement

The mission of the Kempsville High School Counseling Department is to provide an equitable and comprehensive school counseling program to all students through the implementation of data-driven interventions.  The school counseling program is designed to enhance students’ academic, career, and social/emotional development, thus equipping students to be independent, responsible, academically proficient, critical and creative thinkers who are technically and globally literate.

Office Information

Babette Hurlbert, Registrar
School Year Office Hours: 7:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
School Year Counselor Hours: 7:10 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
Phone: 757-648-5461
Fax: 757-474-8423



Student's Last Name

Jennifer Carlson

A - C

Keisha Phillips

D - G

 Kevin Ber H - L

Khia Evans 

M - R
 Jamayca Donner 
 S - Z

Victoria Thompson

Academy Students



Auxiliary School Counseling Staff

Mr. Altman, Access Counselor
Mrs. Denise Lawson, Graduation Coach


School Year Registration Hours: Monday - Friday 7:30 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. 
*Registration is by appointment only.*
Call the school counseling office to schedule your registration appointment: 757-648-5461

It is recommended that you bring the following to your registration appointment:
- Proof of residency: lease / mortgage and a utility bill (gas, electric, or water)
- The student you are enrolling
- Transcripts
- Shot records

Virginia Beach City Public Schools Registration Information
Enrollment Form
Rising 9th Grade Registration Presentation
9th Grade Course Selection Form
10th - 12th Grade Course Selection Form
AP Commitment Letter 

Parent Portal

How would you like to view your child's up-to-date grades and attendance from anywhere, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week?  To sign up for Parent Portal, please click here to register.

Parent Portal Questions? Please call 757.263.1111 (option 1) between the hours of 9 a.m. and 5 p.m., Monday – Friday (except holidays) or email: [email protected]

Access College Info 

Seniors, pick up an ACCESS FAFSA Packet! Give it to your parents and have them pick a day and time with this link: Parent FAFSA Appointment Sign-up  

Juniors, stop by anytime during lunch or when you have a pass from your teacher for help with questions you have for prepping for college next year.

Parent/Teacher Conference Sign-ups

Kempsville High School hosts an opportunity to meet with your student's teachers all at the same time twice a month. Seating is limited, so it is imperative that you sign up in advance. There will not be registration on the day of the event.
 ***All your information is kept private and only seen by the school counselors.***

February 12
February 24
March 11
March 23
April 27
May 13
May 26

Please see Smoke Signals for the sign-up link or contact your child's school counselor. 

Change in Contact Information?

Has your family moved? Have any of your phone numbers changed?

Please be sure and update this information with the School Counseling Office before the end of school! Many important pieces of information are sent home to students over the summer. If we do not have your new information on file, you will be missing out on report cards, testing scores, back to school information, etc.

Please contact the school at 757.648.5461 should you have any questions or updates that need to be made.

Parchment Transcript Ordering

Current students may request a transcript free of charge through Parchment. (See your counselor for registration code if you are making a new account.)

Students who graduated 2016 or later may also request their transcript through Parchment.

Students who graduated in or prior to the year 2016 must request their transcript through the district

Request a Replacement Diploma