Mountaineer Middle School Oval
Mountaineer Middle School
Mountaineer Middle Mountain Lion

2 Mountaineer Drive

Clarksburg, WV 26301


Mountain Lions

                 Counselor's Corner



Mr. Dryden has been the school counselor at Mountaineer Middle School since 2019. He was part of the first eighth-grade class to graduate from Mountaineer Middle following the merger of Salem Middle School and Gore Middle School. Mr. Dryden has his Masters in school counseling from West Virginia University and a Bachelor's in Community Health Education from Fairmont State University.  Mr. Dryden also serves as our school's assistant boys basketball coach and our head MMS Cross Country coach.  In his spare time, he enjoys cheering on the WVU Mountaineers on Saturdays at Milan Puskar Stadium.

Mr Dryden, and WVU President Gordon Gee

Helpful Resources:

The Calm website and app is a great resource for mindfulness and meditation 

The 54321 grounding exercise is a great resource to use when feeling anxious. Write down five things you see, four things you can feel, three things you can hear, two things you can smell, and one thing you can taste

This is a QR code to my counselor request form. Scan the QR code with the QR reader on your phone or iPad