Wellness Department

Tara Jones

Tara Jones, MSW

Wellness Director

Homeless Liaison

Foster Care Point of Contact

Phone: 706/422-4560 ext. 6201

Fax: 706/695-1420


At the heart of our educational community lies a commitment to nurturing the holistic well-being of every student. The Murray County School System Wellness Department is dedicated to fostering a supportive environment where students can thrive emotionally, socially, and physically.

Our team of dedicated professionals, including social workers, counselors, and nurses, works tirelessly to address the diverse needs of our students. With a focus on collaboration, compassion, and innovation, we strive to create an environment where all students feel valued and supported.

We provide a range of programs and activities designed to assist children in comprehending their emotions, fostering positive relationships, and making productive lifestyle decisions. Whether providing personalized guidance, organizing group sessions, or incorporating wellness education into the curriculum, our mission is to equip students with the essential skills to excel academically and lead fulfilling lives.

We believe a comprehensive wellness approach is essential for student achievement and overall well-being. By working in partnership with families, educators, and community organizations, we aim to create a culture of wellness that extends beyond the classroom and into the fabric of our community.

Thank you for visiting the Murray County School System Wellness Department webpage. We invite you to explore our resources, learn more about our services, and join us in our mission to promote the health and happiness of every student.