The counselors look forward to meeting with your children in groups and individually
6th Grade- The students will do an activity with their counselor on "self-advocay" and "goal setting". Lions Quest Skills for Adolescence was used as a guide for the activity which they will bring home to you. The counselors will then meet with the 6th grade again in the spring and reflect back on 6th grade. We will talk about "The Do's and Dont's," and what they are hoping to achieve in 7th grade. activity worksheet
7th Grade-The counselors will meet with the 7th grade in late fall in the computer lab to introduce them to Naviance. They will be doing the Career Learning Styles and to begin a journey to discover their learning and working styles. Login in information will be given to them and you will be able to view the results from home. In Spring, the counselors will see the 7th grade again in small groups and talk about how their learning styles can lead to success in school and later in life.
8th Grade- The counselors will meet with the 8th grade in Fall in the computer lab. The Cluster Finder showed the students what career clusters may be a good match for them based on activities that interest them, personal qualities they have, and subjects that they enjoy studying in school. Their log in information was given to them so you can view their results from home. In january the counselors will meet with the 8th graders again to talk about scheduling for 9th grade. In february they will meet individually with their counselor to review the scheduling sheet and schedule them for 9th grade.
Dear Parents, Someimes our kids can be stressed by a school test, their peers or even us parents. It can be difficult for them to let go of those kinds of stressful or anxious thoughts and it takes practice for them to relax and focus on the "good things." Here is a link for parents on how you can do a mindful mediation at home with your kids! Positive Medication At Home
Dear Teachers, Here is a Mindful Guided Meditation for Kids that you can use in the classrooms. Guided Imagery Exercise