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Wanda Stafford
Wanda Stafford

 

*** Counseling Highlights ***

 

Home and School Connections -

A newsletter is sent out monthly with helpful hints and articles for student success.

 

Career Awareness –

We help our students explore various career choices.

 

Recycling

- We collect soda can pop tabs for the Ronald McDonald House.

 

 Good Character –

Positive character traits are an important part of our school as we begin our day with the good character word for the week. Each Friday one student from every class who most exhibits the trait receives a certificate.

 

 

 Red Ribbon Week –

During this week in October we focus on making smart choices concerning Drug Education and Awareness.

 

 

Holiday Help -

We will collect cans of black eyed peas as our food item to be placed in a box with other food items for needy families. We collect 500 cans each November. Please help us reach our goal.

 

 Body Safety -

Students in Kindergarten through Fifth Grade learn Body Safety Rules. Parents must sign a permission form in order for their child(s) to participate in this program.

 

 Coins for Cancer -

We collect donations for the American Cancer Society’s Relay for Life.

 

 Academic Assistance -

We work on study skills and test taking tips to help students with their work,

 

 Middle School Orientation -

In April the fifth grade students go to their middle school for a visit. Parents must sign a permission form in order for their child(s) to go on the visit.

 

 Student Support Team - Tier 3 RTI -

Team meetings are held throughout the year to discuss strategies that will help students in need of additional support. These teams are made up of parents, teachers and administrators.

 

Individual Guidance -

Students may talk with the counselor if they need help with a problem or concern. Referrals to the counselor can be made by the student, the teacher or the parent.

 

 Small Group Guidance –

Students have the opportunity to participate in small groups with other students who share common concerns. Referrals to the counselor can be made by the student, the teacher or the parent.

 

 Classroom Guidance -

Students are taught preventive and developmental guidance lessons. They also learn by playing various educational games that support the topic covered.

 

Parent / Guardian Support –

School Counselors are available to help parents / guardians who want to discuss various concerns that may affect their child’s educational success.

 Hospital Homebound Services -

The school liaison for the Hospital Homebound Program is the school counselor who will help you with your questions or concerns.