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Tex Hill Middle School-November 2014 TEACHER edition

Welcome to the Tex Hill Counseling Office!

The ultimate goal of the Tex Hill Counseling office is to be a Counseling, Academic, College/Career Readiness resource center for student success giving guidance to students, parents, faculty, and staff.
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COUNSELING OFFICE UPDATES- Mrs. Tiffany Johnson, Counselor



CAMPUS TEST COORDINATOR UPDATE


Remind to all Faculty! Please read below. Thank you.

IMPORTANT STAAR UPDATES- ALL FACULTY MUST VIEW

Please view the General Education Teacher Assessment Overview by NEISD Testing Services. It is 45 minutes in length. The window to view is Friday, October 31st through Friday, November 14. Once you view the assessment overview please come to the Counseling Office and sign off with Mrs. Johnson before or by 3:45 p.m. Friday, November 14. The following week I will e-mail everyone frequently asked questions and answers (FAQ).

The training is an overview of the upcoming changes to Spring 2015 STAAR testing and updates to STAAR L (Ell Students), STAAR Alt-2 (ALE students), and STAAR A (students with disabilities). Also, I have provided links quick reference sheets with critical information on STAAR A, STAAR Alt-2, and STAAR A accommodation guidelines. Please feel free to contact me with any questions or concerns.

https://connect.neisd.net/generaleducation2014/ (General Education Teacher Assessment Overview-View and sign off with Mrs. Johnson by 11/14/14)

http://tw.neisd.net/webpages/tjohns29/files/critical%20info%20staar%20a_neisd.pdf (STAAR A critical information)

http://tw.neisd.net/webpages/tjohns29/files/critical%20info%20staar%20alternate%202_neisd.pdf (STAAR Alt-2 critical information)

http://staff.int.neisd.net/test/documents/TX_STAAR-A_Accommodation_Guidelines_Sept2014.pdf (STAAR A accommodation guidelines)



COUNSELING AND GUIDANCE LESSONS-NOVEMBER AND DECEMBER 2014


The Counselors will be speaking to 6th graders through AIM classes on Monday, November 17. The guidance lesson will be focused on Anti-Bullying.

The 8th grade Counselor Mrs. Johnson will be speaking to 8th grade students through English classes on Friday, December 5. The guidance lesson will be focused on College and Career Readiness. It is a three part series to start preparing 8th graders for the High School course selection, Endorsements, College, and Career Readiness.

Counseling Tips! PLEASE SHARE WITH STUDENTS.

MILITARY FAMILY APPRECIATION MONTH!-SEE LINK BELOW


NATIONAL CHILD SAFETY AND PROTECTION MONTH


EXPLORE UT- FLYER BELOW


UTSA FAMILY STEM DAY- FLYER BELOW


NEISD MAGNET PROGRAMS


The high school magnet programs are offering information sessions for 8th grade parents and students about their programs. The last session is below:


Tuesday, December 2nd – Krueger Middle School, 438 Lanark Drive · San Antonio, TX 78218


Purchase Dinner - Food Trucks 5:00-6:30 PM

Magnet Breakout Sessions 6:30-8:30 PM

Counseling Office contact information

Mrs. Tiffany Johnson-Counselor tjohns29@neisd.net 210-356-8032

Mrs. Lesley Reichert-Counselor lreich@neisd.net 210-356-8033

Mrs. Paige Felter-Data Processor pfelte@neisd.net 210-356-8031

Mrs. Jeanette Perkins-Counseling Clerk/Registrar jperki3@neisd.net 210-356-8030