Guidance Dept Newsletter - LFMS
4th Quarter Newsletter Edition 7
Student of the Month Focus
Theme: Stress Management
Word of the Month: Perseverance
Perseverance is the quality that allows someone to continue trying to do something despite facing difficulties, failure or opposition. Your challenge this month is to keep trying something you find challenging until you see progress toward your goal and to pledge to continue with the task until your goal is reached.
Theme: Staying Focused & Transitions
Words of the Month: Self-Discipline & Finishing Strong
Self-Discipline means the ability to make yourself do things that should be done. Finishing Strong is your challenge this month - complete your assignments on time and be prepared for tests. The finish line is near - strive to meet your goals.
All Workshops are held in the Counseling Center - J208 unless otherwise noted.
Wednesday, April 20, 8:30 - Stress Management Activity Workshop
Join us in the Ampitheatre where we will share tips on managing stress levels and you can make your own stress balls. In the case of inclement weather, we will meet in J208.
Tuesdays beginning April 12 - May 31st -Lunch - Make a Friend, Bring a Friend
Bring your lunch and join us for some fun game activity in the Counselling Center. Help us build a caring community at Las Flores MS.
Wednesday, May 18th - 8:30-9:30 - Project Runway: "You're too skinny, you're too curvy, don't war that!"
Girls, Inc. the oldest girl-centered organization in the U.S. will be providing girls 6-8th grade with a workshop and speaker. Girls are constantly bombarded with mixed messages about their appearance. Using the power of STEM, attendees will create their own definition of beauty and learn to rock the runway in their own way. This workshop will focus on media literacy and learning about the hidden messages in media advertisements as they relate to beauty standards for women and how to break this standards and embrace their own inner/outer beauty. The workshop will include a project using circuit scribe pens, and LED lights that reinforces the idea of embracing one's beauty for those attending.
Additional Workshops may be added in May and added to this newsletter.
6 Areas Where Kids Need To Learn Self-Discipline
Click here to read more.
Mark the Dates - 4th Quarter Academy Dates 5/13, 5/20 and 5/27
How Did We Do? How Can We Improve?
Counselors Corner Resource Personal-Social Domain including stress management, conflict mediation, grief, and social skills
College and Career Guidance Information about high school graduation requirements, college admissions, and career choices.
Students Helping Students (SHS) This peer tutoring program matches students with a peer tutor for weekly tutor sessions before or after school or during lunch.
Counseling Center - J208
College and Career Center, Groups, Games Room, Guidance Workshops
Guidance Dept Waiting Area
Check out the bulletin board with useful tips and information while you wait to see your advisor or counselor.
College Pennant Pinwheel
A small display of the variety of colleges available to students.