Fannin Counseling Services

1.2 Newsletter (Week of August 24-28)

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Meet your Counseling Team!

Fannin Counseling Services - Our Mission

The mission of the Fannin Middle School Counseling Team is to provide a proactive, comprehensive, and developmentally appropriate program to address students’ academic and career goals in addition to supporting their personal and social needs. We can accomplish this through a partnership with parents/guardians, staff, and community members to enable all students to become successful, productive citizens and lifelong learners in a diverse and changing world.

Fannin Counseling Services - Our Vision

The vision of the Fannin Middle School Counseling Team is to empower all students to reach their maximum potential by using a comprehensive program that will address academic, personal/social, and career goals. We will promote an environment to encourage personal inquiry and growth, social responsibility, and academic excellence. School counselors believe that every student can succeed through the collaborative efforts of school, home, and community leading to responsible and productive citizenship in the 21st century.

Social Emotional Learning Corner

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Haciendo nuevos amigos virtualmente

Start with Hello is designed to help students and school staff members create and maintain an inclusive school culture / community by implementing three simple steps:


See someone alone

Help

Start with Hello


How can we do that virtually?

Host a zoom meeting for lunch with friends.

Start a conversation with a colleague you meet during a group session

Remember that some good conversation starters include:

* Who is your favorite Youtuber?

* What kind of music do you like to listen to?

* What shows do you currently like?

Communicate with a partner on social media.

Upcoming Events

09/01/2020 - Meet the Teacher Night (Virtually)

6:00pm - 7:00pm

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Xello is an engaging, fun-to-use software that students can access online, at school or at home. Students can even access Xello from their mobile devices. Using Xello, students plan their journeys toward the future by creating their very own unique roadmap for future success.

The program is implemented through the GPISD Counseling Services Department at every elementary and secondary campus. The mission of the Counseling Service Department is to guide students from cradle to career, making every student future-ready!

Get started on the journey to becoming future-ready by logging in to Xello. xello.world


Logging in to Xello


Username: GP-Student ID Number (no spaces)

Password: fllllmmdd


  • f: first letter of the first name
  • llll: first four letters of the last name
  • mm: the month of birth
  • dd: day of birth

College of the Week

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Midwestern State University


Ask any of our 6,000 students what they like about Midwestern State and they'll tell you they love the size. With over 60 majors and pre-professional programs, over 100 student organizations, small class sizes, convenient housing options, and numerous networking opportunities, you'll feel right at home. As the only public liberal arts college in the state of Texas, we'll provide you with a private school experience at a public college price. Our affordable tuition and financial aid programs will help you earn your degree without the heavy debt common at many other colleges. Come see us, we are closer than you think and better than you imagine.


Specialties offered

Biological and Biomedical Sciences

Business, administration and marketing

Communication and journalism

Information and computer science

Criminology

Economic Sciences

Education

Engineering

Engineering Technologies / Technicians

English language and literature / arts

Foreign languages ​​and literature

Health professions and allied sciences

History

Professions and legal studies

Liberal Arts, Sciences and Humanities

Mathematics and statistics

Multidisciplinary studies

Natural resources and conservation

Parks, recreation and fitness studies

Physical sciences

Political science and government

Psychology

Public administration and social services

Social sciences, other

Sociology

Undecided

Visual and performing arts

2020-2021 Class Schedule

Fannin Family until September 8th we all will have the same lunch time. Please refer to our 2020-2021 bell schedule.

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http://gpisd.instructure.com/


Canvas from your child's view

https://youtu.be/hKpGuku60s8


How to log in to Canvas- https://youtu.be/_e1Whvbh79s

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Actualización de la información del administrador de contenido (Content Keeper)

English Logging into Content Keeper- https://youtu.be/hKpGuku60s8

Spanish Logging into Content Keeper- https://youtu.be/_ecgeHf2ek8

Mental Wellness


Everyone needs someone to talk to. DialCare is standing by.


In addition to the continuing counseling services provided by campus counselors and social workers, Grand Prairie ISD is offering an opportunity for students in 6th through 12th grades to receive virtual counseling services with a trained licensed professional counselor before and after school hours and weekends through DialCare. Counseling is available through the app or on the phone.


Adolescents are often faced with social-emotional challenges that may be difficult for them to handle on their own. Many times, just having the chance to talk through these issues can lead to personal growth and wellness. Actively taking steps to improve one's overall well-being and happiness is a key component of self-care. Self-care plays a vital role in helping adolescents cope with and conquer the challenges of life, especially during these unprecedented times.


This program is easy to use:

• Students can schedule counseling sessions Monday through Friday before or after school hours and on Saturday and Sunday from 7 a.m. to 10 p.m. Counseling sessions should not be scheduled during school hours.

• Our mental health professionals will reach out via phone or video chat upon request.

• Consultations are available in both English and Spanish.

How it works:

Step 1: Students can schedule an appointment by app, website or phone: 844-249-4094

When signing in through the website or app, your member ID is your student ID

Step 2: Our mental health professionals will reach out to the student via phone or video chat at the scheduled appointment time.

Step 3: Appointments can last up to 30 minutes.

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