The Eagle Eye

G. W. Brackenridge High School

Brackenridge High School Counseling Staff

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Mrs. Stepanenko, Brackenridge Lead Counselor

Welcome Eagles!

Contact me at: istepanenko@saisd.net

SAISD School Counseling Department

For more information regarding district policies and procedures during this time please visit the link attached

Upcoming Events

Twilight School

Dear Eagle Families,


Need an opportunity to recover credit, repair grades, earn seat time, as well as practice for EOC or TSI? Join us for Twilight School!


Twilight School begins November 4th, 2020

When: Monday-Thursday

Time: 4:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.

Where: Go Center

Dinner provided

MUST WEAR MASK & BRING PERSONAL LAPTOP!!


You MUST signup using the QR Code below to complete the form - Be sure to use your SAISD student e-mail to log in.


***NOTE: Only students who complete the sign up sheet will be admitted*****


Thank you and have a great day-

Counseling Team

Brackenridge High School Social Worker

Mrs. Crenshaw, LCSW

Please contact me at: jcrenshaw1@saisd.net.

I'd be happy to meet with anyone needing to talk!


(PH) 210.228.1200 Ext: 31030

Schedule a session with me (Click Here)

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Dat Stern - HELP ME ft. Livody

A Healthy Mind Does Not Speak Ill of Others

Did you know?

· One out of every five (20.2%) students report being bullied (National Center for Educational Statistics, 2019 )

· A higher percentage of male than of female students report being physically bullied (6% vs. 4%), whereas a higher percentage of female than of male students reported being the subjects of rumors (18% vs. 9%) and being excluded from activities on purpose (7% vs. 4%) (National Center for Educational Statistics, 2019 )

· Among students ages 12 – 18 who reported being bullied at school, 15% were bullied online or by text (National Center for Educational Statistics, 2019 )

· Reports of cyberbullying are highest among middle school students, followed by high school students, and then primary school students (Centers for Disease Control, 2019)

· The percentages of individuals who have experienced cyberbullying at some point in their lifetimes have more than doubled (18% to 37%) from 2007-2019 (Patchin & Hinduia, 2019 )

· When students were asked about the specific types of cyberbullying they had experienced, mean and hurtful comments (25%) and rumors spread online (22%) were the most commonly-cited (Patchin et al., 2019 )


Effects of Bullying

· Students who experience bullying are at increased risk for depression, anxiety, sleep difficulties, lower academic achievement, and dropping out of school (Centers for Disease Control, 2019 )

· Students who are both targets of bullying and engage in bullying behavior are at greater risk for both mental health and behavior problems than students who only bully or are only bullied (Centers for Disease Control, 2019 )

TELL AN ADULT – Talk to someone! We are here to help and make it stop. Call your counselor, call your school social worker

Teens Against Bullying

Check out this website to find resources & facts on Bulling Prevention

It Happened To Me...

Read about other teens who've overcome bullying!

Are you 'Appy?'

APPS:

· Happify: Science Based activities; tracks mood, has games and meditation activities; Happiness increasing exercises and daily motivational quotes. Tracks personal progress (Free on Android, In-app products for a fee.)


· 7 Cups: Simple activities to boost mood (Free on Android & iPhone, In-app products for a fee)


· SAM (Self Help Anxiety Management) Friendly app that offers a range of self-help methods for people who are serious about learning to manage their anxiety. (Free Android, iPhone)


· ZenFriend: Build meditation habits with guided meditations, Meditation timer. (Free Android, iPhone, In-app products for a fee)

Crenshaw's Corner

Come explore some relaxing and stress-reducing activities!

Texas Youth Hotline

The Texas Youth Hotline is accessible by phone, text and chat to discuss any problem, big or small. Volunteers will listen to your problem, help you consider your choices and develop a sensible solution.

Community Mental Health Services

Find a counselor in your area!

Hope 4 Hurting Kids

Helping kids go from hurt to hope and healing.

Resources

Resources for food, housing, utilities, and more