December

School Counselor News

Quote from the School Counselor

The more you remind your child, the less they think for themselves.
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Moms Raising Daughters

Tuesday, Dec. 1st, 7-8pm

34 Highland Street

West Hartford, CT

Laura Wilson will be presenting on how to support your daughters through middle school and beyond. This presentation is an opportunity for Moms to learn how to respond to the struggles their young girls may be experiencing. Come and listen for words of encouragement and advice about helping your daughters navigate middle school!
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6th Grade Winter Concert

Monday, Dec. 7th, 7pm

34 Highland Street

West Hartford, CT

Come and enjoy watching our 6th grade performers!

7th & 8th Grade Winter Concert

Monday, Dec. 14th, 6:30-8:30pm

34 Highland Street

West Hartford, CT

Come and enjoy watching our 7th and 8th grader performers!
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Scholastic Book Fair

Thursday, Dec. 3rd, 7:30am to Monday, Dec. 14th, 7pm

Bristow Library

Starting December 3rd and lasting till December 14th, Bristow will be hosting a Scholastic Book Fair in the Library.


~You can also buy your books through the Online book Fair. Click the link to start shopping~ http://bookfairs.scholastic.com/homepage/bristowmiddle


*Online shopping is available until December 10th*

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Children's Holiday Party at Town Hall

Thursday, Dec. 17th, 6pm

West Hartford Town Hall

The Town Hall is hosting a Children's Holiday Party where families in need can sign up to receive gift cards for their children (16 and under) to help offset holiday expenses.


Applications will be accepted in starting on October 26th on Mondays 9:00-11:00 a.m. and on Wednesdays from 2:00-4:00 p.m. All applications are to be delivered to the West Hartford Town Hall.


** For more information call (860) 561-7561**

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Tools for School Lessons

The School Counselors will be going into the 6th grade classrooms on December 18th and 21st. During this time, the counselors will be teaching a lesson called "Tools for Schools." This lesson will incorporate strategies for organization and time management.


This will be a great opportunity to have a conversation with your student about how they manage their time!

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